Book Release

What Aurangzeb did to preserve Hindu temples (and protect non-Muslim religious leaders)

BOOK EXCERPT Historian Audrey Truschke’s new book examines one of the convenient myths imposed by India’s colonial rules.   Audrey Truschke   Hindu and Jain temples dotted the landscape of Aurangzeb’s kingdom. These religious institutions were entitled to Mughal state protection, and Aurangzeb generally endeavoured to ensure their well-being. By […]