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ISOLATING DARA
FATHER FAVORING DARA
FAVORITE SON DARA SHIKOH
JAZZ MUSICIAN OLU DARA
DARA SHIKOH
BATTLE
NEWS
CONTROL
PERSIAN
PERSIANS
WIDE VARIETY
SUCCESSION
STRUGGLE
BROTHER
EFFORT
GAMES
GREAT INTEREST
GREATER PART
TELEVISION PRESENTER
FOUR SONS
MEDALS
SWIMMER
FEARING
CORNET
DELHI
FATHER
SHAH JAHAN
AURANGZEB
DARA
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Definitions

  1. Dara was an accomplished poet and devoted sufi, he was favored for succession.
  2. Dara was the eldest of the sons and was the favorite of both the Emperor and the people.
  3. Dara, a village two kilometers from the town of Bima in eastern Sumbawa, is believed to have been the seat of the ancient Bima kingdom.
  4. Dara, a professed Muslim, was known the world over for his unorthodox and liberal views and was deeply imbued with the heretical mysticism of the Sufis.
  5. Dara was particularly harsh on officers that had taken part in the earlier campaigns under Aurangzeb and repeatedly taunted Jai Singh for those failures.

Isolating Dara

  1. This move had the effect of isolating Dara and causing more troops to defect to Aurangzeb.

Father Favoring Dara

  1. Aurangzeb later claimed (1654) to have resigned the post in protest of his father favoring Dara.

Favorite Son Dara Shikoh

  1. Aurangzeb was asked to cease hostilities by Shah Jahan on the advice of his first and favorite son Dara Shikoh.

Jazz Musician Olu Dara

  1. His father, jazz musician Olu Dara, also attended.

Dara Shikoh

  1. Dara Shikoh is also the subject of a 2010 play called "Dara", written and directed by Shahid Nadeem of the Ajoka Theatre group in Pakistan.

Battle

  1. The army was met by the Roman general Belisarius, and though superior in numbers, was defeated at the Battle of Dara.
  2. He also ordered the execution of his brother Murad Baksh, who had briefly fought along with Aurangzeb against Dara Shikoh in the battle of Samogarh.
  3. The Hamdan family had been banished from Mount Lebanon following the battle of Ain Dara in 1711.

News

  1. Olympic teammate Dara Torres said Phelps has become such a prominent figure that everything he does is news.
  2. The news that appears on Dara Torres will appear there and be constantly updated.

Control

  1. Shah Jahan, determined that Dara would succeed him, handed over control of his empire to Dara.

Persian

  1. In 1656, at the order of Dara Shikoh, the Upanishads were translated from Sanskrit into Persian.
  2. His reign also saw the rendering into Persian of several Sanskrit classics; some of these translations were patronized by his son Dara Shikoh.

Persians

  1. In 573, the Persians even took Dara, although the East Romans recovered it under the peace of 591.

Wide Variety

  1. Traveling with the Navy, Dara not only played trumpet regularly but was exposed to a wide variety of rhythms and sounds from around the world.
  2. In addition to solo projects, he has played with a wide variety of musicians, including James "Blood" Ulmer, Olu Dara, Julius Hemphill, and David Murray.

Succession

  1. His three sons Murad Baksh, Dara Shikoh and Shah Shuja died or were executed during the war of succession.

Struggle

  1. Despite strong support from Shah Jahan, who had recovered enough from his illness to remain a strong factor in the struggle for supremacy, Dara was defeated.

Brother

  1. His son Aurangzeb led a rebellion when Shah Jahan became ill in 1657 CE (1067 AH) and publicly executed his brother and the heir apparent Dara Shikoh.

Effort

  1. Michael Phelps, Dara Torres and Natalie Coughlin have joined nine other athletes in this effort as athlete ambassadors of the program.

Games

  1. One of the most famous athletes from the United States, Dara was the first swimmer to compete in four Olympic games.

Great Interest

  1. The great interest that Dara had in exploring monotheistic strands in Hindu philosophy led him, finally, to translate fifty-two Upanishads into Persian.

Greater Part

  1. At last the Emperor Mauritius obtained possession of Dara and Martyropolis, in Syria, as well as the greater part of Armenia.

Television Presenter

  1. Dara Ó Briain (1972): Irish comedian and television presenter.

Four Sons

  1. In 1639 a struggle for the Empire started between his four sons - Dara Shikoh, Shah Shuja, Aurangzeb and Murad Baksh when brother killed brother.
  2. When Shah Jahan fell ill, a struggle for the throne started between his four sons - Dara Shikoh, Shah Shuja, Aurangzeb and Murad Baksh.

Medals

  1. It was a bittersweet finish for Dara who proved that age doesn't matter and that you can be competitive at any age and win medals.

Swimmer

  1. Dara Torres has had the longest successful career of any Olympic swimmer, one which has seen her win 12 Olympic medals and four gold.
  2. Dara Torres became the oldest US swimmer to qualify for the Olympic team.
  3. Dara Torres, who won 3 silver medals after an eight year absence from the Olympic Games, became the oldest Olympic swimmer to win a medal at the age of 41.

Fearing

  1. Fearing that he would kill her for her role in the war of succession if he ever returned to power, Roshanara insisted that Dara Shikoh be killed.

Cornet

  1. In addition to playing trumpet and cornet, Dara composed all of the tunes, sung, and accompanied himself on guitar.

Delhi

  1. He had Dara openly marched in chains back to Delhi; when Dara finally arrived, he had his brother executed.
  2. Dara fled Delhi, and sought an alliance with Shuja.

Father

  1. Olu Dara, jazz musician and father of noted rapper Nas.
  2. He served (1636-44, 1653-58) as viceroy of the Deccan but was constantly at odds with his father and his eldest brother, Dara Shikoh, the heir apparent.
  3. Dara Shikoh had the best chance as he was in Shahjahanabad (Delhi) at the time and favored by his father.

Shah Jahan

  1. Fearing for his life, Dara departed for Delhi, leaving behind Shah Jahan.
  2. Imperial armies sent by Dara and Shah Jahan soon restrained this effort, and Shuja retreated.
  3. Military Resources: Shah Jahan and Dara had received news of Jai Singh’s victory over Shuja near the city of Benares in February.

Aurangzeb

  1. He had Dara openly marched in chains back to Delhi; when Dara finally arrived, Aurangzeb had him executed on 30 August 1659.
  2. Fearing a peoples rebellion, Aurangzeb summoned a convocation of spineless nobles and clergy that expediently declared Dara as an apostate from Islam.
  3. The news, as Aurangzeb got it, was that the old emperor was dead and that Dara was acting with great speed to ensure that he ascended the throne.

Dara

  1. In 1657 a war of succession started owing to the illness of Shah Jahan between Dara, Shah Suja, Aurangzeb, and Murad.
  2. When Jahan fell ill, his four sons (Dara, Aurangzeb, Shuja, and Murad) broke into wars against one another to succeed their father.
  3. All of them were governors of various provinces: Dara was the governor of Punjab, Murad of Gujrat, Aurangzeb of the Deccan and Shah Shuja of Bengal.

Categories

  1. Government > Empires > Emperors > Aurangzeb
  2. Government > Empires > Emperors > Shah Jahan
  3. Murad
  4. Four Sons
  5. Shimla Tour > India > Delhi
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