- Outline the basic religions of the realm. Name the largest minority religion.
- Understand the basic structure and concepts of Hinduism, including the caste system.
- Describe how Buddhism differs from Hinduism.
- Summarize religions other than Buddhism and Hinduism that are prominent in India.
Figure 9.35 Islamic Architecture in Hindu India
The Taj Mahal was constructed as a mausoleum for the wife of the ruler Shah Jahan in 1653 when the Muslim Mogul Empire controlled northern India. The Taj Mahal is located at Agra, India, and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.