The Lodhi garden in Delhi is a fine example
the Taj Mahal built by Shah Jahan.
Muhammad Shah’s tomb in Lodhi Garden
Music The Turks inherited the rich Arab tradition of music which had been
further developed in Iran and Central Asia. They brought with them a number
of new musical instruments, such as the rabab and sarangi and new musical
modes and regulations.
Amir Khusrau introduced many new airs or ragas, such as ghora, sanam.
etc. He is credited with having invented the sitar, though we have no
evidence of it. The tabla, which is also attributed to him seems, however, to
have developed during the late 17th or early 18th century. The Indian classical
work Ragadarpan was translated into Persian during the reign of Firoz
Tughluq. Musical gatherings spread from the abodes of the Sufis to the places
of the nobles. The Sufi saint, Pir Bodhan, is supposed to have been one of the
great musicians of the age.
A regional kingdom where music was highly cultivated was the kingdom
of Gwalior. Raja Man Singh of Gwalior was a great music lover. The work,
Man Kautuhal, in which all new musical modes introduced by the Muslims