Do you know Jaipur’s Hawa Mahal built to look like lord Krishna’s crown
Jaipur known Pink City is popular for its classical and architectural heritage that attract thousands of visitors every year.
There is no dearth of classical statue and breath-taking architecture with an added dollop of beauteous landscapes. Jaipur Hawa Mahal is one of these monument that had been create by Rajput king Sawai Pratap Singh in the year 1799.
The sheer elegance of Jaipur Hawa Mahal makes it a favourite of the history devotee. Furthermore, the peak of Hawa Mahal resembling Lord Krishna’s crown adds a religious accent to it too. Hawa Mahal was constructed with red and pink sandstone which stands souvenir to an combination of Mughal and Rajasthani architecture. The stone engravings of the monument are storehouse of the artistic grandeur of the bygone years.
why Jaipur Hawa Mahal looks like lord Krishna’s crown:
1. It was create to look like lord Krishna’s crown by Rajput King Sawai Pratap Singh who was trusted to be a great devotee of lord Krishna and made Hawa Mahal as an offering to the lord he worshipped.
2. Jaipur Hawa Mahal was named after Hawa Mandir which is placed at the 5th floor of this shrine which is invariably a Krishna Mandir.
3. Jaipur Hawa Mahal was commonly flocked by Royal Ladies who were Krishna addict and went there to offer their prayers in the Hawa Mandir.
4. There was a beehive like difficult architecture in the windows from where the royal ladies could catch glance of the bustling city without coming out in the public glare.
The Jaipur Hawa Mahal is one of the iconic monuments of history that has no foundation and is a blend of both Mughal and Rajput architecture. It was also engineered in a manner that the breeze flew through 953 small windows there by air-conditioning the place during summer to stave off high climate.