How did the young Mehrunissa a courtier s daughter come to be queen of the mighty Mughal Empire wielding immense influence ? She was a rarity for any woman in those times leave alone a Muslim woman. Did the elements of destiny and desire play an important role or was it a matter of court and harem intrigues ? The book takes a fresh look at how Mehrunissa became Nur Jahan at a time when the Mughals were at the zenith of their power in India. About the AuthorReader of history as well as literature both in English and Hindi classical and modern. She firmly believes in God and in spiritual matters in re-incarnation and in the Hindu theory of karma which says as your deeds so your rebirth. A meditation enthusiast she firmly believes that re-incarnation can take place across faiths countries and continents dying in one faith and being reborn in another according to the compulsions of ones karma.