Vice President Dhankhar releases the Arabic version of Dara Shikoh

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Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar released the Arabic Version of “Majma Ul-Bahrain” of Dara Shikoh in New Delhi on 9 September 2022.


  • The book has been translated into Arabic by Amar Hasan, and published by Indian Council for Cultural Relation (ICCR).
  • .The ‘Majma Ul-Bahrain (Confluence of Two Oceans) was written by Dara Shikoh in Persian in 1654-55. In the book he compared Sufi Islam and Vedantic philosophy and concluded that there was more commonalties between the two than difference.
  • The Book was translated in Hindi as ‘Samudra Sangam Grantha.’ 
  • Dara Shikoh was the eldest son of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and was defeated by Aurangzeb in the succession struggle .He was later executed by Aurangzeb in 1659.

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