Searching for success shouldn’t be an easy task. Success is not a gift, it should be hard
to achieve and it matters how it is accomplished. That’s why I strongly disagree with this
statement. "It is irrelevant how you achieve success". In my opinion, I believe success is
accomplished by having desire, devotion, and with a tremendous amount of dedication.
I called these three words the three d’s of success. I believe that by having a desire
towards your goals and by being a devotional person are remarkable ways to achieve
success. But most importantly by having dedication towards your accomplishments is
the most effective way to achieve greatness. Not everyone acquires these sets of skills.
To find triumph in life people should work hard to gain it, nobody should take success
lightly or cheat his or her way out to success. It is not fair for a person who has worked
hard his or her entire life for success, to be at the same status as someone who has
cheated his or her way to greatness.

Success means many things to many people, and everyone will do anything to reach
that ultimate goal. In life the true indicator of success is not what is accomplished, but
what is felt. And for a fact everyone wants to feel happy in his or her lifetime. For that
reason many people lie and cheat their way to success to feel fulfilled. But people that
achieve success the wrong way will just lead their lives to disappointment.

For example, a student wants to be a doctor, but cheats his way out of high school and
college, by not studying, copying from others, and cheating on tests including the
MCAT’s, he or she will unjustly receive a medicine degree wouldn’t be a successful

That doctor will be unsuccessful and unable to help injured patients. Then later on that
person will just spend time and money studying something he or she failed to learn in
the past. On the other hand, an apprentice that studies his or her body and mind
someday will be a successful in any field,...
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An elf (plural: elves) is a type of supernatural being
in Germanic mythology and folklore.
Reconstructing the early concept of an elf depends almost
entirely on texts in Old English or relating to Norse mythology.
Later evidence for elves appears in
diverse sources such as medical texts, prayers, ballads, and folktales.
Recent scholars have emphasised, in the words of Ármann Jakobsson, that
the time has come to resist reviewing information about álfar en masse and trying to impose
generalizations on a tradition of a thousand years. Legends of álfar may have been
constantly changing and were perhaps always heterogeneous so it might be argued that any
particular source will only reflect the state of affairs at one given time.

However, some generalisations are possible. In medieval Germanic-speaking cultures, elves
seem generally to have been thought of as a group of beings with magical powers and
supernatural beauty, ambivalent towards everyday people and capable of either helping or
hindering them. However, the precise character of beliefs in elves across the Germanic-
speaking world has varied considerably across time, space, and different cultures. In Old Norse
mythological texts, elves seem at least at times to be counted among the pagan gods; in
medieval German texts they seem more consistently monstrous and harmful.
Elves are prominently associated with sexual threats, seducing people and causing them harm.
For example, a number of early modern ballads in the British Isles and Scandinavia, originating
in the medieval period, describe human encounters with elves.
In English literature of the Elizabethan era, elves became conflated with
the fairies of Romance culture, so that the two terms began to be used interchangeably.
German Romanticist writers were influenced by this notion of the 'elf', and reimported the
English word elf in that context into the German language. In Scandinavia, probably through a
process of euphemism, elves often came to be known as (or were conflated with) the beings
called the huldra or huldufólk. Meanwhile, German folklore has tended to see the conflation of
elves with dwarfs.

The "Christmas elves" of contemporary popular culture are of relatively recent tradition,
popularized during the late nineteenth-century in the United States. Elves entered the twentieth-
century high fantasy genre in the wake of works published by authors such as J. R. R. Tolkien,
for which, see Elf (Middle-earth).

The Masjid-i Jahān-Numā (Urdu: دجس م-ا ںاہ ج ام ن, Devanagari: मसजिद िहान नुमा, the 'World-
reflecting Mosque'), commonly known as the Jama Masjid (Hindi: िामा मसजिद, Urdu: عماج
دجس م) of Delhi, is the principal mosque of Old Delhi in India.
Commissioned by
the Mughal EmperorShah Jahan, it is the largest and best-known mosque in India. Construction
began in 1650 and was completed in 1656. It lies at the beginning of the Chawri Bazar Road, a
very busy central street of Old Delhi. The later name, Jama Masjid, refers to the weekly Friday
noon congregationprayers of Muslims, Jummah, which are usually done in a mosque, the
"congregational mosque" or "jāma masjid". The courtyard of the mosque can hold up to twenty-
five thousand worshippers. The mosque also houses several relics in a closet in the north gate,
including an antique copy of the Qur'an written on deer skin.

The Red Fort was the residence of the Mughal emperors of India for nearly 200 years, until 1857. It
is located in the centre of Delhi and houses a number of museums. In addition to accommodating
the emperors and their households, it was the ceremonial and political centre of Mughal government
and the setting for events critically impacting the region.

The Red Fort was built as the fortified palace of Shahjahanabad, capital of the fifth Mughal
Emperor Shah Jahan,
in 1648. Named for its massive enclosing walls of red sandstone, it is
adjacent to the older Salimgarh Fort, built by Islam Shah Suri in 1546. The imperial apartments
consist of a row of pavilions, connected by a water channel known as the Stream of Paradise (Nahr-
i-Behisht). The Red Fort is considered to represent the zenith of Mughal creativity under Shah
Jahan. Although the palace was planned according to Islamic prototypes, each pavilion contains
architectural elements typical of Mughal buildings, reflecting a fusion
of Timurid, Persian and Hindu traditions. The Red Fort’s innovative architectural style, including its
garden design, influenced later buildings and gardens in
Delhi, Rajasthan, Punjab, Kashmir, Braj,Rohilkhand and elsewhere.
With the Salimgarh Fort, it was
designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007 as part of the Red Fort Complex.

The Red Fort is an iconic symbol of India. On Independence Day, the prime minister hoists
the national flag at the main gate of the fort and delivers a nationally-broadcast speech from
its ramparts.

The Shalimar Gardens (Punjabi, Urdu: غاب رامیلاش ), sometimes written Shalamar Gardens, is
a Mughal garden complex located inLahore, Pakistan.
Construction began in 1641 AD
(1051 AH)
and was completed the following year. The project management was carried out under the
superintendence of Khalilullah Khan, a noble of Shah Jahan's court, in cooperation with Ali Mardan
Khan and Mulla Alaul Maulk Tuni. The meaning of the name Shalimar remains unknown, Russian
scholar Anna Suvorova in her book "Lahore: Topophilia of Space and Place" has asserted that it is
certainly an Arabic or Persian name since a Muslim King would never use a Sanskrit or Hindu name
for a royal garden. The Shalimar Gardens are located near Baghbanpura along the Grand Trunk
Road some 5 kilometers northeast of the main Lahore city. Shalimar Gardens draws inspiration
from Central Asia, Kashmir, Punjab, Persia, and the Delhi Sultanate.
Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal (/ˈtɑːdʒ məˈhɑːl/ often /ˈtɑːʒ/;,
from Persian and Arabic,
"crown of
palaces", pronounced ˈtaːdʒ mˈl; also "the Taj"
) is a white marble mausoleum located
in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. It was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third
wife,Mumtaz Mahal. The Taj Mahal is widely recognized as "the jewel of Muslim art in India and one
of the universally admired masterpieces of the world's heritage".

Taj Mahal is regarded by many as the finest example of Mughal architecture, a style that combines
elements from Islamic, Persian, Ottoman Turkish and Indian architectural styles.

In 1983, the Taj Mahal became a UNESCO World Heritage Site. While the
white domed marble mausoleum is the most familiar component of the Taj Mahal, it is actually an
integrated complex of structures. The construction began around 1632 and was completed around
1653, employing thousands of artisans and craftsmen.
The construction of the Taj Mahal was
entrusted to a board of architects under imperial supervision, including Abd ul-Karim Ma'mur Khan,
Makramat Khan, and Ustad Ahmad Lahauri.
is generally considered to be the
principal designer.

Shalimar Bagh

Shalimar Bagh (Urdu: غاب رامیلاش ) is a Mughal garden linked through a channel to the northeast
of Dal Lake, on its right bank located nearSrinagar city in Jammu and Kashmir. Its other names are
Shalamar Garden, Shalamar Bagh, Farah Baksh and Faiz Baksh, and the other famous shore line
garden in the vicinity is Nishat Bagh. The Bagh was built by Mughal Emperor Jahangir for his
wife Nur Jahan, in 1619. The Bagh is considered the high point of Mughal horticulture. It is now a
public park.