|[PART TEN] Marching
in the Bhakkar region, fighting near Maldeo, marching with no water and
an empty treasury, a stay in 'Umrkot, the birth of Akbar, a move to Jun;
Mirza Kamran besieges Qandahar and the khutba is read in his name
In 'Umrkot he left many people, and his family
and relations, and also Khwaja Mu'azzam to have charge of the haram.
Hamida-banu Begam was with child. Three days after his Majesty's
departure, and in the early morning of Sunday, the fourth day of the revered
Rajab, 949H., there was born his imperial Majesty, the world's refuge and
conqueror, Jalalu-d-din Muhammad Akbar Ghazi. The moon was in Leo.
It was of very good omen that the birth was in a fixed Sign, and the astrologers
said a child so born would be fortunate and long-lived. The Emperor
was some thirty miles away when Tardi Muhammad Khan took the news to him.
He was highly delighted, and by way of reward and largesse for the tidings
he forgave all soever of Tardi Muhammad Khan's past offences. He
gave the child the name he had heard in his dream at Lahore, the Emperor
Jalalu-d-din Muhammad Akbar. [[157-158]]