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Beauty of the Golden Temple 2023

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India, a vast and diverse country, is home to numerous religions and languages. This blog aims to enlighten readers about one of India’s religious landmarks, the Golden Temple, situated in the city of Amritsar.

The Golden Temple, also known as Sri Harmandar Sahib, is one of the largest and most popular temples in India. Its construction was initiated by Sai Mian Mir in 1604, a Muslim Pir from Lahore, at the request of Guru Arjan, the fifth Sikh guru. The Golden Temple holds significant religious importance for the Sikh community in India and is considered one of their most important pilgrimage sites.

More than just a temple, the Golden Temple is a symbol of equality, brotherhood, and spirituality. Guru Arjan had the temple placed at a lower level symbolically so that even the humblest had to step down to enter it. The four entrances located on the four sides of this holy shrine signify that people belonging to all faiths and races are equally welcome. When visiting the temple, people are told to cover their heads with a cloth or handkerchief as a sign of respect for God. The temple’s holy pond, also known as ‘Amrit Sarovar,’ is a breathtaking sight, consisting of a diverse range of aquatic life, including fish, ducks, and aquatic plants.

The Golden Temple is a spiritual haven and a symbol of India’s diverse and rich cultural heritage. It offers people from all walks of life an opportunity to seek solace and offer prayers to the almighty.

Team Members: Ridhiman Sabharwal & Vedansh Kumar (St. Xaviers High School, Sec-49, GGN).

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