Bath in the Pond of nectar


Sikhs bathing in the Pond of nectar with the Golden temple in the background.
The proper name of the Golden temple in Amritsar is Sri Harmandir Sahib (The abode of God). It is the holiest Gurdwara och Sikhism, The city name Amritsar means the tank of nectar of immortality. was founded in 1574 by the fourth Sikh guru Ram Das. His succesor guru Arjan, designed the Harmandir Sahib to be built in the center of this holy tank, and upon its construction, installed the Adi Granth, the holy scripture of Sikhism, inside the temple.

Posted on 2014-01-29 06:47:46

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