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"From its brilliancy everything is illuminated."
(Guru Nanak – founder of Sikhism and first of the ten Sikh Gurus, 1469-1539)

This young man was bathing in the holy tank of the Golden Temple of Amritsar, the holiest city in Sikhism, located in the Indian state of Punjab.
He left his Kirpan (steel sword) in his turban in order to keep this symbol of his faith with him and, like most of the people who come to the Harmandir Sahib, there was a real happiness flowing around him.
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Posted on 2011-03-21 03:38:47

Tagged: , amritsar , atmosphere , religion , indiasong , tradition , turban , india , portrait , people , sikh , sikhism , soul , square , expression , devotion , faith , goldentemple , human , khalsa , man , colours , punjab , spiritual , water , kirpan , smile , happiness , भारत

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