The Golden Temple or Darbar Sahib,
situated in Amritsar, Punjab, is the most sacred temple for Sikhs. It is a symbol of the magnificence and strength of the Sikh people all over the world. In the evolution of the Darbar Sahib, is entwined the history and ideology of Sikhism. In its architecture are included, symbols associated with other places of worship. This is an example of the spirit of tolerance and acceptance that the Sikh philosophy propounds.
Sri Harmandir Sahib,
also known as Sri Darbar Sahi
b or Golden Temple, (on account of its scenic beauty and golden coating for English speaking world), is named after Hari (God) the temple of God. The Sikhs all over the world, daily wish to pay visit to
and to pay obeisance at Sri Harmandir Sahib in their Ardas.
A visit to the Golden Temple is incomplete without a visit to the following among others-
AKAL TAKHAT ,
BABA ATAL ,
GURU KA LANGAR ,
SRI GURU RAM DAS NIWAS ,
THE SGPC OFFICES
Among the other objects of interest in and around the Golden Temple worth mentioning are :
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- Dukh Bhanjni Ber (Jujube Tree)
- Thara Sahib
- Ber Baba Budha Ji
- Gurdwara llachi Ber
- Ath Sath Tirath (Sixty eight holy places condensed into one)
- Gurdwara Shaheed Bunga Baba Deep Singh
Amritsar is well connected from the major cities of India by Rail & Road .
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