Golden Temple Amritsar Tourism
The Golden Temple Amritsar
What is gold to the metals, The Golden Temple is that to the temples. India is the land of ancient and beautiful temples. The widespread meaning of temples in India and the world means the temples of the
Hindu religion but in India, many of some graceful temples belong to the Sikh, Jain and Buddhist communities. The culture and history of these religions have an indispensible place in the heritage of India. Sikh temples in Punjabi are known as ‘Gurudwaras’ . These Gurudwaras have the Holy Book of the Sikhs – Guru Granth Sahib placed on the ‘Takht’ where people offer their prayers. Each Gurudwara organizes everyday cuisine known as ‘Langar’, people of all faiths and religions can sit and enjoy the meal there. One such jewel of the Gurudwaras is Gurudwara Harmindar Sahib or more popularly known as The Golden Temple. It is the prime religious and holy places for the Sikh community all over the world and is also a very popular tourist destination in India visited by millions of people from around the
world every year.
The Golden Temple is located in Amristar which is the capital of the Indian state of Amritsar. It is called the Golden temple because the roof of this the temple is made entirely of Gold
which gives it the spectacular look. One gets absolutely calm by experiencing the serene environment of this place. The selfless services provided by the volunteers and sound of Shri Guru Granth Sahib played through the speakers is absolutely divine. Harmandir Sahib is home to the world’s largest free kitchen. A Langar can serve free food for up to 100,000 – 300,000 people every day. One place where faith , devotion and divine grace can be experienced is at Golden Temple. Rare are such places which instantly connect with the soul.