On 30 April 1877 Britisher tried to put Harimandir Sahib (Golden Temple) on auction that got cancelled with the blessings of Guru Ramdas ji. Surprisingly this incident never been brought up by Sikhs since it was an act of Christians.
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Dr. Dalvinder Singh Grewal
I have been deeply attached to the Sri Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) Sri Amritsar since my childhood. This attachment got further increased when I was posted to 15 Artillery Brigade in Amritsar in 1974 from field area in Kashmir. Our going to...
There are a number of long term implications of applying for this status:
1. The application can only be made by the country. Therefore the Indian government will assume primary responsibility for management and protection of Sri Darbar Sahib. A future Indian government can easily side step the...
The rababi tradition within Sikhism is associated with the first rababi, Bhai Mardana, a Muslim musician who had been a virtual lifelong companion of Guru Nanak throughout his epic travels. Remarkably, the tradition actually survived within the Golden Temple until relatively recently, and...
HE COOKS lentils in a pot the size of a plunge pool. Jitendra Singh's soupy concoctions help feed tens of thousands of people each day at the Golden Temple, the holiest shrine of the Sikh religion.
The glimmering temple is one of India's best-known religious monuments but its kitchen is also...
Golden Temple may go public with its treasure
As of now one can see rare relics, ornaments only during ‘jalau’, a show of splendour
Amritsar, January 21
Soon pilgrims visiting the Golden Temple may not have to wait for a special occasion like the Gurpurb to catch a...
baba seep sing
diamonds and pearls
four pairs ornate doors
gold turquoise peacock
guru nanak dev
kunwar naunihal singh
maharaja ranjit singh
I just finished watching the movie Earth, by Deepa Mehta. It was a pretty good movie for the most part. I HATED Aamir Khan's character in it, towards the end, but oh well. ANYWAY, in that movie, one of the characters mentioned that the Golden Temple houses a copy of the Koran, along with the...
Bid to rape female devotee in Golden Temple complex, SGPC takes action
JAGMOHAN SINGH Thursday, 13 September 2007
AMRITSAR: Shriomnai Gurdwara Pharbandhak Committee (SGPC) Wednesday suspended the incharge of the periphery of the Golden...