All About Golden Temple Of Amritsar, PunJab

The Golden temple also known by the names of Sri Darbar Sahib and Sri Harmandir Sahib is located in the city Amritsar in Punjab. This temple is known as the Golden temple because of the coating of gold in the upper part of the temple. If Your sharp desire is to see many more religious places and its unbeatable temples construction then go for India Tours. The people belonging to the Sikh Community in India and all across the globe believe that the visit to the temple brings good luck in their lives and it also helps in compensating the sins committed by them.

The fifth Nanak Guru, Guru Arjan Sahib, conceived the idea of manufacturing the central worship place for the people belonging to the Sikh Community. Unlike the other Hindu temples, he built the lower part of this temple first with four gates which can provide the entry to this sacred place. The construction and the maintenance of the Golden temple were under the supervision of Guru Arjan sahib. The temple which is of the configuration 40.5 sq. feet is built on the Sarovar or a tank of size 67.5 sq. feet.

The doors of the temple have the dimensions of 10 feet in length and 8 feet in width. The four doors are located in all the four direction i.e. East, West, North and South respectively. The doors are decorated with the artistic work to make them more admirable. The doors open to the bridge which can direct you towards the main gate of the Golden temple.

This pathway or more specifically, a bridge is known as the Pardakshna. Technically, the main building of the Golden temple consists of three floors. The top floor of the temple is coated with the gold exteriorly. The difference between the ground floor and the first floor is 26 feet, 9 inches. However, this difference reduces significantly between the later floors of the Golden temple.

On the top of this building, a Gombaz or a dome has been installed with the lotus petal. The construction of the Golden temple reflects the unity between the Hindus and Muslims which is rarely seen nowadays. The architecture of this building is among the best architectural specimens all across the globe. A large number of people belonging to the Sikh community and the other religions pay their visit to this holy place and offer their duties towards the welfare of the Golden temple. They do so with clean intentions and to take the blessings of the Lord.


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