Amritsar, renowned for
its Golden Temple is one of the most important Sikh pilgrimage spot
in all over the world. This city of Punjab, Amritsar, is wrapped
with religious, historical and contemporary sites of importance.
Every year millions of Sikh devotees all across the glove comes
to pay their homage to the Golden Temple. A holy dip in the Amrit
Saras Kund (Pool of Immortality) brings with spiritual Purification
and salvation of the soul. The most admired landmark of Amritsar
Golden Temple is followed by several other religious shrines made
by Sikhs community. A divine tour to Amritsar makes free from daily
tension, stress and leaves with divinity, peace and solace.
Harmandir Sahib or Darbar Sahib, Hari Mandir, Durgiana Temple or
Lakshmi Narayan Temple is the most visited sacred Sikh pilgrimage
in and around Amritsar. Amritsar is the host of a plethora of Gurudwaras’ named
Khadur Sahib, Baba Bakala, Dera Baba Nanak, Gurudwara Ber Sahib, Sultanpur
Lodi, Gurudwaras at Kiratpur Sahib, Gurudwara Charan Kamal, Gurudwara
Shish Mahal Sahib and Gurudwara Damadama Sahib and many others. These
sacred places provide the lap of spirituality and the spirit of selfless
service taught by the Sikh faith.
Golden Temple is the
most dignified of all Sikh Shrines in Amritsar grab pilgrims from
near and far for centuries. The Golden Temple, a pure gold construction
is founded by the fourth guru of Sikhs Guru Ram Das. The Gurudwara
of the temple has four entrance doors, called deoris. In all
the four directions-symbolic of new faith has made no distinction
between caste and creed devotees can enter and bow in any direction
they want to. The art and architecture of Golden Temple is beyond
any comparison. It is a tastefully decorated shrine, whoever visits
the shrine praises its stunningly gorgeous sanctum sanctorum glimmering
in the water of the holy tank that flanked on all four sides by
clean marble walkways and pavements. At the entrance of the temple
there lays an attractive Golden dome shimmering in the water.
Durgiana Temple or Lakshmi Narayan Temple is a celebrated pilgrim
place, located in Durgiana Complex. The Temple, devoted
to Hindu Deity Durga is set amidst holy waters.Goindwal Sahib Gurudwara
having 84 steps leads to a deep well (bauli). According to the history,
whosoever takes a bath in this well can able make free from the
cycle of the 84,00,000 birth. Every devout Sikh looks forward to
visit and offer prayer at these magnificent temples rich with architectural
splendors and dignity of the word.