In 1975 I took a semester off from college in the U.S & hitchhiked/took ST buses around India.On Diwali I arrived in Amritsar. I bought a Kada & had it blessed in the Golden Temple. I have not taken it off since then..Back in the US, my friends called it my ‘steel bangle.’
Punjab: Golden Temple in Amritsar illuminated on the occasion of #BandiChhorDivas . Devotees light earthen lamps and candles at the temple premises.
Punjab: Sikh organisations staged a protest march, under the aegis of Sri Akal Takht Sahib, to Golden Temple today in Amritsar, over their demand for FIRs against Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) employees regarding 328 missing 'saroops' of Sri Guru Granth Sahib.
HHDL eating prasad—blessed food—that is offered to pilgrims as they leave the Golden Temple at the centre of the Harmandir Sahib, the Sikhs’ holiest temple, in Amritsar, Punjab on November 9, 2019. Photo by Tenzin Choejor
This evening I will have the honour of praying at the Golden Temple in Amritsar. It is always special to visit the Golden Temple.