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Abode of God -Harmandir Sahib

The Harmandir Sahib ( Darbar Sahib, Golden Temple ) ....is the holiest Sikh Shrine in Amritsar, Punjab. Guru Arjan Das designed the temple, a Muslim saint -Sai Hazrat Mian Mir laid the cornerstone on 28th December 1588 and Guru Arjan installed the Adi Granth- holy scripture of Sikhs in the temple in 1604.   In the early nineteenth century, Maharaja Ranjit Singh secured the Punjab region from outside attack and covered the upper floors of the temple ( gurdwara ) with gold, which gives it its distinctive appearance and its English name. It is indeed a beautiful, peaceful place where…
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