The Abode of God

A001 The Abode of God

The Golden Temple (informal name in Sikhism), is the most sacred and holiest shrine of Sikhism (the holy-of-holies of Sikhism).
The official name of the Temple in Sikhism is: Harmandir Sahib or Darbar Sahib, (Punjabi: ਹਰਿਮੰਦਰ ਸਾਹਿਬ ) which means literally (Harmandir Sahib meaning: The Abode of God).
It is located in Amritsar (meaning: The Pool of the Nectar of Immortality), the holiest city in Sikhism, in the state of Punjab, India.
Sikh devotees, for whom the Temple is a symbol of infinite freedom and spiritual independence, come to the Temple from all over the world to enjoy its environs and offer their prayers.

The Gold plating on the Golden temple makes it so unique and the reflection in the water gives an etherial beauty to the whole complex.

Two days ago I took this picture a few minutes before living this place.
I sat for a moment inside the temple among musicians and singers who were singing texts from the Holy Scriptures and I was under the spell of a perfume of fresh roses that I could smell all over me.
It was a real moment of magic, etrnity and bliss.

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One Response to “The Abode of God”

  1. must hand it over to you
    your descriptions/captions for the pictures compliment the images!!!

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