Pensee - Harmandir Sahib

Pensee - Harmandir Sahib - Gurpal Bhoot LA 211 The Golden...

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Gurpal Bhoot LA 211 The Golden Temple (India) The Golden Temple, or Harmandir Sahib, was built in the 1600s in Punjab, India. The Harmandir Sahib is first and foremost a Sikh Gurdwara, which is a temple of worship for the Sikh religion. The Gurdwara contains the same religious importance to the Sikh religion as any temple or church does to their respective religion. The Harmandir Sahib has special importance, however, because of the reasons behind the construction. One of the reasons being the attacks the city received after the temple had been built. The name, the Golden Temple, was given to this
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Gurpal Bhoot LA 211 Gurdwara due to the addition of pure gold, which cover the upper floors of the temple, from Emperor Ranjit Singh. From the point when the religion of Sikhism was created to the time it was practiced, there were ten Gurus that were essentially enlightened leaders. The fourth of these Gurus, Guru Ram Das, came up with the idea of a central Gurdwara where worship can be practiced by men
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