Diwali (Festival of lights) at Amritsar


Diwali – the Festival of Lights at the Golden Temple is one of India’s grandest festival of Sikhs and Hindus.There is very beautiful with the celebrations of Diwali at the Golden Temple in Amritsar on October 30th, 2016 at night. The festival of lights lived true to its name at the Golden Temple as tens of thousands of Sikhs gathered in and around the temple complex for one of India’s largest celebrations. The entire complex had been draped in lights and it was quite a sight to behold when the lights came on.

Upon the arrival of Diwali, Golden Temple is enhanced and enlightened with brilliant lights, which is an uncommon incredible sight. The celebration of lights lives consistent with its name at the Golden Temple as a huge number of enthusiasts and onlookers accumulate in and around the sanctuary complex for one of India’s biggest and most excellent festivals. Individuals from great distances abroad, came to take a look at the Golden Temple complex that gets hung in lights upon the arrival of Diwali. It is an uncommon sight to watch the magnificient sanctuary complex adorned with lights.

durgiana-temple-amritsarKeeping this in view, the antiquated Indian celebration of Diwali, more for recorded reasons than religious, has obtained an exceptionally extraordinary importance in the Sikh convention. Generally, In Punjab the festival of Diwali has connected with the Sikh battle for opportunity and liberation.

Subsequently, the Sikh Diwali is fundamentally the harbinger of Enlightenment and Freedom by being in One Creator – Ek Omkar. As per Shri Guru Granth Sahibji, when the light is lit, haziness is dissipated. Furthermore, where there is light of learning, obliviousness is dispersed.

Golden Temple:

Jalianwala Bagh:

jalianwala-bagh-amritsarSituated inside a separation of one kilometer from the Golden Temple, Jalianwala Bagh is the popular open ground where the grievous demonstration of open slaughter was finished by the British Army. The occurrence occurred on thirteenth April, 1919 which was the Punjabi New Year Day. It is on this propitious day that British possessing strengths severely started shooting at a tranquil mass and thus around 379 individuals were left dead and around 1100 individuals injured. In 1951 a remembrance was built up on this ground to remember the slaughter. Today a gigantic dedication stone is found in Jalianwala Bagh where each voyager in Punjab pays his/herhomage.

Durgiana Temple:

harmandir-sahib-temple-amritsarA Significant Hindu Temple in Amritsar, Durgiana is around one and half kilometer from the Golden Temple and resembles an imitation of the same. Committed to Goddess Durga, the sanctuary was inherent 1908 by Harsai Mal Kapoor. The sanctuary complex encases the seats of Lord Hanuman, Mata Shitla, alongside Lakshmi Narain

Akal Takht:

tarn-taran-amritsarIt is a Sikh sanctuary worked at the preface of the Golden Temple by Guru Hargobind Sahib as a position of equity and for determining fleeting issues. It is thought to be the most astounding seat of natural power of Khalsa. The strict importance of Akal Takht is position of royalty of the ageless one and it is a typical representation of the political power of the Sikhs.

Tarn Taran:

Situated at a separation of around 22 km from the Golden Temple, Tarn Taran is a Sikh journey site in the Tarn Taran District of Punjab. The Gurudwara was developed by the fifth Sikh Guru, Arjan Dev. It is trusted that the Sarovar (lake) situated in this Gurudwara is the biggest among all the Sikh Shrines. Pool Taran is considered as a part of the most mainstream Sikh journey destinations in India and thronged by the lovers consistently upon the arrival of Amavas (New-Moon Day).

Harike Wetland:

harike-wetland-amritsarHari Ke Pattan or Harike Wetland is asserted to be the biggest wetland in northern India. It is a man-made riverine, lacustrine wetland which spreads over the three area of Punjab in particular Amritsar, Ferozepur and Kapurthala. It is one of the Ramsar Sites in India. The wetland offers sanctuary to a few types of snakes, turtles, creatures of land and water and fishes. The wetland is situated in Tarn Taran locale of Punjab.

Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum:

maharaja-ranjit-singh-museum-punjabDevoted to Maharaja Ranjit Singh, ‘the Lion of Punjab’, who liberated a noteworthy piece of Punjab from the shackles of the Mughals, the Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum is situated in Lawrence Road, Company Bagh of Amritsar. The historical center shows the chivalric exercises of the Maharaja alongside curios connected with the best fights he battled with his foes. The light and sound show makes the vibe of a genuine war circumstance with the blasting sound-impacts taking you to the past.

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