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Panjab Digital Library - Digitization of The City of the Amritsar
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The City of the Amritsar

Description What Mecca Madina is to the Muslims, Benaras to the Hindus - Amritsar is to the Sikhs. The city of Amritsar houses the most sacred shrine of the Sikhs. The Harimandir, as well as the highest seat of Sikh temporal power - the Akal Takhat. The history of this city is inextricably linked to the history of the Sikhs. From its foundation in the 16th century till the modern times, it stands for the spiritual and temporal seat of the Sikhs. These essays by the learned Sikh scholars highlight the origin, evolution, development and its symbolic significance for the followers of the Sikh faith. The essays, taken together, provide a compendium of information about this historical city.[edit]
Keywords Guru Amardas, Guru Ram Das, Guru Arjan Dev, Guru Granth Sahib, Guru Chak, Guru Hargobind, Diwali, Baisakhi, Gurmatta, Sarbat Khalsa, Harimandir, Akal Takhat, Chief Khalsa Dewan, Singh Sabha, Jallianwala Bagh, Bhai Buddha, Harimandir, Bhai Mani Singh, Mir Mannu John Lawrence, [edit]
Accession Number   BK-001047
Author Unknown
Year 1990
Script Roman
Language English
Publisher Punjabi University Patiala
Completion Complete
Condition Good
Pages                         154
 
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