Exotic flowers embellish Golden Temple complex to mark Guru Ram Das Parkash Purb

Nagar kirtan organised in Amritsar

Amritsar, October 21

On the eve of Parkash Purb (birth anniversary) of Guru Ram Das, the fourth Sikh master and founder of the holy city, the Golden Temple is decked up with aromatic flowers arranged from India and abroad.

Also read: In photos: Parkash Purb of Guru Ramdas celebrated with religious fervour


The decked up Golden Temple complex in Amritsar. Vishal Kumar

Also read: Nagar kirtan marks Guru Ramdas Parkash Purb celebrations

A grand nagar kirtan, with devotees carrying Sri Guru Granth Sahib in a special golden palanquin, was carried out from Akal Takht. Quintals of different varieties of flowers, including some imported ones from Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore, have been arranged.

The Golden Temple illuminated on the eve of the birth anniversary of Guru Ram Das on Thursday. Photo by Vishal Kumar

Iqbal Singh, a devotee from Mumbai, said this time, 20-25 types of flowers had been brought to decorate the Golden Temple, including lilium, orcad, antonia and carnation. — TNS

Also read: Spiritual journey of Gurdwaras in Amritsar

Spiritual journey of Gurdwaras in Tarn Taran

Amritsar Bungas: On the brink of extinction

Tribune Shorts


Top Stories

Foreign investment flow into India down 26% in 2021: UN

Foreign investment flow into India down 26% in 2021: UN

Global foreign direct investment flows showed a strong rebou...

Daughters to get preference in inheritance: Supreme Court

Daughters to get preference in inheritance: Supreme Court

The verdict came on a petition challenging a Madras High Cou...

In Qadian, a house divided by polls

In Qadian, a house divided by Punjab polls

Congress's Partap Bajwa is contesting againt his younger sib...

Himachal to go in for more ropeways, says CM Thakur

Himachal to go in for more ropeways, says CM Thakur

The state had proposed to the Centre a ropeway scheme funded...

Cities

View All