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.

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The decked up Golden Temple complex in Amritsar. Vishal Kumar

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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

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