India is famous for its diversity, giving shelter to almost all the religions in the world. One of the most respected religions, Sikhism, is centered in Punjab – the northern state of India. Golden Temple, the heart of Sikhism, is the spiritual center for about 25 million Sikhs all over the world.
Words are not enough to describe the beauty of this auspicious place. Popularly known as Shri Harimandir Sahib or Shri Darbar Sahib. The Golden Temple is located in Amritsar, Punjab. Shri Darbar Sahib, being the most popular Gurudwara for Sikhs, stands as a symbol of brotherhood and equality.
In the time of Indus Valley Civilization and existence in the legend of Ramayana, The history of Amritsar starts. Lov and Kush was also born here. In the 16th century the city was linked with Sikhism. The city was founded by Sri Guru Ramdass Ji, the fourth guru of the Sikhs in about 1574 A.D, it was covered with thick forests and had several lakes. To start the city the Guru invited 52 traders to settle.