Research Reveals About 80 Bungas Were Destroyed at Sri Harmandir Sahib Parkarma

Originally Published By: GT1588 Story  and History of the Akal Takht / Akal Bunga The original Akal Takht began life as a simple platform, erected under the orders of Guru Hargobind (1590–1644). When the Guru erected a single-storey structure over the throne, the Akal Takht also became known as the Akal Bunga, or the “Immortal […]

Now Going Viral: 31 Years After Eyewitness Sikhs Remember

1984 Living History is a project that started last year. Via: Sikhnet A group of young volunteers realized that many people who experienced the events in 1984 are aging and may not be able to tell their stories for much longer. So they started recording people’s experiences. They have made a simple format that you […]

Video: A Look at Sri Harmandir Sahib From 1930s Footage

The foundation stone of the historic building was laid by a non-Sikh. The Guru gave the task of initiating the building to a Muslim Saint Hazrat Mian Mir ji of Lahore in December 1588. Can you imagine Julius II the Pope who asked Michaelangelo to redesign the Vatican asking him to find a Jewish Rabi […]

Excellent Video: Sikh Girl Learns Meaning of Sri Harmandir Sahib Complex

As part of the Basics of Sikhi India Tour 2015, Jagraj Singh visited HariMandir Sahib in Amritsar, Punjab to help spread Gurus wisdom. Not many are aware of the Architecture and History of our most Holiest Shrine. A Sikh girl from near Calcutta learns more about Sikhi in this Street Parchar at Harimandir Sahib. Also […]

Is Sacrilege Being Ignored at Parikarma of Sri Harmandir Sahib?

(DSU News Bureau) Surinder Singh Thikriwala of Gurmat Parchar Lehar has brought to attention an issue largely being ignored by the SGPC. The issue of inappropriate clothing and loitering around the complex as if it’s a hang out place. The guards on the Parikarma should take an active role in addressing the issue by educating. […]

Fired Granthi Skipped Chaupai Sahib Paath in Rehraas in Live Telecast

Fired Granthi Skipped Chaupai Sahib Paath in Rehraas in Live Telecast Giani Jaswinder Singh was forced to resign and essentially fired by the SGPC for failing to show up for duty and instead stated “it was not my turn.” Sikhs worldwide are outraged as they say such a seva should be given to people who […]

BBC Features Sri Harmandir Sahib in Exclusive Clip

The famous Scottish Chef named Tony Singh traveled to Punjab and visted Sri Harmandir Sahib to understand and rediscover his roots. He begins his journey in Amritsar – draped in lights for the festival of Diwali – before braving the treacherous Grand Trunk Road to Delhi, a place Tony has only ever visited twice. Along […]

First Drone View of Sri Harmandir Sahib Ji (Video)

This trailer shows highlights from the upcoming documentary tracing the journey of the Birmingham Faith Leaders Group (BFLG) to Punjab in India. We trace their journey and the stories that they learnt during this once in a lifetime trip to some of the holiest Sikh shrines in the world. Some of the sites visited include: […]

Water Tank To be Removed At Sri Harmandir Sahib Complex

The water tank between the two Bungas at Sri Harmandir Sahib will be demolished in the coming days. The Amritsar Municipal Corporation has started work to remove the water tank piece by piece. The water tank was installed prior to 1988 to store water for the municipality. In 2011, with the help of activists, plans […]

Must Know Chronology of Events at Sri Harmandir Sahib Ji

1573 AD The construction work of the holy water tank started under the supervision of Guru RamDas Ji. 1577 AD Guru Ram Das Ji laid the foundation of Amritsar (earlier known as Ram Das Pur)1588 AD The foundation of Sri Harimandir Sahib was laid by a Muslim saint Mian Mir. ( Not Confirmed, Popularly Believed )1604 AD The central shrine completed.1606 AD The Sikh Guru […]

Amazing Singing Inside Langar Hall at Sri Harmandir Sahib Ji (Video)

Sri Guru Arjan Sahib, the Fifth Sikh Guru, conceived the idea of creating a central place of worship for the Sikhs and he himself designed the architecture of Sri Harmandir Sahib. Earlier the planning to excavate the holy tank (Amritsar or Amrit Sarovar ) was chalked out by Guru Amar Das Ji, the Third Sikh […]

Asha Bhosle Gets Emotional at Sri Harmandir Sahib, Miracle Happened

Asha Bhosle emotional at Sri Harmandir Sahib, says she wanted to sit and listen to Kirtan all day and is amazed about the History that happened. Asha Bhosle Emotional after Visiting Sri… by dailysikhupdates Sri Harmandir Sahib, also known as Sri Darbar Sahib or Golden Temple, (on account of its scenic beauty and golden coating […]