Golden Temple Entrance, painting by Sandhya Ketkar

Golden Temple Entrance, Painting by Artist Sandhya Ketkar

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Art Number 23397
Artwork Title Golden Temple Entrance
Artist Name Sandhya Ketkar
Medium Watercolour & Ink pen on Paper
Size 21 x 18 x 1 inches (53.34 x 45.72 x 2.54 cm)
Information The Harmindar Sahib also known as Golden Temple, meaning ‘abode Of God’ or Darbar Sahib. Is it a Gurudwara located in the city of Amritsar.Punjab. It is preeminent spiritual site of Sikhism. The Gurudwara is built around a manmade pool. It was repeatedly rebuilt by the Sikhs after it became a target of persecution & was destroyed several times by the Muslim armies. Maharaja Ranjit Singh the Sikh Empire, rebuilt it in marble & copper in1809 overlaid the sanctum with gold foil in 1830.This has led to name the Golden Temple.

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