Have you heard about the holiest shrine of Sikhs? It is none other than the ‘Darbar Harmandir Sahib’ which is commonly known as ‘Golden Temple‘. Golden Temple is a major pilgrimage for Sikhs. Golden Temple is popular in all over the world. Many Sikhs from different countries visit this holy shrine every year. Golden Temple is located in Amritsar, in the state of Punjab. Amritsar is named after the holy pool, the ‘Amrit Sarovar Lake’ and is near the border of Pakistan. Amritsar is also well-known for the Jallianwala Bagh. Golden Temple got its name because of the gold-plated building.
After entering Golden Temple, you will surely get marvelous feelings. The feeling which can be so pure, so real, will make you remember the miracles done by God at that Holy shrine surrounded by a lake. Devotion can also be felt by us in the air of Golden Temple.
There are many stories related to ‘Amrit Sarovar’. But one of the famous story about ‘Amrit Sarovar’ is about a girl named Rajni. A person named Rai Duni Chand had three daughters. One of them was Rajni. Rajni was a great devotee of ‘Guru’. It is believed that one day Rajni’s father got many gifts for his daughters. While the other two daughters were very happy with the gesture of their father and were praising him, Rajni told her father that the gifts were actually sent by God and his father was only the medium to deliver those gifts. Rajni’s father was very hurt after hearing that statement. He got very angry at Rajni and in his anger, he took a wrong decision. Rajni’s father made her marriage to a patient of leprosy. From that time, the struggling period for Rajni was started.
One day, Rajni let her husband sit near the holy pool and she went for some work. Meanwhile, Rajni’s husband saw a crow which was plunged into the water of the pool and when a crow came out, it was transformed into a white bird. Rajni’s husband got very excited by watching this. He also decided to plunge into the water and he did the same. Suddenly the miracle happened, Rajni’s husband was transformed into a very handsome guy and all the diseases of him were also cured. When Rajni came, she got shocked and happy at the same time. The couple thanked very much to God. From then, this pool was known as ‘Amrit Sarovar’ which means ‘the pool of nectar’.
There are many different kinds of fishes are there in the Sarovar. It is said that after taking bath in this Sarovar, one can get heartiest blessings of God. Many people have shared their personal experience with the mysterious powers of Amrit Sarovar. One should visit this Holy Shrine to experience the amazing powers of the god.