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Apr 28, 2007 - Amritsar - The Golden Temple

@@@@@@@ KAPOORS ON THE ROAD The Golden Temple in Amritsar has been on my travel radar for as long as I've known anything about India. It was as special to finally visit this serene place as it was to see the Egyptian Pyramids in 1972 and Angkor Wat in Cambodia at the beginning of this trip. In order to understand the significance of this holy temple, it is necessary to understand a little about "The Gentle Guru", Guru Nanak. I am getting a little pressed for time so I will provide some links to other websites where you can read more about...

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Apr 28, 2007 - Jallianwalla Bagh

Jallianwalla Bagh – May 28, 2007 PHOTO CAPTIONS (6) 1) Jallianwalla Bagh Memorial In Amritsar 2) An Outline Of The Events Of April 13, 1919 3) The Narrow Passage Into The Bagh (Garden) 4) The Inscription In The Passage 5) Bullet Holes On The Shrine At The Opposite End Of The Bagh 6) The Martyr's Well Where 120 Bodies Were Discovered @@@@@@@ KAPOORS ON THE ROAD I first heard about the massacre at Jallianwalla Bagh when I started reading books on India, many, many years ago. It is a place I always knew I would visit when I finally reached...

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