Experience Guruparab in Amritsar with Samsung's stunning #IndiaonGalaxy series
Watch the festival of Guruparab unfold spectacularly in a series of pictures taken by two young photographers from the Delhi University Photography Club (DUPC) who travelled to Amritsar, and captured these pictures on their Samsung Galaxy S10 plus, as part of the #IndiaonGalaxy series. (Photo Credits: Ammar and Aryan Bhatia, Delhi University Photography Club)
6.00am: The early morning Sun shines bright over The Golden Temple. A local vendor all set to sell ‘Patkas’, cloth pieces used to cover the head while one enters the Golden temple.
7.00am: Everything is a little extra colourful when it’s festival time. Devotees from all over the country start flocking to the periphery of Golden temple. Here are Sikh men in colourful turbans waiting to visit the shrine.
8.00am: The serenity of the sarovar combined with the grandiose of the temple is maintained by cleaning the Sarovar every morning.
11.00am: Colours of the azure Sky come out vibrant and clear on the Galaxy S10 plus. Between the sky and the lens, the decoration of shining frills give a flavor of festivity.
Langar: A community kitchen serves wholesome meals to all visitors.
4.00pm: The sun makes way for the clouds to add new colours to the Temple, which is a collection of buildings around the sanctum and the Sarovar. The Golden Shrine is called Harminder Sahib and the White Shrine with Golden top is called Akal Takht
6.00pm: Devotees get together to marvel at the decked up temple where all the rituals and prayers will take place.
7.00pm: Two young Sikh devotees through the festive lens. They are lighting the lamps to celebrate the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev ji.
A reflection of celebrations on the Sarovar.
Children light lamps at the Golden Temple Sarovar. Over 100,000 people visit the holy shrine daily for worship.
Capturing the loveliness and grandeur of the Golden shrine from the main gate.
Passing on the tradition of kindness and love.