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The beautiful Ganga Aarti (river worship ceremony) - Haridwar  

The beautiful Ganga Aarti (river worship ceremony) - Haridwar

Into the Heart of Sikhism

March 24th 2006
After a 42 hour train journey that even had me jaded about my favoured form of travel, I finally reached the north of India. Here the northern weather was devoid of the heat and humidity and the first kiss of winter was a welcome change. The major destination was Amritsar, the capital of the Punjab and the home of the Sikh religion. The Golden Temple is the focus of their devotions and it is ... read more
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Indian Flag The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more
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