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This is the morning scene of Sikh temple clicked by me today morning. Most of the Sikhs start New Year by visiting gurudwara sahib, this ceremony is known as Gurparkash.
This is time when holy book Sri Guru Granth Sahib is placed in the holy sanctum and opened called PARKASH and sacred hymns from page opened is recited it is called MUKH WAK of that day
The Guru Granth Sahib should be ceremonially opened in the Gurdwara every day without fail. Except for special exigencies, when there is need to keep the Guru Granth Sahib open during the night, The Holy Book should not be kept open during the night. It should, generally, be closed ceremonially after the conclusion of the Rehras (evening scriptural recitation). The Holy Book should remain open so long as a granthi or attendant can remain in attendance, persons seeking darshan (seeking a view of or making obeisance to it) keep coming, or there is no risk of commission of irreverence towards it. Thereafter, it is advisable to close it ceremonially to avoid any disrespect to it.
The Guru Granth Sahib should be opened, read and closed ceremonially with reverence. The place where it is installed should be absolutely clean. An awning should be erected above. The Guru Granth Sahib should be placed on a cot measuring up to its size and overlaid with absolutely clean mattress and sheets. For proper installation and opening of the Guru Granth Sahib , there should be cushions/pillows appropriate kind etc. and, for covering it, romalas (sheet covers of appropriate size). When the Guru Granth Sahib is not being read, it should remain covered with a romala. A whisk too, should be there
Camera Model Name
Canon EOS 40D
Shooting Date/Time
1/1/2009 04:51:27
Tv(Shutter Speed)
1/30Sec.
Av(Aperture Value)
F3.5
Metering Modes
Evaluative metering
Exposure Compensation
0
ISO Speed
1600
Lens
18-200mm
Focal Length
18.0 mm
Image size
3888 x 2592
Image Quality
RAW
Flash
Off
White Balance
Auto
AF mode
One-Shot AF
Picture Style
Standard

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