Amritsar celebrates birth anniversary of its founder, Guru Ram Das

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A devotee paying obeisance at the Golden Temple on the occasion of Guru Ram Das’s birth anniversary. (Sameer Sehgal/HT)

A devotee paying obeisance at the Golden Temple on the occasion of Guru Ram Das’s birth anniversary. (Sameer Sehgal/HT)

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It is also believed that Guru Ram Das composed almost ten percent hymns of the Guru Granth Sahib, the religious script of the Sikhs. (Sameer Sehgal/HT)

It is also believed that Guru Ram Das composed almost ten percent hymns of the Guru Granth Sahib, the religious script of the Sikhs. (Sameer Sehgal/HT)

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Guru Ram Das is also said to be the founder of the holy city — Amritsar. (Sameer Sehgal/HT)

Guru Ram Das is also said to be the founder of the holy city — Amritsar. (Sameer Sehgal/HT)

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Devotees paying obeisance at Golden Temple on Gurpurab of Guru Ram Das, the founder of Amritsar on Saturday. (Sameer Sehgal/HT)

Devotees paying obeisance at Golden Temple on Gurpurab of Guru Ram Das, the founder of Amritsar on Saturday. (Sameer Sehgal/HT)

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A devotee and his child take a dip in the holy sarovar (water tank). Guru Ram Das was fourth of the ten Sikh gurus. (Sameer Sehgal/HT)

A devotee and his child take a dip in the holy sarovar (water tank). Guru Ram Das was fourth of the ten Sikh gurus. (Sameer Sehgal/HT)

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His birth anniversary is marked by celebration and prayer by Sikhs around the world. (Sameer Sehgal/HT)

His birth anniversary is marked by celebration and prayer by Sikhs around the world. (Sameer Sehgal/HT)

UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2017 07:09 PM IST
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