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Sikhs celebrate the anniversary of their holy book

2008-09-02 06:08:31 GMT2008-09-02 14:08:31 (Beijing Time) China Daily

A Sikh devotee lights oil lamps during celebrations at the Golden temple or holy Sikh shrine in the northern Indian city of Amritsar September 1, 2008. Sikhs across the country on Monday celebrated the 404th anniversary of the installation of the Guru Granth Sahib, the holy book of Sikhs. [Agencies]

A Sikh priest Jathedar Jaswinder Singh (C) carries the Guru Granth Sahib, the holy book of the Sikh religion, in a religious procession at the Golden temple or holy Sikh shrine in the northern Indian city of Amritsar September 1, 2008. Sikhs on Monday across the country celebrated the 404th anniversary of the installation of the Guru Granth Sahib. [Agencies]

Sikh priests and devotees pray inside the Golden temple or holy Sikh shrine in the northern Indian city of Amritsar September 1, 2008. Sikhs on Monday across the country celebrated the 404th anniversary of the installation of the Guru Granth Sahib, the holy book of the Sikh religion. [Agencies]

Sikh devotees carry the Guru Granth Sahib, the holy book of the Sikh religion, as they take part in a religious procession at the Golden temple or holy Sikh shrine in the northern Indian city of Amritsar September 1, 2008. Sikhs on Monday across the country celebrated the 404th anniversary of the installation of the Guru Granth Sahib. [Agencies]

Sikh devotees carry the Guru Granth Sahib, the holy book of the Sikh religion, as they take part in a religious procession at the Golden temple or holy Sikh shrine in the northern Indian city of Amritsar September 1, 2008. Sikhs on Monday across the country celebrated the 404th anniversary of the installation of the Guru Granth Sahib.

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