From an inextricable spiritual significance to an unforgettable history of valour and patriotism, Amritsar-‘the holy city’ is an amalgamation of strings of varied facets. The astounding golden beauty of the city ‘The Golden Temple’ is an element of pride to its residents also known as the ‘Ambarsariya’. The city of Amritsar has the capability to please all the senses of an individual. Its mouth-watering cuisines and flavours, colourful art and craft work, beautiful green agricultural landscapes, cosy weather and love in the hearts of its warm and friendly inhabitants captivates your soul.
Amritsar has both Hindu and Sikh spiritual histories. Goddess Sita gave birth to her sons Lava and Kush here who embraced education from Maharishi Valmiki in his Ashram in Amritsar. The city was founded by the fourth Sikh Guru Ramdas, who created the man made pool and his Guru centre, later on developed into the Golden Temple by his son.
One of the most horrifying historical events of the Indian History ‘The Jallianwala Bagh Massacre’ took place here under the rule of the British Government.
Amritsar is globally famous for The Golden Temple, its scrumptious Chana Kulcha, delectable Lassi and colourful Phulkari Embroidery Work.
Fact: The foundation stone of the Golden Temple was laid by a Sufi saint.
It was Guru Arjan Dev, the 5th Sikh Guru who asked his dear friend Pir Mian Mir of Lahore to lay the foundation stone of a temple that was to be open to all castes, creeds & climes
Sekhri Academy and Immigration, although was founded in Batala in 2004, but the corporate headquarters are now established in Amritsar.