As Sikhism is an open believe all people are welcome, can take part in the ceremonies and are invited to share the modest vegetarian food offered for free. If you are devout, you will volunteer to help preparing the food, serving it and cleaning up. To keep up with the demand for chapattis machines spew them out at an astonishing rate.
In the evenings, the place develops a fairytale appearance. Everything is lit up and the devotees gather to watch as the Holy Book is wrapped in precious blankets, put in a litter covered in fresh flower, carried in a procession to one of the palaces where it is laid to rest for the night. Before sunrise, it will make the return journey to his daytime residence in the Golden Temple.
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