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Sikh heritage exhibition depicting a rare collection of personal belongings of Sikh Gurus

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GURU NANAK MISSION SOCIETY OF ATLANTA, INC.
1158, Rockbridge Road, Norcross GA 30093
(A nonprofit Organization Tax ID 80-05-72116)
Phone 770-931-3490 E-mail atlanta.gurdwara@gmail.com
Is hosting a Sikh heritage exhibition depicting a rare collection of personal belongings of Sikh Gurus.
Gurudwara Guru Nanak Mission Society, Atlanta aims to create awareness of the historical significance of the Sikh community and its legacy through its exhibits. We are hosting an
exhibition featuring hundreds of rare art and artifacts of Sikh heritage including Kalgi of Guru Gobind Singh (the plume), painting, photographs, manuscripts at Gurudwara GNMS, Norcross Atlanta.

The displays in the exhibits are:
*Chola (robe) of Guru Nanak.
* Personal belongings of Guru Hargobind Sahib.
* Images of rare manuscripts.
*Illustrated folio.
* Hukumnamas (commandments).
* A beautiful personal Kirpan (scimitar) of Guru Gobind Singh.
*Guru Gobind Singh’s chest plate with a gold inscription.
* Historic khanda used at the time of the formation of the
Khalsa.
* A bed-sheet of the Guru Gobind Singh.
* Panchkala Shastra (weapon) of Guru Gobind Singh.
* A chakki (grindstone) used to grind flour for Guru Gobind Singh.
* Rare photographs of the collection of artifacts in the Toshakhana of the Golden Temple.
* A shield from the armies of Maharaja Ranjit Singh.
* Photographs of valuable relics
April 1st 2013 – April 20th 2013
Grand Opening April 6th
(1158 Rock Bridge Road, Norcross, GA 30093)
Contact: Sssingh@bellsouth.net Tel 404-819-3890
Jointly Sponsored by
Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR)
New Delhi
Consul General of India, H.E. Mr. Ajit Kumar
and
Guru Nanak Mission Society of Atlanta
Event Added By –admin

Event Date

04/06/2013

Event Time

From: 18:00 – To: 23:30

Event Venue

GURU NANAK MISSION SOCIETY OF ATLANTA, INC.1158, Rockbridge Road, Norcross GA 30093

Event TimeZone

Canada/Atlantic

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