the golden temple by day

the next day, we went back to the golden temple to tour it properly. that same first view in the daylight. more people walking around the tank. more views of the temple from across the tank. “you are there” – in line to enter the temple. the exterior is covered in gold, with inlaid marble reminiscent of the taj mahal. you can’t photograph inside, of course, but the interior is even more splendid: gold, intricate painted designs, and a copy of the adi granth under a brilliantly embroidered canopy. a sikh meditating on the top level of the temple. if…