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    Milions of candles and oil wick lamps were lit to commemorate Guru Ramdas, the Sikh Guru's birthday in Amritsar, India. The entire Golden Temple complex glistened in the golden light that surrounded this beautiful temple.
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    Your Shot photographer Marc Henauer commented "The beauty created by man, here and elsewhere in the world. The Golden Temple in the city of Amritsar in India is an architectural feat. The illuminations by the candles of these men and women who gather to celebrate give birth to a magical spectacle. Luminous!"

    Matt Adams
    Senior Producer, Nat Geo Your Shot
    Photo Details
    Date Taken: Oct 26, 2018
    Date Uploaded: Nov 2, 2018
    Location: Amritsar, Punjab, India
    Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
    Focal Length: 16 mm
    Shutter Speed: 1/160 sec
    Aperture: f/4
    ISO: 2500
    Copyright: © Shyam Prasad S
    Categories: People, Portraits
    Assignments: Adventures of a Lifetime, For a Portfolio Review, Beauty & Awe
    Contests: 2018 National Geographic Photo Contest, 2019 National Geographic Travel Photo Contest