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The Sikh temple in Mill Lane, Leith

Unknown, 1991, Photograph
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The Sikh temple in Mill Lane, Leith
The Sikh temple in Mill Lane, Leith
The Sikh temple in Mill Lane, Leith
The Sikh temple in Mill Lane, Leith
Library Item
4692
Inauguration ceremony of the Sikh temple in Mill Lane, Leith (formerly St Thomas' Church) after restoration of fire damage of May 26th 1989
A ceremony taking place in the Gurdwara or Sikh Temple in Mill Lane, Leith. The Granthi wears a yellow turban and is waving a churi over the scriptures that are laid in front of him. He is standing under a palki or canopy that is topped off with a gold dome and lights. The palki is decorated with vases of flowers and gold embroidered material. Two people are bowing in front of the palki. Behind the canopy are arched glass windows.
1991
25.3 x 17.9 cm
Edinburgh and Scottish Collection