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Year Round Decorations in Baba Ji's Room

By December 21, 2012

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"Baba ji" is a term of endearment used by Sikhs for our guide to enlightenment, and ever lasting guru, the holy scripture Guru Granth Sahib.
Baba ji is kept in private homes which house Guru Granth Sahib within a special room set aside for meditation and worship.

Decorations adorn Baba ji's room all year round. These were photographed on a sweltering August evening.

Guru Granth Sahib (Baba ji) Sikhism's Holy Scripture
Guru Nanak Ornament
Guru Gobind Singh Ornament
Ornamental Ik Onkar
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December 21, 2010 at 8:26 pm
(1) colleen says:

It looks very festive. I like the turquoise color.

December 21, 2010 at 8:49 pm
(2) Danielle says:

Beautiful decorations! What an amazing tradition.

December 21, 2010 at 9:39 pm
(3) Carol says:

Beautiful decor! Such vibrant colors!

December 21, 2010 at 9:46 pm
(4) JamericanSpice says:

Now that’s a room! I love the bold colors and the decorations. I especially like the plants. Are they real plants?

December 21, 2010 at 10:29 pm
(5) sikhism says:

The peacock feather are real, I don’t recall, whether or not the plants were, I took this picture in August at a friends rain sabaee (all night kirtan) in honor of the martyrdom of Guru Arjun Singh. It was quite hot weather at that time, could be they picked leaves from plants outside.

December 21, 2010 at 10:50 pm
(6) Liz says:

Beautiful decorations. Happy holidays!

I wish you and yours a Merry Christmas.

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December 21, 2010 at 11:25 pm
(7) GrammyMouseTails~Faythe says:

How colorful! Our Christmas tree has been up for 4 years now and is an all season – holidays tree. Hubby & I could not bear to take it down after the kids where home together last time, so we added things for each holiday & event. DH spent a good part of the month replacing bulbs/lights this year, as we frequently use it as a night light. Prayers & blessing my friend!

December 21, 2010 at 11:39 pm
(8) sehajveer says:

Sat sri akaal…very beautiful :) happy ww……

December 22, 2010 at 12:00 am
(9) Buckeroomama says:

The turquoise is beautiful… as is the ceiling fan. I love it. :)

December 22, 2010 at 12:09 am
(10) Stan says:

How festive. Seems that Sikhs are always celebrating. Happy holidays to you and yours.

December 22, 2010 at 12:40 am
(11) Maria @ LSS says:

Well done. Happy Holidays.

December 22, 2010 at 12:42 am
(12) Cafe au lait says:

Looks very festive. Have a wonderful Wednesday.

December 22, 2010 at 12:44 am
(13) Simply Delicious says:

Nice decor!

December 22, 2010 at 12:46 am
(14) AVCr8teur says:

What a festive way to decorate a room and not just for the holidays!

December 22, 2010 at 1:26 am
(15) Snowcatcher says:

Baba Ji’s room is very attractive and looks very comfortable. I like the decorations, especially the peacock feathers!

December 22, 2010 at 1:40 am
(16) caite@a lovely shore breeze says:

so festive!

December 22, 2010 at 3:05 am
(17) Gattina says:

Looks nearly christmassy:) ! In the gorgeous indian shop we have here there are so beautiful ornaments to put on a Christmas tree, although they are probably meant for another purpose !

December 22, 2010 at 3:25 am
(18) life ramblings says:

lovely decorations. have a wonderful Wednesday.

December 22, 2010 at 7:13 am
(19) Secret Mom Thoughts says:

Pretty decorations!

December 22, 2010 at 10:01 am
(20) Susan says:

A little sparkle, a little serenity–it’s a good combination.

December 22, 2010 at 12:16 pm
(21) Newlyweds Guide Francesca says:

Decorations are all about making the place feel special. It’s nice to do that on a regular basis and not just for a particular holiday or celebration. Thanks for sharing these images and traditions with us.

December 22, 2010 at 2:44 pm
(22) Evan's Mom says:

So colorful. The first picture reminds me of my parents house, my dad used to decorate our ceiling the same way for Christmas :)
Happy WW!

December 22, 2010 at 3:27 pm
(23) amandab says:

I think we should all have some kind of decoration all year round! There is nothing like some sparkly decorations to bri ng a smile to ones face :)

Happy WW, thanks for stopping by :)

December 22, 2010 at 7:49 pm
(24) Nancy says:

What a beautiful way to celebrate faith and remind oneself that every day is an occasion for rejoicing!

December 22, 2010 at 9:39 pm
(25) Kerry says:

I love the designs and colors. Happy winter!

December 22, 2010 at 9:56 pm
(26) Donna says:

It must always feel like a celebration!

December 23, 2010 at 10:41 am
(27) Robin from Israel says:

How very festive looking. We often see tinsel used here for Sukkot decorations (the Feast of Tabernacles, in early fall).

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December 26, 2010 at 7:41 pm
(28) sikhism says:

I’m guessing you must have an artificial tree, because A live tree would have grown through the roof by now and cut tree would be a mere skeleton without needles. The grandkids must love visiting Grammy’s house where it is Christmas year round :)

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