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Dr. Sukhpal Singh, of Amritsar is from an artistic family. S Sewak Singh (G.D. Art[Lahore]), his father, was a renowned artist specilaising in landscape and nature painting. Dr Sukhpal Singh is a homeopathy physician, he attended Guru Nanakdev Homeopathy College of Ludhiana to receive his formal qualification. At a young age he showed great interest in line drawings. Gradually he progressed to model making, his first replica of The Golden Temple was built in 1976 on the Golden Temple's 400th anniversary. Dr. Singh's skill is greatly influenced by his grand-mother who was a very pious lady and a staunch devotee of Sri Guru Ram Das Ji.

Dr. Sukhpal Singh believes that by displaying the replicas of various Gurdwaras and Sikh religious places at prominent places, the younger generation can be made more aware about their culture and religion. By seeing a minature of a Gurdwara one would be able to relate and appreciate with the Gurdwara or the religious place more. The replicas being to the scale are that much more realistic. All replicas carry with them facts about each Gurdwara tp help people learn about the historical background of the Gurdwara in question. Dr. Sukhpal's skills are not restricted to model making, he is also an avid painter. He paintings relate to the sikh religion. 

GOLDEN TEMPLE: Golden temple the holiest and highest shrine for Sikhs around the world The Harminder Sahib (meaning Temple of God) is also commonly known as the Golden Temple or Darbar Sahib (Divine Court). It is situated in the city of Amritsar in Punjab. The Golden Temple is a living symbol of the spiritual and historical traditions of the Sikhs. It is a source of inspiration for all Sikhs and their chief place of pilgrimage. The temple with its glistening gold covered exterior stands in the middle of a square tank with each side about 150m with an 18m path on all four sides. A 60m causeway traverses the pool to reach the Temple itself, which is 12m square and rests on a 20m square platform in the middle of The Pool of Nectar. The Harminder Sahib has entrances and doors on all four sides. 

Opening Guru Nanak Sikh Museum Leicester 28.11.1992