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The word "Akal" means time-less(often used for Almighty-God). "Takht" means throne where kings and emperors sit. Thus Akal Takht means "The seat of Almighty".
The highest temporal seat of Sikhism was founded by the Sixth Sikh Guru Har Gobind Sahib Ji in the year 1609....More
Akal takhat is the highest seat for giving justice to maintain sikhism by people of faith. If somebody plays with the norms of sikhism, Akal takhat is the seat where he is listened and judgement is passed without appeal in any court of justice. This...More
It's a little misleading to see the Akal Takht listed as a separate attraction from the Golden Temple as it sits within the temple complex. The Akal Takht is white building that faces the causeway to the temple and is where the holy book is...More