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It's cultural. It's evidence that our people weren't the underdeveloped, pendus they've become now. That they appreciated arts and crafts, and patronised skilled people. That they had a degree of civilisation, that has since been lost.  

 

Okay, I understand what value this might have to people who feel that nationalism is important. But I think that spiritual development will free one from any need for such validation. At the end of the day, whether or not others believe that we had an "civilization" should not matter.

I think one of the problems with Sikhi is that too many gravitate towards it for reasons of nationalism and communal pride. We should strive the develop spiritually to the point where we are above such things.

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