The "langar" or free kitchen at Golden Temple

"This is KAR-SEVA" !!!(do-service)

A truly monumental and unsung service of gargantuan proportions.The world has very little idea of this colossal enterprise of the purest love and a spirit of the most exemplary philosophy of service to all !

It’s is not just free food. Here you forget all the differences that separates humans from each other,”

The "langar" or free kitchen at Golden Temple in the Indian city of Amritsar is
perhaps the world’s largest free eatery.
The Langar or free kitchen was started by the first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak [Born 1469-Died 1539]

Around one hundred thousand (100,000) people visit the langar every day
and the number increases on weekends and special days.

People from all over the world who have FAITH in “SIKHISM”
aspire to visit Golden temple at least once in their life time.

Everybody is welcome at the langar, no one is turned away.
It works on the principle of equality amongst people of the world regardless of their religion,
caste, colour, creed, age, gender or social status.

People sit on the floor together as equals
and eat the same simple food at the eating hall of the Golden Temple langar.

Langar teaches the etiquette of sitting and eating in a community situation.

People from any community and faith can serve as volunteers.

The lines of status, caste and class vanish at the langar.
Everybody, rich or poor, is treated as equals.

The meal served is hot but simple: comprising roti (flat Indian bread),
lentil soup and sweat rice.

The utensils are washed in three rounds to ensure
that the plates are perfectly clean to be again used.

Running the kitchen also means washing and cleaning thousands of plates, bowls and spoons.

Some 450 staff and hundreds of volunteers help to run the kitchen.

Five thousand kilograms of fire wood is used every day, for 
preparing the meals at this langar, that runs 24/7/365.

A Sikh volunteer prepares the dal (lentil soup) that will be served for the meals at the langar.

Around 200,000 Rotis are prepared every day at the langar which is served to the people.
Wheat flour being put in a contraption that acts like a dough maker.
The dough will be used for making Rotis (Indian flat bread).

Rotis (Indian flat bread) are cooked over electric machine .


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