langar

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langar

(ˈlʌnɡaː)
n
(Other Non-Christian Religions) Sikhism
a. the dining hall in a gurdwara
b. the food served, given to all regardless of caste or religion as a gesture of equality
[Punjabi]
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Speaking to ANI, Raj Paul Sultan, president of one of the committees said, "We've been working for the last four to five to set up langars in the area.
Summary: Udhampur (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Jun 7 (ANI): Langar committees in Udhampur are gearing up to cater to pilgrims ahead of the Amarnath Yatra that is slated to begin on July 1 this year.
Summary: Long fabled amongst travellers for its serene Golden Temple, langars at scenic gurudwaras, authentic farm-stays and delicious street food, Punjab could be the highlight of this new year for your solo wanderings
LANGARS are all aboutsharing simple food with people while at a religious place or ceremony.
"In that case the two langars will remain entangled; neither will be cut."
"At present, DSGMC procures Piped Natural Gas (PNG) from IGL for cooking langars in all 10 historic gurdwaras in Delhi.
These kitchens, also popularly known as langars operate on principles rooted in bringing people together and advocating good health through nutritional food, said Manjit Singh G.K., President of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) today.
The most prominent of such activities is providing food through langars to anyone and everyone who visits a Gurdwara," he said.
Organisers of Langars (community dining halls) have also come forth with their voluntary services for the devotees serving them food and other facilities.
Heskey and his friend Peter Virdee, a businessman, joined in with the Midland Langar Seva on one of their nightly services held outside Carrs Lane Church.