Langar Sewa

Free communal vegetarian meal

Langar (free communal vegetarian meal) is available at the  Gurdwara every Sunday, starting with breakfast before the Diwan around 10:30 am, to lunch around 12:45 pm. Anyone, from any background, is welcome to join us for Langar.

If you would like to volunteer for Langar seva, please signup at the Gurdwara on the sheet near the Langar Hall, or call the Bhai Sahibs.

  • From Wiki, “In Sikhism, the practice of the langar, or free kitchen, is believed to have been started by the first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak. It was designed to uphold the principle of equality among all people, regardless of religion, caste, colour, creed, age, gender or social status.

  • The second Guru of Sikhism, Guru Angad, is remembered in Sikh tradition for systematizing the institution of langar in all Sikh temple premises, where visitors from near and far could get a free simple meal in a communal seating. He also set rules and training method for volunteers (sevadars) who operated the kitchen, placing emphasis on treating it as a place of rest and refuge, and being always polite and hospitable to all visitors.

  • It was the third Guru, Amar Das, who established langar as a prominent institution, and required people to dine together irrespective of their caste and class. He encouraged the practice of langar, and made all those who visited him attend langar before they could speak to him.

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