One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1(among Sikhs) a communal free kitchen.‘a regular langar has been started for all those who visit the temple’
- ‘He visited the langars (community kitchens) put up by voluntary groups and inquired about the eatables provided to the yatries.’
- ‘This concept of langar cultivates among the people a strong bond of community-consciousness, self-help and service.’
- ‘According to Sikh tradition, the Guru had converted the house of a dead Muslim into a masjid and set up a langar (common kitchen) for the poor.’
- ‘Mata Khivi was the wife of Guru Angad Dev and was in charge of the langar (community kitchen).’
- ‘The Guru heard of it and advised him that his meditation will not fructify so long as he eats free from the langar.’
- 1.1 A communal meal.
- ‘Free sweets and langar are also offered to the general public outside some gurdwaras.’
- ‘The first initiative for relief came from local communities, mostly Hindus and from Gurudwaras who brought the first meal and organised langars.’
- ‘The kirtan was followed up by a langar - a communal meal provided by a local Sikh temple.’
- ‘Free langars organised by Sri Mata Mansa Devi Shrine Board have been called off.’
- ‘Shabad kirtans are sung and langar (community meals) hosted during the festival at the Gurdwara Sir Guru Singh Sabha at Perumanoor, Thevara.’
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