Everything starts and ends at the Golden Temple in this city. The langar here is probably one of the biggest community kitchens in the world and, as the locals put it, nobody goes hungry from the Golden Temple. This was on top of my bucket-list and the sheer experience gave me goosebumps.
After I queued up and collected my plate, bowl and spoon, all made of stainless steel, and got into the serpentine queue to a huge dining hall, I had to quickly find a place to sit.Serving simple and fresh home-style food — rotis, rice, different types of dal, and kheer — the langar is open every day, rain or shine. Probably the most surreal experience in my lifetime this was — sitting down and eating with hundreds of people and without any commotion or pushing or shoving happening.