Common kitchen and administration
The common kitchen (Langar) daily provides vegetarian food for the workers and volunteers. This facility also benefits the needy. The tradition of common kitchen, in which no distinction is made due to social rank or religious affiliation, goes back to Guru Nanak (1469-1539). At certain celebrations (Bhandaras) there are sometimes thousands of people who take part in the meals.
The two-storied Langar building houses various offices, a telephone exchange and a small print shop. A large part of the first floor serves as living space. Directly next to the Langar building is a large guest house for Indian visitors.