Culture of Amritsar



People of Amritsar region came under the influence of the teachings of Guru Nanak in the commencement 16th century. Bhai Lehna  becomes a dedicated follower of Guru Nanak. He moralizes people on the lines of Guru Nanak. He lectured people on the lines of his maharishi. He rehabilitated Takhat Mal, the headman of the rural community. A community kitchen was also started and men from distant places used to feed here who used to come here to accept religious lessons.


Language and religion

Sikhism is the major religion in Amritsar. The city has a multi-religious civilization, where people belonging to dissimilar castes, communities, creeds, and religions exist in concord. People following dissimilar beliefs like Sikhism, Jainism, Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Buddhism and many more exist here cordially. The most spoken languages in the town of Amritsar and in its nearby rural regions are Maajhi, which is a type of Punjabi language. In Amritsar, the mixed dialect of Punjabi and Maajhi is observed as the normal Punjabi.


Local Festivals and Art and music

Some of the notable festivals and fairs of Amritsar that held in this district of Punjab are Ram Tirath Fair, Baisakhi, Guru Parb, Hola Mohalla etc. 



The city of faith is a foodie’s paradise. The best way to taste the delicacies of the city is to taste its street food. The chicken and fish recipes of the city are world famous. Besides you can satiate your sweet tooth with jalebis, rabri and a range of lassi types.

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