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What are five possessions for sikh person

Asked by Dinesh C S, 24 May '09 08:50 am
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5 : 1. Kanga (comb); 2. Kesh (hair); 3. Kara (wristlet); 4. Kirpan (sword); & 5. Kachha (underwear)
Answered by Anil K Chugh, 24 May '09 09:17 am

 
  
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1. Kesh - Uncut hair and beard, maintained with the kanga and usually covered by a turban.

2. Kanga - Wooden comb for hygiene and maintenance of the Kesh.

3. Kara - Iron bracelet, a physical reminder that a Sikh is bound to the Guru.

4. Kachera - Specially designed cotton underwear:- Naturally comfortable and dignified attire reflective of modesty and high moral character.

5. Kirpan - Strapped sword: Worn to defend one's faith and protect the weak, reminding one of his or her duty as a Khalsa. It is worn to show bravery, not a mere weapon.

These five items of faith are called Five Kakaars (panj kakaar/kakke) and briefly called as Five Ks. The Five Ks are not merely symbols but articles of faith which collectively form the external visible symbols to identify and clearly and outwardly advertise and display one's commitment. A person who wears all these should be considered as a Sikh, while the Sikhs who have not donned all the Five Ks are known as Sahajdhari.
Answered by Joseph Chacko, 24 May '09 11:27 pm

 
  
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In Sikhism, Kesh (sometimes Kes) is the practice of allowing one's hair to grow naturally as a symbol of respect for the perfection of God's creation. The practice is one of the Five Ks, the outward symbols ordered by Guru Gobind Singh in 1699 as a means to profess the Sikh faith. The hair is combed twice daily with a Kanga, another of the Five Ks, and tied into a simple knot known as a Joora, or Rishi knot. This knot of hair is usually held in place with the Kanga and covered by a turban.

a) Kesh b) Kara c) Kanga d) Kirpan e) Kachcha ( 5 Ks)
Answered by jameel ahmed, 24 May '09 04:30 pm

 
  
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1.Kesh = hair (If one Sikh person is doing something wrong, the whole community is affected.)
2.Kainga = comb
3.Kirpan = sword (You have a sword, but do not fight. Use your brain. Last thing you should use is the sword to defend yourself. Only defense, not offense.)
4.Kara = iron wristlet (Used to be shield, now it is the gift of the guru. Remembrance of those who sacrificed their lives for us.)
5.Karaschiva = white undershorts (White = purity; Ready to work, can go directly to work without getting dressed.)
All are noted as 5Ks.
Answered by Naresh Swain, 24 May '09 09:04 am

 
  
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1. Kanga ; 2. Kesh ; 3. Kara ; 4. Kirpan ; & 5. Kachha
Answered by Manju Sikri, 24 May '09 09:20 am

 
  
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Kesh,kanga,kada,kachha and kirpan
Answered by Sunil, 17 Dec '09 05:22 pm

 
  
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Kirpan, Turban, Kangan, Long Hair, Long Beard
Answered by mr c, 01 Jun '09 03:36 pm

 
  
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