Kangha


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Kangha

(ˈkʌŋhə)
n
(Other Non-Christian Religions) the comb traditionally worn by Sikhs as a symbol of their religious and cultural loyalty: originally worn to keep the hair clean. See also five Ks
[Punjabi kanghā]
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Badal said that religious symbols including the 'Kada, Kangha, and Sri Sahib' were an 'inalienable' part of the Sikh religion and no Sikh should be asked to part with the same during any examination.
They include Kesh (uncut hair), Kangha (a wooden comb for the hair), Kara (an iron bracelet), Kachera (100% cotton tieable undergarment) and Kirpan (an iron dagge).
Poko's male child also has to be sacrificed and his return in the form of a bird signals hope; Nina needs her ex-boyfriend Kangha's advice and her recently found half-brother Amon's help to find solutions to all the problems she inherited after her father's death.
Team Sandra, Kangha and Nakshatra won the first place by winning all four debates followed by team Priyal, Najah, and Arya in the second place who too won all four debates.
A kangha is a traditional comb worn by followers of which religion?
Exhibits include the works of great Sikh artists, rare pencil sketches by Princess Bamba, ancient musical instruments, guns of the of Sikh Raj and the wooden comb (Kangha) of Guru Gobind Singh.
He made them take an oath to observe the five K's' namely, the hair and beard unshorn (kesh); to carry a comb (kangha) in the hair to keep it tidy; to wear a pair of shorts (kachha) worn by soldiers at that time: to wear a steel bangle (kara) worn on the right wrist as the symbol of poverty and pledge to their guru, and always to carry a sabre (kirpan) on their person.
In real life, Gurpreet cannot, from now on, drink or smoke and must wear the five Ks of Sikh identity -- kesh ( hair), kadda ( metal bracelet), kacha ( half pant), kangha ( comb) and kirpan ( dagger).
These are kes (uncut hair), a kangha (comb), a kirpan (dagger or short sword), a kara (wrist-ring of either iron or steel),
Ademas, los Khalsa Sikhs, por exigencia de sus creencias, deben llevar en todo momento cinco simbolos sagrados que constituyen articulos de fe y de identidad, que son conocidos como las cinco Kas, y que comprenden el Kesh (pelo largo), el Kangha (peine de madera), el kara (un brazalete metalico), el Kaccha (ropa interior larga) y, finalmente, el kirpan (cuchillo ceremonial), que es un simbolo de auto-respeto, de libertad frente a la opresion y del triunfo del conocimiento espiritual.
They must observe the five Ks: to wear long hair (kesh), a comb in the hair (kangha), a steel bracelet on the right wrist (kara) against evil, soldier's shorts (kachha), and a ceremonial dagger (kirpan) .