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Khalsa Sikhism has five elements: 5 K's which are the things Sikhs wear at all times. They are:

  • Having unshorn/cut hair. This is called Kesh. One must, whether male or female, is required to keep their Kes covered, whether it be in the form of a turban, bandana, or a scarf 


  • Having a wooden comb in their hair. This is called Kangha. This symbolizes cleanliness which is an important part of Sikhism.


  • Having an iron bracelet. This is for protection and physical reminder that a one is bound to the Guru. This is called Kara.

  • Wearing cotton underwear that does not always have to be used as underwear. This is called Kachera. It is a reminder to stay away from lust and attachment.
  • Sikhs must follow the meaning or the two edged sword. The first one is to only believe in the single god. And the second one is to fight for what is right.

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