The Kirpan is a religious sword that encapsulates an initiated Sikh’s solemn obligation of courage and self-defense. It denotes dignity and self-reliance, the capacity and readiness to always defend the weak and the oppressed.
Kanga (comb) | Kesh (hair) & Turban
Kanga, a special comb that represents cleanliness. Kesh, uncut hair which symbolizes spiritual power. All practicing Sikhs wear the turban out of love and as a mark of commitment to the faith.
It is worn to remind a Sikh that he or she is a servant of the Guru and should not do anything that may bring shame or disgrace. It is round and seamless: sign of eternity. God is one, has no end.
Wearing the Kachhera
, a Sikh is reminded to control his desire and only look at his own wife or husband. Kachhera must be worn at all times. It reminds the Sikh of the need for self-restrain over passions and desires.