Kachera


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Kachera

(kʌˈtʃeɪrə) or

Kacha

n
(Clothing & Fashion) short trousers traditionally worn by Sikhs as a symbol of their religious and cultural loyalty: originally worn for ease of horse riding. See also five Ks
[Punjabi]
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They are the Kangha, (a wooden comb) the Kesh, (unshorn hair) the Kara, (the steel bangle), the Kachera (cotton shorts) and the Kirpan (a dagger).
These articles of faith are Kesh, Kanga, Kara, Kachera and Kirpan -that translates from Punjabi as uncut hair, which is a gift from god, a wooden comb to keep hair in place under turbans and an iron bracelet, which serves as a reminder to follow a moral code.
They are 'Kesh' (uncut hair), 'Kanga' (comb), Kara (bracelet), Kachera (a style of cotton underwear) and Kirpan (sword).