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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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?
Five articles of faith are required to wear by baptized Sikhs, the Kirpan, the Kara, a steel bracelet, the Kachhehra, a type of shorts, kes, the unshorn hairs and the Kangha, a comb, which is further covered by a turban.
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),
The kacch, the kes, the treasured kirpan, the kangha, the eternal
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 are the Kangha, (a wooden comb) the Kesh, (unshorn hair) the Kara, (the steel bangle), the Kachera (cotton shorts) and the Kirpan (a dagger).
By way of symbols, he gave the Khalsa five emblems which would foster a strong sense of identity: kesh (uncut hair, including beard for men), kangha (comb), kirpan (sword), kada (steel bangle), and kachha (shorts reaching just above the knees).