Significance of Turban in Sikhism – Turban Infographic

Significance of Turban in Sikhism Turban Infographic

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Turban is and has been an inseparable part of a Sikh’s life. Since Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the founder of Sikhism, all Sikhs have been wearing a turban. All Sikh Gurus wore a turban. The Sikh rehat Maryada (Sikh code of conduct) especially says that all Sikhs must wear a turban.

Why do Sikhs wear Turban?

Sikhs believe that God made you perfect as a part of his creation. So they don’t alter the body for earthly reasons. They keep the hair to respect God. To keep hair neat and clean Sikhs cover their head (men) with Turban (women) with a scarf or turban.

  • The uncut hair and the turban are a part of Sikh Identity & an article of faith.
  • A turban is a symbol of royalty, justice, dignity, courage, and purity.
  • The turban is mandatory for Sikh men and optional for Sikh women.
  • Color, style and size of the turban have no specific meaning.

The Turban Theory

  • Turban makes you taller
  • Turban is a symbol of royalty
  • It filters loud noises before it reaches your ears
  • It protects your awesomely talented brain
  • You never have a bad hair day
  • You can be easily spotted in the crowd
  • Turban is Eco-friendly

Most Used Turban Colors

Turban can be used in any color which you prefer and also match it according to your outfit. But the below-mentioned colors are most used for turban.

  • Black
  • White
  • Kesari
  • Navy Blue
  • Mehroon
  • Sky Blue
  • Khakee
  • Pink
  • Red
  • Green
  • Royal Blue
  • Purple

Famous Turban Styles

There is no hard-fast rule to tie a turban in a specific style. But over the period a few turban styles have become quite famous. Those are as mentioned.

  • Simple Dastar
  • Patiala Shahi Pagg
  • Morni Pagg
  • Wattan Wali Pagg
  • Parna

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