One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A comb worn in the hair as one of the five distinguishing signs of the Sikh Khalsa.
- ‘This activity introduces students to the five Ks of Sikhism, namely kara, kangha, kirpan, kachera and kesh.’
- ‘The hairs removed by the kangha are not to be thrown in a dirty place or on the floor.’
- ‘Each bag contains an object, eg. a kara, a kangha, a photograph of a local gurdwara.’
- ‘It must be combed at least twice a day, and is usually held in place with the kangha, a small wooden comb.’
- ‘According to scientific research keeping a wooden kangha in your hair reduces the level of static energy building up.’
From Punjabi kanghā.
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