Foundations of Identity and Belonging

Practising Sikhs visit the gurdwara often and may wear the 5Ks of the Khalsa – the kesh (uncut hair), kara (bracelet), kirpan (sword), kachera (breeches) and kangha (comb). Joining the Khalsa is the most obvious way of showing commitment to the Guru. It is an act of active discipleship. Sikhs commit to saying daily prayers, avoiding four taboos and behaviour expected of a son/daughter of Guru Gobind Singh Ji and Mata Sahib Kaur.

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