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The Sikh Articals of Faith (Sikh symbols)

The Sikhs articals of faith are known as the 5 Ks.

  KES Unshorn hair and beard. Symbol of accepting God's will and to be near nature.
  KANGHA Small comb to be carried to keep hair clean. Thus the symbol of cleanliness.
  KARA An Iron or Steel bracelet to be worn on the stronger hand. This is a symbol of the unbroken bond with God and His creation.
  KIRPAN Small sword. Symbol of courage, strength and kindness.
  KACHEHRA Specially designed shorts. Symbol of modesty and morality.

5 Ks