Siri Guru Nanak Gurdwara

Byron Road, Gillingham, Kent ; 01634 850921

Five K's

Five Ks

Guru Gobind Singh Ji ordered everyone in the Khalsa to obverse the five “Ks”

  • Kesh

Uncut hair and beard. Symbolises acceptance of God’s will.

Turban

  • Kangha

A small wooden comb to groom the hair.

Kangha

  • Karhha

An iron or steel bracelet to be worn on the right hand.

Karhha

  • Kirpan

Small sword 9 inches long, symbolises courage, strength and kindness.

Kirpan

  • Kaccha

Shorts, symbolises modesty and morality.