A comb worn in the hair as one of the five distinguishing signs of the Sikh Khalsa.
- It must be combed at least twice a day, and is usually held in place with the kangha, a small wooden comb.
- 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.
From Punjabi kanghā.
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