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Old 18-Jul-2009, 05:02 AM
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I have a few questions about the attire of Guru Gobind Singh ji.
Did he wear a dhumalla or a traditional royal mughal turban of the time?
Reference:: Sikh Philosophy Network http://www.sikhphilosophy.net/history-of-sikhism/25863-questions-about-guru-gobind-singh-jis.html

If he wore a dhumalla, did he wear it like the Nihangs or just wore a simple one (a round turban resembling some of the paintings of OTHER gurus)?

If he wore a Nihang one, did he stack chakars on it?
Reference:: Sikh Philosophy Network http://www.sikhphilosophy.net/showthread.php?t=25863
Did he place miniature shastars in it?
Did he wear a farla?
Did he wrap tora around it?

I think his turban would look more like it does in those old paintings, like those royal mughal turbans. but there are many people who insist his turban would be different; some insist that his turban would be a like traditional Nihang dhumalla.

So I need answers, and if sources are provided, then great!


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Old 18-Jul-2009, 05:23 AM
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Re: Questions about Guru Gobind Singh ji's attire

Bhagatji

I just saw a pic of one of his turbans on the Budha Dal web site, and will look for it right away.
Reference:: Sikh Philosophy Network http://www.sikhphilosophy.net/showthread.php?t=25863

But he may have worn different styles. This is just one.
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Old 18-Jul-2009, 05:37 AM
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Turban of Guru Gobind Singh Ji Wrong address - It was SikhsInKuwait
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Check the web site for even more info.

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Old 18-Jul-2009, 05:55 AM
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Re: Questions about Guru Gobind Singh ji's attire

awesome that looks like what I have painted so far.
Any evidence of a dhumalla? The website doesn't have anything.
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The website doesn't mention the machiwara incident. It goes from chamkaur straight to malwa. Is malwa = machiwara?
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Can't answer the other questions. Buhda Dal site does seem to say that the dhumala was a creation of Nihangs. Guru Gobind Singh was not a Nihang.
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Re: Questions about Guru Gobind Singh ji's attire

wow! its as if ancient pictures of Guru Sahibs have disappeared off the net. I saw several a few years ago... didn't save... now they are nowhere to be found.
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Page through this book. It is a well-acclaimed work of scholarship. Plates are in black and white, but you can adapt based on other information you have.

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Sikh GURUS didnt want us to be "attached" to their bodies, dressing styles, shoes, slippers, etc etc...they wanted us to be attached to GURBANI and Basic GURMATT GYAAN of WAHEGURU.
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That is why they took so much effort into putting together a 1429 page Granth Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji..but not a single line about their attire..etc...
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