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Kirpan Kakaar

Discussion in 'Sikh Youth' started by Arvind, Nov 1, 2004.

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  1. Arvind

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    As per Sikhism, a Singh is required to wear 5 Kakaars (5 Ks) which are:
    1. Kesh
    2. Kangha
    3. Kachhera
    4. Kirpan
    5. Kara

    Considering above as five Ks, let us discuss their importance, significance and relevance in today's times.

    This thread is created for discussion of Kirpan Kakaar specifically. Please discuss.
     
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  3. Arvind

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    Kirpan stands for sword as an emblem of courage and self-defense. A reminder to self-reliance, the capacity and readiness to always defend the weak and the oppressed. Sikh rule is never to do injustice and never let anyone do injustice.
     
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    One thing I find within Sikhs is beleif tha the Kirpan is just a symbol, therefor it doesnt matter about its size, sharpness or practicality to use in a situation where you have to defend yourself . In my opinion the Kirpan is a symbol of defending the helpless etc. but it must also be a proper weapon
     
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    even if its dull u can still kill sumone with it iam not encouraging anyone to do so though
     

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