International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss


Implementation of Panch Kekaar and Khalsa in Sikh Society in Kelantan , Malaysia
Aman Daima Md. Zain, Syed Hadzrullathfi Syed Omar, Mohd Shahril Othman, Hasan Al-Banna Mohamed

The Khalsa and the Panch Kekaar are the two main elements in Sikhism. Those who want to become a member of this group must respect some symbols of the Sikhism called Panch Kekaar which consists of five, namely Kes (hair), Kara (iron bracelet), Kangha (brush), Kachera (trouser) and Kirpan (sword). In order to see its significance in the Sikhism, a study of the Sikh community in Kelantan has been made and it is discovered that the respondents were less satisfactied with Panch Kekaar. The study also found that not many of them fully exercise the Panch Kekaar in their lives.

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