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Description

The importance and symbolism surrounding the Sikh tradition which includes, not cutting their hair, and wearing a turban. An animated story about how the Khalsa was formed in the year 1699 by the Panj Pyara, or Five Beloved Ones, is also shown.
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First broadcast:
21 May 2007

Classroom Ideas

Children could examine what items of clothing identify people as belonging to different groups eg football kits, uniforms and then compare this to the Sikhs use of the turban. They could also recreate the story of the Five Beloved Ones.

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