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Kshatriya Komarpanth Samaj

ಅಖಿಲ ಕೊಮಾರಪಂತ ಸಮಾಜ REG No. 332/83-84

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NEWS:

Women

Traditional Sari: Sari is one of the most wonderful dresses worn by Kshatriya Komarpanth women. A sari is a strip of unstitched cloth, ranging from four to nine meters in length that is draped over the body in various styles. The most common style is for the sari to be wrapped around the waist, with one end then draped over the shoulder baring the midriff. Few also take it over head while worshipping. Navwari sari: Since this sari is usually worn using a single nine meters cloth, it is also referred to as Nauvari which means Nine Yards. Traditional clothing for women is the saris but salwar and Ghaghra Cholis are widely used by women from our community. There are few traditional clothes which are basically worn by women in traditional ceremonies. Komarpanth women highly believe in religion process & belief. They wear simple decent earrings, nose ornaments and brightly colored bangles. Women generally prefer to wear Golden & silver ornaments during special events & festivals. Some paint a dot of color or apply a readymade Bindi, on their foreheads. The Bindi is also a fashion statement and may be matching to the color of the dress or to the personality. In ancient time this Bindi it was made using Honey Wax & Kumkum powder. Now a days, more and more youth are adopting western style.

Men

Dhoti and Coat: Dhoti kurta is the traditional Kshatriya Komarpanth clothing of men. Unlike other dresses, it is an unstitched piece of cloth usually 5 yards long that is tied around the waist and legs. The knot is tied at the waist. Most of older people continue to wear the traditional Dhoti along with coat. Kurta: Kurta is a term used to refer to a long loose shirt, the length of which falls below or may be just above the knees of the wearer. The kurta is worn with a Dhoti, Pajjama, Shalwar, Lungi or Jeans. In the olden times, it was primarily worn by men. For men, traditional clothes are the Dhoti, Coat, or Kurta. But now a days Men basically prefer to wear a trouser or Jeans along with a shirt or T-Shirt. Men basically prefer to wear Kurta & Coat during speacil events & festivals.