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I would like to know different views on women and covering their head after taking amrit. I’ve read in gurbani to cover your head when preparing food and eating. A 5 k is kesh. I think akj see kesh as dastar regardless of male or female while eg nanaksar see it as keeping your hair uncut.
 

I guess I am asking, is a dastar compulsory for a amritdhari female or is a chunni ok, or is nothing okay day to day and is it only required at certain times? I have a lot of female family members who only wear a chunni to gurdwara and nothing otherwise, yet they have taken amrit. They don’t wear a kirpan either. When I say I would want to fully wear a kirpan and dastar if I am ever lucky enough to take amrit, they think I’m extreme and over the top. I also wouldn’t wear makeup and jewellery but they all do. So I wonder am I the one who is assuming this is required which is making me delay amrit for longer as I’m not ready to wear a dastar and completely make those changes (I need my ego to lessen) or am I the one misunderstanding and is it okay to do what they do and therefore I am delaying it when I could do it sooner.

 

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Yea you can wear a chunni but ive seen that a chunni falls off frequently. So maybe a thicker cloth and just pin it so it doesnt open. 
 

ive seen both in taksal and nihung dals. And honestly they dont make a big deal about it. Its your sharda/bhavna

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On 6/21/2020 at 2:33 PM, learningkaur said:

Ok thanks.

Still confused as to why there’s so many differences amongst different groups of people on something which is kind of black and white. I suppose some will change their interpretation to suit themselves.

It is simple. Keep it clean and covered all the time. Depends your avasthaa and karam  and you may change it as per need of your soul. So, basic minimum thing to do is - cover it. 

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34 minutes ago, RajKaregaKhalsa1 said:

Dastaars are our pride. Don one, you'll feel like Maharaj is holding your head. It'll look good too. Gore love it when there are people tying Dastaars on them and you won't have to worry about a chunni falling off.

Irrelevant to the discussion at hand. Why is that worth mentioning?

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