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Thursday, 28 January 2021

Once upon a time there was an iCard working turban, find out the interesting history of 370 types of turbans

Once upon a time there was an iCard working turban, find out the interesting history of 370 types of turbans



Why the turban identifying people and sect without Aadhar card or document was forgotten.  Why the culture that has been going on since time immemorial has now become limited to hobbies, where has gone the legacy of the wonderful turban.

Why the turban identifying people and sect without Aadhaar card or document was forgotten.  Why the culture that has been going on since time immemorial has now become limited to hobbies, where has gone the legacy of the wonderful turban.  આ પણ વાંચો: હાઈ કવોલીટી ના વિડિયો બનાવો હવે તમારા જ મોબાઈલમાં

  • PM Modi's turban love
  • The glorious history of 370 types of turbans in India
  • How the turban was used to identify the region
  • From meetings to films, the dominance of the turban can be seen

Why was the legacy of the turban preserved from time immemorial limited to hobbies?


When there were no Aadhaar cards, when there were no election and ration cards, when there were no passport size photos.  At that time, turbans were the identity of the people and the community. But now, the same turbans have become a hobby or a museum.  There are different types of helmets on people's heads today.  But there was a time when different types of turbans were seen on people's heads.  Not only that but even Prime Minister Narendra Modi never forgets to wear the traditional turban wherever he goes.  આ પણ વાંચો: જાણો તમારા આધારકાર્ડ નો ઉપયોગ ક્યાં ક્યાં થયો છે.

The turban must be worn while sitting close

There is a saying, 'Don't wear a closed turban'.  But in reality the turban must be worn while sitting close.  If you wear a loose turban, you will become a laughing stock among the people.  Because ‘long cloak, mustache curly, head turban night’ is the identity of the last Gujarati.  It is also a tradition to wear a turban.  What turban and how to wear is just as important.  Why is it also said that if the turban of ego falls from our head, then all the problems of our life will disappear in a matter of hours! 

370 types of turbans in India

It is said that the turban was worn by men.  The region and the man were identified only by his turban.  A total of 370 types of turbans are found in India.  In which there are more than 50 turbans which were considered the pride of Saurashtra.  If we look at the names of such different turbans.  Vinjan's turban, Okha's Antiali turban, Babini's turban, Nandana's turban, Sorathi's turban, Wadhwani's turban, Kathi's turban, Khuman's turban, Babrani's turban, Jaisalmer, Mewad, Ahmedabadi turban, Gaikwadi turban, Bhogari  , Chhatrapati Shivaji's turban, Kolhapur's turban, Punjabi turban, Mysore's turban, Baharvatani black turban, Mughalshahi turban, Vohra's turban, Sonasali's turban, Marathi Chogadar Safo. આ પણ વાંચો: જો તમારો મોબાઇલ ખોવાઈ જાય તો આ રીતે શોધો

The turban identified the region

In earlier times people didn't have to ask where you came from.  Because the turban worn on the man's head told everything.  There were more than 50 different types of turbans including Rajasthani, Jalawadi, Gohilwad, Sorathi made from Kathiawadi Halai, Kutchi, Laria of seven different colors.  In which red turban was worn on good occasions and white turban was worn on mourning occasions.

ગુજરાતી રિપોર્ટ વાંચવા માટે અહીં ક્લિક કરો.

Prime Minister Modi wears the traditional turban of the region wherever he goes

Whether it is a politician, a leader, an actor, meetings or films, the importance of turban is shown everywhere. That is why even our Prime Minister does not forget to wear turban in the region he goes to.  The Prime Minister's tour of every region from Jamnagar to Jammu and Kashmir has seen him in a traditional turban.  Let's first talk about Jammu and Kashmir where the Prime Minister was seen in a red Sony border turban.  So in Arunachal Pradesh, the Prime Minister in a traditional turban was seen in a different light.  Similarly, the Prime Minister has been seen in traditional turbans including Marathi, Jamnagar's traditional red turban, Rajasthani.  Not only that but in regions like Purnanchal, Tripura, the Prime Minister has been seen in different estimates in hats and caps.

As the region changes, so does the turban

Morbi's fence, Gondal's beak, Jamnagar's vertical poles, Baradi's patliyali, Barde khumpawali, Jhalawad's gheri, Gheen's serious sheep's eye, Sorath's straight, Lila's girgo.  On the left or right side of the same knot, the turban of the Kathiawadi full of art, Shir Palanti, the shepherd's bhojparu, the rabari at the end of the night, clean the sepoys, the green cloth to the fakirs, forgive the munjawars

How many types of turbans are found in Gujarat?

Different traditional tigers are found in different regions of Gujarat.  , Abadaso, Modaso, Kanthi and Pranthad turbans are found.  Ahmedabad has bhal, kaner and nalkantha turbans.  Regional turbans are found among people of different castes living in Khambhatbaru, Wankal, Sankheda, Mahuvan, Kanthal, Nimad, Khandesh, Mewar, Raj, Mathor, Dang and Baglan panths in South Gujarat.

Specialty of Rajasthani turban

Turbans worn in Rajasthan are known as turbans or turbans. There are different types according to style, color and size.  The importance of social class, caste, region and occasion can be learned from the turban.  The shape and size of the turban can also vary with the climatic conditions of different regions.  Turbans are large and loose in hot desert areas.  Farmers and shepherds wear large turbans. In Rajasthan, turbans are also used by tired travelers as pillows, blankets or towels.  It can also be used for water filtration.

What kind of turban is worn on the paws?

The turban worn by the Sikhs is called Dastar.  It is compulsory for all Khalsa i.e. Amrutdhari Sikhs to wear turban.  Its construction style may vary according to different Sikh branches and regions.  Sikh turbans play an important role in showing the distinctive identity of Sikhs.  It is worn to cover long uncut hair.  In which Patiala royal turban style is the most prevalent Sikh turban.  Apart from this, Sikh turbans are also worn in Morni, Pochvi, Amritsar Shahi, Canadian style and many other regional styles.

Peshawari turban

Peshwari turban is traditionally worn in Peshawar.  It has a hat called Kulla.  Around which a cloth called lungi is wrapped.  The turban of Peshawar looks very different from other turbans.  So it is found only in Peshawar.

Nimadi turban

The South West region of Madhya Pradesh is known as Nimad.  So the turban worn here is called Nimadi turban.  The Nimadi turban is relatively larger than other turbans.  The original Nimavadi turban is no longer seen.  Special cloth is required to tie the Nimawadi turban.  But at present Nimavadi turban cloth is not available.

Holkarshahi turban

The turban designed for the dress of the dynasty is known as the Holkarshahi turban.  It takes about a week to make this turban. This art is largely extinct.  However, the art of Holkar turban weaving is currently in the hands of only one artist in Gwalior.

Jodhpuri Gajshahi Safa

Jodhpuri Gajshahi Safa is worn at weddings.  Which was started from Jodhpur, Rajasthan.  Jodhpuri Safa comes in different colors like Pancharangi, Bandhej, Laheria and White.

Barmeri sodha turban

The turban worn by the kings of Barmer is called Barmer Sodha Turban.  As the Barmer region is dry, colorful colors are used in turbans. As Barmer district is close to Pakistan, Pakistani culture also influences the making of turbans.

Shindeshahi turban

Since both Shinde and Holkar are of Maratha dynasty, there are many similarities in their dress. The Shindeshahi turban is made according to the head of a person and is tied only once. It takes seven days to make a Shindeshahi turban.  When making a turban, it is dyed so that it takes a long time and hard work to make a turban.

Why is Safa different from turban?

It would not be so easy to wear a turban, which is the identity of the country and culture.  Traditional turbans are usually 3 inches long and 5 inches wide. In addition, the turban is tied on the head by twisting a cloth of 6 to 9 meters length.  While the safa is short and wide in length.  It is usually made of 2 meter long cloth like 4 finger wide straps.  On which there is a bouquet on the head.  Earlier maharajas also adorned this bouquet with diamonds and rubies.  Which became the hallmark of kings.  The practice of wearing turban and safo on wedding occasions as well as auspicious occasions is still there.

Folklore and sayings showing the importance of turban

There are many folk songs written on the turban, such as "Tari wanki re paghaldi nu fumatu re, mane gamtu re, wankindivalamane, kanshalevanki jar, purushni wanki paghadi, nena wanki nar".  There are many proverbs which show the importance of turban, like waving a turban, turban is ashamed.

How did the turban originate?

In ancient times, when people bathed in rivers, lakes or springs, their hair would fall on their faces.  So he started using tree branches, leaves and vines to tie his hair.  Which gradually reached the cloth and in the long run it turned into a turban.  After that, various turbans started being made from rice, rice cloth and turbans also started to be divided along with the divisions of mankind and caste.  So that turbans showing their identity were created according to the region.

Why the legacy of the forgotten turban?

In today's modern age people are fond of appearance and styling.  Safa and turbans are forgotten in jeans and T-shirts.  Now only hobbies and occasions are limited to turbans.  In earlier times, it was considered inauspicious to go out of the house with an open head.  Not only that, but putting down the turban was considered an insult.  But in today’s superfast era the turban is now forgotten.  Only on the occasion of the wedding, the bridegroom wears enough turbans for the ceremony.

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