Turban

A turban, also known as bulle or dastar in some cultures, is a kind of headwear based on clothe winding; there are many variations. Turbans are usually worn as customary headwear, usually by men, in many communities in India, Afghanistan, the Middle East, in some areas of North Africa, in eastern Africa (especially in Kenya), South Asia, and some parts of Jamaica. Turbans worn in Pakistan and India are known as Pagri.

For Sikhs, originally from Punjab in India, wearing the turban, which they refer to as Dastar, is an important religious observance. In Kenya, turbans are religious wear worn by the Akurinu, a Christian denomination. The official name of the denomination is The Kenya Foundation Of The Prophets Church or else Holy Ghost Church. Both men and women wear white turbans; children wear tunics.

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