Sunday, January 20, 2013

Religious Clothing for Men in India


Though the Indian culture is mixed and most people wear different religious cloths, there are some traditional cloths for men of diverse religious people in the country. India is a home of various religions including Hinduism, Islam, Sikhism, Christian, Buddhism, Jainism, Judaism and Zoroastrianism. Men also prefer traditional and stylish clothing to show their religious belief.



Hindu men wear Dhoti Kurta, Sherwani etc. Pheta is headgear worn by Marathi guys like Pagari in Rajasthan. During festivals commonly Hindu men wear traditional cloths while prayers and worship such as churidar, dhoti kurta and chaddar. South Indian men wear Lungi.


Pathani Kurta Pajama and Sherwani are common Muslim men’s outfits. Taqiyah is also worn during worship (namaz) by people. During main festivals like Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha people buy so many new cloths.


Some of the common Sikh men’s wears include Chola worn by Sikh Warrior Attire, Kakar, Khanda and Kurta Pajama. Turban (Pagri) is the common headwear of Sikh men.


Traditional Buddhists commonly a wear robe in orange or yellow color which is called as saffron. Some of them also wear brownish tannish cloaks. They do not wear shoes.