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Sikh kirpan or ceremonial dagger or sword

Image courtesy of Prof. Richley Crapo

A kirpan or ceremonial dagger or sword that symbolizes courage, self-respect, and self-defense is carried by Sikh's. This example was made for sale to tourists visiting the Golden Temple in Amristar, India.
Copyright 2008, by the Contributing Authors. Cite/attribute Resource . admin. (2005, August 02). Sikh Kirpan. Retrieved January 07, 2011, from Free Online Course Materials — USU OpenCourseWare Web site: This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License Creative Commons License