History of the Turban
all ages should be very proud of their rich heritage,
and be proud to wear the turban, bestowed upon us by our
have been wearing turbans since Sikhism was founded by
the first Guru, Guru Nanak, around the year 1500,
bearing important religious significance.
turbans have been worn for thousands of years.
Interesting, the Old Testament mentions that God
commanded Moses "to wear turban as the symbol of
prophethood, holiness and divine power, a command which
was obeyed by the Jews and the Muslims for centuries,
and ignored or forgotten by the Christians" (Dr. T.
book "The tuban and the sword of the Siks", Dr. T. Singh
lists many references from the Bible to the turban, for
example: "Once they enter the gates of the court,
they are to wear linen vestments, they shall wear linen
turban, and linen drawers on their loins." (Ezekiel