Sikhism

Chauri

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A whisk is waved over the Guru Granth Sahib whenever it is read. This whisk is caleld a chauri and is usually made of yak tail hair or artificial fiber, set in a wooden or metal holder. The use of the chauri derives from the practice of retainers keeping dignitaries cool with a whisk or fan, which became a symbol of sovereignty and honor.

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Title Chauri
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Last UpdatedJanuary 29, 2021
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MLA Citation “Chauri.” ReligionFacts.com. 29 Jan. 2021. Web. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021. <religionfacts.com/chauri>