How to Tie a Pagari (Indian Turban)





Introduction: How to Tie a Pagari (Indian Turban)

The Pagari (Indian Turban) shown in the intractable, is worn by the men in the Sikh community in India. It is a religious requirement of the Sikhs to never cut their hair and therefore to manage their long hair they wear the turban

Step 1: Step 1

Grow hair long enough to tie it in a bun fashion on top of your head.

Step 2: Step 2

Fold cloth in an alternate folding manner with the length of ½ to 2 feet.

Step 3: Step 3

Holding the end of the cloth in your mouth stretch it across the top of your head.

Step 4: Step 4

Wrap it around your head and make sure it covers your ear lobe.

Step 5: Step 5

Follow the image. 

Step 6: Step 6

Follow the image. 

Step 7: Step 7

Follow the image. 

Step 8: Step 8

While wrapping around your head make sure you form a triangular shape on your crown.

Step 9: Step 9

Spread open the cloth that was on top of your head and tuck it into the sides of the pagari.

Step 10: Step 10

Open the cloth in your mouth and tuck into the back pagari.

Step 11: Step 11

Front view.

Step 12: Step 12

Back view.
Your Done!



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    thank you so much !!
    i am a dancer and we do perform indian dances from time to time and the company has a fixed pagari for us to dancers to wear it in a limited time , but i always wanted to learn to to wear pagari the original way .
    next on our show i will try to wear it as instructed here
    THANK YOU !!

    People need right information.
    Pagari (Indian Turban).
    To begin with, Pagari was started by Russians when they happen to settle down into hotter regions. This was adopted mostly by farmers to save their heads from heating from day's hot Sun, or those who took long journeys.
    The Natives of India didn't wear 'pagari' (their tradition is still valid in south India). Furthermore, if Pagari be 'indian', Sikhs made a good use of it by bringing it into a sect of Religious-Dharma. It is also used by people living in other states, such as Rajasthan, Haryana, Gujurat, Maharastra, Madhya Prades, UP, Bangal. They have similar 'tying process'.
    So, what is so 'Sikh' about Pagari?

    Despite whatever be the history, most of the other cultures have stop wearing turban. Only Sikh, muslim and some hindu's still wears them. Most of the western cultures have abandoned them with their facial hair.

    How long is the cloth used to do this?

    haha :) really nice instructable :)

    This is so cool! When I was little, I loved Hadji from Johnny Quest. I loved that the all-american boy had a friend-adoptive brother really, who was a proud and practicing Sikh. I'd vacillate between playing at Johnny or Hadji, but my turban always came out limp and crooked. Now, as a grownup I can finally do it right!

    I love this, i remember the crew of the Natalus in The League of Extroordinary GEntlemen, who i assume are sihk, they were turbans. It's probably alittle warped, but i always loved those guys soo much, they look badass.

    I just tried it with a cloth i had sitting around, I'll probably need some practice and a better cloth... When i get it down, I'll post pictures.

    That would be great .Do post them here;)
    Best of luck trying it out .


    I have seen some turbans with jewels stuck on the front, does that have any significance? Does it have a name?