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What is placed on a baby's wrist to symbolise the unity of the Sikh community and the ness of God?

A steel bracelet called a 'kara'.


Why do Sikh children not have their hair cut?

It is a sign of their devotion to God.


When does a Sikh boy begin to wear a turban?

When he is old enough to tie it himself.


When Sikh parents are ready to present their new baby to the gurdwara what happens?

The baby is presented before the Guru Granth Sahib (place of worship).
The granthi (person who reads the holy book) prepares the amrit (Sikh ceremony of infant baptism). and reads out 5 verses of scriptures.