The Five Ks, or Panj kakaar / kakke, are five items
of faith that baptized Khalsa Sikhs wear at all times at the command
of the tenth Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh who so ordered at the
Baisakhi Amrit Sanchar in 1699.
The Khalsa Sikhs who don all the Five Ks are known as
Amritdhari while the Sikhs who have not donned all the Five Ks are
known as Sahajdhari.
These five Ks are :