Rajasthani Pagri is a piece of cloth wrapped around the head. The color usually denotes pagri mood and atmosphere. Brilliant color denotes pagri festive ceremonies, while dark like brown, khaki represent bleak time. In Nagaur, yellow pagri was popular.
Types of PAAG, and Safa Pagri
Umrao PAAG of Udaipur, Jaipur Saafa Royal, Royal Jodhpur Jaswant Pech, Samodh, Calcutti, Toki, Dholpuri, Jalori and Malani are the various forms and names of those who joined the Rajasthani culture.
If the end corner Saafa fabric is colored, then known as Chhla. If done Zari then called as Pecha. Kantop is the name given to the piece of iron pagri.
Chanderi, Lehariya, Mothda, Pachranga and Satranga are the different types of pagri available in several colors in Rajasthan.
Nagauri PAAG is quite famous, as it has been exported to other countries. In the royal families of Jaipur, the popular PAAG were - PAAG lafdar and PAAG Shahigarh who still have their place in royal attire.
Popular Turbans, Pagri
Well, turban has a lot of reverence and significance in the Sikh religion. People who join the Khalsa Panth are forbidden to cut their hair. Sikh men wear turban so as to manage their long hair. In the Sikh religion, the turban is known as dastar, which is considered to be a very respectful Punjabi word.
Rajasthan is a very big state exhibiting a wide diversity. In Rajasthan, as you travel from one city to another, you'll find men wearing absolutely different turbans. In Rajasthan, the turban is known as pagri or safa. There are certain parts in Rajasthan, where the size of turban is evocative to the position and status of the person in society.
In the districts of Kodagu and Mysore, Pagri is known as Mysore peta. Here, the is considered to be a source of pride. Notable personalities are honored by presenting them the Mysore peta. This in itself is suggestive of the fact as to how much significance the turban has for the people in Mysore. In the district of Kodagu, men team their ethnic dress with a turban on the celebration of special occasions.
Turbans in Muslim Community
In Islamic religion, wearing turban is considered customary. Muslims call turban "imamah". Most of the scholars in Muslim countries wear turban. Thus, it is considered an important headdress amongst the Muslims. Infact, even the men of honor and other eminent persons in the Muslim community wear turbans.