Reading Swami and Friends - Dress and Costumes
In Father's Presence
Father was standing in the small courtyard, wearing a dhoti and banian...
We thought we would talk about dresses and costumes unique to our home and place; Pestalozzi Children's Village students shared their reflections:Kanika Dogra is from Himachal Pradesh in India, and she writes, I'm from Himachal Pradesh, where men wear kurta pyjamas and caps; and women wear churidar pyjamas or salwar with kameez and dupatta. Himachali caps represent cultural identity; people in our community consider the cap a symbol of pride. like turbans for siks in Pujab. In Himachal, we have many different types of national costumes.
Reflections from Pestalozzi Childrens' Village, India