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Types of Religious Clothing

Buddhist Monks and Nuns
Buddhist Monks and Nuns

The robes of Buddhist monks and nuns are part of a tradition going back 25 centuries to the time of the historical Buddha. The first monks wore robes patched together from rags, as did many mendicant holy men in India at the time.

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Catholic Priests
Catholic Priests

Catholic priests have traditionally worn a cassock, or long robe, though modern clergy often wear simple black suits and a Roman collar outside of liturgical functions. Many priests also wear a clerical collar, a narrow, often white band that attaches to the clergy shirt.

Jain Monks and Nuns
Jain Monks and Nuns

Svetambara monks wear thin white robes while the Digambara monks reject any form of clothing whatsoever and live naked, or 'sky clad'. Nuns of both sects are clothed. The life of a nun or monk. Jain monks and nuns should live the simplest and most austere lives, as this prescription of the qualities of a monk shows.

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Mormon Missionaries
Mormon Missionaries

Mormon missionaries ASSOCIATED PRESS In this Jan. 8, 2013, file photo, Mormon missionaries walk through the halls at the Missionary Training Center in Provo, Utah. Full-time Mormon missionaries, called elders and sisters, are required to wear modest clothing and plain hairstyles.

Orthodox Jews
Orthodox Jews

Overview of Jewish Religious Clothing. What Orthodox Jews are required to wear according Biblical commandments and ancient Jewish customs. Differences of traditional religious Jewish clothing customs

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Sikhs (Traditional)
Sikhs (Traditional)

Required wear for a Sikh man, a turban is optional for a Sikh woman who may choose instead to wear a scarf, alone, or over a turban. Turban styles: Domalla - Double length turban of 10 or more yards (meters).

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