Daura Suruwal is the name for traditional clothing (dress) in Nepal which is for male. Daura suruwal consists of a knee-length sleeved shirt that ties closed at the side, pants and shoes called docha. President, Politicians and government officials daily wear the Daura Suruwal. Now days in marriage bride also wear Daura Suruwal. Some men may choose to wear a coat or jacket over the Daura Suruwal for warmth. Several aspects of the dress have religious significance for the Buddhist and Hindu practitioners in Nepal. These include the five pleats of the shirt which signify the Pancha Buddha or Pancha Ratna, the closed collar that represents the snake around Shiva’s neck and the eight ties used to tie the shirt, which is a lucky number in Buddhism and Hinduism.
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