The sikki is a type of grass that is connected with important ceremonies and rituals. Sikki is wired and stitched together with the pasikki, dyed in several different shades, using a thick needle called takua. Boxes made of Sikki are used for various purposes. A special container woven out of sikki grass, the pauti, is a sentimental gift that accompanies the bride when she leaves her home after her wedding. Indeed, for the bride, next to the wooden container for sindoor (sinhora), is a precious gift that she treasures for her entire life.
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