Every time one buys a new Kushti, one wonders on the question : “How long does one need to buy?”
A Kushti is measured on a Gaj basis; a Gaj being approx. 27″ long.
Kushti are sold on Gaj + quarter, half and three-fourth lengths..
It is mentioned that besides the 3 rounds on ones waist, one should add an extra 10 inches to allow for : Looseness around the waist.
The front and back knots, The 2 Laris and for Shrinkage over a period of time, on account of regular washing.
So how long Kushti does one need to buy?
The formula :
[Waist length in inches x 3 +10] divided by 27. .
Kushti Ready reckoner :
Kushti length 2.4 Gaj
Kushti length 2.6 Gaj
Kushti length 3.0 Gaj
Kushti length 3.5 Gaj
Kushti length 3.9 Gaj
Kushti length 4.4 Gaj
Kushti length 4.8 Gaj
Kushti length 5.3 Gaj
Kushti length 5.7 Gaj
Kushti length 6.1 Gaj
Kushti length 6.6 Gaj
Kushti length 7.0 Gaj
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