Ganiyam - Angavasthiram
Specifications of Ganiyam - Angavasthiram
Ganiyam - Angavastram or Thundu is traditionally a white piece of cloth or stole, worn by men matching to Dhoti, which is draped over the shoulders. It is a long rectangular cloth meant to cover the torso. This piece of clothing is generally worn with the South Indian dhoti or veshti especially among the Brahmins and their temple priests. The angavastram is not just an accessory in South India as this garment has a series of practical uses as well.