Traditional Swords: Kora & Khukri

Traditional Swords: Kora & Khukri


The khukri is the national weapon of Nepal. Over the centuries, it has been wielded with great skill and bravery by the Gurkhas. Legend has it that the Gurkha never sheaths his kukhri without first drawing blood with it; and till today most Gurkhas still swear by this custom.

Besides the world renowned kukhri, the kora sword is a historic war weapon of the Gurkhas and has been in use for centuries.



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