What can be more religiously symbolic than tallit for an ultimate synagogue experience! Tallit is basically a Jewish prayer shawl, which can be worn in a classic as well as contemporary way to exude richness, delicacy and gorgeousness of the material. Also known as tallit gadol or tallis, men and women can wear them during Morning Prayer calls, on holidays and on the Sabbath. They are basically worn to make your mind and heart ready for prayer and to feel exhilaration and devotion for God Almighty. Similar to yarmulkes, tallit can be of various forms; they can be simple as well as can boast of intricate designs and patterns. A gorgeously adorning wool or silk woman tallit can depict various religious symbols, important events, fascinating stories and enriching places related to Jewish culture. On the other hand, they can also be woven just to reflect states, like musings or festivities.
What is Tallit?
Basically, the tallit is a shawl used for the prayer of Jewish according to the instructions given by the Holy Bible. It is rectangular in shape and has four fringes attached on all its 4 corners. It is a reminder of Jew the son of god and his holy commandments to the people. It is made up of woolen or linen fabric mostly. These garments are obligated by Bible for tzitzit; these are the fringes that are woven on the 4 corners of tallit because of its ritual importance and holiness. That is the reason behind the only garments of wool and linen chosen for making a tallit.
The tallit is mostly found in white color shawl designed with stripes of black colors which are visible on the sides of the garment. You can see it in whole white color without black stripes at some places but the traditional way of a tallit is with core black stripes on both the ends. The white color is for presenting the divine benevolence and the black shows the god’s severity.