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The religious reasons For Removing hair

Posted by Hafez Hafez on Saturday, April 17, 2010,

The religious reasons For Removing hair

Head-shaving is a part of some Buddhist, Christian, Jain and Hindu traditions. Buddhist and Christian monks generally undergo some form of head-shaving or tonsure during their ordination; in Thailand monks shave their eyebrows as well. Brahmin children have their heads ritualistically shaved before beginning school.

In some parts of the Theravada Buddhist world, it is common practice to shave the heads of children. Weak or sickly children are often left w...
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Cultural and sexual aspects For Removing hair

Posted by Hafez Hafez on Saturday, April 17, 2010,
Cultural and sexual aspects For Removing hair

Hair, its length, style and absence, is an aspect in the culture of human society. Its removal, entirely or in certain parts of the body, is normally done for cultural or sexual reasons, which may differ for males and females. People whose hair falls outside a culture's aesthetic standards may experience real or perceived social acceptance problems.

Many men in Western cultures shave their facial hair, so only a minority of men have a beard, even th...
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