Global Cultures

Cultures around the globe and throughout history saw their hair as an important part of their identity, status, history and memories. Their hair reflected how they lived and their beliefs. Whether it got one closer to nature, a better hunter or is a symbol of a life’s journey. Hair is an important part of some many amazing cultures, taking great pride in the state of their hair. We will be discussing different religions and their relation with their hair. Here are their stories:

The Nadi System for Hair Health
In Ayurveda, the Nadi system (Nadi, coming from the word Nad which means motion, flow or vibration) is a group of energy channels that carry prana (life) force throughout the body. They connect our nerves, as well as the subtle circuitry (yoga nadis) of the mind, self and consciousness matrix that supports our physical presence. There Continue Reading
Why Monks Shave their Heads
Long, beautiful hair is a sign of strength, health, beauty and spiritual connection for some cultures; however, some religions see it from the other side of the spectrum: they consider it something banal and vain or they just want to follow a tradition. This has resulted, throughout the years, in partial or complete shaving of Continue Reading
Rasta Way of Growing Hair
History Dreadlocks are strands of hair that become matted together after not being combed for a period of time. Dreadlocks are not just a popular hairstyle, some dread their hair for spiritual reasons. Rastafarians are a group of people who do this for the latter reason. They wear their dreads as an expression of an Continue Reading