Monks shaved heads
Mar 6, - Here's a question that comes up from time to time -- why do Buddhist nuns and monks shave their heads? Having looked and looked, I'm still not sure about the why, other than "it's a rule." We can speculate that perhaps shaving the head reduces vanity and is a test of a monastic's commitment. It's also. Why Buddhist Monks and Nuns Shave Their Heads Catarina. Age: 20. Young woman class and full of peps, will welcome you with a smile, in this private home Tirupati Balaji was a Buddhist Shrine. Hello, I've seen some paintings and other artwork where male religious had removed the hair (shaved I guess) on only the very top of their head leaving a ring of hair at temple height. I was wondering what this is all about. Also I have no idea how to put an image of this in my post so any help there would be Do nuns have hair? - Traditional Catholicism. Barbara. Age: 23. I'm sexy, and full of life! I'm looking for the right guy to make his night hot and wild! Why do monks have shaved heads? In ancient India it was a custom for practitioners to shave their heads to show they'd renounced the five. Some Buddhist monks belong to orders that traditionally shave their heads, but then so do some Christian monks. Hollywood has seized on this (head shaving) as a traditional thing for Buddhists to do (like bad cowboys wearing the black hats). In the real world most Buddhists (and bad cowboys) are hard to tell from anyone. Pixie. Age: 30. Hello, my name is Dahlia Winter Dec 17, - In the Dharmic traditions (bith Vedic and Shramanik) hair is the symbol of vanity. Groomed hair for men and tied hair for women is the symbol of their bond with the society. It accords them their status. Nature godesses had open hair to show their Why do Buddhist monks & nuns shave their heads?