INDIA: Head-shaving celebration

by Mircea Samoila March. 01, 2010 11184 views

My colleague Pandi (I call him Pandiji) invited me to his son's head-shaving ceremony. Hindus do this when their children turn 1 year old: they shave the baby's head and apply a yellow paste made of sandal wood, which cools and soothes the skin

Pandiji is the first one on the right

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Pandka 7 years, 11 months ago

Lovely set! Thank you for interesting explanation about this custom.

7 years, 11 months ago Edited