INDIA: Head-shaving celebration

  • Posted March 1, 2010 by Mircea Samoila Viewed 10729 times
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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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      2010.04.08 Edited

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