Envis Centre, Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India

Printed Date: Thursday, December 1, 2022

The shaven head of Adi Shankara

 

 

 

Oiled or matted, hair has been used to express materialism and fertility in India since ancient times

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: The Hindu Chennai, 18/09/2022, Magazine Section, pg.7.