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Hair cutting (Sanskrit chuda karma, chuda karana) is one of traditional saṃskāras performed for young . What is the significance of the tonsure haircut?

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Rites of Passage
tray filled with uncooked rice. Chudakarana, Head-Shaving ceremonial head- shaving is usually performed before the end of the third year in the home or temple.
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Namkarna Samskara (name giving). Anna prasana Samskara (first feeding). Chudakarana Samskara (head shaving).
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emony (the chudakarana sanskara or first hair cut).
Requirements for Devotees seeking Diksha
prashana, chuda karana, karnavedha, and vidyaa rambham. Householders are expected to sponsor their own diksha inviting guests and feeding all who attend.

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Tonsuring and the Western Wig and Hair Extension Market
Each day in South India, more than 50 000 men, women, and children flock to the temple in Tirupati to partake in Chudakarana (tonsuring ceremony).

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Chudakarana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Indian Culture Online.Com - Chudakarana
Chudakarana. Also called Chaula or Chudakarma, this is the ceremony in which a child"s head is shaved for the first time, leaving a tuft on the crown.
The Eight Rites of Passage or Ashta Samskara - Hinduism Basics for
Chudakarana – Head Shaving. Art by A. Manivel.
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