Category: Mystery and Mysticism

Magic Power of Hair

In the ancient Vedic texts say that the first child of the gods, to spread over the Eurasian continent were flaxen, and their pale skin does not have hair.
Of these "god-like" symptoms mentioned in the sacred book of Veles and legends of pre-Christian Slavic peoples period. In particular, it is narrated that the Aryans, created after the death of the continent Arctida powerful country in Asia, and then journeyed to the west, fair haired and were of high growth.

Sign godlike relationship

Blonde hair were considered a sign next to the divine nature of early Egypt and the Celts in ancient China, the Scythians and Huns to their mixing with European tribes. Tradition Hopi Indian people long before the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus had read that the "golden age" for the people again come after them will come "bald."
In contrast to the east, in the cultures of the Anglo-Saxon countries, a sure sign of divine relationship had dark hair, Kojima had representatives lost continent of Lemuria and Atlantis civilization. Priests and rulers of these sunk into oblivion mythical peoples were the progenitors of many countries of Western Europe, contributed to the flourishing of ancient Egypt and ancient Sumerian state.
But the abundance of hair on the human skin and in the eastern and western ancient cultures believed reminder of the fall, which occurred at the dawn of civilization.
Evidence diabolical nature of man, according to the inhabitants of medieval Europe, was also a "fiery" hair. It was assumed that one of the red-haired ancestors once sinned with Satan himself, and since neither the innocent descendants bear the indelible stamp demonic. For this reason, according to some historians, most of the women burned at the stake during the Holy Inquisition, were red.

Old beliefs and traditions

Ethnographers and esoteric sure that associated with hair ancient beliefs and traditions is an echo of the ancient legends of the divine nature of humanity. In particular, in all cultures around the world are considered to be the seat of the hair vitality. For example, in ancient Egypt, China and Russia did not cut children drawn. For a long time in the Christian rite of baptism ritual occurred, during which the infant was cut a small section of hair, roll it in wax and dipped into a vessel of holy water. If the wax ball was sinking, it was a sure sign that the child is going to die. If he comes to the surface — a baby destined to live long.
Married women of Slavic tribes, Judah, Eastern and Asian countries carefully hid her hair under a hat and dissolve them only when engaged in divination. In Russia pregnant forbidden haircut before delivery, so as not to take away power from himself and the future baby.
To comb our ancestors only own crest, which is traditionally made of birch, pine, oak and juniper. And this was done not only for reasons of hygiene. It was believed that someone else comb "messed up on the head" others misfortune.
Also among the Slavs was not accepted throw locks after a haircut and brushing. One of the beliefs states that a bird can fly, collect the hair and make a nest, and then the former head of the wearer will be rooting for as long as the chicks do not hatch and fly away from home.
Beliefs connected with the need to take good care of their own hair, existed in the ancient world. In particular, the historian Herodotus, who had the good fortune to see the manuscripts of the famous library of Alexandria, described one of the scrolls, which were given precise instructions on how to deal with cropped hair and nails, so that they do not become prey to the evil priests.

Religious practices

Haircut boy Indian cooking to rite of passage - beginning of the period of brahmacharya (apprenticeship)
Haircut boy Indian cooking to rite of passage — beginning of the period of brahmacharya (apprenticeship)

Back in the ancient pagan religions of the hair to be of importance.
For example, in the prince's birth rusichej a rite of passage of boys match ritual (postrizhiny), during which he shaved his head, leaving only a single strand. Simultaneously, the boys seated on a horse for the first time and gave them the weapons of war. A continuation of the tradition at the time Christianity became the ritual vows as a monk, represents a complete rejection of worldly things and go to a higher level of spiritual life.
At the funeral rites of ancient Greece deceased cut a lock of hair, thus releasing his soul to the afterlife. In Moravia, Poland and Romania under the head of the deceased was taken to put a pillow full of hair shorn from his head in life. According to legends, Lord sometimes lets the soul of the deceased in the earthly world, so that she could see his family.
It is on this pad is thirsting for a meeting with friends, and comes down from heaven …
The requirement to shave his head, which arose in ancient Egypt, in many religions is a sign of complete submission to God. Such a rule for centuries held in China, the Middle East and the Islamic countries. On his head was left only a small tuft of hair, for which the faithful after his death, could lift the spirits in heaven. However, the higher degree of religiosity was the total rejection of haircuts. A striking example — the biblical Nazarite (take vows) Samson, enormous power of which was his long hair …

Second after the blood

Here is the tonsure - a symbol of monasticism
Here is the tonsure — a symbol of monasticism

As the biblical legend, Samson, the Philistine with sinning, lost his hair, and with them and their strength.
This, according to some researchers of the paranormal, one of the first references to the so-called vlasyanoy magic, often used by sorcerers and priests for their own, not always good, goals.
According to the esoteric and magicians, hair is standing on the second place on the strength and effectiveness of the magical effects after human blood. By vlasyanoy magic healers shot damage and was filled with sickness, and even favorite prisushivali unravel the so-called karmic knots. In particular, the practice of Siberian witches removing ancestral curse. For the ceremony were taken strands of hair from three generations of one family. In this case, its senior representative should be dying. When he died, the interwoven strands into a small ponytail, which is then cut into small pieces. Then they were mixed with the earth and dispel the wind.
In old Russia and Western Europe have used hair fortuneteller.
They knew how much information rich is their energy, which contains key information about the fate of the man, his ancestors and descendants. In ancient chronicles are facts that tell of how the Magi northern Slavic tribes, only spending palm hair neighbor could see his entire fortune. In Pomors even today hereditary witch is often used technique in which cut human hair dipped in silver bowl with spring water and stare at the surface. According to the fortune-tellers, soon begin to open their eyes a picture of the future of human life.
Experts on the paranormal are convinced that the hair is one of the most powerful men of energy substances, unique antennas that connect us with the cosmic mind as during the earthly life and after it.

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