In the ancient Vedic texts say that the first offspring of the gods, settled on the Eurasian continent, were blond, and their pale skin just did not have hair.
06 of these "god-like" symptoms mentioned in the sacred book of Veles and the legends of the Slavic peoples of pre-Christian period. In particular, they narrated that the Aryans, created after the destruction of Arctida powerful country in Asia, and then journeyed to the west, fair haired and were of high growth.
Sign of a god-like relationship
Blond hair is considered a sign of closeness to the divine nature of early Egypt and the Celts in ancient China, the Scythians and Huns to their mixing with European tribes. Legends of the Hopi Indian people long before the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus talk about the fact that the "golden age" for their people once 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 kinship was a dark color hair, whom had representatives from the lost continent of Lemuria and Atlantis civilization. The 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 the state of the ancient Sumerians.
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 of diabolical nature of man, according to the inhabitants of medieval Europe, was also a "fiery" hair. It was assumed that one of the ancestors of the red-haired 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 are the echoes of the ancient legends of the divine nature of humanity. In particular, in all the world's cultures hair is considered the seat of the life force. For example, in ancient Egypt, China and Russia did not cut children bald. For a long time in the Christian rite of baptism was performed a ritual during which the infant was cut a small section of hair, rolled it in wax and dipped into a vessel of holy water. If the wax ball was sinking, it was a sure sign that the baby is going to die. If it floats to the surface — a baby destined to have a long life.
Married women of Slavic tribes, the Jews, Eastern and Asian countries carefully hid her hair under a hat and dissolve them only when engaged in witchcraft. In Russia pregnant women were forbidden to be cut before delivery, so as not to select the strength in themselves and the future of the baby.
Combed our ancestors only own a comb, which is traditionally made from birch trees! pine, oak and juniper. And this was done not only for reasons of personal hygiene. It was believed that an alien races Ceska messes down "other people's troubles are also among the Slavs was not accepted throw locks after cutting and scratching. One of the beliefs states that a bird can fly, collect hair and make a nest, after which the former owner of their head will hurt 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 happiness to see the manuscripts of the famous library of Alexandria, describing 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.
Back in the ancient pagan religions of the hair to be of importance. For example, in the prince's birth Ruthenians with the rite of initiation ritual boys match (postrizhiny). during which he shaved his head, leaving only a single strand. At the same time 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 a ritual vows as a monk that embodies a complete renunciation of worldly things and the transition to a higher level of spiritual life.
In the funeral rites of ancient Greece, the deceased was 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 during his lifetime. According to legends. Lord sometimes lets soul of the deceased in the earthly world, so she could see his relatives. It is on this pad is hungry for a meeting with relatives, and descends from the heavens …
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 Islamic countries. On his head was left only a small tuft of hair, for which the believer after his death could lift the spirits in heaven. However, a higher degree of religiosity was the complete failure of haircuts. A striking example — the biblical naeorey (who took a vow) Samson, whose strength was incredible in his long hair …
Second, after the blood
As the biblical legend, Samson hath sinned, a Philistine woman, 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 magic vlasyanoy often used by magicians and priests for their own, not always good, goals.
According to the esoteric and magicians, hair is standing in second place on the strength and effectiveness of magic influence upon human blood. By vlasyanoy magic witch doctors to remove damage and filled the disease, and even favorite prisushivali unraveled the so-called karmic knots. In particular, there was a practice of the Siberian wizards removal ancestral curse. For the rite strands of hair were taken from three generations of the same family. At the same time its senior representative was supposed to be dying. When he died, the strands interwoven into a small ponytail, which is then cut into small pieces. Then they were mixed with the earth and dispel prevalent in the wind.
In old Russia and in Western Europe, the hair used fortune-teller. They are well aware of how information-rich is their energy that contains key information about the fate of the man, his ancestors and descendants. In ancient chronicles the facts that tell of how the Magi northern Slavic tribes, but after spending his hand through his hair neighbor could see all of his destiny. We Pomors even today hereditary Weird Sisters are 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, shortly before their eyes begin to open the picture of the future of human life.
Experts in the paranormal are convinced that the hair is one of the most powerful energy substances people, a kind of antennas that connect us with the cosmic mind both during the earthly life, and after it.
"Secrets of the twentieth century" in November 2012
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