Keeping Shikha [was Re: Sannyasins & cutting of the hair?]

Jaldhar H. Vyas jaldhar at BRAINCELLS.COM
Mon Aug 12 23:45:10 CDT 2002

On Fri, 9 Aug 2002, Prasad Balasubramanian wrote:

> Can someone explain the significance of (male)brahmans wearing the
> ear-studs (kadukkaNN as specified in tamil) ? Prasad

karNavedha as it is called in Sanskrit is one of the samskaras.  I don't
think it is restricted to Brahmans though.

Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at>
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