Dear Dhananjay,

Read your post 'Travelling, importance of facial and body hair'

Would also like you to provide your views on below obsevations & questions as you have mentioned in detail importance of hair for human spiritual efforts.But ways to protect them & regrow them wasn't discussed much.I also understood from above post why especially it was forbidden for women to cut their hair.

-->It has been scientifically proven but largely ignored that the byproduct of tesosterone DHT is mainly responsible for male baldness.Toady hair replacement & restoration is a multi billion dollar industry.But still knowledge isn't widespready as to how sexual indulgence & subsequent hormonal discharges verily burn this body.Could you shed some more light on this topic for benefit of ignorant souls.

-->Also can you provide any tips for balding & bald folks to regain their crowning glory so that it may add to their self cofidence as well as aid their sadhana by effectively absorbing & trapping energy inside.Can absolute & perfect brahmacharya regrow hair?

I understand this isn't a hairloss forum,but atleast if folks are given some sort of motivation & knowledge about harmful effects & signs of sensory indulgence it may strengthen their resolve.


1. Brahmacharya & Yoga lead to excellence in health and well being. Hence hair fall that might occur due to poor health is avoided. Most hair fall leading to baldness is however genetic and generally unavoidable. It is natural for the body to shed hair based on genetic and certain other factors. When these genes kick in, the related hormones also activate causing hair loss.

2. One should perform Sadhana and leave the rest to God. If nature decides that hair is no longer required for the individual, shedding starts. It is neither possible nor necessary to take extra measures to retain hair if nature has decided otherwise. A yogi should first learn to accept reality knowing that the body is impermanent and will eventually fall apart. Efforts should target overcoming attachment to the body and not the reverse. The aim should be to reach the Atman (self) and not worry about hair (non-self).

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(That Supreme being is the absolute truth)  


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The term 'Yoga' is a derivative of the Samskruth verb 'Yuj' which refers to union. 'Yoga', also called 'Brahma vidy‚' is the eternal dissolution of the individual 'Aham' (Ego) into the Atman (self) for 'Mukti' (liberation). Mere indulgence in '¬sana' or physical postures is not Yoga. ¬sana is only one limb or 'Anga' of Yoga. The eight limbs viz. Yama, Niyama, ¬sana, Pr‚n‚y‚ma, Praty‚h‚ra, Dh‚rana, Dhy‚na and Sam‚dhi are the means to Yoga. Brahmacharya or spiritually based continence is one of the important components of 'Yama'. 'Brahmacharya':- "Brahmani charyathey ithi" - "To surrender one's Ego and go with the will of the Almighty."


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