Miscellaneous

Is it necessary to shave head in Tirupati?

Is it necessary to shave head in Tirupati?

In general, no. In general, not mandatory. Visit or Darshan can be made without hairshave. Traditional dress code is mandatory as displayed there.

Why people shave their head in Tirumala?

People give their hair (tonsure) to the Lord Venkateswara when they visit Tirupati -Tirmala on pilgrimage mainly to fulfill their “mokkubadi” (vow or obeisance). Some offer their hair out of a gesture or token of respect and submit to the Lord that they carry no arrogance or ego before Him.

Can long hair be shaved?

Shaved Sides On Very Long Hair It’s great for a woman with a lot of hair or even very long hair because you keep your length, but get rid of a lot of bulk. What’s your best advice? It makes styling long hair easier because you have half as much. With length, you can still do curls and keep your girly side.

What happens to the hair in Tirupati?

The hair collected in Tirumala is cleaned and dried at controlled temperatures and stored in categorised bins at a TTD warehouse in Tirupati.

Why do we give hair to Lord Venkateswara?

According to Hindu belief, the reason behind giving this donation is said to be that Lord Venkateswara repays the loan taken from Kubera. It is believed that the price of hair we give, Lord Venkateswara, gives you ten times more than that. The good thing is that devotees here donate hair of their own free will.

How do girls hide long hair?

Put your hair up in a ponytail or bun. Putting your hair in a bun is also a great way to disguise length. If all your hair is wrapped up, nobody will know how long it is. You can also just tie long hair into a half-bun, leaving some strands hanging loose.

Why is hair offered in Tirupati?

The tradition of donating hair in Tirupati Balaji is quite old. According to Hindu belief, the reason behind giving this donation is said to be that Lord Venkateswara repays the loan taken from Kubera. It is believed that the price of hair we give, Lord Venkateswara, gives you ten times more than that.