Illustrations by Stefanía Ólafsdóttir
Why do (some) yogis wear beard and long hair? More generally, why do many practitioners of different traditions let their hair grow? How can hair be useful in the practice of yoga, in particular on the technical, pranic level? In this paper, I discuss some elements related to this question, by sharing the results of some yogic experiences that have invited themselves into my body throughout the past years and that I have had the benediction to witness.
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