Devadasi: A Matted Reincarnation of Renukamba
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it is believed that a devadasi's matted hair is a symbol of her reincarnation of the goddess renukamba.
police will often visit the temples and shave the matted hair of the devadasi's heads to stop the facilitation of devadasi dedication.
In the Devadasi: Of Dedicated Bondage photo essay.
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