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Religious History of Dreadlocks

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Historically, religious leaders in Judaism, Christianity, Islam and Hinduism have been known to wear dreadlocks.  For example James the Just, the first bishop of Jerusalem and "brother of Jesus," was believed to have worn dreadlocks down to his ankles.  The Nazarites, Sadhus, Dervishes and Coptic Monks reportedly wore dreadlocks as well.  Dreadlocks are clearly a global phenomenon and religion and population migration are possibly at the root of its universality.  To add credence to this argument, an examination of dreadlocks in Jamaica takes us back thousands of years to India and the Vedics.

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