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Nepal’s Living Goddess a Centuries-Old Tradition

Nepal’s Living Goddess a Centuries-Old Tradition

By on Jul 23, 2013 in Nepal

Sonia Narang

Last year, during my visit to Nepal, I dropped by the home of a Living Goddess, called a Kumari Devi. The Kumari’s attendants and family were preparing to carry her through the town to a local festival, and she was dressed in elaborate makeup and colorful silk clothes. The...

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