Thursday, 31 July 2014

Meet And See Pictures Of The real-life goddesses whose feet don't touch the ground

The 'living goddesses' are chosen as infants and adored by thousands of Hindus and Buddhists until menstruation

                               Kumari Samita Bajracharya is worshipped by a devotee during a festival in Patan. Kumari, the living goddess, appears outside of her residence during different jatras for nine times a year as a guest. Kumari, or Kumari Devi, is a living goddessí. The word literally means virgin in Nepali. The Living Goddesses are young pre-pubescent girls that are considered to be incarnations of the Hindu Goddess of Power, Kali. The Kumari retires when she reaches puberty






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