Kumari of Bhaktapur receives offerings by devotees close to Duttatraya Square during dashein festival time in Newar city Bhaktapur, Kathmandu valley, Nepal
Kumari is the tradition of worshipping a ritual selected young prepubescent girl as manifestation of the divine female energy or devi in Hindu tradition. Kumari means young unmarried girl (Kumar means unmarried man, both names are also popular first names in Nepal).
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