Kumari goddess taking a walk through town in dashein festival time in Bhaktapur, Nepal, October 2011

Kumari goddess taking a walk through town in dashein festival time in Bhaktapur, Nepal.Kumari is the tradition of worshipping a ritually selected young prepubescent girl as manifestation of divine female energy or devi in Hindu traditions. Kumari means young unmarried girl (Kumar is an umarried man, both names are also popular as first names in Nepal).
Kumari goddess taking a walk through town in dashein festival time in Bhaktapur, Nepal.Kumari is the tradition of worshipping a ritually selected young prepubescent girl as manifestation of divine female energy or devi in Hindu traditions. Kumari means young unmarried girl (Kumar is an umarried man, both names are also popular as first names in Nepal).
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