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About Kumari

Kumari, or Kumari , or Living Goddess – is the tradition of worshipping young pre-pubescent girls as manifestations of the divine female energy or devi in traditions. The word Kumari is derived from the Kaumarya, meaning “princess”.

The Holy Sites and Vibrant Tales in Dang

The Pandeshwor Mahadev is thought to have been established by Pandavas during their exile. There’s also an interesting local legend regarding the inside the temple and Saaj tree attached to the temple. When we travel through the Valley, which lies between the Mahabharat Range in the north and the Churia Range in the south, we travel back in , into the exciting tales of , , and queens. There .

Kathmandu, The Land of Bhairava

In popular lore, the of and death, was considered to be the , jury, and executioner in times. Anyone accused of the crime was made to stand before Kaal Bhairava for judgment. Bhairava in the Jatra festival Under sunny skies, huge crowds packed the in to witness the Indra Jatra festival. Among the many dazzling attractions, is a practice of the chariot procession of the living .
Pashupatinath Temple

Trends and practices of Nepal

Some trends and practices of are as listed below: Deuki is an custom practiced in the far western regions of Nepal in which a young girl is offered to the local Hindu temple to gain merit. Young girls are offered by poor families. Also, another cause is the false belief of gaining protection and good favor from . Deukis have to depend on worshipers’ monetary offerings to the temple for their livelihood. .

The divine living goddess in Nepal – Kumari

is a land of real divinity. Nepal is the land of living known as . The practice Kumari dates back to centuries, probably from the Kingdom. The spirit of goddesses has been residing in form of pre-pubescent virgin girls. Kumari - A brief introduction Kumari is derived from the word Kaumarya which means princess. Kumari is worshipped both by and  in Nepal. Most of the kumari in  .

Origin of Thangka Paintings

The actual origin of the  has been a subject of confusion. Some stories claim that originated from , some claim that they have been originated from , while some claim from . Is it Nepal? Though is believed to be painted in Tibet at first the real origin is from Nepal. It is because during the reign of in 6th century he invited from Nepal to paint the .
Avalokiteshvara

Avalokitesvara and its forms

Among the 108 of Lokeswara  is one who refuses to accept since he considers such acceptance is selfish in view of the of the great majority of the people who have not yet attained the stage. His sacrifice symbolizes infinite (Karuna), sharing of mankind's misery, willingness to help those in distress. He holds in his hand the indestructible jewel. He is and protector from danger. So his "" .