How is life with the living goddesses

Summit Bayrasharya was nine years old when she became Kumari Devi - "living goddess". The word "Kumari" literally means in Nepali "Virgin." "Living goddesses" are not attained puberty very young girls who are considered to be the epitome of the Hindu goddess of power, Kali. They worshiped in Nepal as the Hindus and Buddhists. Summit has been appointed the new Kumari of Patan city last year after its predecessor, Chanira Bayrasharya, which was sixteen years old, has reached maturity, which means that it is now considered unclean.






1. Purna Sova Basharya, mother Kumari Summits Bayrasharya, puts makeup on the girl's face to take part in a solemn procession to the Kumari Ghar in the city of Patan, Nepal on April 7.




2. Goddess Kumari and her mother.
Becoming Kumari in October 2010, the Summit could no longer go to school, play outside, and her friends have no right to touch it - all these things can make her ritually impure. School St. Xavier gave her a computer where it can play in the game to use drawing program. Along with the computer, Executive Committee of St. Xavier's School offered free education to young Kumari. Teachers come to the Kumari Ghar, mansion living goddess to give the girl the lessons for three hours a day. At the weekend, the Summit can invite friends to play with her in the house.




Becoming Kumari in October 2010, the Summit could no longer go to school, play outside, and her friends have no right to touch it - all these things can make her ritually impure. School St. Xavier gave her a computer where it can play in the game to use drawing program. Along with the computer, Executive Committee of St. Xavier's School offered free education to young Kumari. Teachers come to the Kumari Ghar, mansion living goddess to give the girl the lessons for three hours a day. At the weekend, the Summit can invite friends to play with her in the house. & Quot; / & gt;

3. Kumari Summit Bayrasharya before participating in a solemn procession to the Kumari Ghar in the city of Patan, Nepal.



4. Believers worship Kumari during a religious festival in the city of Patan, April 19.
Kumari most of the time remains substantially enclosed in their own home, but there are some days when it is allowed to appear before the public. However, out of the house it must make itself it can not get out, her feet must not touch the ground, as this is considered a bad omen. Believers ask for her blessing, giving her flowers, money and touching her feet. Everything from businessmen who want to start a new project, the students who are preparing for an important exam, and ending just people hoping to find the strength to beg and improve the health of the patient visit Kumari Kumari Ghar in order to receive her blessing.

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