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Living Goddess

LOOK: These Preadolescent Girls Are Being Worshipped As Goddesses

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 04.25.2014 | Religion

Though in some traditions goddesses exist only in the spiritual realm, in Nepal they live and breathe. These kumari, or "living goddesses," are pre...

Nepal Anoints 3-Year-Old Living Goddess

AP | YUVRAJ ACHARYA | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

KATMANDU, Nepal — Hindu and Buddhist priests chanted sacred hymns and cascaded flowers and grains of rice over a 3-year-old girl who was appoint...

New Living Goddess Appointed In Nepal

AP | YUVRAJ ACHARYA | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

KATMANDU, Nepal — Hindu and Buddhist priests chanted sacred hymns and cascaded flowers and grains of rice over a 3-year-old girl who was appoint...