Goddess Kumari

KAB 2024

Medium: Oil on Canvas
Dimensions: 2 x 3 ft
Year: 2018

About the Art

Kumari is a revered title given to a prepubescent girl selected as the living goddess. Chosen based on specific criteria, including physical attributes and astrological signs, the Kumari is believed to embody divine energy and serves as a symbol of purity. Residing in a designated temple, she makes occasional public appearances during religious and cultural events. The Kumari tradition holds deep roots in Nepali mythology and reflects the spiritual connection between the divine and human realms, contributing to the cultural richness and religious practices of the region.

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