Title:Kumari: The Virgin Goddess
Author:Siddhi B. Ranjitkar
Publisher:Book Faith India
Subject:History | Anthropology/ Sociology | Women Study | Buddhism | Spirituality / Spiritual | Nepal History | Nepal Anthropology | Nepal Women | Nepal Non-Fiction | Folk tales/ Folk songs | Non Fiction | Nepal Buddhism | Social Science | Nepal Culture and Custom
Size:110 x 152 mm
Kumari Puja or Virgin Worship is an ancient feature of Asian religious dating back to at least the late Vedic period. Newars of Nepal devote a great deal of their devotion and ritual activity to the worship of the female devotion and ritual activity to the worship of the female divine force in her multifarious forms, but the most notable and unique feature of their religion is the worship of Kumari, the living virgin goddess.