Piers Benatar

Patan, Kathmandu Valley, NEPAL

The young Kumari, or 'living goddess'. Nepalese Hindus believe that she is a deity in human form. The young girl has to pass over thirty physical and psychological tests in order to prove that she is the genuine Kumari. She is pictured on a rare public appearances to attend the final day of the annual Rato Machendranath Hindu festival.

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Piers Benatar
Patan, Kathmandu Valley
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22.1 x 34.02 cm (300 dpi)
8.7 x 13.39 inch (300 dpi)
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