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The living goddess, a journey into the heart of Kathmandu
Publication year: 2015
Media class: Paperback
This title provides an intense exploration of the vibrant Nepali tradition of worshipping a pre-pubescent girl as the incarnation of the universal goddess, Devi, which moves seamlessly between present and past, myth and reality, violence and utter peace. The book retells the complex polytheistic mythology of Hindu/Buddhist tradition in a beguiling and intelligible voice.
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