living goddess

5.28.19

This Photographer Captures the Fragile Lives of Former ‘Goddesses’ in Nepal

Maria Contreras Coll went behind the scenes of one of the most criticised religious traditions in the world, to tell a story of the enduring power of young girls in Nepal.

2.3.17

Life of A Kumari Goddess: The Young Girls Whose Feet Never Touch The Ground

Broadly heads to Nepal to witness the centuries-old tradition of worshipping a living goddess manifested in the body of a young girl, to see how life is for the sacred children spending their lives in a temples—and what happens when they grow.