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The Living Goddess

Reclaiming the Tradition of the Mother of the Universe

by Linda Johnsen

  • 369 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Yes International Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aspects of religions (non-Christian),
  • Philosophy,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Socialissues,
  • Eastern - General,
  • Hinduism - General,
  • Hinduism,
  • Eastern,
  • Goddesses

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9465077M
    ISBN 100936663235
    ISBN 109780936663234
    OCLC/WorldCa40479985

    Get this from a library! The Living Goddess: a journey into the heart of Kathmandu.. [Isabella Tree] -- In a small medieval palace on Kathmandu's Durbar Square lives Nepal's famous Living Goddess – a child as young as three who is chosen from a caste of Buddhist goldsmiths to watch over the. The House of the Living Goddess. I’m no stranger to religion, but this was the first time I was hearing about living Gods. I was not aware that Nepal, as a country, worships not one, but five Living Goddesses who are thought to be the manifestation of the Hindu goddess : Will Mcgough.

    This very readable, yet scholarly book, takes us to the temples, jungles, and cities of India to reveal a continuous stream of Goddess spirituality that is unbroken for most of human history. "The Living Goddess" also offers a vision of what our own Goddess heritage in the West must have been, revealing how much we lost when humans turned away. The Living Goddess ISBN: Format: pp demi pb Place: Nepal. Author Biography. Isabella Tree is an acclaimed author and award-winning travel journalist and was, from to , senior travel correspondent at the Evening Standard.

    The Living Goddess: A journey into the heart of Kathmandu eBook: Tree, Isabella: : Kindle StoreReviews: In a small medieval palace on Kathmandu's Durbar Square lives Nepal's famous Living Goddess – a child as young as three who is chosen from a caste of Buddhist goldsmiths to watch over the country and protect its people. To Nepalis she is the embod.


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Woven around the mountains of Nepal, The Living Goddess by Isabella Tree is a vividly told tale of mystery, myth, history and tradition, around the Kumari tradition.

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This beautiful book takes us to India today and shows us a Goddess who flourishes in temples, festivals, and in the hearts of millions. Johnsen penetrates the heart of the tradition to reveal that 2/5(3).

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Living Goddess Kumari Regarded as a Living Goddess, a young Newar girl with no blemishes is chosen to represent the Goddess Kumari as an incarnation of Goddess Taleju, the tutelary deity of the Malla dynasty and the Shah dynasty which inherited the tradition.

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Marija Gimbutas wrote and taught with rare clarity in her original—and originally shocking—interpretation of prehistoric European civilization. This book was particularly useful as I read it during my visit to Nepal and Kathmandu, where I saw the current Living Goddess.

Without this book I would not have understood the process of selection and the relevance of her role in society. If she smiles whilst appearing at the window this is /5(15). Through it she draws a vivid portrait of the girl-goddess, the beliefs and practices of traditional Nepal, and the uneasy journey it now makes towards modernity.

Deeply felt and written over many years of travel and research, The Living Goddess is a profound, compelling and extremely moving book.". Kumari, or Kumari Devi, or Living Goddess – Nepal, is the tradition of worshiping young prepubescent girls as manifestations of the divine female energy or devi in Hindu and Buddhist religious traditions.

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