Nepal's Child Goddesses
Chance Haney. Nov 2, 2015
1.The girls—there are currently 10—are chosen by priests based on their lineage and horoscope, and they’re sought out daily by people for blessings of protection and prosperity
2.Retired kumaris often have trouble readjusting to “mortal” life.
3.“It is an honor to be chosen as a kumari,”
4.Today, the tradition exists only in Nepal, and it’s waning.