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After the earthquake, the building has not been well maintained. It is simply supported by wood. It feels that the goddess lives in the dangerous house. The guide will appear in the window only between 10 and 12 o'clock. When we enter with a group of European tourists, after the guide shouts, the goddess really appear in the window, about 3-4 years old. Look at us, and leave for 2 minutes at most.

Kumari Temple
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According to the guide's reminder, we and many tourists from all over the world once again poured into the Living Girl Temple, waiting to see the appearance of the Living Girl Goddess in Nepal "Kumari". Living Goddess Temple, also known as Kumari Temple, is a three-storey quadrangular temple. The exterior is red-walled wooden window. There are two coloured stone lions on the doorstep. There are a row of exquisite window lattices and eaves pillars on the doorstep. On the top floor, there is a golden window with a red curtain. On the red lintel of the doorstep, there are also exquisite spiritual stories carved. Walking into the courtyard, you can see a green plant planted in the middle of the small courtyard, surrounded by carved wooden buildings. The main entrance to the courtyard is the Temple of Living Girls, and the common corridors are on both sides. The main door of the temple was closed, and the first and second windows were not opened. There was nothing special about the three windows open side by side. There is a middle-aged Nepalese man who maintains order in the courtyard. He also speaks Mandarin very well. He even knows Yang Liwei, a space hero, in his conversation with tourists. It seems that he is the real "god". It is at his beckoning that the legendary Living Girl Goddess, Kumari, appeared very briefly in the window between the three floors to satisfy the visitors'wish to see her true face. According to the regulations, tourists are not allowed to take photos of the goddess Kumari. All tourists follow the rules very well. But we haven't figured out why there are several Nepalese women selling postcards of the living girl goddess to tourists at the door of the Kumari Temple. According to the information, Kumari means the living goddess in Nepalese, which is the incarnation of the goddess'inaccessible mother in the human world. The hard-to-get mother is one of the many incarnations of the Hindu goddess Shiva's wife, the snow mountain goddess Palvati, and also the patron god of Buddhism. The worship of the living goddess is a unique religious system in Nepal. It is said that the worship of the living goddess was very popular before the establishment of the Mala Dynasty. People think that the living goddess can judge the good or bad and predict the good or bad harvest, so they come to Kumari to offer tribute and ask God for divination. The selection of the living goddess has very strict conditions and procedures, and the term of office of the goddess is generally from four to five years old until the first female cycle. It is not long to serve as the goddess, but the hardship of the future life path is unimaginable. In the centuries of long history, I do not know how many children who have not yet understood the world are thus respected as living girl goddess.
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