Photographing The Kumari Living Goddess
There’s really no doubt that this Kumari photograph is going into my main photography gallery. It was one of those events that meant a lot to me personally rather than purely for a “photographs” sake.
If you’d like to find out more about the Kumari then check out the links at the bottom for the series. Meanwhile here are some highlights and facts.
Facts about the Kumari in Nepal
The story behind this photograph of the Kumari
I’ve already documented this in a series of articles. However as a recap in 2007 I’d heard of the Kumari but was not able to visit her. Upon returning to Nepal I made this a priority. Along the way spending time with people in Kathmandu, Bakthapur and Patan on my search.
However once I did find and meet with the Kumari I was taken back by own discoveries. From a revered symbol to simply being confronted by a little girl called Samita I found something much better than just a photograph.
Do read the full articles for more starting here:
Should The Kumari go into my photography gallery?
Is this the right photograph would be a better heading I think. If you think there’s another photograph in the above articles which would be a better entry into the gallery then let me know in the comments.
Otherwise do you like this one?
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