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The Living Goddess Kumari of Kathmandu, Nepal

Kathmandu’s Durbur Square, the traditional heart of the old town, offers a dizzying number of gods, goddess and deities on display. Intermingled between the Buddhism and Hinduism symbolism is one of the most fascinating, and somewhat mysterious aspects of Hindu … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 17Oct11 Nepal

  This week’s travel photo takes us to Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal to learn about a traditional Hindu funeral. Pashupatinath Temple is the oldest and most sacred Hindu temple in Nepal and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Nepalese legend … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 10Sept11 Nepal

  This week’s Travel Photo of the Week takes us the the dusty streets of Durbur Square in the Kathmandu Valley of Nepal to meet a Hindu holy man or sadhu. It is a common misconception that Nepal is predominantly … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 6May11 Nepal

Namaste and welcome to this week’s Travel Photo of the Week as we travel to the sacred Kathmandu valley of Nepal. These spinning prayer wheels were photographed in the Buddhist Temple of Swayambhunath or as referred to by tongue-tied tourists, … Continue reading

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