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Visit a sacred attraction at Kumari Chowk, a courtyard inside a red-brick, three-level building that was once home to Kumari, a girl selected to be the town's living goddess until she reaches puberty and becomes mere mortal. The tradition represents "devi," the Hindu concept of female spiritual energy. Wooden balconies and windows surround the courtyard where the Kumari appears daily at regular times. Keep in mind that visitors can photograph the courtyard, but photos of the Kumari are forbidden. As you wander the conplex, look closely for intricate carvings on the doors and walls of the temple. Put Kumari Chowk on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Kathmandu trip itinerary builder .
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Kumari Chowk Reviews
ダルバール広場に到着しました。 最初にクマリの館に入ります。 館の上の小窓からクマリが覗く時は撮影禁止だそうです。 この後2ー3分幼い女のクマリが顔見せしました。 生き女神クマリはネパールの守護神として国王からも崇拝されたそうです。 more »We arrived at Piazza Darbar. First, we enter kumari's house. It seems that photography is prohibited when Kumari peeps from the small window above the building. After this, Kumari, a young woman, showed her face for two to three minutes. Kumari, the living goddess, was worshipped by the king as the guardian deity of Nepal.
クマリの館に入ります。 クマリが出て来たら写真は禁止です。 建物の撮影はOKです。 クマリの館も突っかい棒です。 生き女神、サキャという金銀細工師のカーストから選ばれ、 初潮を迎えるまで女神として此処に住む。 クマリは3階の小窓から顔を見せ少しの間皆を見ていた。 ガイドさんが言うには笑う顔は見たことないとのことです。 外のバサンタプル広場側のクマリの館です。 more »Enter the Kumari House. Photography is prohibited when Kumari comes out. Shooting the building is OK. Kumari's house is also a stick. She was chosen from the caste of a gold and silversmith named Saca, a living goddess, and lived here as a goddess until the first tide. Kumari showed her face through a small window on the third floor and watched everyone for a little while. The guide says he has never seen a smiling face. It is the house of Kumari on the side of Basantapur square outside.
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