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3-Year-Old Girl Chosen by Hindu Priests to be Nepal's New “Living Goddess” - Patheos (blog)

A three-year-old girl named Trishna Shakya has been chosen as the new “living goddess” (Kumari) of Nepal. She will now be worshiped by Hindus and Buddhists alike for years until, on her 12th birthday, she is replaced by another child. ShakyaPriestess ...and more »

3-year-old anointed as 'living goddess' - The Hindu

A three-year-old girl was anointed the new “living goddess” of Kathmandu by Hindu priests on Thursday and taken to a palace in the historic centre of the Nepali capital where she will remain until she reaches puberty. Wearing a red dress, Trishna ...and more »