KATH­MANDU Nepal gets a 3-year-old girl as new liv­ing god­dess

The Myanmar Times - Weekend - - World -

A 3-year-old girl has be­come Nepal’s new liv­ing god­dess, revered by both Hin­dus and Bud­dhists in the Hi­malayan na­tion.

Tr­ishna Shakya was car­ried in a re­li­gious cer­e­mony to a tem­ple palace in the heart of the Nepalese cap­i­tal where she is to live un­til just be­fore pu­berty.

Soon after Tr­ishna’s ar­rival at the tem­ple palace, her pre­de­ces­sor, 12-year-old Matina Shakya, left from a rear en­trance on a palan­quin car­ried by her fam­ily and sup­port­ers. – Ky­odo

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