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With the Living Goddess in Kathmandu

$36 Limited inc GST
With the Living Goddess in Kathmandu

<p>From the devoted crowds waiting in courtyard of the living goddess Kumari Devi to the bloodstained shrines to Kali on the holy banks of the Bagmati River, Kathmandu’s culture, history and sacred

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From the devoted crowds waiting in courtyard of the living goddess Kumari Devi to the bloodstained shrines to Kali on the holy banks of the Bagmati River, Kathmandu’s culture, history and sacred landscape is utterly unique. In this fascinating talk you will learn some of this city’s history, see some of its most revered spiritual sites and architecture, and learn how different religious traditions have come to co-exist on one place.


COURSE OUTLINE

  • The Kumari Devi and the tradition of the living goddess
  • Kali worship and the sacred Hindu site of Pashupatinath
  • Buddhism, monks, monasteries and the stupa of Boudhanath
  • The mysterious and shocking deaths of the Nepalese royal family
  • Daily rituals in Kathmandu and the sacred landscape