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Living Virgin Kumari Her Worship, Fate of Ex-Kumaris and Sceptical Views (Most Authentic and Exhaustive)
Living Virgin Kumari Her Worship, Fate of Ex-Kumaris and Sceptical Views (Most Authentic and Exhaustive)
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About the Author

Indra Majupuria,M.A. (Economics and Sociology), B. Ed. is a sociologist and psychologist. She has been teaching for about 28 years at various levels including 7 years as lecture in the Institute of Education, Kirtipur Campus, Tribhuvan University. She has written several books as a co-author with Prof. Dr. T.C. Majupuria, D.Sc., having teaching and research experience of 52 years including 40 years in Nepal. Her outstanding publications are: Nepalese Youth, Joys of Nepalese Cooking, Tibetan Cooking, the Complete Guide to Nepal, Pashupatinath, Erotic Themes of Nepal, Pashupatinath, Erotic Themes of Nepal, Nepalese Women. Her main interests are in the social, cultural and educational fields. She has worked on various projects and has written a number of articles for popular audiences. Some of her books have been translated in Japanese, Thai, German, Italian languages. The book on Kumari has been used for script for some films in English, Japanese and German languages. Indra has traveled in several countries viz. Kuwait, Thailand, Japan, Hong Kong, U.K., U.S.A., Canada, Singapore, and Malaysia, India etc.

Patricia Roberts is a famous American journalist. She has stayed in Nepal for several years and carried out research work on various subjects of Nepal. She was also a foreign research scholar, registered with Tribhuvan University, Kathamandu. She did intensive studies on Living Virgin Goddess of Nepal and published a very informative article on 'Kumari' in Shangri-La magazine in collaboration with Indra Mujupuria. At present, she stays in United States of America.

 

CONTENTS
1. Why this book? 6
2. Kumari and Her Worship at a Glance 9
3. Tantrism 13
4. Shaktism (Tantric School of Hinduism) 16
5. Shaktism and Kumari Worship in Nepal 23
6. Significance of Female Principle 26
7. Divine Mothers (Matrikas) 28
8. Sixteen Mother Goddesses 36
9. First Arrival of Kumai 38
10. Where is Simraongarh? 40
11. What is Sri Yantra? 43
12. Taleju (Tulaja) Goddess 45
13. Taleju Temple 48
14. Kumari or Virgin Worship 55
15. Beginning of Kumari Worship in Nepal 58
16. Living Goddess or Kumari in Nepal 60
17. The Cult of Kumari in Kathamandu Valley 63
18. Origin of Kumari Cult in Kathmandu 65
19. Royal Kumari of Kathmandu 72
20. Unique Features of Kumari Worship in Nepal 81
21. Present Royal Kumari(2005) 84
22. Some Royal Kumaris 87
23. Who worship Kumari or Living Virgin Goddess? 91
24. Who is Indra? 93
25. History of Indra Jatra 95
26. Indra Jatra or Kumari Jatra 99
27. Patan Kuamri 106
28. Kumari Cult in Patan 108
29. Patan Kumari 115
30. Some Patan Kumaris 118
31. Present Patan Kumari(2005) 124
32. Bhaktapur Kumari 127
33. Some Bhaktapur Kumaris 129
34. Present Bhaktapur Kumari(2005) 132
35. Bungamati Kumari 136
36. Present Bungamati Kumari(2005) 140
37. Some Other Kumaris 143
38. Ex-Kumaris 146
39. Skeptical views (Pros & Cons) 156
40. Future of the Cult of Living Goddess 159
41. Suggested Behaviour 162
42. How to See the Living Goddess? 164
  Festival Calender related to Kumari 167
43. Some Flowers Essential for Kumari Worship 168
44. Dances Associated with Kumari 174
45. Kumari Coins 178
46. Select References 180
47. Index 183
  The Authoresses 185

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Living Virgin Kumari Her Worship, Fate of Ex-Kumaris and Sceptical Views (Most Authentic and Exhaustive)

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About the Author

Indra Majupuria,M.A. (Economics and Sociology), B. Ed. is a sociologist and psychologist. She has been teaching for about 28 years at various levels including 7 years as lecture in the Institute of Education, Kirtipur Campus, Tribhuvan University. She has written several books as a co-author with Prof. Dr. T.C. Majupuria, D.Sc., having teaching and research experience of 52 years including 40 years in Nepal. Her outstanding publications are: Nepalese Youth, Joys of Nepalese Cooking, Tibetan Cooking, the Complete Guide to Nepal, Pashupatinath, Erotic Themes of Nepal, Pashupatinath, Erotic Themes of Nepal, Nepalese Women. Her main interests are in the social, cultural and educational fields. She has worked on various projects and has written a number of articles for popular audiences. Some of her books have been translated in Japanese, Thai, German, Italian languages. The book on Kumari has been used for script for some films in English, Japanese and German languages. Indra has traveled in several countries viz. Kuwait, Thailand, Japan, Hong Kong, U.K., U.S.A., Canada, Singapore, and Malaysia, India etc.

Patricia Roberts is a famous American journalist. She has stayed in Nepal for several years and carried out research work on various subjects of Nepal. She was also a foreign research scholar, registered with Tribhuvan University, Kathamandu. She did intensive studies on Living Virgin Goddess of Nepal and published a very informative article on 'Kumari' in Shangri-La magazine in collaboration with Indra Mujupuria. At present, she stays in United States of America.

 

CONTENTS
1. Why this book? 6
2. Kumari and Her Worship at a Glance 9
3. Tantrism 13
4. Shaktism (Tantric School of Hinduism) 16
5. Shaktism and Kumari Worship in Nepal 23
6. Significance of Female Principle 26
7. Divine Mothers (Matrikas) 28
8. Sixteen Mother Goddesses 36
9. First Arrival of Kumai 38
10. Where is Simraongarh? 40
11. What is Sri Yantra? 43
12. Taleju (Tulaja) Goddess 45
13. Taleju Temple 48
14. Kumari or Virgin Worship 55
15. Beginning of Kumari Worship in Nepal 58
16. Living Goddess or Kumari in Nepal 60
17. The Cult of Kumari in Kathamandu Valley 63
18. Origin of Kumari Cult in Kathmandu 65
19. Royal Kumari of Kathmandu 72
20. Unique Features of Kumari Worship in Nepal 81
21. Present Royal Kumari(2005) 84
22. Some Royal Kumaris 87
23. Who worship Kumari or Living Virgin Goddess? 91
24. Who is Indra? 93
25. History of Indra Jatra 95
26. Indra Jatra or Kumari Jatra 99
27. Patan Kuamri 106
28. Kumari Cult in Patan 108
29. Patan Kumari 115
30. Some Patan Kumaris 118
31. Present Patan Kumari(2005) 124
32. Bhaktapur Kumari 127
33. Some Bhaktapur Kumaris 129
34. Present Bhaktapur Kumari(2005) 132
35. Bungamati Kumari 136
36. Present Bungamati Kumari(2005) 140
37. Some Other Kumaris 143
38. Ex-Kumaris 146
39. Skeptical views (Pros & Cons) 156
40. Future of the Cult of Living Goddess 159
41. Suggested Behaviour 162
42. How to See the Living Goddess? 164
  Festival Calender related to Kumari 167
43. Some Flowers Essential for Kumari Worship 168
44. Dances Associated with Kumari 174
45. Kumari Coins 178
46. Select References 180
47. Index 183
  The Authoresses 185

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