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Join us for a special screening of slideshows and films.
Detailed program on karya.fr
Followed by a discussion at the end
“The kumaris, child godesses of Nepal” (30 minutes)
Meet the living godess of the Newars, in the mortal form of a little girl: the Kumari.
This tradition means that very young girls are isolated to be venerated. The prepubescent girls are the living incarnation of the godess Durga.
“Nepal, taboo blood” (20 minutes)
For Nepalese women periods are taboo, a tradition that kills.
Followed by a discussion of living condition and treatment of women in Nepal.
Documents to download