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The Living Goddess of Nepal Putting on Makeup
The Living Goddess of Nepal applies some makeup in her home inside the Kumari Temple of Patan in Kathmandu Valley. The usual Goddess make up is a black eyeliner and a big red "tikka" on the forehead that is believed to awaken the 3rd eye and to give power.
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