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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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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2018
Total Views: 7522
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 21, 2018, 7:32 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D750
Focal Length: 35mm
Shutter Speed: 1/500
Aperture: f1.4
ISO: ISO1000
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