Kumari Ghar (southern face)

Image title: Kumari Ghar (southern face)

Description of the photo

This image shows a miniature wooden model of the Kumari Ghar  (temple), southern face.—Kumari is a living female Goddess and lives in special home/temple in Kathmandu where she is worshipped. These miniature reproductions of the outer faces (viz., southern) of Kumari Ghar reflects the magnificent wood carving craftsmanship of Nepali artists.

The text in Devanagari reads:

कुमारी घरको काष्ठकारी नमुना दक्षिणीलङ

Transliteration (IAST):

kumārī gharako kāṣṭhakārī namunā dakṣiṇīlaṅa

Plain text (initially IAST, brackets indicate Hunterian):

kumari gharako [gharko] kashthakari/kasthakari [kashthkari/kasthkari] namuna dakshinilana/daksinilana

Gallery information:

This photo is from the collection of various artworks from Nepal, including the wood work found at Kumari Ghar, a special home/temple for the dwelling of Kumari at Basantapur.—The National Museum of Nepal (Rashtriya Museum) houses a variety of sculptures, carvings, statues, paintings and other objects grouped according to the major religions such as Hinduism and Buddhism.

Photo details:
Date: 2019-12-04
Camera: SONY ILCE-6400
Exposure: 1/20
Aperture: f/4
ISO: 100
Focal length: 21mm

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Size: 4.06 MB
Resolution: 3200 x 2621
© Photograph by Gabe Hiemstra.
License: CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

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