Child Goddess Fired After U.S. Visit Taints Purity
The young Nepali goddess Sajani Shakya has been stripped of her title — apparently because of her visit to the U.S. to promote a documentary in which she was featured.
Elders in Nepal have said the trip tainted her purity, and purity for a goddess is everything.
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