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Living Goddess

  • Runtime: 1 hr. 27 min.
  • Genres: Biography, Culture & Society, Religions & Belief Systems
  • Director:Ishbel Whitaker


While Sajani might seem like an ordinary eight-year-old girl who likes to play with her friends and throw tea parties, much of her day is devoted to more serious concerns -- in Nepal, Sajani is worshiped as a living goddess, having been judged to be the reincarnation of the Goddess Taleju, and the girl's divinity is celebrated by Hindus and Buddhists alike. Sanjani and two other youthful goddesses are the focus of Living Goddess, a documentary filmmaker Ishbel Whitaker. While Sajani is given a certain...more