Kinnar akhara gets first non-transgender seer

  • | Tuesday | 12th February, 2019

A native of Manali in Himachal Pradesh, Priya said that the akhara plans to open orientation centres for the kinnar community. One can see their talent by visiting ‘Kala Gram’ at the Kinnar Akhara’s camp.”The Kala gram is an art village set up by the Kinnar Akhara at its camp on the Mela ground. Pushpa Mai, Payal Mai and Gayatri Mai were also coronated as mahamandaleshwars and Asha Mai as peethaadhishwar of the akhara. Allahabad: Keeping up with its reputation of challenging traditions, in a first Kinnar Akhara appointed a non-transgender woman, Dr Raajrajeshwari Shiva Priya, as its international mahamandaleshwar on Monday.Priya is the only seer of Kinnar Akhara who is not a transgender.A doctor of alternative medicine, 51-year-old Priya has travelled to several countries as disciples of different gurus. “We know that they could excel in different fields by attending different courses at these orientation centres,” she added.Lauding the efforts of Kinnar Akhara’s mahamandaleshwar Laxmi Narayan Tripathi, she said, “The movement which Laxmi maa has started is a rainbow movement.”Seers of Kinnar Akhara performed ‘pattaabhishek’ of Raajrajeshwari as a mahamandaleshwar.

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