Manita Devkota (born 1995 in Gorkha, Nepal) is a Nepalese model and beauty pageant titleholder who won the title of Miss Nepal Universe 2018 on April 11, 2018 in Nepal. She is the second Miss Nepal who is competing in the Miss Universe history.
Devkota currently lives in North Carolina, United States. She spent most of her childhood in Gorkha, and migrated to North Carolina to pursue higher education and opportunities. She has completed her Public Health Degree from East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina where she has been on the Dean’s list for seven semesters straight. She has been involved in Day’s for Girls and She’s the First Foundation.
On 11 April 2018, Devkota joined Miss Nepal 2018 at Hotel Annapurna in Kathmandu, where she was crowned as Miss Nepal Universe 2018. She succeeded outgoing titleholder, Nagma Shrestha. As Miss Nepal, Devkota is represent Nepal at Miss Universe 2018 pageant in Bangkok, Thailand
Miss Universe 2018 is in the Spot light even with the Ongoing Miss World 2018, Miss Universe Nepal, Manita Devkota has landed in the thailand and is ready to wow the world with the grace, beauty, charm, glamour, and intelligence in the world arena.
Most talked about thing is what will Miss Nepal Universe will be wearing on the National Costume Event, Well heres the answer. Check out her Custome Below
The Costume is Amazing isn’t it. Let us all support her. Beautiful Manita with Beautiful Costume. Thanks to the Designers.
Pic: Miss Universe Nepal Manita Devkota Facebook Page
Amazing Manita 🙂
Description of the National Costume of Miss Universe Nepal, Manita Devkota
It is believed that Goddess Avalokitesvara observes or gazes down at the world to relieve the suffering of others, protect people from danger, and grant blessings to the children. She is the perfect picture of grace, calm, forgiveness, and power.
In the dress, the embroidery depicts own symbols and meaning. For example, Dharma wheels symbolize the ” Eightfold Path” which is the key concept of Buddhism. Similarly, Dragon represents the power of creativity, heaven, and good fortune.
Lotus flower signifies the human nature and the state of enlightenment. The gemstone silver exemplifies the hope, unconditional love, meditation, mystic visions, tenderness, kindness, sensitivities and psychic abilities that are closer to the love of a mother. Likewise, Robes originally reflects the ideals of a life of poverty and simplicity in Buddhism.
The Kashaya are especially worn by Buddhist monk wrapped to cover the left shoulder. The Antaravasaka is wrapped around the waist like a Sarong and high-slit pants for covering the body.
The Sanghats is an extra rode or shawl that can be wrapped around the upper body for warmth. Since sentient beings have countless suffering, she manifested herself in a form with eleven heads, a thousand arms and generates innumerable bodies to decrease the misery of human beings.