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Chausath Yogini Temple, Jabalpur

August 26, 2015 36 comments

Chausath Yogini Temple

Bhedaghat, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh (MP)

Also see: My other travelogues from Madhya Pradesh (MP)

“Yogini” represents both a female master practitioner of Yoga, and a formal term of respect for a category of modern female spiritual teachers (in both Hinduism and Buddhism) in eastern countries such as India, Nepal, and Tibet. [Source: Wikipedia]

Gauri Shankar Temple, Chausath Yogini Temple Complex, Bhedaghat, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh (MP)

Gauri Shankar Temple, Chausath Yogini Temple Complex, Bhedaghat, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh (MP)

There are a total of five Chausath Yogini Temples or 64 Yogini Temples in India, two are in Orissa while the other three are in Madhya Pradesh (MP). The two in Orissa are located in Hirapur (near Bhubaneswar) and Ranipur – Jharial (near Titlagarh). The three in Madhya Pradesh are located in Khajuraho, Morena (near Gawalior) and Bhedaghat (near Jabalpur).

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