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Khajuraho Sights

Chausath Yogini Temple

Updated 11/16/2012

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The oldest temple at Khajuraho is set on a granite outcrop southwest of the Shivsagar Tank, a small artificial lake. It may have been built as early as AD 820. It's dedicated to Kali (a form of the Goddess Durga, Slayer of Demons), and its name refers to the 64 chausath (female ascetics) who serve this fierce goddess in the Hindu pantheon. A little more than half that number have survived. Unlike its counterparts, which are made of pale, warm-hued sandstone, this

temple is made of granite.

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Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh, 471606, India

Updated 11/16/2012

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