Goddess Durga

Temple History

The Chausat Yogini Temple is placed on a hill top. The temple is the abode of Goddess Durga along with 64 yoginis. A Yogini is a female attendant of the mother goddess, who slays illusion with fiery passion through insight and liberation.

One has to climb 150 plus steps to reach the temple. The complex of the temple consists of 64 shrines in circular motion, one for each yoginis and a main shrine where Lord Shiva and his consort Goddess Parvati are seen riding on Nandi, the sacred bull. The design of the temple has been kept simple but the idols of yoginis are exquisitely carved, each one depicting a unique posture


Additional Information

Chausath Yogini Temple is one of the oldest heritage sites in India. It was built in the 10th Century AD by the Kalachuri kingdom and has a distinct resemblance to the temples of Khajuraho in structure.

It is located near the river Narmada and the famous Marble Rocks in Bhedaghat, some 15 km from Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh

Jabalpur Airport 33.8 KM, Jabalpur Junction 20.7 KM Nagpur Road Bus Stand 12.7 KM, Bus Stand Jabalpur 22.1 KM.

Local bus facility is easily available from railway station and bus stands. Sharing private autos are also available for this place
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