Chausath Yogini Temple
The Chausath Yogini Temple, Khajuraho is situated in the South-western part of the group of temples in Madhya Pradesh. The temple thus belonging to the Western Group of Temples is dedicated to 64 Yoginis who are the manifestations of the Mother Goddess.
History of Chausath Yogini Temple, Khajuraho:
9th century A.D. is roughly predicted to be the time of establishment of Chausath Yogini Temple in Khajuraho, India. This ancient link makes Chausath Yogini Temple one of the prime Tourist Attractions in Khajuraho that draws tourists in large numbers from various parts of the world every year.
Description of Chausath Yogini Temple, Khajuraho:
The Temple of Chausath Yogini in Khajuraho is built on a large raised podium which itself is set in an open courtyard with small temples surrounding it. It is these shrines that are devoted to the Yoginis.
The Chausath Yogini Temple in Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh can be easily accessed from different parts of the State as well as the country. Efficient bus services are available from the cities of Jhansi, Agra, Jabalpur, Gwalior, Indore, Bhopal, Varanasi, Allahabad, Mahoba, Harpalpur, Satna and Panna.
Beside this, Mahoba and Harpalpur serve as the nearest railheads from Khajuraho. Satna Rail Station is connected with the important cities of Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, and Varanasi.
Further, frequent direct flights are available from the major cities of Delhi, Agra, Varanasi, and Kathmandu that can be availed to reach the Airport of Khajuraho.