Chausath Yogini Temple - Jabalpur @ Madhya Pradesh, INDIA

Situated on a hill and approached stone by steps, the chaunsath yogini temple commands a singularly beautiful sight of the whole area around and also of the river flowing through the marble rocks. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this 10th century Kalchuri temple has exquisitely carved, sixty four sculptures of various goddess forms of Durga, besides a Shiva temple.

Posted by Vibha Malhotra: Chausath Yogini Temple - Jabalpur : Row of idols
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Posted by Vibha Malhotra: Chausath Yogini Temple - Jabalpur : Stairs leading up to the temple
Stairs leading up to the temple
Posted by Vibha Malhotra: Chausath Yogini Temple - Jabalpur : A row of benches outside the complex. The entire complex is circular and so is the position of the benches. A row of benches outside the complex. The entire complex is circular and so is the position of the benches.


Posted by Vibha Malhotra: Chausath Yogini Temple - Jabalpur : The Lord Shiva temple at the center of the complex The Lord Shiva temple at the center of the complex


Posted by Vibha Malhotra: Chausath Yogini Temple - Jabalpur : Close-up of one of the 64 idols. Only a few are almost intact. Close-up of one of the 64 idols. Only a few are almost intact.


Posted by Vibha Malhotra: Chausath Yogini Temple - Jabalpur : The circular courtyard The circular courtyard


Posted by Vibha Malhotra: Chausath Yogini Temple - Jabalpur : Row of idols Row of idols

Posted by Vibha Malhotra: Chausath Yogini Temple - Jabalpur : Behind the Lord Shiva TempleBehind the Lord Shiva Temple


Posted by Vibha Malhotra: Chausath Yogini Temple - Jabalpur : A tree in the complexA tree in the complex

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2 comments:

Ripple (VJ) said...

Nice Photographs Vibha... It seems there is lot of space around this temple ...

Vibha said...

Yes VJ... The temple is in the middle of nowhere and the courtyard is huge.

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