The 64 Yogini Temples in astrogeography

The 64 Yogini Temples in astrogeography: Chausath Yogini Temples – tantric temples dedicated to the godesses and their spiritual practice. Astrology, temples, architecture, tantric worship and the roots of astrology: the 64 Yoginis temples in astrogeography

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The tradition of the Chausath (64) Yogini temples is another one of the innumerable fascinating aspects of hinduism and its divine yoga culture so rare and different and so much more complex than any other religious inheritance.

64 Yoginis round temple in Morena is located in Leo with Virgo ph: Nonukumar, ccbysa4.0

The Chausath Yogini Temple also known as Ekattarso Mahadeva Temple is an 11th-century temple located in Morena district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India. The temple is formed by a 40 m diameter circular wall with 64 chambers, a circular courtyard and an open mandapa (pillared outdoor hall) in the centre with a shrine where Lord Shiva is worshipped. 

Astrogeographic position of the 64 Yogini temple for morphogenetic field level 4 which describes the atmosphere and energetical topics of the temple itself: the temple is located in dynamic, centralistic, magnetic royal Leo sign of the sun, light, heart, sexuality, self-expression, royalty and power stations. The 2nd coordinate lies in self-protective earth sign Virgo sign of yoga, monkhood, hindu culture, healing and herbal medecine.

The Central Sanctorum of the 64 Yogini temple is now dedicated to the worship of Shiva
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Each of the 64 chambers (chau sat means 64) in the outer circle has an image of Shiva deified in it. However, recent investigations have confirmed that originally these had a Yogini (female goddess) image in them and therefore the temple is known as Chausath Yogini Temple

Inner circle of the temple 64 Yogini temple at Morenaph:Varun Shiv Kapur, ccbysa2.0

The round shape of the temple is assumed to have been dedicated to the use as a sun observatory and center of education in astrology, astronomy, mathematics & tantric rituals. The design seems to resemble the structure of Sansad Bhavan the Indian National Parliament (Lok Sabha) building in Delhi.

Sansad Bhavan the Lok Sabha National Parliament building in Delhi is located in the combination of the two water signs Cancer and Scorpio. The round shape seems to resemble the 64 Yogini temple at Morena.  ph: Bill Strong , ccbysa2.0

The Lok Sabha building in Delhi is located in the combination of the two water signs Cancer and Scorpio the constellation which seems to be so archetypal for Shiva and Parvati. for the shakti peethas and Shiva linga shrines. It is also present at the Gaumukh source of River Ganges – India´s largest river and also India`s holiest city Varanasi located at 7°Scorpio and 21°Cancer.

The 64 Yoginis – Videos 

Chausat Yogini Temple of Bedhaghat

Chausath Yogini Temple of Bhedaghat is seen as 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. The temple is tdedicated to the goddess Durga along with 64 yoginis.  
The temple complex has 95 shrines which includes 64 Yoginis in the  circular ring around the inner temple, 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 aspect.

Chausath Yogini temple in Jabalpur located in Virgo and between Libra and Scorpio 
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Astrogeographic position of the 64 Yogini temple for morphogenetic field level 4 which describes the atmosphere and energetical topics of the temple itself: one coordinate is located in self-protective earth sign Virgo sign of yoga, monkhood, hindu culture, healing and herbal medecine. The 2nd coordinate strectches from female, service-orientated air sign Libra sign of harmony, balance, beauty. angels, relationship, openness in the west half of the ring temple into solid, fixed water sign Scorpio sign of perception, imaging, sculpting, defense, fortresses and a major indicator for Shiva in th east half of the temple site.

The sanctrum sanctorum of the 64 Yogini temple near Jabalpur is located in Virgo and on the first degree in  Scorpioph: Abhishek Roy, ccbysa3.0

Chausathi Jogini Mandir at Hirapur Orissa

Another Chausath Yogini Mandir  is situated in a village called Hirapur 20 km outside Bhubaneswar, Odissa.  The temple is said to have been built by the Queen Hiradevi of Bramha dynasty during the 9th century. The circled temple is 11 m is diamater.

Astrogeographic position of the 64 Yogini temple at Hirarpur for morphogenetic field level 4 which describes the atmosphere and energetical topics of the temple itself: one coordinate is located in 
solid, fixed water sign Scorpio sign of perception, imaging, sculpting, defense, fortresses, trauma, pain, demons and a major indicator for the goddess Kali and Lord Shiva. The 2nd coordinate strectches from dynamic male fire sign Aries sign of action, speed, warfare, mobilization, ignition, new starts into solid, fixed earth sign Taurus sign of the earth, grounding, growing roots, food, money and possession of territory.

The 64 Yogini temple of Hirapur has one coordinate in Scorpio and the 2nd coordinate right on the divide between Aries and Taurus  ph:  Krishnan Iyer, ccbysa3.0

There are around 56 such idols, made of black granite, inscribed within the wall cavities, centring on the main idol which is the Goddess Kali, who stands on a human head representing the triumph of the heart over the mind. The temple houses a central altar (Chandi Mandapa) which has the remaining 8 Goddess idols on all 4 sides. Some historians believe that an idol of Maha Bhairava was worshiped in the Chandi Mandapa

The circle structure at Hirapur with the idols of the yoginis   ph:Soumendra Barik, ccbysa3.0

The yogini Kameshvari at Chausath Yogini Temple, Hirapur: The female version of Kama, god of love and desire, is seen here as she draws the bow, his primary attribute. Her vehicle should be a parrot, but here is some other animal.  ph: G41rn8, ccbysa4.0

The 64 Yoginis

Yogini is the sanskrit word for the femininec ounterpart to the masculine yogi,  Yogini represents both a female master practitioner of yoga and a formal term of respect for female Hindu or Buddhist spiritual teachers inthe yoga culture of India, Nepal and Tibet.

9th century depiction of dancing Vaishnavi – the shakti of Vishnu with extended spine refering to the awakened kundalini source:  Mobilus In Mobili, ccbysa2.0

The Sixty-four yoginis depicted in the complete Hirapur shrine are:

  1. Bahurupa
  2. Tara
  3. Narmada
  4. Yamuna
  5. Shanti
  6. Varuni
  7. Kshemankari
  8. Aindri
  9. Varahi
  10. Ranveera
  11. Vanara-Mukhi
  12. Vaishnavi
  13. Kalaratri
  14. Vaidyaroopa
  15. Charchika
  16. Betali
  17. Chinnamastika
  18. Vrishabahana
  19. Jwala Kamini
  20. Ghatavara
  21. Karakali
  22. Saraswati
  23. Birupa
  24. Kauveri
  25. Bhaluka
  26. Narasimhi
  27. Biraja
  28. Vikatanna
  29. Mahalakshmi
  30. Kaumari
  31. Maha Maya
  32. Rati
  33. Karkari
  34. Sarpashya
  35. Yakshini
  36. Vinayaki
  37. Vindya Balini
  38. Veera Kumari
  39. Maheshwari
  40. Ambika
  41. Kamiyani
  42. Ghatabari
  43. Stutee
  44. Kali
  45. Uma
  46. Narayani
  47. Samudraa
  48. Brahmani
  49. Jwala Mukhi
  50. Agneyei
  51. Aditi
  52. Chandrakanti
  53. Vayubega
  54. Chamunda
  55. Murati
  56. Ganga
  57. Dhumavati
  58. Gandhari
  59. Sarva Mangala
  60. Ajita
  61. Surya Putri
  62. Vayu Veena
  63. Aghora
  64. Bhadrakali

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