Vaital Temple, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India

  Vaital temple is a living temple where Durga or Shakti is considered primary. Within its Jagamohana, it contains two images: a naga holding foliated vases along with one image of Mahisamardini, and latter only a Mahisamardini. (Jagamohana is an assembly hall in...

64 Yoginis of Hirapur, orissa- Introduction

I recently visited the 64 Yoginis Temple at Hirapur, near Bhubaneswar in Orissa (India). What we find near the gate is a summary on the temple put up by the Archaeological survey of India and it goes like this- Locally known as Mahamaya Mandir, this hypaethral shrine...