Goat Head Yogini – UPSC Prelims

Goat Head Yogini:
  • Goat headed Yogini is a 10th Century Stone Idol.
  • It originally belonged to a group of stone deities in sandstone and was installed in Lokhari temple.
  • The idol had been illegally removed from a temple in Lokhari, Banda, Uttar Pradesh in the 1980s.
  • In October 2021, the idol was discovered in London. And now it is being returned to theĀ Archaeological Survey of India, New Delhi.
  • Yoginis: Yoginis are a group of powerful female divinities associated with the Tantrik mode of worship. They are worshipped as a group, often 64 and are believed to possess infinite powers.

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