Goddess Bhagnakhidra



Goddess Bhagnakhidra is a tantric deity who was worshipped during the medieval period. A manifestation of Mother Goddess Shakti, She is the destroyer of diseases. Goddess Bhagnakhidra was propitiated for the welfare of children, elderly and to overcome contagious diseases.

A murti of Goddess Bhagnakhidra is worshipped a subsidiary deity in the famous Chausath Yogini Temple at Bhedaghat near Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh.

It is also not known whether she was part of the 64 Yoginis or 81 Yoginis.

She was essentially a tantric deity and was worshipped along with Shiva and Shakti.