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Kali Khoh Temple at Vindhyachal in Mirzapur

Kali Khoh is an ancient cave temple dedicated to Goddess Kali at Vindhyachal in Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh. Kali Khoh temple is part of the Trikon Parikrama or Yatra of three temples here. The other two are Maa Vindhyavasini Temple and Maa Ashtabhuja Devi Temple.

Trikon Parikrama – The temple of the three goddesses form the three corners of a triangle, and the area encompassed by the triangle is like a yantra. Devotees visit all the three shrines in a day.

Goddess Kali Khoh is a manifestation of Mother Goddess Shakti and she appeared to annihilate Adharma.

Kali Khoh Temple

Kali Khoh Temple is around 2 km from Maa Vindhyavasini Temple.

It is located in a forested area which is quite lonely and without much crowd.

At the entrance of the temple is a fierce looking form with two protruding eyes. Above it there are two guardians.

The temple is painted in red.

Murti of Maa Kali is in a small cave shrine, which has been modified. The murti is a black stone with two ever-alert eyes scanning her devotees. The eyes are decorated with silver.

Devotees offer prayers here for peace, prosperity and to overcome fear and enemies.

Tantric aspirants seeking results of a magical nature seek Goddess Kali at Kali Khoh.

A Bhairava temple is located behind the Kali Khoh temple and this shrine attracts tantrics from around the country. It is an important center of tantric worship.