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Chausath Yogini Names in English and Hindi – Names of 64 Yoginis

As per tradition, the 64 Yoginis (Chausath Yogini) served Goddess Kali and the Bhairav form of Shiva. Yoginis were part of the battles waged by Goddess Kali to restore Dharma. You can read the names of Chausath Yogini in Hindi and English below. The names of 64 Yoginis have been translated from Hindi.
  1.  बहुरूपा – Bahurupa
  2.  तारा – Tara
  3.  नर्मदा – Narmada
  4.  यमुना – Yamuna
  5.  शांति – Shanti  
  6.  वारुणी – Varuni
  7.  क्षेमकरी – Shemkari
  8.  ऐन्द्री – Aindri  
  9.  वाराही – Varahi
  10.  रणवीरा – Ranveera
  11.  वानरमुखी – Vanarmukhi
  12.  वैष्णवी – Vaishnavi
  13.  कालरात्रि – Kalaratri  
  14.  वैद्यरूपा – Vaidyaroopa
  15.  चर्चिका – Charchika  
  16.  बेताली – Betali  
  17.  छिनमास्तिका – Chinnamastika
  18.  वृषभानना – Vrishabanana
  19.  ज्वाला कामिनी – Jwala Kamini
  20.  घटवारा – Khatwara
  21. करकाली – Karkali
  22.  सरस्वती – Saraswati
  23.  बिरूपा – Biroopa
  24.  कौबेरी – Kobeeri
  25.   भालुका – Bhaluka  
  26.  नारसिंही – Narasimhi  
  27.  बिराजा – Viraja  
  28.  विकटानन – Viktanan  
  29.  महालक्ष्मी – Mahalakshmi   
  30.  कौमारी – Koumari  
  31. महामाया – Mahamaya  
  32.  रति – Rati  
  33.  करकरी – Karkari  
  34.  सर्पश्या – Sarpshaya  
  35.  यक्षिणी – Yakshini  
  36.  विनायकी – Vinayaki  
  37.  विन्द्यावालिनी – Vindryavalini    
  38.  वीरकुमारी – Veerkumari  
  39.  माहेश्वरी – Maheshwari  
  40. अम्बिका – Ambika  
  41. कामायनी – Kamayani  
  42. घटाबारी – Khatabari  
  43. स्तुति – Stuti  
  44.  काली – Kali  
  45. उमा – Uma  
  46.  नारायणी – Narayani  
  47. समुद्रा – Samudra  
  48.  ब्राह्मी – Brahmi  
  49. ज्वालामुखी – Jwalamukhi  
  50.  आग्नेयी – Agneyi  
  51.  अदिति – Aditi  
  52.  चन्द्रकांति – Chandrakanti  
  53.  वायुबेगा – Vayubega  
  54.  चामुंडा – Chamunda  
  55.  मूर्ति – Murti  
  56. गंगा – Ganga  
  57.  धूमावती – Dhumavati  
  58.  गांधारी – Gandhari  
  59.  सर्व मंगला – Sarvamangala  
  60.  अजिता – Ajita  
  61.  सूर्य पुत्री – Surya Putri  
  62.  वायु वीणा – Vayu Veena  
  63. अघोरा – Aghora 
  64. भद्रकाली – Bhadrakali  

Some of the names of the Yoginis that are part of the above list but included in some other lists include
  • Bhayankari (fearsome one)
  • Mahakura (extremely cruel)
  • Bhayanana (Fearsome faced one)
  • Kalahpriya (fond of cruels)
  • Ghora Raktakshi (hideously blood eyed one)
  • Mundadharini (carrying a severed humanhead)
  • Narabhojini (eater of man)
  • Pretavahini (She who rides on a corpse)
  • Pretabhushini (adorned with corpses)
  • Yamaduti (Messenger of Yama, the God of death)

Books in Ancient Hinduism Dedicated to Yogini Cult

Books dedicated to Yoginis in ancient Hinduism were written between 9th and 13th centuries. But the worship of Yoginis were prevalent even before that for several centuries and many texts have been lost.
  • The oldest reference of 64 Yoginis is found in the 52nd Chapter of Agni Purana.
  • The other texts are Chaturvarga Chintamani of Hemadri (13th Century)
  • Mayadipika (text now lost)
  • Pratistha Lakshan Sar Samuchchaya
  • Matottara Tantra (13th Century AD)

Did You Know?

The Yogini Temples or areas of worship of Yogini cult in India are mostly situated in a circle. The base starts from Bharoch in Gujarat to Hirapur in Orissa and the apex is at Yoginipur (Delhi). The only main center of Yogini cult that is not inside the triangle is Kamakhya in Assam. But different forms of Yogini worship were prevalent throughout India.

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