Glossary

Yoginī
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TermYoginī
Alternative Termsyoginīs
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Semi-divine sorceress and shape-changer who can bestow magical powers on her devotees or be malevolent if offended. The yoginīs are often said to number 64 and their cult became popular in north India by around the 10th to 11th centuries.

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