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Ram-headed (?) Yogini with Retinue, 10th century

Unknown (Indian, Madhya Pradesh - 10th century)

brown sandstone
88.9 cm high
Gift of Max Tanenbaum, Toronto, 1978
National Gallery of Canada (no. 23250)

The eight Yoginis are acolytes of the goddess Durga. They are usually represented as vengeful sorceresses.

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