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16 Yoginis

Enclosure 2 of the Sri Yantra has 16 Yoginis. The 16 yoginis in this mandala are associated with the attainment of desires by the cultivation or strengthening of power over mind, ego, sound, touch, sight, taste, smell, intellect, steadiness, memory, name, growth, etheric body, revivification, and physical body. They are described as the Nityakalas. Each holds noose, goad, pot full of nectar, and makes the sign of giving. They are very red. http://www.religiousworlds.com/mandalam/9mandal.htm
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