Kali is Hindu Goddess who is known for its intense power and motherly figure. Kali is the incarnation of Maa Parvati, wife of Lord Shiva. Kali encompasses Shakti which is a feminine energy, creativity, and fertility.
Kali’s earliest appearance was the one who came on the earth to destroy the evil powers. She is the divine power who grant liberalization known as Moksha. Kali is worshipped by Hindus throughout India.
Kali is represented as a fearful deity who wears a garland of human heads, a skirt of arms, lolling tongue and a knife dripped in blood. Thus Kali is known as the Divine Mother of Universe. She is a goddess of death, time and doomsday. Thus she is regarded as the God of destruction.
It is said that the birth of mother Kali was to demolish all the evil demons present during the war. She was created by Ambika to destroy the Chanda and Munda. Soon after her birth, she began killing demons whichever came in her path.
1) Most Powerful Deity
She is the most powerful deity in the world according to the Mythology of Hinduism.
2) Mother of death
Maa Kali went on killing all the demolishing evils who came on her way as if she was on a killing spree.
3) Significance of her four hands
The two hands of the mother symbolize destruction and demolishment of evil from the world and the other two symbolizes her eternal and pure love towards her children. Stating it to show her affection and benevolence to bless us.
4) Creater and destroyer
Her black skin symbolizes darkness and her potential to create and destroy the world. She is also known as Kaushik and Gauri.
5) Dakshina Kali
If Kali steps her right foot on Lord Shiva and holds the sword in her left hand then she is regarded as Dakshina Kali.
6) Maha Kali
Kali depicted in Maha Kali form has 10 heads, 10 arms, and 10 legs. Each for a hand is used for implementing different powers in the Hinduism and its rituals.
7) Shamshan Kali
If the Kali Maa put her left feet on Lord Shiva and hold the sword in right hand she is known as the Shamshan Kali of the cremation ground.
8) Magnificent Beauty
She is often depicted naked to symbolize she is pure and away from Maya. She is above everything regarded as Goddess who is above nature. She will exist even after the end of the world. She is of light, color and other things required to be beautiful.
9) Appearance of Kali
Kali maa is holding lotus and sword, riding on the lion and has unstrained hair which adds to her beauty.
10) One teaching of Mother Kali
She teaches us with one most important fact that the love of a mother cannot be divided by good or bad.