Monday, November 2, 2009

Goddess Kalika Devi

Goddess Maha Kali is one of the many forms of Shakti. Maha Kaali is the fiercest of all goddesses of Hinduism. The word Kali has its roots in the Sanskrit word "Kaal", which means time. And nothing escapes from time. Goddess Kali is sometimes referred as the goddess of death. But actually Kali brings the death of the ego. Even in the scriptures, she has killed demons but not anyone else. Kali is also not associated with Yama (the Hindu God of Death). Kali is considered a form of mother too. Maa Kali is one of the few Goddesses who are celibate and practice renunciation

Goddess Kali and Lord Shiva, both are regarded to inhabit cremation grounds. Devotees go to these places to meditate with the purpose of overcoming the ego. The cremation grounds emphasize the idea that the body is temporary. Kali and Shiva are known to stay in cremation grounds because it is our attachment to the body that gives rise to the ego. Kali and Shiva give the idea of liberation by dissolving the illusion of the ego. The corporeal frame ultimately vanishes but the soul still remains. This is emphasized by the scene in the cremation grounds.

Goddess Kalika Photo

Goddess Kali Devi Mata Photo

Kali Maa Image

Statue of Goddess Kalika

Image of Kali Mata

Closeup Photo of Kali Mata

Maa Kali Picture

Mata Kalika Devi Wallpepar

Photo of Kalika Devi

Hindu Goddess Kalika Image

Photo of Maa Kalika Devi

1 comment:

  1. Goddess Kaali is considered one of the ten forms of goddess Durga. Goddess Kaali is the symbol of power.