"Most feared destroyer of all beings"

Fun Facts

  • Accepter of Sacrifices- By a human sacrifice, [Kali] is pleased for a thousand years, and by the sacrifice of three men, a hundred thousand years.
  • She is depicted as a four armed half naked, dark-skinned woman holding a sword, dagger, and two severed heads.
  • Goddess of Terror and Fire


Herminio, Renata. "Hindu Deities." Accessed Apr. 23, 2013. http://userwww.service.emory.edu/~rhermin/paper.htm.

Weelock, Reed. "A Discussion of Hindu Myths." Accessed Apr. 23, 2013. http://sites.lafayette.edu/rel101-sp12/2012/03/02/a-discussion-of-hindu-myths-or-why-kali-is-the-coolest-mythical-character-ever/.