The fiercest form of Parvati, Kali seeks retribution, destroying the evils of the world; however, she possesses creative as well as destructive forces with some sensuous elements thrown in.
Kali is generally a very misunderstood goddess among non-Hindus. To her worshippers, however, she is Kali Ma, Mother Kali, a fierce and passionate protector filled with compassion and love. They look to her to relieve their suffering and negative karma. She is compassionate, but by no means nice.
As the story goes, Kali sprang forth from Durga (another fierce form of Parvati) as the latter fought the overwhelming demons I mentioned on this page. She fought with zeal...
I must say, Xena's turning into the Dark, Primordial Mother Goddess seems quite fitting.
the subversive pomegranate
what do you want?
who are you?
where are you going?
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