The complexion of Kalaratri is like dark night with bountiful... form of Goddess Durga is her seventh form in the sequence of Navaratri worship. Kalratri means “the Death of Kaal.” Here Kaal represents time & death. Goddess Kalaratri destroys ignorance and removes darkness.
Goddess Kalratri (Kali) is represented with perhaps most furious features amongst all the world's deities. She is depicted with unlocked hairs, three eyes, and four arms. In one hand she was carrying the sword and the head of a demon in another, while remaining two are in the mudras of “giving” and “protecting” her worshippers. KaliKali
There are several traditions of how Kali came into existence... blesses her devotees with prosperity; she is also called as ‘Shubhamkari.'
A string of skulls is treated as her clothing. Kali's tongue protrudes from her mouth, her eyes are red, and her face and breasts are sullied with blood. She stands with one foot, and another on the chest of her husband, Shiva.
She spills out fire from her nostrils. Kalratri is also known by the names of Mahamaya, Mahamayi, MahakaliMahakali
Mahakali is the Hindu goddess of time and death. She is the consort of Shiva and regarded as the form of AdiParashakti. Mahakali is considered to be an aspect of Durga, more specifically, anger of Durga., Shudha, Trisha, Nidra, Trishna, Ekveera and Durtyaya. With her magnificent eyes, Goddess has a vision of grace on her devotees. This form of the Goddess Durga provides accomplishments and success.
Kali is considered as an incarnation of Parvati. She assumed this form to defeat the demon Raktabija. The meaning of Raktabija is “the seed of blood." The gods could not kill the demon Raktabija because he had received a boon from BrahmaBrahma
According to Hinduism, the whole creation is the work of Trimurti (the Hindu Trinity)... that each time a drop of his blood touched the ground, one another and more powerful Raktabija stand there. Within few minutes, the entire battlefield covered with numerous Raktabija clones. The gods turned to ShivaShiva
Shiva is one of the Supreme Gods of Hindu Trinity that ... in despair. Shiva was in meditation at the time, and the gods were afraid to disturb him. Hence, they pleaded ParvatiParvati
After the death of Shiva's first love Sati, Shiva... for her assistance.The goddess immediately took a form of Kali She is the embodiment of empowerment and a fierce aspect of the Goddess. She is black in her complexion and thus she is named Kali. She is the Goddess of time, power, change and destruction and is majorly worshipped in South India, Bengal and Assamand set out to do battle with Raktabija. Kali attacked Raktabija, and when blood oozes from his body, she spread her tongue to cover the entire battlefield to prevent even a single drop of Raktabija's blood from falling on the ground. She prevented Raktabija from reproducing himself, and thus able to slay the demon. When Kali Killed Raktabija, She ran across the cosmos and started killing anyone who dared to cross her path. She decorated herself with the garland of heads, limbs and entrails of her victims. As a result, there was a misbalance in the universe. As a last resort, they had to awaken Shiva from his meditation. Shiva understood the situation and to pacify her, he threw himself under her feet. Kali was shocked on realizing that she was stepping on Shiva and stuck out her tongue in astonishment. Thus, the common image of Kali shows her with standing with one foot on Shiva's chest along with her enormous tongue stuck out.
Custom and tradition
On this day devotees offer Jaggery as Bhog to the Goddess.
||Durga kshama shiva dhaatri SvahaSvaha
Svaha is a minor Hindu Goddess who is known as the wife of Agni, the God of fire... svadhaa Namostute ||
Worshipping Goddess kalratri all the devotees, get relieve from all pains. Goddess helps her devotees in reviving old stuck business activities or opportunities and also in resolving broken relationships and not only this Goddess blesses her devotees to get name and fame.
Goddess Kalratri provides the blessing of a fulfillment of the success. It is a most important day for Tantriks They are the people who follow a particular style of mediation called Tantra in which science of cosmic principles and science of mystic sound and vibrations are studiedto perform their rituals. They worship Goddess Kalratri after the midnight with tantric rituals.