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CALCUTTA - KALIMA MANDIR

THE EMERGENCE OF KALI:

The birth of Kali, one of the amsas of Mother Parvathi has an exciting background and begins with Sumbha-Nisumbhas, the two demon brothers of great prowess and a series of theirs unending misdeeds. As in the tradition of demons of the past, these two did penance and obtained from Lord Siva the boon of not meeting death at the hands of male species.

Becoming death proof thus, they unleashed atrocious forces to appease their asura pleasures. Naturally, the innocent and pious people received the disastrous impact of their sadism. As they specialised in the acts of stealing yagnaphala legitimately due to gods, the performers of yagnas were disappointed and could not get bliss When prayed to Mother Parvathi for merciful intervention; she sent one powerful goddess kousika on this mission. She was a beauty non-pariel. The demon-brothers were reported of it and advised to marry to her. They sent their loyal officers Chanda Mundas as mediators in this regard. She sent them back with the message that she would marry their only, when they came out victorious in the battle against her. Unwilling to fight the brothers despatched a contigent of powerful army under the leadership of Raktabhoja. Dumralochana and Chanda Mundas to bring her by force.

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