The goddess Kali is considered as one of the incarnations of Goddess Durga. The Kali is important among the ten incarnations according to Hindu beliefs. People worship Goddess Kali with the belief that she will relieve them from any problem and bless them to lead a peaceful and healthy life.
Though Kali Mata appears to be terrifying and dark, she will end all the fears of those who trust her and worship. Devotees and pilgrims also worship Kali in the form of Bhavtarni, the goddess who protects this entire universe and lives.
The devotees and pilgrims worship of Goddess Kali various horrific qualities that may not be believable or practical. However, these notions are told to identify the goddess and relate with her own perspective. The goddess Kali is popularly portrayed in two forms, one is, the four armed form and the other is the ten-armed form who is called Mahakali. However, in both the forms she appears in black colour and also in blue colour. The unleashed form of Goddess Kali often appears uncontrollable and wild, whereas only Lord Shiva can tame her.
The goddess Kali, wife of Lord Shiva is linked to with other incarnations of goddess Mahamayi, Devi Shakthi, Durga, Sati, Chamundeswari, Bhadrakal and Parvathi. Kali is worshipped in different forms and names such as, Dhakshina Kali, Smashan Kali, Mahakali, Maternal Kali and other names.
Kali is also known as Kundalini energy that supports in paralysing all attachments that are produced by both lunar and solar energies. These attachments would cause the fear of death. However, in case of the ignorant people, she will create the fear and in the case of others she will remove the ignorance or fear.