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Samahara Kali is the complete destroyer. She is Kali of the left-handed path of Vamachara Tantra. She belongs to the cremation grounds and is a very dangerous form. She is the Goddess of Death and represents the power of destruction. She grants liberation and also death, and never thinks twice to slaughter evil beings. The Cidg Gana Chandrika by Kalidas and Tantraloka by Abhinava Gupta have referred to Samahara Kali who is also known as Smashana Kali or Vama Kali.
When Parasamvid, the supreme transcendent state of Shiva, withdraws into her all-external objects and makes them identical to Herself, that’s when Samhara Kali manifests, and according to the goddess, ‘the objects are non-different from Her’.
Samhara Kali is dangerous and ferocious to those who unleash terror on Her devotees. A person invoking this form can find immediate solutions to their problems, especially about the strong presence of malevolence and adversaries. According to Mahakala Samhita, she is two-armed and stands on a corpse holding a freshly decapitated head and a plate that collects the dripping drops of blood. She is also depicted with her left foot forward and a sword in her right hand. Kali or the ‘black one’ denotes infinite and the concept of time.
Om Maha Kalyai Ca
Vidmahe Smasana Vasinyai Ca
Dhimahi Tanno Kali Prachodayat॥
Samhara Kali Homam eradicates all evil both within and outside a person. It is also a means to reverse the ill effects of black magic, evil eye, and witchcraft. Worshipping the goddess protects a person from the bad influences of ghosts, and spirits and eliminates the enemy’s evil wishes. The Homa contains the malefic effects of Saturn which is responsible for sufferings, sorrows, and misfortunes. Chronic diseases like blood pressure, nervous disorders, and paralysis can be removed. The Homam solves money-related issues, financial difficulties and fear of imprisonment. The mother provides devotees with an increase in wealth and comforts, career growth, longevity, and spiritual power and fulfills all material desires. With the immense blessings of Samhara Kali, get peace and harmony in life.
Goddess Dhumavati is a poverty-stricken, aggressive form of Goddess Shakti. She emerges from the smoke and hence the name. Dhum means smoke. She has no grace, wealth, radiance, or charm. Her clothes are untidy and Her hair unkempt. According to Vedic texts, she devoured Lord Shiva when she was extremely hungry and therefore became a widow.
She is the seventh in line of the Mahavidyas. She rides a chariot that has a flag bearing a crow. She is also seen mounted on a crow. Lord Shiva cursed her for her bad deeds and thus she roamed as a desolate, fearsome and eternal widow. She represents sorrow, distress, failure, loneliness, greed and disgrace. She resides in cemeteries and burial grounds. She helps get rid of foes, grants relief to diseases, poverty and unfavorable situations, gives special abilities and fulfills all desires. This is the only form of the goddess without her consort. Worshipping the goddess removes negative planetary effects, especially Ketu's affliction.
Om Dhum Dhum Dhumavati Svaha॥
Special preparations are a must before Dhumavati Homam can be organized. Only expert Vedic pundits can perform this powerful Homam which helps to overcome the malefic effects of Planet Ketu in one’s birth charts. If one wants to seek the inner truths of life, then this ritual is very apt. It also removes troubles caused by evil spirits and ghosts. The ritual overcomes sadness, depression, sorrow, diseases, and tragedy. It helps eradicate poverty, hatred, and jealousy. The ritual removes financial crises, and bad karma, and blesses with happiness, good health, and the creation of wealth. Invoking Goddess Dhumavati teaches devotees to be patient, and methodical in life, giving importance to education and moral values. Performing the Homam with trust and devotion can help to achieve Raja Yoga, all-around success, spiritual upliftment, and moksha.
Thillai Kali temple is situated in Chidambaram, Cuddalore district in Tamil Nadu. The appearance of the goddess is unique with four faces representing Lord Brahma, Mother Saraswati as Veena Vidyambika, and Lord Dakshinamurthi in a female form called Kadambavana Dakshina Rupini. Goddess Thillai Kali Amman is also known as Brahma Chamundeswari. She faces East and appears as Ugra Kali, a fierce form that Lord Shiva condemned after losing a dance contest.
Pilgrims of Chidambaram must visit this temple to complete their spiritual journey. People born in Magam nakshatra worship the goddess for attaining their wishes. A puja in this powerful temple solves problems, grants knowledge, sharp intellect, creative skills, and professional success, uplifts career, and fulfills wishes.
Goddess Dhumavati is the smoky form of Goddess Shakti. She is usually invoked for tantric purposes but blesses devotees abundantly. She bestows siddhis, destroys evil energies, and helps to overcome sadness, depression, diseases, and poverty. The deity eliminates the negative impact of Ketu from the birth chart. Worshipping the Dhumavati yantra helps to attain overall success and spiritual upliftment. It’s a sacred instrument characterized by simple geometric forms arranged in a symmetric design that has the power to attract the energies of the goddess. As it is energized in the homam, it resonates powers and positive energies for blessings of courage, mental and physical strength, and ultimate knowledge. The yantra protects from hidden enemies, and misfortunes, and also removes hurdles. The powerful tool also attracts good fortune and fulfills desires.