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  1. Thread: Why Black?

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    Re: Why Black?

    hariḥ oṁ
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    Namasté

    ...and what of the string of skulls ( 50 of them, some say 52) that kālī wears around Her neck , what is that significance?

    When we look at the saṃskṛt assembly...
  2. Thread: Why Black?

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    hariḥ oṁ
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    Namasté satay


    Why is kālī sometimes seen with a foot on śiva? This suggests the might of the Supreme - she is that Might.

    Yet let me offer another picture… many times we...
  3. Thread: Why Black?

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    Re: Why Black?

    hariḥ oṁ
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    Namasté

    why is kālī often depicted naked?
    She is without boundaries, boundless. Showing kālī with no clothes is the symbol (saṃketa¹) of Her Unbounded nature.


    and...
  4. Thread: Why Black?

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    Re: Why Black?

    hariḥ oṁ
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    Namasté

    One may ask, 'what is this principle that is being offered, this adoration of dakṣiṇā kālī?'.
    The principle is the following: śaivīmukham ihocyate -or- śaivī +...
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    Re: Why Black?

    hariḥ oṁ
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    Namasté

    How does the worship or adoration of dakṣiṇā kālī overcome death? Let me offer one point of view for your kind consideration. Yama is that of restraints . Yama means...
  6. Thread: Why Black?

    by yajvan
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    Why Black?

    hariḥ oṁ
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    Namasté

    I wrote some time back¹


    In fact the correct way to write Dakṣiṇa as it is applied to Mother Divine would be dakṣiṇā. A beautiful word that also means right...
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