Kali

The goddess, protector, and force of nature.

 

Kali Mantra - kali yantra 600

Kali Mantra:

om krim kalikaye namaha

Kali is a powerful and fearsome goddess in Hindu mythology, often depicted with a garland of skulls and a sword in her hand. She is associated with death, destruction, and the dark aspects of life, but also with rebirth and spiritual transformation. She is responsible for removing the ego and liberates the soul from the cycle of birth and death.

According to mythology, Kali was born from the anger and frustration of the gods, who were unable to defeat the demon Raktabija. They called upon the goddess Durga for help, who manifested Kali to destroy Raktabija and his army of demons.

Kali is often depicted as standing on top of the god Shiva, representing the triumph of time over even the greatest of gods. She is also associated with the concept of “Shakti,” the divine feminine energy that powers the universe.

The Power of the Kali Mantra

The mantra “Om Krim Kalikaye Namaha” is a powerful invocation to the goddess Kali. “Om” is a sacred sound that represents the universe and all of creation, while “Krim” is the sound of the goddess’s energy. “Kalikaye” is a reference to Kali, and “Namaha” means “I bow to you.”

Reciting this mantra is believed to help invoke the transformative power of Kali and aid in spiritual growth and personal transformation. It can help fill you with strength and courage, making you more powerful than the problems you face and helps you to solve them quickly. It is often used as a form of meditation or as a way to connect with the goddess and seek her blessings.

Ten Aspects of Kali

KALI

The Goddess of Transformation

BIJ MANTRA:

KRIM (pronounced kreem)

This mantra manifests prana and the initial phase of energy. It creates light and intention, it is a mantra for manifesting

KALI ASPECT: TARA

Goddess who represents the inner knowledge and the insight of the guru.

MANTRA:

OM HRIM STRIM HUM PHAT
(i’s are pronounced ee and ph as an aspirated p)

Om is the mantra of deliverance, hrim is a mantra of purification & transformation, strim is the feminine nature, hum is the mantra of protection, and phat destroys obstacles.

KALI ASPECT: SUNDARI

Opens us to the love & beauty that arrises when we see all the universe in ourselves.

MANTRA:

HRIM SHRIM KLIM AIM SAUH

(i pronounced like ee)

This mantra calms the heart and the nervous system and grants the fulfillment of our deepest desires.

KALI ASPECT: BHUVANESHVARI

Goddess of the cosmos, personified, helps us go beyond all identifications to a universal understanding and sense of the infinite.

BIJ MANTRA:

HRIM (pronounced hreem)

This mantra has the power to uncover and destroy all negativity. Hs is a hissing sound that is used to call upon the serpent power or Kundalini fire energy to move.

KALI ASPECT: BHAIRAVI 

Destroyer of obstacles on the spiritual path.

MANTRA: 

HSRAIM HSKLRIM HSSRAUH

This mantra has the power to uncover and destroy all negativity. Hs is a hissing sound that is used to call upon the serpent power or Kundalini fire energy to move.

KALI ASPECT: CHHINNAMASTA

The great liberator, who brings transcendence to the mind, liberating the consciousness from the physical body.

BIJ MANTRA:

HUM (pronounced hoom)

This is the mantra of fire & wrath.

KALI ASPECT: DHUMAVATI

Grants the virtues of patience, perseverance, forgiveness and detachment in the face of negative forces in life.

MANTRA:

DHUM DHUM DHUMAVATI SVAHA!
(dhum is pronounced doom)

Dhum means smoke, this mantra obscures or darkens all false lights. It creates a protective smoke that hides us from any negativity.

KALI ASPECT: BAGALA

Goddess who gives us the power to overcome hostile forces.

BIJ MANTRA: 

HLRIM (pronounced hlareem)

This mantra creates stillness and silence by destroying the creator and illusion, leaving us to dwell on the inn-most self (beyond ego and illusion).

KALI ASPECT: MATANGI

Goddess who bestows knowledge, talent & enterprise.

BIJ MANTRA:

AIM (pronounced aym)

Aim is the feminine counterpart of OM. It helps us focus the mind and the heart to access higher knowledge.

KALI ASPECT: KAMALA 

The Goddess of wealth, beauty, love & devotion.

BIJ MANTRA:

SHRIM (pronounced shreem)

The mantra of faith, devotion, refuge and surrender.

Want to learn more about the Goddess Kali? The above information came from the following sources:

Tantric Yoga and the Wisdom Goddesses (Spiritual Secrets of Ayurveda) by Dr. David Frawley

Inner Tantric Yoga: Working with the Universal Shakti: Secrets of Mantras, Deities, and Meditation by Dr. David Frawley

Mantra Yoga and Primal Sound: Secret of Seed (Bija) Mantras by Dr. David Frawley