One of the manifestations and cult titles of the wife of Shiva and mother goddess Devi, especially in her malevolent role as a goddess of death and destruction, depicted as black, red-eyed, blood-stained, and wearing a necklace of skulls.
Origin of KaliSanskrit Kālī from kālī feminine of kāla- dark of Dravidian origin Kannada kā&dlowdot;u black, blackness
Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple, Singapore
- The prickly glasswort (Kali turgida, formerly Salsola kali).
- Of Cape Lithinos is the small bay of Kali Limenes or Fair Havens, where the ship conveying St Paul took refuge (Acts xxvii.
- Twenty-two miles due south of Kali-zan stands Hakumosha-zan (5282 ft.), and just 20 m.
- The only other important river is the Kali Nadi, which traverses the entire length of the district from north-east to south-west.
- Its early history is not well known, but the town was founded in 1732 by Abd-ur-Rahim under the name of Iski-kurgan, or Kali-i-Rahimbai.
- Though they themselves trace their origin to seven Mahommedan tribes, Hindus appear to have been associated with them at an early period; at any rate, their religious creed and practices as stanch worshippers of Kali (Devi, Durga), the Hindu goddess of destruction, had certainly no flavour of Islam in them.