Maa Durga and Maa Kali Are One, although Worshipped in The Two Different Forms. Maa Durga destroyed the tyranny caused by the king of asuras, demon mahisasura, which symbolized rajasic nature of the human mind, and his killing symbolized the destruction of ego, anger, greed and all other human vices. . Maa Kali Arose From The Forehead or Brow of Maa Durga, Jagat Ambika, The Divine Mother Of The Universe, To Kill the demons shumbha and nishumbha which both symbolised ‘false-self’ or human ‘ego’ whose deaths symbolised liberation through finding one’s True-Self.
The Devi Mahatmya is variously known as Sri Durga Saptashati, Sri Chandi or Saptashati.
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