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Demigods - Lord Shiva - Chinnamasta
Chinnamasta - Kali Holding Her Severed Head in Her Hand  


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This is one of the most furious manifestations of the formidable goddess Kali; in turn a form of Shiva's consort Mahadevi. Here she appears a reddish colour and rides a lion. Kali is standing on the dead body of a demon she killed in a bloody battle.