Forms of the Goddess Kali: Classic, Mahakali, Daksinakali & Shamshan Kali


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Kali is a deity in which tradition?

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1. What color is Kali most often depicted as being?

2. In which form does Kali have the most arms?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Easily assess what you know about various forms of the goddess Kali with this convenient multiple-choice quiz and worksheet. Among other things, this quiz requires you to know the form in which Kali has the most arms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Here's what you'll need to know:

  • The tradition in which Kali is a deity
  • How her skin is usually depicted
  • The form in which she has the most arms
  • Her depiction standing on Shiva
  • Her association when she's in the form of Shamshan Kali

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about different forms of the goddess Kali
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the goddess Kali's skin color and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Shamshan Kali

Additional Learning

Learn more about this topic with the lesson titled Forms of the Goddess Kali: Classic, Mahakali, Daksinakali & Shamshan Kali. Here's a brief look at topics in the lesson:

  • An overview of goddess Kali's different forms
  • What her red eyes and tongue sticking out represent
  • The form that's most popular in Bengal