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What does Kali mean in Goddess Kali? - Meaning of Kali

Talk about Goddess Kali and we have a form of fierce women coming in our mind. But what does Kali mean? The meaning of Kali explains the entire concept of worship of this fierce goddess. Kali means one who has transcended even kala, or time. It is impossible for human mind to understand the Supreme Truth. Goddess Kali is an attempt to understand the Supreme Truth through a ferocious form. Related Goddess Kali Story Symbolism of Darkness associated with Goddess Kali Sri Ramakrishna on Goddess Kali Red Shoe Flower and Goddess Kali

Palakollu Shiva Temple – Ksheera Ramalingeswara Swamy Temple in Andhra Pradesh

Ksheera Ramalingeswara Swamy Temple, is one of the Pancharama Kshetras, and is located at Palakollu in West Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh. Lord Shiva is worshipped here as Ksheerarama. The shrine is located around 24 km west of Bhimavaram and 100 km east of Kakinada. The name ‘Ksheera Ramalingeswara Swamy’ because it is believed that the Shivling was discovered by Bhagavan Sri Ram. ‘Ksheera’ because the Shivling is white in color. There is another legend has it that Shiva blessed a saint and made the milky white ocean appear in the pond here. The Shivling worshipped in the temple is white in color. Consort of Shiva here is Goddess Parvati. Nandi is as usual found infront of the sanctum sanctorum. One can have darshan of the Shivling from four sides. Palakollu Shiva Temple Gopuram The temple gopuram of tower is the tallest in Andhra Pradesh. It is believed to have been built during the 10 th century AD. The gopuram is 120 feet high and has nine storeys. The mand