Maha Kali
Maha Kali, dark mother dance for me
Let the purity of your nakedness awaken me
Yours are the fires of deliverance which shall bring me bliss
Yours is the cruel sword which shall set my spirit free

Devourer of life and death who rule beyond time
In thy name I shall fullfil my destiny divine
Maha Kali, formless one, destroyer of illusion
Your songs forever sung, the tunes of dissolution

Kalika, black tongue of fire, embrace me
Make me one with your power for all eternity
Awaken within me the reflection of your flame
Kiss me with your bloody lips and drive me insane

Jai Kalika! Jai Kali!
Make me one with your power for all eternity
Maha Kali come to me

Smashana Kali, I burn myself for thee
I cut my own throat in obscene ecstasy
I make love to abominations, embrace pain and misery
Until my heart becomes the burning ground and Kali comes to me

O dark mother, hear me calling thee
Mahapralaya, bring to me
Through all illusions I shall see
I shall cremate this world and set my essence free

Jai Kalika! Jai Kali!
Without fear I will dance with death and misery
Maha Kali, come to me

�O Kali, thou art fond of cremation grounds
So I have turned my heart into one, that thou
may dance there unceasingly.
O mother, I have no other fond desire in my
heart. Fire of a funeral pyre is burning there.�

Female voice:
Jai Maha Kali, Jai Ma Kalika
Jai Maha Kali, Jai Ma Kalika
Kali Mata, namo nama
Kali Mata, namo nama

Jai Kalika! Jai Kali!
At your left hand for endless victory
Maha Kali, come to me

Jai Kalika! Jai Kali!
Mahapralaya will set our spirits free
Maha Kali, come to meMaha Kali
Maha Kali, dark mother dance for me
Let the purity of your nakedness awaken me
Yours are the fires of deliverance which shall bring me bliss
Yours is the cruel sword which shall set my spirit free

Devourer of life and death who rule beyond time
In thy name I shall fullfil my destiny divine
Maha Kali, formless one, destroyer of illusion
Your songs forever sung, the tunes of dissolution

Kalika, black tongue of fire, embrace me
Make me one with your power for all eternity
Awaken within me the reflection of your flame
Kiss me with your bloody lips and drive me insane

Jai Kalika! Jai Kali!
Make me one with your power for all eternity
Maha Kali come to me

Smashana Kali, I burn myself for thee
I cut my own throat in obscene ecstasy
I make love to abominations, embrace pain and misery
Until my heart becomes the burning ground and Kali comes to me

O dark mother, hear me calling thee
Mahapralaya, bring to me
Through all illusions I shall see
I shall cremate this world and set my essence free

Jai Kalika! Jai Kali!
Without fear I will dance with death and misery
Maha Kali, come to me

�O Kali, thou art fond of cremation grounds
So I have turned my heart into one, that thou
may dance there unceasingly.
O mother, I have no other fond desire in my
heart. Fire of a funeral pyre is burning there.�

Female voice:
Jai Maha Kali, Jai Ma Kalika
Jai Maha Kali, Jai Ma Kalika
Kali Mata, namo nama
Kali Mata, namo nama

Jai Kalika! Jai Kali!
At your left hand for endless victory
Maha Kali, come to me

Jai Kalika! Jai Kali!
Mahapralaya will set our spirits free
Maha Kali, come to me


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    General Commentits about a hindu goddess ..called mahakali..
    she is like the goddess of destruction..people peirce their tounges and even cut them for her..

    im not a hindu..but my parents are
    dissectionshreyon July 12, 2007   Link
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    General CommentYou are right it is about a hindu goddess but she is called Kali and Maha is only the sanskrit word for great and mighty
    Azanulhuon March 30, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti love this song! one of my fav dissection songs! anyway, about this song... The meaning is quite self explanatory. anyway...... Firstly, i am hindu. This song quite ironic really considering that the lead singer was a satanist. Maha (meaning divine mother) Kali (meaning black in tamil) is the hindu goddess (an entity of God) of war and destruction and the destroyer of evil. (so She is NOT AT ALL evil) and the hindu religion enforces that God is the Creator, Preserver and Destroyer of all things living. so, just as God created us all, He will destroy us all. i guess nodtviedt (not sure of the spelling) produced this song bcuz he knew he was going to kill himself and so he called out to Maha Kali to take him away. 'Jai Kalika Jai Kali. Kali Mata Namo Nama' sounds very similar to something out from a hindu service, or satsung. it seems like it is a Kali mantra but isn't bcuz people cannot create their own mantra. the proper Kali mantra is 'Om Sri Kalikaye Namah' mata means mother.
    Lord_nephthyson April 26, 2009   Link
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    General Commenti love this song! one of my fav dissection songs! anyway, about this song... The meaning is quite self explanatory. anyway...... Firstly, i am hindu. This song quite ironic really considering that the lead singer was a satanist. Maha (meaning divine mother) Kali (meaning black in tamil) is the hindu goddess (an entity of God) of war and destruction and the destroyer of evil. (so She is NOT AT ALL evil) and the hindu religion enforces that God is the Creator, Preserver and Destroyer of all things living. so, just as God created us all, He will destroy us all. i guess nodtviedt (not sure of the spelling) produced this song bcuz he knew he was going to kill himself and so he called out to Maha Kali to take him away. 'Jai Kalika Jai Kali. Kali Mata Namo Nama' sounds very similar to something out from a hindu service, or satsung. it seems like it is a Kali mantra but isn't bcuz people cannot create their own mantra. the proper Kali mantra is 'Om Sri Kalikaye Namah' mata means mother.
    Lord_nephthyson April 26, 2009   Link
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    General Commenti love this song! one of my fav dissection songs! anyway, about this song... The meaning is quite self explanatory. anyway...... Firstly, i am hindu. This song quite ironic really considering that the lead singer was a satanist. Maha (meaning divine mother) Kali (meaning black in tamil) is the hindu goddess (an entity of God) of war and destruction and the destroyer of evil. (so She is NOT AT ALL evil) and the hindu religion enforces that God is the Creator, Preserver and Destroyer of all things living. so, just as God created us all, He will destroy us all. i guess nodtviedt (not sure of the spelling) produced this song bcuz he knew he was going to kill himself and so he called out to Maha Kali to take him away. 'Jai Kalika Jai Kali. Kali Mata Namo Nama' sounds very similar to something out from a hindu service, or satsung. it seems like it is a Kali mantra but isn't bcuz people cannot create their own mantra. the proper Kali mantra is 'Om Sri Kalikaye Namah' mata means mother.
    Lord_nephthyson April 26, 2009   Link

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