Salutations to Martanda Kali who as the destroyer of the wheel of cognition, puts an end to all objective
flavors. Desirous of consuming all worldly activities She causes the twelve sun gods, in the shape of the bird wheel, to be completely consumed like a moth entering a raging fire. ~ Krama Stotra,
I pay homage to that well appeased Sthitinashakali who absorbs the destroyer. Established in the
unifying center of the conscious and unconscious, which begins at the wheel of life force [prå¬an], she makes her own both the outward and inward breath [prå¬a apåna]. By her flame the pure light
of subjective awareness sets in the horizon.
I bow to that inexpressible Mahakal-Kali who resides in the cremation ground, where during the night all
the five great elements are dissolved. As a fire powerfully excited by wind, she enthusiastically swallows the great lord of time [Mahakåla] along with the wheel of the energies governing the ten