DeviMahatmya Adhyay 7
DeviMahatmya Adhyay 7 is in Marathi. It is translation of Durga SaptaShati Adhyay 7 which is in Sanskrit. Translation is very nicely done by Shri Rambaba Vernekar. Goddess Saraswati was very angry as Chand and Munda came for war. Kali was creation of anger of Goddess and came out from the body of Goddess. She was black in color. Kali killed very dangerous demons Chanda and Munda. The demons were with a very large army of dangerous demons but many were killed by Goddess and Kali. After she killed Chand and Munda, She was blessed with the name Chamunda by Goddess Saraswati.
The holy story of Goddess Mahalaxmi is being told by Medha Rushi to king Surath. Demon king Shumbha sent his caption Chanda and Munda on the battlefield to fight with Goddess Mahalaxmi and to kill her or bring alive to Shumbha. Chanda and Munda came with a large army. Goddess was sitting on a lion. She was holding Ban, Musal, Shankha, Chakra, Shool, Dhanus, Ghanta and Langal weapons in her hands. Demons started the war with a very furious attack. they were making tremendous noice. Goddess became very angry and Goddess Kali was created by her from her forehead. Kali was black and holding many weapons in her hands. She was wearing a graland of the heads of demons around her neck. She was wearing tigers skin around her body. Her voice was very loud which was making fear in the minds of demons. She was very tall and strong. She entered in the army of demons; killed many demons along with elephants and horses by putting them in her large mouth. Finally she killed Captions Chand and Munda and brought their heads to the Goddess Mahalaxmi. Goddess blessed her and told her that people will call her by the name Chamunda, since she killed Chanda and Munda. Devotees who will read this chapter all their troubles will be vanished and all their desires will be fulfilled by the blessings of Goddess Chamunda.