Maha Kali according to Hinduism is a manifestation of Devi Parvati. She destroys only to recreate, and she destroys is sin, evil power. She is formed in the darkness of night, and is the transcendent power of time, Kali or Maha-Kali, and is the consort of the god Shiva. In myth, it is Shiva who destroys the world, and Kali is the energy. According to Devi Mahatmyam Maha Kali resembles the (Tamas) Guna of the Adi Shakti. It is mantioned in Devi Mahatmyam that Devi Parvati took the form of Devi Kali to kill the demon Chanda and Munda. Devi Kali makes the evil power abolish by slaying the heads of Chanda and Munda and giving to Chandika who is none other than Ambika. Since Devi Kali brought the heads of Chanda and Munda Kali is also famous as Chamunda.
Chandika and Kali, the forms of the Goddess fighting the asuras, along with the seven Shaktis of Brahma, Shiva, Kumara/Skanda, Vishnu, Indra, Varaha and Narasimha. There issued forth Chandika’s own terrifying Shakti, who came to be known as Shivaduti since she sent Lord Shiva himself as her messenger to the asura lords. Together the nine Shaktis destroy the mighty asuras in no time.