Hindu Mythology

The colorful deities and demons of India...

CHAMUNDA

Hindu Fear Goddess

A terrifying skeletal goddess

She dances while brandishing many horrible things. What did you expect from a manifestation of Kali?

In depictions, Chamunda seems to be leading some kind of punk band, including a braying hound. We won’t mention the flayed elephant’s ear.

Chamunda Facts and Figures

Name: Chamunda
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Fear
Area of expertise: Fear

Good/Evil Rating: BAD, best avoided
Popularity index: 791

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Article last revised on November 04, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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