On Saptami, which is the seventh day of Navratri, Maa Kalratri, who is believed to be the most violent forms of Devi Durga, is worshipped.
She is believed to be the destroyer of all demoniacal powers, i.e., kaal.
What does Maa Kalratri do?
Maa Kalratri destroys ignorance and removes darkness.
She reminds us about the fact that sorrow, pain, destruction, decay and death are inevitable and one can’t escape them.
वाम पादोल्ल सल्लोहलता कण्टक भूषणा |
वर्धन मूर्ध ध्वजा कृष्णा कालरात्रि भर्यङ्करी ||
Vama padolla sallohalata kaṇṭaka bhuṣaṇa | vardhana murdha dhvaja kr̥ṣṇa kalaratri bharyaṅkari ||