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Indian Evangelist Killed, Sacrificed for Hindu 'Goddess'
An evangelist in the North Indian state of Madhya Pradesh was killed by Hindu priests suspected of seeking human sacrifices for a Hindu ‚Äúgoddess‚ÄĚ in the latest in a series of attacks against Christians in the country.
According to the Global Council of Indian Christians, Vipin Mandloli, 27, was shot dead near Aamkut village in the Jhabua District, Madhya Pradesh.
Mandloi, who works as a shepherd in his spare time, left his home on Oct. 14 to a nearby mountain to graze his sheep near a Hindu temple.
"There was a new temple of Kali, the 'goddess' of the Hindus, and he was in its premises," reported GCIC president Sajan K. George. ‚ÄúThree ‚ÄėPujaris,‚Äô or Hindu priests, came there and they shot and killed Vipin Mandloi with a ‚Ä¶ pistol.‚ÄĚ...
Very lovely lady indeed this Kali Ma. And yet she is probably the most honest depiction of what Hinduism is really all about and where it is coming from. I will check out those websites you mentioned for more about her.
Christian Raas : Yes, the Brits tried to ban Kali worship: see philtar.ucsm.ac.uk/encyclopedia/hindu/devot/kali.html
A Hindu main god called Shiva is a god of destruction who has a wife named Kali, the mother goddess of power, illness and death. Other names for Kali include: Kali Ma, The Dark Goddess, Dark Mother, Kalika, The Black Goddess, Kali the Destroyer, Consort of Shiva, Dancing Lady of Death. She holds weapons and a severed head and a bowl to catch the blood in. Her jewelry is dismembered bodies, her necklace severed heads, her skirt is made of severed arms. see http://www.jesus-is-savior.com/False%20Religions/Hinduism/hinduism.htm for interesting overview of Kali.. NOTE PG13!
http://www.chick.com/reading/tracts/0070/0070_01.asp for a tract about this demon
I don't have any problem to believe this. As far as I have learned Kali is considered one of the most powerful godesses among the millions of Hindu gods. I have heard before this incident that Kali is a very vicious and bloodthirsty godess and demands blood sacrifices from her devotees. I once saw a documentary on India where they were filming a temple consecrated to Kali and it was a gruesome sight. There was blood all over the place from the multitude of animal sacrifices. The worship of Kali seems to have actually been forbidden during the British reign in India. Does anybody know more about that?