Kali Chalisa is in Hindi. Chalisa is collation of 40 stanzas (ovies) generally. However Kali Chalisa is having 54 stanzas. Kali Chalisa is a praise of Goddess Kali. It starts with very famous names of Kali. Each name describes the victorious deeds done by the Goddess for the wellbeing of people and Gods also. Kali, Kankalini, Kapalini, Karali, Shankar Priya, Aparna, Amba, Kapardini, Jagadamba, Aarya, Hala, Ambika, Maya, Katyayni, Uma, Jagjaya, Girija, Gouri, Durga, Chandi there are many other names in the Chalisa. It is said that Goddess gives happiness to the devotees and gives unhappiness to the cruel people. Goddess has killed demons Chand, Munda, Shumbha, Nishubha, Mahishasur and Raktbij and many other demons to protect gods and people. There are 52 very pious places/temples of Goddess in India. Devotee is asking Goddess to make him free from his sins and bless him. Further the writer of Kali Chalisa is asking Goddess to bless the devotee who recites Chalisa.