Kali, the Hindu Goddess, with a garland of heads and a belt of hands. She cleaves us of our appendages to break the tools that make karma, she takes our heads to rid us of our ego. Take refuge in Kali Ma, and she will guide and protect you.
Dashavatara refers to the ten avatars of Vishnu, the Hindu god of preservation. Vishnu is said to descend in form of an avatar to restore cosmic order. The order of the Dashavataras has been interpreted to be reflective of Darwinian evolution.
Sri KRISHNA // "You are the original lamp. Other incarnations may possess the same candle power as the original lamp but the original lamp is the beginning of all light" Lord Brahma, in "Prayers Offered by Lord Brahma to Lord Krsna," BOOK, Chapter 14