Photographer Karin Swann returns to New York from a spiritual retreat in India, and soon seems obsessed with the mythical goddess "Kali" a deadly seductress. Undergoing a visible personality change, Karin even startles her lover Matthew, with her sexual passion. At an exhibition of Karin's work, the mysterious Dr Samudaya warns Matthew about the goddess' evil powers - and after a friend's murder, Matthew suspects that Karin may indeed be Kali's agent of evil. Matthew's only hope rests in exorcising Kali's spirit. But can he succeed without destroying the woman he loves?