Kali Ma is an energy that lives within us all. She is the Dark Goddess of the Hindu tradition. She is both a mother creatress, as well as a fierce destroyer. Her wisdom is wild and primeval, the embodied Shakti. She is the divine form of Mother Nature herself.
Her anger got out of hand more than once. Lord Shiva became a crying baby boy. An effort to pacify her. Her nurturing side took over her anger. It was the next time around that he had to lie down in her path. Goddess Kali - rare depiction