goddess in her fierce form slashed a notorious demon and all was well once
again in the human realm. The fury that was within the warrior goddess took the
form of a child, who was nurtured by his mother. This child went on to become
Bhairava. This is one of the many origin stories of the terrifying Bhairava,
also considered a fragment of Lord Shiva’s Shakti.
striking brass wall hanging, Bhairava appears as a man, with protruding teeth
and tongue, wide eyes, and horns emerging out of his head. When it comes to his
devotees, the enraged Bhairava acts as a guardian deity. His images, similar to
this fine brass wall hanging, are placed in the home to obtain his blessings.
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