Aghorabhairavamūrti, aka: Aghora-bhairava-murti; 1 Definition(s)
Aghorabhairavamūrti means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.
The Sanskrit term Aghorabhairavamūrti can be transliterated into English as Aghorabhairavamurti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Aghorabhairavamūrti (अघोरभैरवमूर्ति).—Another aspect of Śiva, annihilating the demon of darkness, is the form of Aghorabhairavamūrti. It is a popular representation in a different way. The way, the theme is represented here is interesting. Śiva is standing on the dwarf-demon holding a shield and a sword. Śiva is piercing the head of the demon with his triśūla i.e. suggesting the expelling of ajñāna (ignorance) from the head. Śiva is eight handed. He holds in his hands, weapons and attributes like, khaḍga, kheṭaka, mṛga, dhanus and bāṇa. The ferocity of the face of Śiva is enhanced by his up-curled mustaches. It is a forceful, dynamic form of Śiva full of action.Source: Shodhganga: Temples of Salem region Up to 1336 AD
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