Bhairava with Shakti

Image title: Bhairava with Shakti

Description of the photo

This bronze sculpture shows an image of Bhairava with Shakti, from the 19th century A.D.—This tantric imagery of six-armed Bhairava is shown flanked by his female consort [viz., Shakti]; on the left Bhairava is holding his usual attributes like skull-cup, sword, trident, etc.

Bhairava (भैरव) can also be spelled as Bhairab, Bhairaba or Bhairava while Shakti can also be spelled as Sakti or Śakti (शक्ति).

Gallery information:

The National Museum of Nepal (Rashtriya Museum) houses a variety of sculptures, carvings, statues, paintings and other objects grouped according to the major religions such as Hinduism and Buddhism. This photo is from the Hindu bronze sculpture (dhatu-kala) section.

Photo details:
Date: 2019-11-29
Camera: SONY ILCE-6400
Exposure: 1/20
Aperture: f/4.5
ISO: 100
Focal length: 18mm

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Size: 3.98 MB
Resolution: 2000 x 3261
© License: CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

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