Asitanga Bhairava Mantra

Asitanga Bhairava is the first of Ashtabhairava Murthi, eight manifestations of Lord Bhairava. Asitanga Bhairava: He appears in golden hue, carries four weapons namely trishula, damaru, pasha and khadga (sword) and rides on a Swan. Sri Asithaanga Bhairava appears with His consort Brahmi and Vahana – Swan (nnam) and in the direction towards the East. The […]

Bhairavamurti, Shiva as Lord Bhairava

Bhairavamurti is considered as Lord Shiva in some ethics and considered as the power of Lord Shiva in others. However, the word Bhairava means the Anger form of Lord Shiva or the ultimate power of Lord Shiva. The Bhairavamurthi is considered as the most ferocious Gods in Hinduism, according to the Beliefs of Shaivism. The […]

Shiva & Bhairava: Why Bhairava is a sign of Shiva’s fury?

Bhairava is a sign of Shiva’s fury. According to the stor relate on the opportunity, the Trimurti gods, Brahma, Vishnu plus Shiva was present chatting in a vital frame of mind because on the way to who be better of them every one. Within the lively dispute, Shiva felt upset by comments completed by Brahma […]

Samhara Bhairava Mantra

Sri Samhara Bhairava is the eighth and last form of Ashtabhairava Murthi, eight manifestations of Lord Bhairava. Samhara Bhairava appears like lightening and carries the weapons same as those of Unmattha Bhairava and rides on a dog. Consort of Samhara Bhairava is Goddess Chandi. Vahana of Samhara Bhairava – Dog Direction – North East Temple dedicated to Samhara […]

Bhishana Bhairava Mantra

Sri Bhishana Bhairava is the seventh form of Ashtabhairava Murthi, eight manifestations of Lord Bhairava. Bhishana Bhairava appears red in colour and carries the weapons same as those of Unmatta Bhairava and rides on corpse. Consort of Bhishana Bhairava is Chamundi Maa. Vahana of Bhishana Bhairava – Lion Direction – North Temple dedicated to Bhishana Bhairava – Rameswaram, […]

Kapala Bhairava Mantra

Sri Kapala Bhairava is the sixth form of Ashtabhairava Murthi, eight manifestations of Lord Bhairava. Sri Kapala Bhairava appears Yellow in complexion, carries the same weapons like that of Unmatta Bhairava and rides on an elephant. Consort of Kapala Bhairava is Indrani Mata. Vahana of Kapala Bhairava – Elephant Direction – North West Temple dedicated to Kapala Bhairava – […]

Unmatta Bhairava Mantra

Sri Unmatta Bhairava is the fifth form of Ashtabhairava Murthi, eight manifestations of Lord Bhairava. Unmatta Bhairava appears in white color with a pleasing face carrying kunda, the khetaka, the parigha (iron bludgeon) and bhindipala (javelin) and rides on a Horse. Consort of Unmatta Bhairava is Varahi Mata. Vahana of Unmatta Bhairava – Horse (Ashwa) Direction – West […]

Krodha Bhairava Mantra

Sri Krodha Bhairava is the fourth form of Ashtabhairava Murthi, eight manifestations of Lord Bhairava. Krodha Bhairava appears grey in colour and carries khetaka, a long sword and axe and rides on an eagle. Consort of Krodha Bhairava is Vaishnavi Mata. Vahana of Krodha Bhairava – Garuda (Eagle) Direction – South West Temple dedicated to Krodha Bhairava – Thiruvisanallur […]

Chanda Bhairava Mantra

Sri Chanda Bhairava is the third form of Ashtabhairava Murthi, eight manifestations of Lord Bhairava. Chanda Bhairava appears blue with a pleasant face. Bhagavan carries agni, shakti (spear), gada and kunda and rides on a Peacock. Consort of Chanda Bhairava is Koumari Mata. Vahana of Chanda Bhairava – Peacock Direction – South Temple dedicated to Chanda Bhairava – Vaitheeswaran Koil near […]

Ruru Bhairava Mantra

Ruru Bhairava is the second form of Ashtabhairava Murthi, eight manifestations of Lord Bhairava. Ruru Bhairava appears in white colour with many ornaments decked with rubies. Carries akshamala , the ankusha, a pustaka (book) and a veena and rides on a Bull. Consort of Ruru Bhairava is Maheshwari. Vahana of Ruru Bhairava – Rishabham (Ox) Direction […]

Ashta Bhairava, the Moving Forms of Lord Shiva

Ashta Bhairava means the eight manifestations of Lord Bhairava Swamy. Lord is the moving form of Lord Shiva. The Lord is strongly believed as the guard of the directions. The eight directions of this universe is said to be controlled by eight Maha Bhairavars. Each and every Bhairavar has eight sub Bhairavars directly under them. […]

Ashta Bhairava Murthi, Eight Aspects of Lord Bhairava

Ashta Bhairava Murthi are the eight aspects of Lord Bhairava (a manifestation of Lord Shiva). Also known as Bhairo, Bheruji, Kaala Bhairava, Vairavar, or Bhaironor, Bhairava is the fierce form of Lord Shiva. Bhairava is an important deity in Varanasi, Ujjain & parts of Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan and Nepal. Bhairava appears with a dog as […]

Kalabhairavar Temples in Tamil Nadu

Here is the list of Kalabhairavar Swamy Temples in Tamil Nadu. Ashta Bhairavar at Sri Kamanada Eswar temple, Bhairava Moorthi ( Bhairava Natha Moorthi) Temple, Bhairavar Temple in Vairavan Patti, and Bhairaveswarar Temple in Cholapuram in Kumbakonam are the famous Kalabhairava Swamy Temples in Tamil Nadu.. Here are the full details of the temples… Ashta Bhairavar at Sri Kamanada […]

Kalabhairava Swamy Temples in Andhra Pradesh

Here is the list of Kalabhairava Swamy Temples in Andhra Pradesh. Bhairava sela or Bayyanna sela, Kala Bhairava in Mruthyujaya Swamy Temple, Naga Bhirava Kona and Sri Kalabhairava Swamy Temple are the famous Kalabhairava Swamy Temples in Andhra Pradesh.. Here are the full details of the temples… Bhairava sela or Bayyanna sela in Srisailam in Andhrapradesh Kala […]