Bronze image of Bhairava
18th - 19th century.
Bhairava is a deity and a dharmapala or dharma protector.
The various buddhist forms of Bhairava (variously called Herukas, Vajrabhairava, Mahākāla and Yamantaka) are considered fierce deities and yidams (tantric meditational deity) in Tibetan Buddhism.
The tantric practices associated with Bhairava focus on the transformation of anger and hatred into understanding.
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