bhairava

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bhairava

[भैरव] Adj. terrible, frightul, horrible, formidable.

Mythology, name of Bhairava "the creepy", epith. of Siva in his fierce form, his horse is a corpse [savarudha] or a dog, and he carries the humerus-head club [khatvanga खट्वाङ्ग] as a weapon | Tantric sect yogi worshiping Bhairava - n. horror, terror - f. bhairavi phil. [tantr.]. Female noun of Bhairavi "the Terrible", one of the 10 aspects [Mahavidya महाविद्या] of Sakti.  See bhiru भीरु.