Hand painted standing mahankal Bhairav thangka, with aparmita buddha and mayadevi at the top, khadga bhairav and bhajra pani bhairav.
A thangka is a classical and stylised form of Nepalese and Tibetan painting. Kaal Bhairav is the fierce form of Lord Shiva. He is the punisher, a ferocious avatar, who took form to ensure right was done. Of the many avatars of Lord Shiva, Kaal Bhairav is known to be the keeper of time.