Bhairavi: The Warrior Goddess
Maa Bhairavi is the fifth among Dasha Mahavidyas. As the name indicates, Bhairavi means frightful, terrible, horrible or formidable. According to Swami Vivekananda, “Bhairavi provokes different fears. For, she is said to shine with the effulgence of 10,000 rising suns. She has many names including Tripura Bhairavi, Sampath Praja Bhairavi, Kaulesh Bhairavi, Siddhida Bhairavi, Bhay Vidwamsi Bhairavi, Chaitanya Bhairavi, Kameshwari Bhairavi, Nitya Bhairavi, and Rudra Bhairavi. Her body is the color of ..