Mask of Vaikuntha Vishnu, late 5th century. Learn more about 5th century masks
The consort of Bhairava and a form of Devi, the supreme goddess in Hinduism. She is also one of the ten goddesses, collectively referred to as the Dasa Mahavidyas in the Hindu Sakta philosophy. Her iconographical attributes includes details such as a reddish complexion, a garland of severed heads and weapons such as a pasa (noose) or ankusa (elephant goad). In the form of Tripurabhairavi, she is depicted with a book and an akshamala (rosary) in two hands, with the remaining two hands in abhaya mudra and varada mudra.