Hanuman Bhairab and Narsingh Statue

This statue date from1698 A.D.

The entrance to the National art gallery is flanked by figures of hanuman the monkey god appears in Tantric form as the four armed Hanuman Bhairab. Hanuman is worshipped for strength and devotion.

Narsingh –the lion headed god, incarnation of lord Vishnu, posing killing Hiranyakashyapu, who was a power boned person. Shiva had graced him through a boon for almost immortal life .Accordingly, he would have none of his breathing last neither on earth, nor in the sky, nor on the air Strategically it that Vishnu made him breathe his last placing him on the former’s lap. This statue date from1698 A.D.


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Bhaktapur (भक्तपुर), About this sound, listen (help·info); literally translates to “city of devotees”), also known as Khwopa (Nepal Bhasa: ख्वप Khwopa), is a city in the east corner of the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal about 8 miles (13 km) from the capital city, Kathmandu. It is located in and serves as the headquarters of Bhaktapur District in Bagmati Pradesh of Nepal. It is administratively divided into 10 wards.

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