vīrabhadra वीरभद्र

Definition: m. of an incarnation or form of śiva- (sometimes regarded as his son, and worshipped especially in the Maratha country;in the vāyu-purāṇa- he is said to have been created from śiva-'s mouth in order to spoil the sacrifice of dakṣa-, and is described as having a thousand heads, a thousand eyes, a thousand feet, and wielding a thousand clubs;his appearance is fierce and terrific, he is clothed in a tiger's skin dripping with blood, and he bears a blazing bow and battle-axe;in another purāṇa- he is described as produced from a drop of śiva-'s sweat) etc. ()