Bhīmaśańkara

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By Jit Majumdar

Sometimes transliterated as: Bhimasańkara, BhImaZańkara, Bhimashańkara


  1. Śańkara (Śiva) who is fearsome/ terrible
  2. one of the fierce, intense and destructive forms of Śiva; the name of Śiva as the presiding deity of one of the 12 jyotirlińgas, the sacred pilgrim centres devoted to Him.