No one knows much about the Black Bhairab. It was found, lying face down in a forest and dates back to the 4th or 5th century.
Bhairab represents the powerful, destructive forces of Shiva and is in Kathmandu’s Durbar Square to stay.
Thankful two years hasn’t changed the place much.
[Photos: Around Kathmandu’s Durbar Square//Grace Farson]