Mahakala is the guardian of the entrance to a sacred Hindu religious building, usually located on the left. Mahakala is usually paired with Nandiswara on the right side. Mahakala statues are generally depicted in a standing manner. Mahakala has two hands with the left hand straight down against the knot on the left waist, while the right hand is folded in front of the chest. On the neck wears a hara (necklace), the ear wears kundala (studs), and the head wears a crown. There is praba (light) behind the head. On the right waist, there is a cloth tie, while on the right side of the back is an ornament of a trident.