Buddha in Bodhi Tree. “When we resist change, it’s called suffering. But when we can completely let go and not struggle against it, when we can embrace the groundlessness of our situation and relax into its dynamic quality, that’s called enlightenment”
This design is an example of form, but more specifically, naturalistic form. Naturalistic is when the design is derived from anything in nature, or a human figure. This particular form is a human figure, which makes it a naturalistic form.
Mahakala is a wrathful manifestation of Shiva Bhairava - a fierce manifestation of the bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara as guardian of the dharma (Buddhist law) and the sangha (community of monks and nuns).