Chanda maharoshana is also called Maha Chandrarosana and Acala. He is one faced, two armed and squint eyed. His face appears terrible with bare fangs. He wears a jewelled head-dress, bites his lips and wears on his crown a garland of severed heads. His eyes are slightly red.
He carries a sword in his right hand and the noose round the raised index finger against the chest on the left. His sacred thread consists of a white snakes. He is clad in tiger skin and he wears jewels. His left leg touches the ground, while the right is slightly raised.
His worship is always performed in secret and the god is kept secluded from public gaze. He is the wrathful form of Manjusri.