Feb 18, 2011

Bagh Nakh or wagh nak. (Tiger Claw)

Bagh Nakh or  wagh nak. (Tiger Claw)Bagh Nakh or  wagh nak. (Tiger Claw)
A rare and deadly weapon that originated in South Asia. The Bagh Nakh or wagh nak translated means Tiger Claw. वाघनख्या, वाघनख, बाघ नख

Bagh Nakh or  wagh nak. (Tiger Claw)
Original designed to fit over top of the knuckles. Variations have been created like the pic above that is concealed in the palm. Ninjas used a similar version of the Bagh Nakh used to scale walls and trees with catlike agility.

Bagh Nakh or  wagh nak. (Tiger Claw)
Above is another variation with straight instead of curved blades/spikes

Bagh Nakh or  wagh nak. (Tiger Claw)
Dastana Bagh Nakh

Bagh Nakh or  wagh nak. (Tiger Claw)

Bagh Nakh or  wagh nak. (Tiger Claw)

bichawa bagh nakh was first recorded in history when Shivaji, the first emperor of Maratha used the weapon to make a public execution. Bijapur, general Afzal Khan was his vicitm.

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