Our intrigue for Indian mythological creatures echoes in the works.
Jambavan I Originating in Ramayana, Jambavan is the divine king of the bears, the sloth bear. He was created by Brahma & he helped Rama in rescuing Sita from Ravana.
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Kamdhenu I In Hindu mythology Kamdhenu was created at Samudramanthan ( the episode of ocean churning ). It is the cow of plenty, who fulfills the wishes of its owner, the divine bovine Goddess.
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Indian mythological creature 'Garuda' is comprised of an eagle & a human. Garuda is the Vahana (vehicle mount) of Lord Vishnu. In the Vedas Garuda represents hope, re-birth & heavenly power. In the Buddhist lores Garuda represents wisdom.
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'Navagunjara', an avatar of Lord Krishna, is formed of nine different animals. It has the head of a rooster, neck of a peacock, hump of a camel, waist of a lion, the tail is a serpent & stands on three feet, that of an elephant, a tiger, a horse. The fourth limb is a human arm carrying lotus. The disguise was to test Arjuna’s penance. This appears in Sarala Dasa’s Oriya Mahabharata.
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