As Ravana abducts Sita and flies off with her, it is the brave vulture Jatayu who sacrifices his life trying to save her.
With his unparalleled devotion, Nandi gains immortality as Shiva’s vahana.
The magnificent four-tusked elephant, Airavata, emerges from the golden egg of creation to become Indra’s trusted vehicle.
When Vishnu as Narasimha continues to devour and destroy the world, he trakes the form of the two-headed bird, Gandaberunda.
Shyama and Sabala, the divine hounds, are given the responsible task of guarding yama’s gates.
These sacred being of Indian mythology are endowed with strength, courage and animals, give stature and respect to all creation.
The stories in this Amar Chitra Katha are taken from ancient texts including the Shiva Purana, Vishnu Purana, Gajashastra, the Brahmanas and also from folklore.
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