India

Lord Garuda



Garuda, the king of birds, is the sacred vehicle of Lord Vishnu. He is half man and half eagle and has the power to acquire any shape. Garuda is the main enemy of the nagas (serpents). Being the son of sage Kashyapa and Vinita, he is also known as Vainartaya. He acts as a messenger between gods and men.



Updated on 7th June, 2005

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