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date: 18 June 2024

Garuḍa (Tārkṣya) 

Source:
A Dictionary of Hinduism
Author(s):

W. J. Johnson

A mythical creature, hatched from an egg, with a man's body and the beak and talons of a bird of prey. He is associated with the sun's rays, and is famous for his serpent-destroying power. Various stories are told to account for this antipathy to the ... ...

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