Mystical Bird Gandaberunda
Gandaberunda, a two-headed mythological bird
Gandaberunda (Gun-daa-bhae-rundaa, from Kannada) is an Indian mythological
bird. It is always shown with two heads and beaks, and believed to possess
magnificient strength. The Wodeyars, the erstwhile kings of Mysore, used the bird as their royal logo, and
beautiful paintings of the bird can be found in the period
A Gandaberunda is lifting four elephants effortlessly.
Line drawing based on a temple sculpture, Karnataka
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