Hindu Mythology

The colorful deities and demons of India...

JATAYU

Hindu fabulous creature

King of the Vultures

Ravana the demon tore out his feathers and left him dying, but Jatayu still managed to tell Rama where the demon had taken the abducted Sita.

For services rendered from his rendered body, he was sent up to Heaven as a reward.

Jatayu Facts and Figures

Name: Jatayu
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Male
Type: fabulous creature
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
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Article last revised on September 18, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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