A horse-headed demon with a boon of only being able to be killed by another horse-headed Hayagriva. He was eventually brought to his demise thanks to the deities who created a horse-headed deity named Hayagriva. This horse-headed avatar of Vishnu dates back to 2,000 BCE as the god of knowledge and wisdom.
This print is part of a 12 part series called Forbidden Forest: an exhibition celebrating the art of storytelling through a series of illustrations of ancient South Asian mythological creatures.
Humble Raja is the name of the Toronto-based design shop Bhavesh & Reena Mistry created as husband and wife. We are both designers who grew up in Canada in South-Asian households. We were always intrigued by our culture, the traditions and the many stories passed down by our elders. Humble Raja explores and shares our culture through graphic design and illustration.
This is a gallery-quality giclée art print on 100% cotton rag archival paper, printed with archival inks. Each art print is listed by sheet size and features a minimum one-inch border.