As a symbol of life that is both feared and revered, Makara is considered the guardian of thresholds and gateways, serving as the protector of order and an essential sign of bounty.
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.