Raja Mohanty & Sirish Rao Illustrated by Radhashyam Raut 2nd edition Above the Himalayan peaks, Garuda, the divine eagle of the God Vishnu, sees the Lord of Death hastening towards an exquisitely beautiful little bird. He decides to save it, and hides the bird away - but can death be cheated? A new and accessible take on a timeless Hindu parable of destiny and love, illustrated in the delicate and ornamental Patachitra tradition of Orissa, in eastern India. This numbered edition has been printed and bound by hand at Tara Books’ award-winning bookmaking workshop. Both a collector’s item and an ideal gift for those interested in Indian culture, myth, religion and folk arts.