Posted on: 28 April 2014

Illustration from:

Beast and Man in India - A popular sketch of Indian animals in their relations with the people
By John Lockwood Kipling, C. I. E.
Published by Macmillan and Co., London - 1904

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Huma bird / Kamadenu ?

Probably a depiction of the buraq.

Or daba esra meraj

This is known as Burraq the mythical horse that according to islamic beliefs Prophet Mohammad rode to heavens from Jerusalem.

Tughra art is it ?