Garuda A mythical bird half-man-half-bird-on which Lord Vishnu moves. It is the vehicle of Lord Vishnu .Garuda is one of the powers of Lord Vishnu himself. Huge in size, and brighter than pure gold, its luster crosses the sun. Extremely heroic and brave in nature and a staunch enemy of evils and snakes. Also, he is the destroyer of poison . Garuda gives the power to cure venom and poisonous effects.