The mythology of Boar The myth of boar does not only confine to the Hindu Mythology.
It is in the Celtic, Japanese, Chinese, Greek, American Indians, Egypt etc.
Goddess Ceridwin, A Celtic Mother Goddess was also called the "old White Sow".
The Boar too is a sacred animal of Goddess Isis ( the Egyptian equivalent of Durga ) and her brother is a black boar ( called Seth ).
Human associations with animals have gone for back. Hindus in particular see divinity in all things around us including animals.
They therefore plays an important role in the hindu dharma for they not only become vehicle, the goddess and god assume or take the form of these animals
If you look at the concept of Avatar which is associated with Vishnu,
the organic evolution theory which indicates the origin of the human from an aquatic background does make sense even though there is still debate about the reliability of the theory.
The boar being the third manifestation represents the complete picture of a terresterial animal.
These five elements that manifest in the functioning of the five senses in human as well as in certain functions of human's physiology.
Thus, the five elements are directly related to human's ability to perceive the external environment in which the human live.
Scientist especially in genetics field have discovered the close association of human genetics with that of a boar. There are instances of boar to human tissue transplant.
So if you look in this aspect, the boar is a close relation to human. Some suggest the idea that to eat a boar is like eating a human flesh.
Varahi is fivefold as water, fire, earth, air and aether. These elements are related to lion, tiger, elephant, horse and Garuda -- the bird-human vehicle of Vishnu. Their colours are dark green, red, yellow, black and purple.Her yantra is a triangle enclosed within a circle, a hexagram surrounding this, and the hexagram itself being surrounded by two circles.
1. The Varaha-Purana relates Varahi as a representation of the inauspicious emotions of Envy.
2. In the Celtic and Welsh version, the boar represent courage and strong warriors.
3. In China, the boar represents the wealth of the forest.
4. In Japan, the boar depicts courage.
5. To the Buddhist, the boar represents attachment ( general and material ), greed and lust.