Ganesha (Sanskrit: गणेश also spelled Ganesa or Ganesh) : is one of the best-known and most worshipped deities in Hinduism. He is son of lord Shiva and Parvati. Several texts relate mythological anecdotes associated with his birth and exploits, and explain his distinct iconography.
Ganesha is known also as "sidhi data" or bestower of success in work. Ganesha is worshipped as the lord of wisdom and success, begining and as the lord of defender and remover of obstacles, and patron of arts and sciences.
Ganesh has to be propitiated first before worship to other gods. He is honoured with affection at the start of any ritual or ceremony and invoked as the "Patron of Letters" at the beginning of any writing.
Ganesha is widely worship in all over asia including Thailand. In Thailand we can find many Ganesha shrine. Also see a Book about 32 paintings of Ganesha by Thai Aartist MR. Choosak Vissanukamron
Ganesha's elephant head makes him easy to identify. But have you ever notice, that his elephant head has only one full tusk, while other is broken. There is several saying about his broken tusk. He said to have lost it in a fight with Parashuram (left image). It's also said that he broke it to write The Mahabharat to the dictation of sage "Vyasa" (right image). His elephant head is believed to be emblem wisdom and his mount an emblem of sagacity . His mount is the "Mooshika" called shrew. Some Ganesha Statues is just arrived At Our Gallery.
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