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Ganesha in Brown Resin

4.5" High x 3.25" Wide x 2" Deep

This is an intricate little Ganesha in brown resin.. very detailed for his size.

Ganesha is one of the best-known and most worshipped deities in the Hindu pantheon. His image is found throughout India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Indonesia, and Bangladesh and worshipped by many faiths.

Although he is known for many attributes, Ganesha's elephant head makes him easy to identify. Ganesha is widely revered as the remover of obstacles both material and spiritual, the patron of arts and sciences, and the deva of intellect and wisdom. As the god of beginnings, he is honored at the start of rites and ceremonies. Ganesha is also invoked as a patron of letters and learning during writing sessions. Several texts relate mythological anecdotes associated with his birth and exploits.

While some texts say that Ganesha was born with an elephant head, he acquires the head later in most stories. The most recurrent motif in these stories is that Ganesha was created by Parvati using clay to protect her and Shiva beheaded him when Ganesha came between Shiva and Parvati. Shiva then replaced Ganesha's original head with that of an elephant. Details of the battle and where the replacement head came from varying from source to source.  Another story says that Ganesha was created directly by Shiva's laughter. Because Shiva considered Ganesha too alluring, he gave him the head of an elephant and a protruding belly.

Hand made in Nepal

Ganesha Statue in Brown Resin

$34.00 Regular Price
$22.10Sale Price

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