Lord Ganesha

Ganesha invoked for auspicious beginnings and for the removal of obstacles, one of the most popular deities of the Hindu pantheon.

Photograph © Medha Malik Kudaisya -- may be used without prior permission for any educational or scholarly purpose.

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