Ganesh Lying Down Figurine
Ganesha the Hindu elephant god symbolises protection and the removal of obstacles from one’s path. He is one of the most popular deities in all of Hinduism. His elephant tusk symbolises intellectual strength, adaptability, and efficiency.
The word Ganesha is derived from the Sanskrit word gana, which means common people, while isha translates as Lord. The word Ganesha means “Lord of the People”. He guides worshipers in their protection, blessings, good luck, and the triumph over adversity and obstacles.
Ganesha is revered as a deity and is often prayed to before important life events. He is known for preserving esoteric knowledge and is worshiped as a deity of intellectual thought, new beginnings, good luck, karma, and duty to one’s heritage.
- 17 cm