Ganesh, Ganapati, Vinayakar are various names. He is the primordial God of all Gods. Ganesh is the first and foremost deity of Hinduism. Also popularly known as “Elephant God” in the west. He is the Son of Lord Shiva and his consort Parvathi the Sakthi, who is mother of the universe.
He is the remover of all obstacles and hurdles in any endeavours of our life. Also represents the primordial sound OM. One can win his grace by mere humble obedience. He is wisdom pure itself. Also known as “Son of Nandhi” the bull mounts of Lord Shiva. Ganapati is lover of the sweet “Modaka (Delicacy made of rice)”. He has mouse as his vehicle, mouse represents that one can dig to any level of consciousness.
Style: Late Chola
Method: Lost Wax Method
Artisan: Shilpa Guru Rathakrishnan