9172015 Every year during the months of August and September India gears up to welcome the elephant god. One of the five primary Hindu deities Ganesha is worshiped by all sects and his image is pervasive in Indian art.
The Indian elephant Elephas maximus indicus is one of three extant recognised subspecies of the Asian elephant and native to mainland Asia.
Indian elephant face god. In Hindu astrology Makara is equivalent to the Zodiac sign Capricorn. 9202018 Ganesha the elephant-headed Hindu god who rides a mouse is one of the faiths most important deities. The Asian elephant is threatened by habitat.
Hindus revere elephants not only because of their depiction of their god but also because of unique characteristics that represent the attributes of a perfect disciple. He is the Lord of Beginnings and the Remover of Obstacles of both material and spiritual kinds. Ganesh also spelled Ganesa or Ganesha and known as Ganapati Vinayaka and Pillaiyar is the Lord of Good Fortune who provides prosperity fortune and success.
The Hindu festival of Ganesh Chaturthi celebrates the birth of Lord Ganesh who is considered the. The beloved elephant-faced-Deity popularly known as Ganesha has intrigued thinking men all over the world all through the ages even unto the present day. Makara is a legendary sea-creature in Hindu mythology.
Since 1986 the Asian elephant has been listed as Endangered on the IUCN Red List as the wild population has declined by at least 50 since the 1930s to 1940s ie. Parvati is Shivas wife. Ad Separation is required.
Lord Ganesha also known as Vinayaka the prominent leader is the elephant-headed Hindu god of wisdom literature and worldly success. 3312015 A baby girl born with a protrusion resembling an elephants trunk. Lord Ganesha is a propitious god promising success prosperity and peace and is invoked before any sort of enterprise.
He is a warrior-hero of the region venerated as a saint and a snake-god. Kailasa is the abode of Lord Shiva. Ganesha is the son of Lord Shiva and goddess Parvati Shivasconsort.
He is thought to derive from an animistic deity possibly a Dravidian aboriginal sun god. Ganesha also spelled Ganesh also called Ganapati elephant-headed Hindu god of beginnings who is traditionally worshipped before any major enterprise and is the patron of intellectuals bankers scribes and authors. It is the most commonly recurring creature in Hindu.
Is being hailed as the reincarnation of a god in northern India. He is worshiped as a pir amongst Hindus. Makara are considered guardians of gateways and thresholds protecting throne rooms as well as entryways to temples.
Makara appears as the vahana of the river goddess Ganga Narmada and of the sea god Varuna. 432020 In Hinduism the elephant is a sacred animal and is considered the representation or the living incarnation of Ganesh the elephant-headed deity riding a mouse and one of the most important gods. Interestingly he also places obstacles in the path of those who need to be checked.
Ketu is an Asura who has the lower parts of a snake and said to have four arms. Ad Separation is required. The sacred texts give a variety of stories narrating the sequence of Ganeshas birth.
The storyconnected with his birth and having an elephants head is an interesting episodeof Hindu mythology. Gogaji also known as Jahar Veer Gogga is a folk deity worshiped in the northern states of India.