Why Siva replaced Ganesha head with Elephant

ganesha elephant head story

Hidden meaning of Parvati creating her son with scurf and grime and Ganesha human head replaced by Siva with elephant head in Puranas Puranam Pancha Lakshanam – A text should have 5 characteristics or Pancha-Lakshana to be … Read more

Hastinapura, City of Wisdom in Argentina

Hastinapura, City of Wisdom (ciudad de la sabiduria) in Argentina has temples of Ganesha, Krishna, Surya, Narayana, Siva and Pandavas. Argentines learn philosophy, read in the library, practise yoga, meditation and sing Bhajans. Hastinapura is spread over … Read more

Lord Ganesha is Kangiten in Japan

Ganesha or Kangi-ten (歓喜天) is a god in Shingon & Tendai schools of Japanese Buddhism. Legends behind Soshin Kangi-ten (Male & Female embraced form), Evil Vinayaka, Saraswati (Benzaiten), Bishamonten (Kubera) etc. He is the Japanese Buddhist form … Read more

Quenevadi engraved by Europeans is Lord Ganapathi

Lord Ganapathi or Ganesha was depicted as Quenevadi God in engravings done during late 17th century by Europeans who visited Indian subcontinent. In the series published by Bernard Picart around 1672 CE, Ganesha, the god with elephant … Read more

Rahu, Siva, Ganesha in Mexico – Uxmal temple

Uxmal (Óoxmáal) is an ancient Maya city of the classical period in present-day Mexico. Uxmal name seems to derive from Oxmal, meaning “three times built“, but possible source of the name is ‘Uchmal‘ which means “what is … Read more