By Devdutt Pattanaik
Ganesha has turn into probably the most renowned deities of Hinduim within the twenty first century.He is recognized everywhere.With an elephant-head,a plump physique and a potbelly he turns into a lovable and cuddly deity evoking feelings of serious affection. Hidden underneath this very available shape is knowledge which may make us larger human beings.This ebook by means of India's greatest mythologist,Dr.Devdutt Pattanaik,is an try to spread that knowledge locked in numerous stories,symbols and rituals.
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