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Ganesa: A Monograph on the Elephant-Faced God: with an introduction by Alfred Foucher

By: Alice Getty

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 032057

ISBN: 81-215-0377-X

Condition: New


The most universally adored of all the Hindu gods, Ganesa, the 'Lord of the Ganas' also occupies a pride of place among the gods of the Hindu pantheon. It was because of his popularity as a magnificent god that he was known by the various epithets Vinayaka, Vighnesvara, Siddhidata, Heramba, etc., which stress his benevolent nature and his other names viz., Vakra-tunda, Ekadanta, Akhu-ratha, Lambodara, Gajanana, etc. connote his unusual physical and other attributes. In her illuminating study, Ganesa, A Monograph on the Elephant-faced God, Alice Getty has covered not only the various iconograph... View more info