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see HinduismHinduism
, Western term for the religious beliefs and practices of the vast majority of the people of India. One of the oldest living religions in the world, Hinduism is unique among the world religions in that it had no single founder but grew over a period of 4,000 years in
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Ganesha

wisdom god having a human body and an elephant head. [Hindu Myth.: Leach, 440]
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When the sub-inspector flashed a message over the wireless, the boys were intercepted at another place and there was an encounter in which Ranbir was killed, Ganapati said.
One of the rare living avataras, Sri Ganapati Sachchidananda Swamiji of Mysore, India, was born fully realized in command of the eight Mahasiddhis (great powers) and is a guru in the Dattatreya Avadhoota lineage.
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I am Ganapati bappa's bhakt and I also insisted that Kareena come with me this time," the director was quoted saying by the IANS.
This creates the potential for a two-way conversation to flow between citizen and government, supporting a type of e-government using geospatial data as a starting point not simply for communication of plans but for discussion in the creation or refinement of plans and decisions (Dovey and Eggers 2008, Ganapati 2011, Talen 2000).
SUKUMAR GANAPATI is an associate professor at Florida International University.
Somehow Ganapati, who has the head of an elephant and the body of a human being, is the unifier of these disparate parts.
Prabhu Ganapati comes from Mumbai's Taj Mahal hotel, by way of Manchester and a stint as sous-chef with Atul Kochhar.
Ganapati, Assistant Professor, Public Administration, College of Arts and Sciences, Florida International University, Miami, FL.