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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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The American Hindu Anti- Defamation Coalition raised its voice against the Seattle- based sanitary ware- maker Sittin' Pretty Design, which had created a line of toilet seats sporting the images of Kali and Ganesha in 2001.
He said he decided to donate the air conditioner after Lord Ganesha fulfilled one of his wishes.
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Devotees believe that Lord Ganesha would fulfill their wishes.
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The Wolverines (22-5) knew Ganesha (11-16), a late addition to the Division III-AA bracket, was better than its record indicated.
Tenders are invited for Supply and Errection of semi highmasts at Naalkunalli circle of Nandini Extension and near Tamil Camp ganesha temple of Kaashipura.
Ganesha, in Thornhill Road, Little Aston, Sutton Coldfield, is the latest venture from Solihull businessman Tanveer Handa, owner of the successful Horseshoe Bar & Restaurant in Hall Green.
The Chouhan couple became ardent follower of the temple, when in 2006 the Ganesha idol of the temple, despite being submerged in flood water, remained intact.
A TEN-day festival of Ganesha Chaturthi ended with singing, dancing and religious ceremony last Sunday.
About 60 sheep graze daily in the city's parks and along canal banks as an ecological alternative to lawn mowers Pic: YVES LOGGHE | INDIA: devotees throw coloured powder as they prepare to immerse an idol of elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha in the |Arabian Sea during Ganesh Chaturthi festival celebrations, in Mumbai.