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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]
See: Wisdom
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In Hinduism, Ganesha is revered as a god of wisdom and remover of obstacles.
Millions of Hindus install Ganesha statues in colorfully decorated homes and specially erected temporary structures across India and worship them before immersing them in lakes, rivers and the sea.
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Like many spiritual and mythological creatures, Ganesha is a hybrid god--or "zoomorphic deity"--possessing a combination of human and animal body parts.
Every year people were requesting it, so this year we decided to go online," said Uday Salian, committee spokesman at the Andhericha Raja, a popular Ganesha idol in Mumbai.
The Ganesha statue will go under the hammer at Duke's auction house in Dorchester, Dorset, tomorrow.
We went to buy the Ganesha idol yesterday [Wednesday] and the shops were very crowded.
Om gam ganapataye namaha is a mantra for Ganesha, the elephant deity, the remover of obstacles.
Ganesha now has four arms but only one tusk, having broken off the other to write "The Mahabharata," the Hindu epic.
No momento, Mumbai e uma festa, com as celebracoes de Ganesha, que vem a ser entidade preferida pelos hinduistas locais.
Mike Ponce, a personal trainer who has helped NBA players such as Kirk Hinrich, Rafael Araujo, Casey Jacobsen, Kirk Snyder and Ike Austin prepare for the NBA draft and combine, has been a friend of Efevberha's since he first saw him play as a ninth-grader at Ganesha High in Pomona.