With an elephant head, potbelly and a penchant for good food, Lord Ganesha is one of the most popular and loved of the Hindu gods. Each of the illustrated stories in this book presents different aspects of Ganesha, be it his mischief, humour, devotion to his mother or his gentle, compassionate nature.
About the Author
Pooja Pandey, dwells deep into traditional Indian literature and mythology to bring it close to young readers by her lucid writing. As a storyteller, she is popular among school children's groups. Apart from entertaining children, she lays stress on inculcating moral values which are an inseparable part of Indian literature and mythology.
Do you know whose birthday is celebrated all over the country on Bhadrapada Chaturthi? It is Ganesha's, the elephant-headed son of Shiva and Parvati. Known as Vighneshwara, meaning the 'remover of obstacles', Ganesha is worshipped at the beginning of every auspicious happening so that the venture may get completed without any hindrance.
Ganesha is known for his intellect and presence of mind. He had a very interesting and eventful childhood. Here are a few stories about the naughty and intelligent Ganesha for young readers.
|1.||Ganesha - The Elephant-headed God||7|
|6.||Ravana and Ganesha||27|
|10.||Ganesha Wrote Mahabharata||43|