Your Ready to use Altar Temple Size: 5.5" H. Ganesha: Lord of Success (The Hindu Elephant-Deity) Ganesha (/ɡəˈneɪʃə/; Sanskrit: गणेश, Gaṇeśa; also known as Ganapati and Vinayaka, is one of the best-known and most worshiped deities in the Hindu pantheon. His image is found throughout India and Nepal, Tibet, Indonesia, China and most of all Asian Countries. Hindu sects worship him regardless of affiliations. Devotion to Ganesha is widely diffused and extends to Jains, Buddhists, and beyond India. Although he is known by many attributes, Ganesha's elephant head makes him easy to identify. Ganesha is widely revered as the remover of obstacles,the patron of arts and sciences and the deva of intellect and wisdom. As the god of beginnings, he is honoured at the start of rituals and ceremonies. Ganesha is also invoked as patron of letters and learning during writing sessions. Several texts relate mythological anecdotes associated with his birth and exploits and explain his distinct iconography. May Lord Ganesha Bless You with lots of Prosperity and Success. Lord Ganesha Always worship, before any Hindu Rituals or worshiping any God or Goddesses Shiva, Kali, Durga, Krishana, Vishnu, Laxmi, - Lord Ganesha has one tusk broken always.