The spiritual India series showcases the beliefs and rituals and the rich and diverse heritage of India, the land of the world's greatest religions. The series attempts to focus on the traditions and the various gods and goddesses of the Hindu pantheon and varying forms of their worship. Of the millions of the gods of the Hindu pantheon, it is Ganesha
who is worshipped by all the sects. In practice too, it is Ganesha who is invoked before the commencement of worshipping other gods, as his blessings are considered auspicious. He is the Lord of Beginnings, the benign remover of obstacles, and thereby occupies an eminent position. Amongst His various attributes are an elephant goad, noose, broken tusk, chakra, mace, trident, lotus and a modaka. His one hand is usually raised in benediction blessing the entire universe. Ganesha
is the embodiment of success, good living, prosperity and peace in life.