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Little Monk's Ganesha

Little Monk's Ganesha
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Item Code: IDK110
Author: Pooja Pandey
Publisher: Wisdom Tree Publications
Edition: 2008
ISBN: 9788183280624
Pages: 52 (Color Illustrations 10)
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details: 9.8" X 7.1"
About the Book

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.

preface

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.

Contents
Preface5
1.Ganesha - The Elephant-headed God7
2.Laddoo Ganesha11
3.Smart Ganesha15
4.Naughty Ganesha19
5.Astrologer Ganesha23
6.Ravana and Ganesha27
7.Kubera's Pride31
8.Cursed Moon35
9.Shiva's Moon39
10.Ganesha Wrote Mahabharata43
Glossary47

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