LORD GANESHA IN TANJORE ART
Lord Ganesha, the Hindu God is the son of lord Siva and Parvathi Devi. Ganesha has the elephantine countenance with a curved trunk and big ears being his speciality. He is popularly known as the God of knowledge and wisdom. He is also called as "Mooshika Vaahan". People initially pray to Lord Ganesh before they start with any work as he is considered to be the first God of Hindu religion. He is also considered to be the lucky God of people. Kids also find Lord Ganesha to be very attractive as his face resembles that of an elephant face.