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" He is represented as a short fat man of a yellow colour, with a protuberant belly, four hands, and the head of an elephant, which has only one tusk. In... "
A Classical Dictionary of Hindu Mythology and Religion, Geography, History ... - Page 107
by John Dowson - 1879 - 411 pages
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A Group of Eastern Romances and Stories from the Persian, Tamil, and Urdu

William Alexander Clouston - English literature - 1889 - 586 pages
...dictation of Vyasa, the reputed author of that epic. He is represented with four hands, in one of which he holds a shell, in another a discus, in the third a trident, or club, and in the fourth a water-lily.1 1 The Tamil text of THE KING AND HIS FOUR MINISTERS...
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The Popular Religion and Folk-lore of Northern India, Volume 1

William Crooke - Ancestor worship - 1896 - 653 pages
...whose name means " lord of the Ganas" or inferior deities, especially those in attendance on Siva. He is represented as a short, fat man, of a yellow...protuberant belly, four hands, and the head of an elephant with a single tusk, v Parvati is said to have formed him from the scurf of her body, and so proud was...
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Earth's Proximal Space

C. Uberoi - Plasma electrodynamics - 1999 - 144 pages
...Ganesha' is a very popular god, especially beloved by children. He is represented as a short, fat figure with a protuberant belly, four hands and the head of an elephant, which has only one tusk (the other being broken). Every god in Hindu mythology is associated with an animal or bird, acting...
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Gods And Goddesses Of India

B. K. Chaturvedi - Hindu gods - 2000 - 188 pages
...principles of the elements to move and is therefore four armed. In one hand he is shown to be holding a shell, in another a discus, in the third a club or a sweet cake and in the fourth a water lily.' The vehicle of Ganesha is a mouse. As rats generally...
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