“The Ganesha” is made on canvas using oils and acrylics. It has a lot of texture both in the background and the foreground, it also has a lot of artificial gem stones.It has a rich ethnic Indian color tones.
Ganesha — the elephant-deity has an elephantine countenance with a curved trunk and big ears, and a huge pot-bellied body of a human being. He is the Lord of success and destroyer of evils and obstacles. He is also worshiped as the god of education, knowledge, wisdom and wealth.He is honored at the beginning of rituals and ceremonies. Ganesha’s head symbolizes the Atman or the soul, which is the ultimate supreme reality of human existence, and his human body signifies Maya or the earthly existence of human beings. The elephant head denotes wisdom and its trunk represents Om, the sound symbol of cosmic reality.
Mixed Media – Oils on ply, clay, artificial jewelery
This is one of my old works that I did as a Commission in 2008. It is proudly hanging in the Halls of its patron in Tirupati, India.