Definition of Ganesh in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɡəˈneɪʃ/
(also Ganesha /ɡəˈneɪʃə/) Hinduism
An elephant-headed deity, son of Shiva and Parvati. He is usually depicted coloured red, with a pot belly and one broken tusk, riding a rat. Also called Ganapati.


From Sanskrit Gaṇeśa 'lord of the ganas' (Shiva's attendants).

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