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GANESA IN MEDIEVAL NEPAL

by MILAN RATNA SHAKYA

  1. ISBN: 9.79E+12
  2. Pages: 200 pages
  3. Date: 2006

ABOUT THIS BOOK

Ganesa, the elephant-headed god, is a popular deity all over South Asia. Worshipped as Vighnesvara or Vighnaraja, Ganesa is propitiated before embarking on any venture as he is the remover of bstacles, the regulator of success, and symbolizes auspicious beginnings. Ganesa in Medieval Nepal is not only relevant in Nepal, but in all regions where Hinduism is followed. This book is complete study of the Ganesa cult.

AUTHOR OF THE BOOK

Milan Ratna Shakya was born in 1960 in Kathmandu. He is a Ph.D, an Artist/Lecturer at the Central Department of Nepalese History, Culture and Archaeology, Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur. He is also Member, Subject Committee of Fine Arts Campus, Bhotahity; Menber, subject/standing Committee and Visiting Professor at Buddhist Studies Central Department, T.U., Kirtipur and Member of Academic Council at Royal Nepal Academy, Kamaladi, Kathmandu