Jaya Gaṇeśa-deva! This 10-day celebration of Śrī Gaṇesa honors the most iconic and universally embraced deity in our dharma tradition.
In this course, we invite you to learn about:
-how Śrī Gaṇesa got his elephant head
-what he represents, and why we worship him
-the traditional practice of making a mūrtī by hand, and then immersing it into water
-all about the traditional Ayurvedic prasāda for Gaṇeśa, including the famous and beloved modaka!
-how to sing the Gaṇeśa Gāyatrī mantra, and its meaning, as well as another common prayer śloka
-a beautiful sacred kathak dance embodying the Gaṇesa Pañcaratna Stotram, composed by Ādi Śaṇkarācārya