Did you know that there are as many as 250 temples dedicated to Ganesha better known as ‘Kangiten’ in Japan? How did India’s much loved Elephant God land in the far off islands of Japan?
Trace the sacred geography of the Ashtavinayak pilgrimage and discover its history
Worshipped as the god of ‘Auspicious Starts’ and
‘Remover of Obstacles’, idols of Hindu god Ganesha adorn homes, offices
and even cars. But which is the oldest dateable sculpture of Ganesha in India?
The Absheron peninsula of Azerbaijan is today an industrial wasteland. But amidst the debris is a unique castle-like fire temple, Ateshgah, worshipped by Zoroastrians and Hindus both.