About Author :
Shakuntala Jagannathan was educated at Madras University and at Columbia University in New York, and worked with the United Nations before returning to India. She joined the Department of Tourism, Government of India, in 1955 and received the PATA Award of Merit in 1976 for her work. She has authored books that highlight her deep interest in Indian culture and mythology
About Book :
Many Gods are worshipped in India, but Ganesha has a pride of place, Ganesh puja will help before starting any puja. Ganesha is know for lord of beginnings, the remover of obstacles, the endearing elephant-headed deity. Moving effortlessly between legend and history, parables and archaeology, the book sheds light on the rise of a God..
But was Ganesha always our beloved God? How did he weave his way into a country's affections? Moving effortlessly between legend and history, parables and archaeology,With photographs and attractive line-drawings, this book speaks as effectively through visual as it does through words.