Artwork: Ganesha, the elephant-headed god in the Hindu tradition, is often invoked at the beginning of an undertaking or an event. Ganesha is the son of Parvati and Shiva and the patron of writers and learning. Ganesha is revered in various traditions including Jainism and Buddhism. This beautiful coffee mug is based on a drawing by Rose Karlsen. The original illustration was colorized by Kathleen Karlsen.
Symbolic Meaning: Ever wondered why Ganesha has the head of an elephant? And what about the four arms? How did Ganesha become associated with new beginnings and the overcoming of obstacles? Learn about the origin of Ganesha and over a dozen symbols often associated with him.
Product Description: A classic, durable ceramic mug in a generous 15oz size with full color. Microwave and dishwasher safe. Perfect for coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and more.