So meditative. ॐ ॐ ॐ
happy birthday Ganesh .....
two handed ganesh rare statues
amazing is right,,
Rare Book Society of India - 1865 is presumably the date of the find rather than the actual carving of the work ??
You are right Abhed Kiran Ravikumar-Pillai Kandamath. This is more like 7th - 9th century AD.
I think Ganpati make a very interesting image made by indians. A elephant head on a man's body - metaphorically speaking put the head of a giant size head of a big animal on a man's body. More likely a sculputre by a very imaginative sculptor and when the rest of the world saw it they started worshipping the excellent sculpture called Ganpati