September 5 of every year is the Hindu festival of Chauti in the nation of India. It honors the birthday of Lord Ganesha, the Hindu god of wisdom, who is traditionally portrayed as having a massive body and the head of an elephant. According to Hindu mythology, Ganesha was born to two other deities, Lord Shankar and the goddess Parvati. Lord Ganesha is considered to be a lucky god, and Hindus have traditionally prayed to him when beginning something new in order to tap into his good fortune.... więcej
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