What’s up with Lord Ganesh?

Devotees carry an idol of the Hindu elephant god Ganesh for immersion into the Arabian Sea on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, September 29, 2012. Ganesh idols are taken through the streets in a procession accompanied by dancing and singing and later immersed in a river or the sea symbolising a ritual seeing-off of his journey towards his abode, taking away with him the misfortunes of all mankind. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash (INDIA – Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY) ORG XMIT: MUM10 Lord Ganesha was sitting silently in that idol shop. He was idle like all of the...

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