Lord Ganesha

A street in Bath
A bus in Medellin
A gesture in Gyeongju

A yellow fragrance in Oaxaca
On the isle of Skopelos

Memories distort geography.

But how did the Mayas
Learn about elephants,
About Ganesh, and the precise shape of his ears?

from “Finding India in Unexpected Places ” a poem by Sujatha Bhatt

Lord Ganesha’s festival is celebrated with the colourful statues. Seen here is the statues being painted by artists…