On our superficial knowledge, we only know that Lord Ganesh is worshipped on Maharashtra, Karnataka and Goa. But there are few facts about Ganesha which are not only startling but also matter of proud for Indians and people of the Indian subcontinent. Social post. news explores the fact how Ganesh is a global deity-
• Lord Ganesh is worshipped in 250 temples in Japan where He is known as ‘Kangiten’- the God of fortune, happiness, fortune and prosperity.
• Statues of Ganesha have been found in different places of Iran, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Thailand, China, Mongolia, Brunei, Japan, Indonesia, Bulgaria, Mexico and several Latin American countries.
• Lord Ganesha’s paintings are idols are exhibited in all major museums and art galleries of USA, UK, France, Germany and Switzerland.
• The embassy of Ireland at New Delhi installed a statue of Ganesha at the main entrance of the embassy and thus became the first European embassy to seek the blessings of Ganesha.
• The presiding Deity of cyberspace technology in Silicon Valley USA is Ganesha. They selected Ganesha as he is the God of knowledge. His vehicle is a mouse and IT technology mouse is the vehicle from where ideas and innovations generate is moved further in the computer.
• Early images of an elephant-headed Ganesha of Indo-Greek coin dating between the first and third centuries BC have been underneath.
• The picture of Lord Ganesh is inscribed on 20,000 rupee currency notes of Indonesia. This is indeed a matter of proud for all Indians.
• India’s neighboring island nation Sri Lanka is a Buddhist country, but there are 14 ancient temples of Ganesha. Lots of people in Sri Lanka worship Ganesha at the entrance of their home inviting benevolence and good luck to their life.
• A number of countries from different parts of the globe -like the USA, Thailand, and Sri Lanka etc have issued postage stamps on Lord Ganesha.