The Hindu God Skanda - Indian Mythology in the 21st Century

The Hindu God Skanda - Indian Mythology in the 21st Century

Added over 9 years ago

While Ganesh is a well know and loved figure in Hindu mythology, his younger brother Skanda has been almost completely forgotten...however silver and gold amulets with his image in the shape of jewellery plaques are commonly worn today all over India in order to protect the wearer from harm, even though the veneration of Skanda himself has long been abandoned.

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The Hindu God Ganesh - Who is this Elephant Headed Deity Anyway?

The Hindu God Ganesh - Who is this Elephant Headed Deity Anyway?

Added over 9 years ago

Ganesh is one of the best known and loved deities in the Hindu pantheon of gods, and indeed is the most recognized of the Hindu gods outside of India. But who is this elephant headed fellow, and why is he so popular?

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