Drawing Ganesha With Numbers
Ganesh Chaturthi is a ten day Hindu festival to celebrate the birthday of Lord Ganesha, the son of Lord Shiva and Parvathi. He is the remover of obstacles and the one who brings in oodles of auspiciousness into our lives. Some families keep Ganesha’s clay idol in their homes while some keep the idol in public pandals. Special sweets like laddoos, modaks, karanjis etc are prepared to be distributed as prasadams.
The immersion of the idol is done on the 10th day of the festival in water bodies. For eco-friendly reasons, people are advised to buy or make clay idols of Ganesha. This festival is celebrated with great pomp and show, sometimes accompanied with cultural events.
The image of Lord Ganesha is unique as He is the only God with an elephant head. It is every artist’s delight to capture Ganesha’s image on paper or canvas. Some do it in detail while some with a few inventive strokes. Here is a video that shows how to sketch an image of Ganesha using numbers.
During this Ganesh Chaturthi festival, let your mind go on a creative spree and capture the picture of Lord Ganesha, the bestower of prosperity and wisdom!