Crossword – September 2010 – "Ganesha"


ACROSS

1 Ganesha broke his tusk to scribe the great epic

7 Who cut the head of Ganesha when he was guarding the private room of Goddess Parvathi

9 Another name of Ganesha that refers to his elephant face

10 Ganesha’s sibling

11 A rarely used name of Ganesha referring to his single tusk

12 Name signifying Lord of all ganas

13 Lord Ganesha is sometimes depicted holding this weapon, like his father

DOWN

1 Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated in a grand manner in this state in India

2 Special dish made on Ganesh Chaturthi

3 Name meaning Remover (of all obstacles)

4 Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated in this month of the Hindu calendar

5 The animal vehicle of Lord Ganesha

6 Ganesha is sometimes depicted holding this prod which is typically used to direct elephants

8 Ganesha once competed with his brother and won a contest, the prize for which was the fruit of ________

Answers in next issue.

Compiled by
Ramya Srinivasan, San Jose, CA

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