In Sanskrit this means “Lover of Beauty.”
This is one of the 108 names of Lord Ganesha.
ऊँ गं गणपतये नमः
(OM gaṁ gaṇapataye namaḥ)
Meaning: I bow down to Ganapati/Praise be to Ganapati
This मूर्ति (mūrti, deity sculpture) was given to me by my dear friends from Bangalore, India. It is made of Sandalwood and stands no more than 10.5 inches tall.
Photographed with an iPhone. Processed with AutoPainter, PaintMee, Iris Photo Suite, Snapseed, Pixlromatic, Pic Grunger and Sketchbook. All text (Sanskrit and English) was written in Sketchbook.