Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesh is the elephant headed god in the Hindu religion, and is a heavenly patron of libraries. Ganesh invented the alphabet, and broke off his right tusk in order to make the first pen. The capital stroke used in Sanskrit letters is made in his honor.

An image of Ganesh is usually placed over the entrance to a library in India.

Something of interest to those who are in to studying library lore.

http://www.theguardian.com/world/gallery/2013/sep/09/ganesha-chaturthi-festival-mumbai-pictures

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