This statue is with our family from many generations, theverbal record says it came to our family in start of 16th century, everyfather conveyed it to the son and process keeps going. It’s a natural woodenstatue of Lord Ganesha and thedescription which my forefathers gives says that in around 1602 one of my forefatherswent to mahabalipuram and was introduced to a sage named Guru Parshurama, hewas very impressed by his service and the Vedic knowledge that while on hisreturn he offered him this ganesha statue as a gift and blessings afterperforming the rituals.
Known name: adhbhut Ganesh,English – Mystic Ganesha,otheraddressed names –Veer Ganesha
Mahabalipuram was a 7th century port city of the South Indiandynasty of the Pallavas around 60 km south from the city of Chennai inTamil Nadu. It has various historic monuments built largely between the 7th andthe 9th centuries, and has been classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site''