From H.P.Blavatsky - Teopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Ganesa (Sk.) The elephant-headed God of Wisdom, the son of Siva. He is the same as the Egyptian Thoth-Hermes, and Anubis or Hermanubis (q.v.). The legend shows him as having lost his human head, which was replaced by that of an elephant.

Source: H.P.Blavatsky - The Theosophical Glossary