Why is Sri Ganesha significant to Hindus today?
- For teachers: an excellent episode of the BBC World Service Programme ‘Heart and Soul’ on Ganesha
- Also for teachers: this episode of the ‘RE Podcast’ contains Molly Acharya and Ashish Kundi talking about the deeper symbolism of Ganesha The one about Sanatan dharma
- The Bristol Hindu Mandir website contains a video made in 2014 showing the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Bristol and the murti of Ganesha being immersed in the River Severn
- The Hounslow Ganeshotsav Mandal in Hounslow has a huge Ganesh Chartuthi festival with immersion in the River Thames
- India’s elephant god festival returns – in pictures (The Guardian, 2 Sept 2022)
Ganesh Chaturthi: Ganesha Information sheet for teachers from the National Hindu Students' Forum
- 4.4 How is the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi changing? To support Step 5 on p. 17.
- PPT: Why is Sri Ganesha significant to Hindus today?
- A PDF of the full unit: ERW3 Why is Sri Ganesha significant to Hindus today?