This beautiful solid Brass statue of Ganesh is 4.6 high and weighs almost 2 lbs. The beloved elephant-faced-Deity, known as Ganesh has intrigued people all over the world for thousands of years. Ganesh, or Ganesha, the son of Shiva and Parvati, is the deity whom worshipers first acknowledge when visiting a temple. He is associated with OM, is the patron of letters and learning, and is invoked at the start of a new venture or journey. It is said that meditating on Ganesh assures success.