The most popular deity of Hindus is Lord Ganesha, every Hindu have Ganesha statues, painting, sceneries and handicrafts. Ganesha is considered as the master of intellect and wisdom, symbol of prosperity and good family. Every posture has a different meaning and powers.
Usually when we see a seated idol of Lord Ganesha, he is sitting on a throne or on a lotus flower. The most common sitting posture is known as the Lalit-asana. It shows Ganpathi sitting on a throne with his left leg folded and the right leg resting on the ground or vice versa. The leg that rests on the ground shows that Lord Ganesha is concerned about the affairs of the world and is there to help devotee and bestow his blessings on the world. The other leg however denotes his semi meditation pose.
There are 8 different groups and 15 shades of precious gemstones used to create this beautiful painting, and it takes 10 days to complete it.
Cornelian Agate (big gems), Amethyst, Yellow Agate, Turquoise, Calcedony, Peridot, Lapis Lazuli and Garnet.
Please Note: Smaller sizes of paintings have more of the smaller gemstones, where bigger pieces have much bigger gemstones included.