Ganesha Park in Nakhon Nayok
Ganesha is called Phra Pikanet or Phra Phikanesuan in Thai. Ganesha Park in
Nakhon Nayok is two of the largest ganesha statues in Thailand. The first shows Ganesha in a sitting position. This image is 15 meters high and 9 meters wide. He is holding his broken tusk in one hand. In his other hands he has a mahoot's (elephant trainer)
hook, a rope noose and a rosary. In front of the sitting Ganesha is a mouse. It is said that Ganesha uses the mouse as a vehicle to communicate with his followers. Ganesha is an impressive tribute to the Hindu god Ganesha. Although Ganesha is a Hindu god he
is also revered by Buddhists. In fact there are many common themes between Hinduism and Buddhism with both religions believing in the concept of re-incarnation, the cycle of life, death and rebirth. Ganesha is the remover of obstacles and the lord of l earning.