Gaja Puja | Elephant Worship in Hinduism

Gajapuja is a type of puja performed to elephants, especially during festivals like Vinayaka Chaturthi and during the New Year festival days like Ugadi and Vishu in the temples, where elephants are grown. Similar to the holy cow, elephants are also considered as pious animals, since they contain the features of the elephant god Vinayaka. […]