This beautifully carved sculpture of the Hindu god of knowledge and wisdom god Ganesha's statue is made from real soapstone. This devotional piece has been handcrafted by artisans from India. Ganesh Lord of prosperity and fortune figurine the Hindu god Ganesha has the head of an elephant and is considered to be the god that brings good luck and removes obstacles (in essence, Ganesha is the god of success and auspicious beginnings). This awesome, detailed sculpture of the Hindu god Ganesha depicts the figure in a peaceful position, with one hand raised in a gesture of blessing. The sculpture has a matte finish with a slight shine of the natural soapstone.