Tour to Richmond Hill Ganesha Temple and Cham Shan Temple (2002)

The event “Religious Pluralism in North America,” held 22–23 November 2002, featured a bus tour to Richmond Hill GaneshaGanesha is the elephant-headed son of Shiva and Parvati and the keeper of the thresholds of space and time, to be honored at the doorway and at the outset of any venture. He is both the “lord of beginnings” and the “remover of obstacles.” TempleA temple is a house of worship, a sacred space housing the deity or central symbol of the tradition. The Temple in Jerusalem was the holy place of the Jewish people until its destruction by the Romans in 70 CE; now the term “temple” is used by th. Ref... and Cham Shan Temple.