"Above door of an Indian family" Top 5 Page for this destination Malaysia Local Custom Tip by SLLiew

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For some Hindu flats, a picture of the Hindu Diety Ganesha is placed over the door.

Ganesha has a body of person and a head of an elephant.

Also known as Lord of Succcess, the picture of Ganesha wil keep evils away and overcomne obstacles.

So if you see this picture over the door, you can be more or less certain that this is flat of of an Indian family who are Hindus even before the door is open.

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  • Written Jan 8, 2007
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