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WordPress Weekly Photo: Symbol

Lord Ganesha, Hindu god of knowledge and wisdom. The lord of success and remover of obstacles.

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Goddess Lakshmi, goddess of wealth, prosperity and beauty.

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Lord Krishna, the blue-skinned deity, considered to be the supreme being, in Hindu tradition considered to be god himself, the eighth incarnation of Lord Vishnu.

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Entered in WordPress's weekly photo challenge - the theme this week is Symbol. Click to see more symbolsSymbolism is uniquely human. We use symbols to represent intangible things like our beliefs and emotions, and to convert the abstract into something understandable. We may also use symbols to simplify and convey information. 
Photography is often the same; an image illustrates a single moment in time, or captures an object in perpetuity. Much like symbols, photographs, too, may conjure vivid memories and mean a wide range of things to different people.