This is a beautiful pattachitra painting of lord Ganesha. He is considered as the Lord of Obstacles, both of a material and spiritual order. He is popularly worshipped as a remover of obstacles, though traditionally he also places obstacles in the path of those who need to be checked. Pattachitra is a general term for traditional,cloth based scroll painting.Its the traditional painting of Odisha. They are done on canvas,palm leaves,and manifested by rich colors,creative motifs and designs.