A very humanized baby Ganesh, resembling the infant Krishna, devotedly embraces a lingam

Source: ebay, Sept. 2001

Here, Ganesh seems to have actually merged into the lingam (bazaar art, c.1980's)

Source: ebay, Oct. 2007

Baby Ganesh, in his turn, is devotedly admired by Shiva and Parvati, his parents; he's also *blessed by the three great gods*

Source: ebay, May 2007

Baby Ganesh in another adorable pose, suited for worship, resembling one of the child Krishna's poses (a modern watercolor)

Source: http://www.exoticindia.com/product/HE22/
(downloaded Sept. 2006)

*Baby Ganesh with his mother, Parvati (modern bazaar art)*

Source: ebay, July 2012

Shiva himself can even be depicted as an adorable Krishna-like child; *another view*

Source: ebay, Jan. 2006

The child Shiva worships Vishnu, and is blessed by him (modern bazaar art)

Source: ebay, Sept. 2008

The child Krishna and the child Ganesh lovingly worship Shiva (bazaar art, c.1980's)

Source: ebay, Sept. 2007

Shiva affectionately entertains the child Krishna, who plays with his cobra and steals his trishul (bazaar art, c.1980's); *a larger view of the theft of the trishul*

Source: ebay, Jan. 2008

Ganesh meditates on his parents, who returns his gaze affectionately (bazaar art, c.1990's); *a similar scene involving only Shiva*

Source: ebay, Sept. 2008

Shravan Kumar lovingly carries his own aged and crippled father and mother on a pilgrimage (modern bazaar art); the story of his "pitra-bhakti" is told in the Ramayana; *another version of the same scene*

Source: ebay, Sept. 2007

*Vishnu appears before the boy Prahlad, his devotee, and tenderly rewards him for his faithfulness*

Source: ebay, Sept. 2008

Here, unusually, ordinary human devotees (of Vishnu as Satyanarayan) are shown, with a priest, in a Bengali religious print (c.1940's?)

Source: ebay, Oct. 2006

Worship of Vishnu as Satyanarayan, in an idealized rural setting; bazaar art, c.1970's

Source: ebay, June 2008

A husband and wife, at left, sponsor worship of Vishnu as Satyanarayan by a priest, at right; bazaar art, c.1980's; *a larger scan*; and *a slightly more rustic (earlier) version*

Source: ebay, Dec. 2007

The goddess Santoshi Mata, who rose to prominence in the 1900's, is shown surrounded by devotees; the boys in white are to be fed as part of her worship (bazaar art, c.1970's); *another, similar view*

Source: ebay, Dec. 2007

Devotees sponsor the worship of Shri Lakshmi; bazaar art, c.1970's; *devotees sponsor the worship of Durga and her associated "swarup" forms*

Source: ebay, June 2012

Devotees worship Krishna and Radha, and are rewarded by the apparent actual presence of "Krishna's court"

Source: ebay, Sept. 2012

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