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  Akhuratha

 

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Akhuratha is an epithet for Ganesha when riding his vahana the rat, and literally means ‘mouse-chariot’ or ‘rat-chariot’.

 

The term is however usually translated as ‘one who has a mouse as his charioteer’ (fig.).

See also POSTAGE STAMPS (1) and (2).

 

  Akhuratha