Mumbai, India – 23 March, 2021 – Ganesha’s Temple is a captivating story about a young boy named Taran Sharma and the riveting adventure into a land straight out of the myths. The protagonist is tasked by Lord Ganesha to help restore the god’s powers. The book keeps the reader hooked as Taran finds creative and innovative solutions to hurdles along the way.
Taran feels overshadowed and wishes to go on a solo adventure. This wish is granted when Taran is transported to a world filled with references from Hindu mythology. Meanwhile, Taran’s family is captured by evil forces and can only be saved by completing Ganesha’s mission. But there’s a catch – Taran has to complete the mission in a few days or stay forever in this new land. Thus, the protagonist has to navigate travel in a new land with strangers that can’t be trusted. And more importantly, have faith.
Exciting, well-written, and thoughtfully humane, this YA adventure should win many fans.
- Kirkus Reviews, Ganesha’s Temple
Published by Penguin Random House India, Ganesha’s Temple is currently available for a paperback purchase online and as an e-book on Kindle. Ganesha’s Temple is a steal at ₹250 and will be a hit among children and young adults. It is available online at Amazon and Flipkart and through booksellers everywhere.
Rohit Gaur grew up in New York City and spends evenings at the local bookshop reading myths and adventure stories from around the world. Influenced by Marvel comics, Star Wars, anime and cartoons, Rohit often dreamt of creating a magical world based on India’s rich mythology, traditions and culture with fantastical beasts. Ganesha’s Temple is a part of the Temple Wars series. This is Rohit’s five-year-dream come to fruition. There are ten books planned in the series which will be released every year.