Hinduism is a dominant religion in South Asia especially in India and Nepal. It is based on guiding principals for a proper way of life that includes duties, emotions, sexuality and liberation. These goals are reaches through devotion learned from sacred texts with stories about the deities. Ganesh, the elephant headed king, is a favorite because he brings prosperity and success. Also, one must be aware of the powers of Shiva, the destroyer, who is sometimes portrayed with a ring of fire in a dance.