Lord Ganesha – The remover of obstacles

“Vakratunda Mahakaaya, Suryakoti Samaprabha

Nirvighnam Kuru Mey Deva, Sarva Kaaryeshu Sarvada”

Ganesha the lord of beginning and the remover of obstacles is also the god of knowledge. Lord Ganesha is also called Vighneshwer (god to remove obstacles) and Gana-Nayak (the leader of the ganas). He is worshipped for blessings and auspiciousness before beginning any sanguine occasion.

Ganesh Chaturthi is a grand festival celebrated in a spectacular manner throughout India honouring the birth of the beloved Hindu, Elephant-headed god. He is believed to remove obstacles and bring good fortune. It falls in the Late August or early September, depending on the cycle of the moon. It falls on the fourth day after new moon in the Hindu month of Bhadrapada. In India states like Maharashtra, Goa, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh exhibit splendid celebrations of this festival. One of the best places to experience the festival is in the city of Mumbai.


Lord Ganesha’s each body part has a unique description:

The big Elephant head of lord Ganesh symbolizes wisdom, knowledge, intelligence and clear thinking. His big fan like ears symbolises Lord Ganesh listens to everyones’ prayers. Ganesha’s small eyes symbolizes the importance of concentration and attention. Lord Ganesha’s small mouth signifies talk less.  Lord Ganesha’s large trunk depicts High efficiency and  adaptability. Lord Ganesha’s potted belly explains us to Peacefully digest all good  & bad in life.  Lord Ganesh is the lord of the ganas and one of the most important deity in Hindu mythology but he rides over a tiny creature like mouse which symbolises Desire. Lord Ganesha has four hands in one he holds the sweets which are  rewards of righteousness. In other hand he holds axe to cut all the bonds of attachments or Lord Ganesh holds the elephant goad, his fierce weapon to remove obstacles from the path of his devotees. The rope in his other hand  symbolizes his gentle restraint of the mind, so that his devotees are pulled closer to the spiritual path.

Lord Ganesha has one tusk and other tusk is broken which signifies sacrifice or overcoming dualism of any form in life. Lord Ganesha‘s one leg is generally depicted folded and other leg touching the ground which shows that he partly belongs to the cosmic as well as the material world.

Lord Ganesha is the symbol of happiness, peace and harmony. He is well-known for removing obstacles and is worshiped before every task. He will bring wealth, knowledge, wisdom, joy and spirituality to your house or office. So to bring this Lord home do check out our page for affordable price and great deals on the Ganesh statues.

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