Ganesha and Snake: What does the Snake around Ganesha’s stomach represent?

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Ganesha and Snake: What does the Snake around Ganesha’s stomach represent? What is the significance of the snake around Ganesha’s stomach? Here is the full story about this.. The fourth day of Bhadrapada Shukla Paksha of the Hindu calendar comes in the month of August or September. It was noted as the Ganesh Chaturthi. The […]

Story: Kubera and Lord Ganesha – Ganesha’s feast with Kubera’s Pride

Story: Kubera and Lord Ganesha, Ganesha’s feast with Kubera’s Pride. Headstrong Kubera and Ganapathi’s story. Kubera invited Ganesha to her house for feast. One of the Ganesha’s names is Lambodara, the huge bellied one. Kubera being the God of wealth was a complete contrast to Lord Shiva. Kubera lived in the lap of luxury and […]

Why is Lord Ganesha called the Lord of intellect, wisdom, Knowledge & prosperity?

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Why is Lord Ganesha called the Lord of intellect, wisdom, Knowledge & prosperity? Is there any reason behind it? Yes, it has every reason… The story about the competition for Ganadhyaksha is a best example for this that why Lord Ganesha is called the Lord of intellect, wisdom, Knowledge and prosperity. There is a delightful  story […]

Story of Lord Ganesha’s Marriage with Siddhi & Buddhi

Story of Lord Ganesha’s Marriage with Siddhi & Buddhi. Story of Lord Ganesha’s Marriage, Katha of Ganapathi’s marriage. One of the traditions says that Ganesha was a Brahmachari which means unmarried. It is popular in South India. While in the north of the India, Ganesha is often portrayed as married to two daughters of Brahma […]

Story of Lord Ganesha, Gokarna Mahabaleshwar

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Story of Lord Ganesha, Gokarna Mahabaleshwar, Atmalingam of Lord Shiva. Ravana, King of Lanka was a great devotee of Lord Shiva. He was impressed with Ravana great devotion and in turn asked for any boon. Ravana, King of Lanka was a great devotee of Lord Shiva. He was impressed with Ravana great devotion and in turn […]

Story of Ganesha and Agastya Maharshi

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What is the story of Ganesha and Agastya Maharshi? The story about Lord Ganesha and Agasthya Muni revolves around the Kaveri River (Cauvery)… Here is the full story of Ganesha and Agasthya Muni…. To celebrate the auspicious wedding of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati all the gods and goddess gathered at Mount Kailas, the Himalayas. […]

Ganesh Chaturthi Vrat Katha (Stories of Vinayaka Chavithi)

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Ganesh Chaturthi Vrat Katha (Vinayaka Chavithi Stories) are given here. The stories include Vinayaka Utpatti (Birth of Ganesha), Vighneshwara’s domination (how Ganesha became Ganadhipathi), Chandra’s disregard (how Chandra insulted Ganesha) and a story related to Samantaka Mani. Ganesh Chaturthi Vrat Katha Story (Hold akshathas throughout the vratha kadha, after completion, these akshathas areto be put […]

Why Ganesha has elephant face, How Ganpati got elephant head?

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There is an interesting story behind Ganesha’s elephant face. He had many servants like Nandi and Bhringi. One day, Shiva’s wife Parvati as usual went to bathe. Nandi was kept to watch the door and Parvati had instructed him not to let anyone. When Shiva arrived, he was instructed not to enter. Parvati was displeased […]

Relation between Lord Shiva & Ganesha

Lord Vinayaka is one of the widely worshipped deities, and is venerated as ‘obstacle remover’. The elephant head of Vinayaka makes his unique and easy to identify. Lord Vinayaka is the son of Lord Shiva and Parvati. He has many titles that include – Ganapathi, Ganesha, Vigneshwara etc. Lord Shiva is considered as the god […]