Ganesha, the elephant-headed deity in Hinduism, is considered as one of the most popular and beloved gods. He is the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati and is known as the remover of obstacles, the patron of arts and sciences, and the god of wisdom, knowledge, and new beginnings.
Legend has it that when Parvati was taking a bath, she created Ganesha out of the dirt and clay from her body and gave him the task of guarding the door. However, when Shiva returned home, Ganesha stopped him from entering as he did not recognize him. This enraged Shiva, and he cut off Ganesha's head in anger. But upon realizing his mistake, he brought Ganesha back to life by giving him an elephant's head and making him the lord of all obstacles.
Ganesha's physical appearance, with an elephant head and a human body, represents the merging of the divine and earthly realms. He is often depicted holding a bowl of sweets, symbolizing the sweetness of knowledge and the importance of balance in life.
Worshipped by millions, Ganesha's mystical presence is believed to bring peace, prosperity, and success in one's life. He teaches us to embrace our obstacles, learn from them, and move forward with grace and wisdom.
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