Ganesha Stories

Lord Ganesha Most Important Stories

Why Ganesha has Elephant Head ?

Once, while  mother Parvati wanted to take a bath, there were no attendants around to guard her and stop anyone from accidentally entering the house. Hence she created an image of a boy out of turmeric paste which she prepared to cleanse her body and infused life into it, and thus
Ganesha was born..................... View More

Ravan & Shiv Ling Story :Lord Ganesha Stories

Ravana was on his way to Lanka carrying Shiva  Atmalinga in his palms. He came to the west coast. By then it was evening. It was time for Ravana to perform I sandhyavandana (the evening prayers). Ravana was in a fix. Ishwara himself had told him that the Linga should not touch the ground.......................View More

Ganesha Worshipped First Among All Gods :

Once upon a time  Gods decided to choose their leader and a race was to be held between the brothers- Kartikeya and Ganesh.Whoever took three rounds of the earth first would be made the Ganaadhipati or the leader. Kartikeya seated on a peacock as his vehicle, started off for the test....View More

 

Ganesha Curse Moon Laddoo (Modaka) :

Once upon a time  of Ganesha Puja, Ganesha returning home   from devotees house and accepted the offerings (Bhoj ) of laddoo. He stuffed himself to the capacity and decided to take a ride on his mouse at night. Along the road they got to see a large snake and the troubled rat stumbled, with the consequence Ganpati fell down .......View More

Ganesha is known as Vigneshwara :

because his devotees believes Ganesha roots out obstacles and difficulties from their lives and ensure success.Abhinandan, king started a Yagya in order to fulfill his goal of becoming the Indra ( or King of Heaven).  When the news of the yagya spread, Lord Brahma tried to block King Abhinandan’s overweening ambition of ruling  the heavens and decided to create obstacles in the his path............View More