Articles on Ganesha

    Articles on Ganesha

    Mystery of the missing ‘ladoo’

    Radhika D Shyam The modakas were untouched, so were the chaklis but where had the ladoos vanished? Riddhi, Siddhi and Rakesh looked askance at Ganesha The house wore a festive look and the twins, Riddhi and...

    Story of Ganesha as Gajanana and Lobhasura

    Gajanana is one of the eight avatars of Ganesha as per the Mudgala Purana. It is stated in the Mudgala Purana that one of the mission of the Gajanana Avatar was to annihilate Lobhasura...

    Ganesh Chaturthi 2010 – The Real Spirit of Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrations

    Ganesh chaturthi is fast approaching and you might be excited to celebrate it with gusto. This year (2010) on September 11 starts the gala celebrations of Ganesh chaturthi. Yes. We all celebrate. But would...

    Knowing the Lalbaug of Lalbaugcha Raja

    While Lalbaugcha Raja inspires lakhs of people to queue up for hours, there is much more to the idol than fulfilling wishes. The acquired aura has roots in the fascinating history of the area and...

    5 Moral Lessons Of Ganesh You Can Teach Your Kids

    Ganapathi Bappa Moriya! Ganesh Chaturthi will be celebrated tomorrow (16th september) in a large scale and it is time for you to teach your kids the significance and prominence of Lord Ganesh in Hindu...

    Krishna and Ganesh connection

    Now that Lord Krishna's birthday celebration is over and Lord Ganesha's birthday is upcoming on 8th or 9th September (Ganesh Chaturthi) depending upon whether you're in North America or India, I wish to write several blogs...

    Story of Ganesha's broken tusk

    Shri Ganesh had two tusks, but he had a great fight with Parshuram, when Ganesh laid claims to immortality. There are only seven who are immortal :- 1) Shri Hanumanji 2) Vibhishan 3) Kripacharya 4) Shri Parshuram 5) Ashwathama 6) Bali...

    Mumbai families take eco-friendliness a step ahead with metal Ganeshas

    While the clamour for eco-friendly Ganeshas — mostly clay idols — is on, some people are a step ahead of the curve. Many people have opted for fibreglass and metal Ganpati idols this season, which...

    Lord Ganesh is pan-Asia favourite

    Bhagyashree Kulthe, DNA   Ganesh, the god of wisdom, is a pan-Asia favourite. He appears on everything from currency notes, temples and artefact shops in South-East and Far-East Asia. However, can you imagine Lord Ganesh without...

    Meet the man who brings mere idols to life

    By Kanika Sikka Mumbai's favourite god made a grand entrance this year with his graceful trunk, stunning jewellery and alluring avatar. Meet the person who added enthusiasm to this fervour by invoking lord Ganesha into...
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