Ganesha Stories

    Ganesha Stories

    Story of Ganapati – from Shiva Purana

    Stories relating to birth of Sri Ganapati are found in purana’s with varying details. However one story in particular, which I will try to narrate here, is vary popular. Almost everyone of us has...

    The Female Ganesha

    The demon, Andhaka, wanted the goddess Parvati to be his wife. He tried to grab her by force so she called out to her husband, Shiva who immediately raised his trident and impaled the...

    Lord Ganesha’s Ashta-Vinayak Legends

    Lord Ganesha is popularly known as Vighneshwara – the Lord of obstacles. For those on the spiritual path, Lord Ganesha represents a perfect wisdom who removes all obstacles that comes in the way of...

    Maintain a healthy balance in life advises Ganesha

    In chasing material desires, fame and wealth, we lose connection with our inner selves. Most of the time, we ask ourselves questions like: Am I really happy? Have I achieved all I can? Ganesha tells you...

    Ganesha teaches us to be kind in our actions and forgive those who ask...

    Holding on to anger, they say, is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else. However, eventually, you are the one who gets burned in the process. A story...

    Exercise control over power, says Ganesha

      Power can be self-destructive. Hence, with great power comes a great responsibility. For an elephant, the trunk is the most important part of his body. It enables the animal to pick up food, collect water,...

    Make the most of what you have, says Ganesha

    It is human to crib and complain about what we don't have. But this story of Ganesha shows you how to make the most of what you do possess. Both Shiva and Parvati loved to...

    Is Lord Ganesha Married?

    Posted by: Anwesha Is Lord Ganesha, the lord of the people, married or is he a bachelor? If you ask this question in different parts of India, you will get different answers. There are several culture...

    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...

    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...
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