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Lord Ganesha, Ganpati or Vighnaharta is the name of the Elephant-headed Hindu God who marks the arrival of goodness, luck and wisdom. He is the son of Lord Shiva and goddess Parvati. He is worshiped at the inaugural ceremony of any business, celebration, pooja or any other activity. It is believed by devotees that offering prayers to Ganesha brings prosperity, success and goodwill as he is married to Riddhi and Siddhi. Along with these attributes he is also popular for removing obstacles and keeping away the negativity. Owing to all these facts, keeping the Ganesha statue at home and doing murti pooja acquires a vital place in everyone hearts.
Prayers to Lord Ganesha are offered world-wide due to his pious existence and people throughout the world believe in many myths related to him. One of the most popular stories revolve around Lord Ganesha and Kartikey, his brother. There was a challenge given by Shiva to his two sons, Lord Ganesha and Kartikeya that the one who circled the world thrice first would win. The challenge was more difficult for Lord Ganesha as he was bulky and his vehicle was a mouse. On the other side, Kartikey, his brother with a peacock as his vehicle was ardent about the race. As the race began Kartikey flew away on his peacock without wasting a time. Lord Ganesha, on the other hand, gave it a thought and asked his parents, Shiva and Parvati to sit together. Ganesha circled around them thrice and won the race. Looking at his wit and intelligence all devi and devtas were convinced and declared Ganesha as the winner of the race. After this incident, Ganesha was blessed by all the Hindu gods and was given supreme power, wisdom and the position of god to be worshiped first. Now, the presence of Ganpati Murti is considered to be the most vital part of any celebration whether it is any festival, important event, spiritual gathering or even a grand opening of an industry.
Lord Ganesha is the solution of innumerable problems and can aid you in completing the task hassle free. Ganesha is worshiped or praised in various ways by the devotees to keep away the barriers coming in the path. From murti pooja to home decoration, to wall hanging at the entrance, Lord Ganesha presence in any phase is just enough to ward off the negativity