Why Lord Ganesh is worshipped first

Why Lord Ganesh is worshipped first

Why Lord Ganesha is worshipped first Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu and Lord Ganesha blessings to you and your family! Just before moving forward let us first understand the meaning of the word Ganesha: Ganesha = Gana + Isha - Here Gana means, a group of Demigods who live in Kailasa and are a happy group of Demigods who love to serve Lord Shiva and Parvati Devi. Now, let us know "Why Lord Ganesh is worshipped first" in detail! Isha means, someone who is leading a group. Thus full meaning of the name Ganesha is that, someone who is leading a group of Demigods known as Ganas. As a Dharmic Vedic God, presence of Lord Ganesha has been felt in all cosmic ages and has been eulogized in many Vedic scriptures. While several puranic scriptures like Shiva Purana, Skanda Purana, Brahma Vaivartha Purana etc have made reference of Lord Ganesha. Also similarly specific 'upapuranas' (sub Puranas) that is, Ganesha Purana, Mudgala Purana (both are Upa...
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What are Lord Ganesh different avatars & significance

What are Lord Ganesh different avatars & significance

What are Lord Ganesh different avatars & significance Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu and Lord Ganesha blessings to you and your family! Although Lord Ganesha has many characteristics, he can be easily identified by his beautiful elephant head. Lord Ganesha is widely admired through world and especially as the remover of obstacles and also he is the deva of high intellect and wisdom. As the god of start, Lord Ganesha is honored at the start of all the Hindu functions, rites and ceremonies etc. Just before knowing the different avatars / incarnations of Lord Ganesh, let us know the most auspicious 'Dwadasha naamam' (12 names) of Lord Ganesha. Dwadasha naamam (12 names): Lord Ganesha Names are, 1. Sumukha 2. Ekadanta 3. Kapila 4. Gajakarnaka 5. Lambhodhara 6. Vikata 7. VighNanashaka 8. VinAyaka 9. DhumravarNa 10. GajAdhyeksha 11. BAlachandra 12. GajAnana Meaning of these names are as given below: 1. Sumukha: Sri Ganesha is called as Sri Sumukha, as he is so beautiful even Sri Chandradeva is nothing in front of him. Sumukha = Su...
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What is Lord Ganesh birth story

What is Lord Ganesh birth story

What is Lord Ganesh birth story Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu, Lord Shiva, Sri Parvati Devi and Lord Ganesha blessings to you and your family! Lord Ganesha born as the son of Sri Parvati Devi  Lord Ganesha birth as per Skanda Purana As per Skanda Purana (it is considered as a 'Tamasa Purana'), Sri Parvati got Lord Ganesha out of her body’s mud. But here we should understand the correct and real meaning of this story and we must not take the story as it is, as it gives a wrong image of Sri Parvati Devi.   As per Skanda Purana, when Sri Parvati Devi made the rachana / creation of Lord Ganesha out of her body’s clay, does it mean that she had lot of clay / mud on her body? How that much of clay / mud can come to her body?  These are the few questions which appears mind in the mind of today's liberals. Let us go little back: When Sri...
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What are Lord Ganesh dwadasha (12) names

What are Lord Ganesh dwadasha (12) names

What are Lord Ganesh dwadasha (12) names Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Lord Ganesha blessings to you and your family! Just before knowing "What are Lord Ganesh dwadasha (12) names", let us all have a small brief about Lord Ganesha. Lord Ganesha is the son of Lord Shiva and Parvati Devi. He is having younger brother named Kartikeya. Lord Ganesha is the head of all the Ganas of the Kailash and that's why Lord Ganesha got the his name. Ganesha = Gana + Isha = All the Ganas of Kailash + Head (King). Similarly, Lord Ganesha's brother Kartikeya is head for all the Snakes. Kartikeya is also known with different names like Shanmukha (6 Faces), Subramanya, Murugan, Skanda, etc. Lord Ganesha's is having 2 consorts (Divine wives) and their names are Siddhi and Buddhi (Some call her Riddhi, but it's incorrect way of pronouncing). Now, let us all go to know about "What are Lord Ganesh dwadasha (12) names": First twelve (12) important names of...
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What are Gokarn significances (Three Shiva Linga)

What are Gokarn significances (Three Shiva Linga)

What are Gokarn significances (Three Shiva Linga) Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu and Lord Shiva blessings to you and your family! GOKARNESHWARA - The famous battle of 'Tarakamaya' had ended. The Devatas / deities after having defeated the demons had once again regained the control of heaven. Sri Brahma Deva being satisfied with the positive outcome of the war was engrossed in his meditation when Sanata Kumara arrived and asked: "O Sri Brahma Deva! I am anxious to know about the origin of three famous Shiva Lingas, that is, Uttara Gokarna, Dakshina Gokarna and Shringeshwara." "What made Lord Shiva to take the form of a deer (Gokarna)? Please enlighten me on all these subjects." Sri Brahma Deva replied: "The northern peak of Mandarachala mountain is famously known as Munjawana. This place is divinely beautiful and the stones and rocks over there glitter like diamonds." "It has many rivers, lakes and springs. The atmosphere over there is so serene that even the deities are tempted to...
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What is the Ganesh Kartikeya race correct story

What is the Ganesh Kartikeya race correct story

What is the Ganesh Kartikeya race correct story Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Lord Shiva blessings to you and your family! Just before moving the story of Ganesh Kartikeya race, let us very briefly know about the beautiful family of Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva is the head of this family. His consort name is Sri Parvati Devi. They have two sons namely Ganesha and Kartikeya. Ganesha has divine elephant face, while Kartikeya has 6 heads and thus Kartikeya is known as as 'Shanmukha' (Here Shan + Mukha. Here Shan = 6 and Mukha = face). They all stay in a divine place called Kailasa. With all these four of them, there are multiple other divine people living in Kailasa. Few of the names are Nandi, Bhrungi, many Ganas etc. Lord Shiva's mount is Nandi, Sri Parvati Devi's mount is divine Lion, Ganesha's mount is Mushaka (divine Mouse) and Kartikeya's mount is Mayura (divine Peacock). Now, let's go to the story of Ganesh Kartikeya race: Lord...
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