Ganesh or Ganesha the elephant head God is very popular name among Indians. Ganesh is one of the most worshiped Hindu God. Ganesh  chaturthi is one of the top festivals celebrated across country. In Mumbai and Pune ganesh chaturthi festival lasts for more than a week. According to Hindu spiritual calender Ganesh chaturthi falls on  the month of Bhaadrapada, starting on the shukla chaturthi (fourth day of the waxing moon period). In 2012, Ganesh  chaturthi will be celebrated on 19th of September (Wednesday).  Among all deighty of Hindu, Ganesh looks really strange, who has head of elephant and human body part. Lord Ganesh symbolizes deighty of knowledge, destroyer of evils.

Each and every body parts of Ganesh and possessions symbolize different aspects of being successful in life.

 

Symbolism Of Ganesha

Symbolism Of Ganesha

Ganesh Head: It symbolizes think big. According to Hindu mythology head represents to soul which is ultimate reality of life.

Ganesha’s large elephant ears: Largeyears  symbolyzes to listen words of God with full of concentration absorbing the scriptures and becoming a repository for wisdom and listening to all his followers.

Large forehead: It is the symbol of enlightened intellect.Small Eyes: His small eyes stand for his unflinching observation of the Gods, not missing even the smallest detail

Long Trunk: It symbolizes ‘Om’. which is the basis of universe creation and a success hymn according to Hindu religion.

Broken tusk: His broken tusk is held by Ganesh in his fourth hand to encourage humans for sacrificing.

Rose In Hand: The rose in his left hand: It symbolizes to ease out the difficulties faced by his followers.

Ladoos on hand: The laddoo symbolizes fulfillment or happiness

Ankush on Hand: The ankush symbolizes control over the mind

Hand with ashirwad mudra: Ganesha’s ashirwad mudra symbolizes his blessings to all mankind

Axe On hand: The pash or axeon hand is to dwarf the ego and pride

Ganesha’s pot belly: It symbolizes haven for the woes and misfortunes of his devotees. Ganesha swallows the hardships of the faithful, allowing them to rest in his large stomach.

Snakes on Ganesh’s waist: Snakes on Ganesh’s waist represent the energies to achieve success.

Ganesha’s short legs: Short legs of Ganesh symbolizes patience.

Ganesha riding a mouse: It is one of the most comic part but it symbolizes control over the senses and advocates a disciplinary approach to life.

Ganesh known with differnt names by devotees. Some popular names are Ganesh, Ganpati, Vighnesh, Ganesha,Vighneshwara, Gajanan, Ekdant, Lambodara and Vinayaka. Now find 108 names of Ganesh.

 

Find popular 32 Different forms/postures of Ganesh

 

Bal Ganesh Photo

Bal Ganesh Photo

 

Bhakti Ganapati


Bhakti Ganapati

 

Dhundhi Ganapati

 

Dhundhi Ganapati

 

Durga Ganapati


Durga Ganapati

 

Dvija Ganapati

 

Dvija Ganapati

 

Dvimukha Ganapati

 

Dvimukha Ganapati

 

Ekadanta Ganapati

 

Ekadanta Ganapati

 

Ekakshara Ganapathi


Ekakshara Ganapathi

 

Haridra Ganapati

 

Haridra Ganapati

 

Heramba Ganapathi

 

Heramba Ganapathi

 

Kshipra Ganapati

 

Kshipra Ganapati

 

Kshipra Prasada Ganapathi

 

Kshipra Prasada Ganapathi

 

Lakshmi Ganapati

 

Lakshmi Ganapati

 

Maha Ganapathi


Maha Ganapathi

 

Nritya Ganapati


Nritya Ganapati

 

Rinamochana Ganapathi


Rinamochana Ganapathi

 

Sankatahara Ganapati

 

Sankatahara Ganapati

 

Shakti Ganapati


Shakti Ganapati

 

Siddhi Ganapathi


Siddhi Ganapathi

 

Sinha Ganapati


Sinha Ganapati

 

Srishti Ganapathi


Srishti Ganapathi

 

Taruna Ganapati


Taruna Ganapati

 

Trimukha Ganapati


Trimukha Ganapati

 

Tryakshara Ganapati


Tryakshara Ganapati

 

Ucchhishta Ganapati


Ucchhishta Ganapati

 

Uddanda Ganapati


Uddanda Ganapati

 

Urdhva Ganapati


Urdhva Ganapati

 

Varada Ganapathi


Varada Ganapathi

 

Vighna Ganapathi


Vighna Ganapathi

 

Vijaya Ganapati


Vijaya Ganapati

 

Vira Ganapathi


Vira Ganapathi

 

Yoga Ganapati


Yoga Ganapati

 

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2 Comments on Ganesh chaturthi 2012 | Symbolism Of Ganesha | Ganesh Photos

  1. devi says:

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  2. Bhuvaneswari Peetam says:

    It will not take long for a visitant to South East Asia to note all the different-looking god statues in shrines, workplaces and houses.

    There ar too several to count, however there ar some primary deities all Hindus acknowledge.

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