Lord Ganesha

Ganesh symbolism

Ganesh symbolism

Lord Ganesha (also known as Ganapati) is one of the most important gods in Indian mythology and he is also worshipped in Jainism and Buddhism. For the Ganapatya Hindu sect, Ganesha is the most important deity. He is the patron of writers, travellers, students, commerce, and new projects (for which he removes obstacles from one’s path) and is rather fond of sweets.

One of the most famous temples of Lord Ganesha is Siddhivinayak temple, in Mumbai.