Aum Gan Ganpataaye Namah: Exploring symbolism, facts around Lord Ganesha

Episode 5,  Sep 09, 07:39 AM

Worshiping Ganesh Ji, with proper understanding of Ganesh Ji’s symbolism, a devotee absorbs the qualities needed to become a great leader. Henceforth, with Ganesh Ji's grace, he learns how to remove obstacles from his path and be successful. The 10-day late-summer (August-September) festival Ganesh Chaturthi is devoted to Lord Ganesh.

In this episode, we explore the significance of symbolism of Lord Ganesh, and the leadership qualities we can learn from Lord Ganesh. We pray to Lord Ganesh at the beginning of any ritual because He removes obstacles. The meaning of His name Ganesh or Ganapati is "group leader". Each part of Ganesh Ji's body symbolises a leadership quality.  By meditating on Lord Ganesh, we learn effective leadership qualities.