Know the interesting stories of Lord Shri Ganesh on the names of Vighnaharta

Lord Shri Ganesh is called by many strange names like Vighnaharta, Mangalmurti, Lambodar, Vakratunda etc. The more bizarre their names are, the more bizarre are the stories related to them. The stories of Lord Ganesha are described in many religious texts. Some world famous stories related to Lord Shri Ganesh are presented here.

According to Shivamahapuran, the idea of ​​making Lord Ganesha to Goddess Parvati was given by her friends Jaya and Vijaya. Jaya-Vijaya had told Parvati that all the ganas like Nandi follow only the orders of Mahadev. Therefore, you should also create a gana that obeys only your orders. In this way, Mother Parvati created Lord Ganesha from the filth of her body.

According to Shivamahapuran, the color of Lord Ganesha’s body is red and green. The Durva offered to Lord Ganesha should be root-hit, twelve fingers long and with three knots. Lord Ganesha should be worshiped with such 101 or 121 durva.

According to Brahmavaivarta Purana, Mother Parvati had fasted by the name of Punyak for the attainment of a son, as a result of this fast Lord Shri Krishna received Mother Parvati in the form of a son.

According to Brahmavaivarta Purana, when all the gods were giving blessings to Lord Ganesha, Shani Dev was standing with his head down. On being asked by Parvati, Shanidev said that your son may be harmed by seeing me, but when Shani Dev saw the child at the behest of Mother Parvati, his head was severed from the trunk.

According to Brahmavaivarta Purana, when the head of mother Parvati’s son was cut off on seeing Shani, Lord Shri Hari went to the north on Garuda and brought the head of a gazelle sleeping with an elephant on the banks of river Pushpabhadra. Sri Hari revived the head of that Gajbalak by placing it on the torso of the headless son of Mother Parvati.

According to Brahmavaivarta Purana, once due to some reason Lord Shiva got angry and struck the Sun with a trident. Suryadev became unconscious due to this attack. When Kashyap, the father of Suryadev saw this, he got angry and cursed Shiva that just as my son’s body has been destroyed by your trident today, in the same way your son’s head will also be cut off. As a result of this curse, the incident of beheading of Lord Ganesha took place.

According to Brahmavaivarta Purana, once Tulsidevi was passing through the banks of the Ganges, at that time Lord Ganesha was also meditating there. Seeing Shri Ganesha, Tulsi’s mind got attracted towards him. Then Tulsi told Shri Ganesh that you become my lord but Shri Ganesh refused to marry. Out of anger, Tulsi cursed Shri Ganesha to get married and Shri Ganesha cursed Tulsi to become a tree.

According to Shiva Mahapuran, Shri Ganesh is married to Siddhi and Wisdom, the daughters of Prajapati Vishwaroop. Shri Ganesh has two sons, their names are Kshetra and Labh.

According to Shivmahapuran, when Lord Shiva was going to destroy Tripura, there was an Akashvani that unless you worship Lord Ganesha, you will not be able to destroy all the three Puras. Then Lord Shiva called Bhadrakali and worshiped Gajanan and won the battle.

According to Brahmavaivarta Purana, once Parashurama reached Kailash to see Lord Shiva, the Lord was in meditation. Then Shri Ganesh did not allow Parashuramji to meet Lord Shiva. Angered by this, Parashuramji attacked Shri Ganesh with an ax. That ax was given by Lord Shiva himself to Parashurama.

Shri Ganesh did not want to let the blow of that furrow empty, so he took the blow of that furrow on his tooth, due to which one of his teeth was broken. Since then he is also called Ekadanta.

According to Skanda Purana, at one time when Mother Parvati was taking a bath in Mansarovar, she gave birth to Ganesh with her illusion and appointed ‘Bal Ganesh’ to guard her. During this, Lord Shiva comes there. Ganeshji stops them and says that you cannot go there.

Lord Shiva gets angry on hearing this and asks Ganesh ji to move out of the way but when Ganesh ji remains adamant then a fight breaks out between the two. Enraged during the battle, Shiva beheaded Bal Ganesha from his torso.

When Parvati comes to know of this act of Shiva, she creates a catastrophe with lamentation and anger and says that you killed my son. Seeing the fierce form of the mother, Shiva revives Ganesha by attaching the head of an elephant to the torso of Ganesha. Since then Lord Ganesha came to be known as Gajanan Ganesh.

Lord Ganesha has written the Mahabharata, everyone knows this, but before writing the Mahabharata, he had placed a condition in front of Maharishi Ved Vyas, few people know about it.

The condition was such that Shri Ganesh had told Maharishi Ved Vyas that if my writing does not stop even for a moment while writing, then I can become the author of this book. Then Maharishi Ved Vyas ji accepted this condition and told Shri Ganesh that whatever I say, do not write without understanding it.

Then Ved Vyas ji would recite some such verses in between that Shri Ganesh would have taken some time to understand them. Meanwhile, Maharishi Ved Vyas used to do other work.

According to Padma Purana, a divine modak prepared from nectar was given by the gods to Goddess Parvati in the past. Seeing the modak, both the boys (Karthikeya and Ganesh) started asking for the mother.

Then the mother described the importance of the modak and said that the one amongst you who will attain excellence through righteous conduct and visit all the pilgrimages first, I will give this modak to him. Hearing such a thing from the mother, Kartikeya mounted on a peacock and took a bath in all the pilgrimages within a muhurta.

Here, due to the vehicle of Ganesh ji being a mouse, he was unable to visit the pilgrimage. Then Ganesha reverently circumambulating the parents and standing in front of the father. Seeing this, Mother Parvati said that bathing done in all the pilgrimages, salutations to all the deities, rituals of all yagyas and observance of all kinds of fasts, mantras, yoga and restraint – all these means are the sixteenth part of the worship of the parents. cannot even be equal to.

Therefore this Ganesha is more than hundreds of sons and hundreds of Ganas. So I offer this modak to Ganesha only. Due to the devotion of the parents, it will be worshiped first in every yagya.

According to the Ganesha Purana, there are 8 ganas in the verses – Magan, Nagan, Bhagana, Yagan, Jagan, Ragan, Sagan, Tagana. Due to his presiding deity, he has also been given the name of Ganesha. Letters are also called Gana. Because of his god, he is called Ganesha, hence he is also called the giver of knowledge and wisdom.

Jo sumirat siddhi hoi gun nayak karibar badan. Do Anugrah Soi Buddhi Rasi Subh Gun Sadan

Meaning: By remembering all the works are accomplished, those who are the lord of the ganas and have the face of a beautiful elephant, may the zodiac of intelligence and the abode of auspicious qualities (Shri Ganeshji) have mercy on me.