All about Ganesha
and Legends >>Shiva, Shakti, Skanda, Ganesha
Abodes of Ganesha
of Ganesha: About the significance of Ganesha, literary references, ancient
temples, festivals etc.
Iconography: Thirty two iconic forms are recognized by the Agamic texts
governing the worship of Ganesha.
in devotional literature: The Ganesha Pancharatnam attributed to Adi
Sankaracharya as well as the hymns of 1st millennium tamil poet Tirumoolar address
of the birth of Ganesha: Describes the origin of the elephant headed God
Ganesha, the battle between Shiva's forces and the valiant warrior Ganapati.
of Valli Kalyanam: This story from Tamilnadu describes how Ganesha came
to the aid of his brother Kartikeya as the latter courted the damsel Valli.