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Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha Hindu Wedding Blessing

Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway | Posted 09.21.2015 | Weddings
Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway

In a Hindu wedding it is typical to offer praise and ask for the blessings of Lord Ganesha, the remover of obstacles and the god who is prayed to before all others in any Hindu religious service. In a traditional wedding service, a priest or pandit will usually honor this deity -- known for his elephant head and his many powers -- with a puja or ritual known as Ganesha Pujan.

Ganesh Chaturthi 2014: Celebrating Lord Ganesha's Birthday (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 08.28.2014 | Religion

Ganesh Chaturthi, also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi, is a Hindu festival dedicated to Lord Ganesh. It is a 10-day festival marking the birthday of Gane...

Hindus Celebrate Lord Ganesh's Birthday For Ganesh Chaturthi 2013

Posted 09.09.2013 | Religion

Ganesh Chaturthi, also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi, is the Hindu festival of Lord Ganesh. It is a 10-day festival marking the birthday of Ganesh, who ...

Celebrating The Birthday Of Beloved Elephant-Headed Hindu God

The Huffington Post | Jahnabi Barooah | Posted 09.19.2012 | Religion

Click through to see photos from this year's Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations. Ganesh Chaturthi, also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi, is a Hindu festival d...