Ganesha Stories

Philisophy, mysticism, and mythology; All are interrelated. The stories of God’s divine pastimes look ordinary stories, but they could be elaborated on for years, eons, life after life, because they are related to you and me. They are not somebody else’s story. They have great symbolic meaning but require thought with full mind and concentration. Whoever listens to these stories of God will be blessed with happiness and peace. Whoever understands the inner and outer meanings of these stories becomes free from ignorance and achieves his goal. Below given are some of the Stories of Lord Ganesha.
Birth of Lord Ganesha (From Shiva Puraana)
In every cycle (kaalpa), the story of the birth of Ganesha is told in different ways. The story of the birth of Ganesha in this cycle, Shveta-varaaha kalpa (Divine Boar Cycle), is provided in this section.
Ganesha Chaturthi
Ganesha Chaturthi is the birthday of Lord Ganesha. It falls on the fourth day of the bright fortnight of the month of Bhadrapada  which falls in the month of August-September.
The Marriage of Lord Ganesha
The universal parents, Shiva and Parvati, thought of marriage for their two sons, Ganesha and Subrahmanya, as they had attained  youth – the right time for marriage.