Lord Ganesha And His 12 Life Lessons
Om Ganeshaya Namah
There is no prayer that doesn’t starts with the name of Lord Ganesha, who is known for his wisdom and is worshiped before starting any new venture and he gives prosperity and success to the new beginnings. The devotees of Lord Ganesha are blessed with salvation as he shows them the right path that leads to happiness and it enlightens them. Lord Ganesha is the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathi and when people worship him, they find peace, happiness, prosperity. Lord Ganesha is unique to look at and he gives lesson to his devotees. These lessons are powerful and divine. Scroll down to check out 12 life lessons by Lord Ganesha.
Think Different And Big
The first lesson one gets from Lord Ganesha is to think big. One should never lose mind or morale, it can affect the thinking. Lord Ganesha has a huge head and that is the symbol of intelligence. He has great brain power and it makes the followers of the deity to walk on the roads which are less travelled. A person who can control his or her mind will never taste failure.
Lead a social and spiritual life
As per the Hindu mythology, the resting position of Ganesha shows how one should live his or her life. Having a balance of social and spiritual is the key to lo live a successful life.
Listen every single word carefully
Lord Ganesha has enormous ears and it shows that people should listen to everything with details when they are told something. It always gives knowledge and helps in imbibing the innovative ideas.
Be the master of the time
The Urdha mark on the forehead of Ganesha is a symbol that shows how he masters time. One should govern time and not let time to govern them.
Always respect parents
Well known as one of the most obedient sons of all time, Lord Ganesha was always there for the service of Lord Shiva and Godess Parvati.
Overcome the dualism
If you carefully see Lord Ganesha, he has only one tusk, this represents that one should overcome duality and learn all good things and let go off the things which are bad.
Always be sweet
Lord Ganesha was very fond of sweets and he always has a lot of modaks in front of him. It signifies sweetness and how people should spread sweetness in others lives and forget bad things.
Lord Ganesha is always relaxed and calm. He teaches his devotees to manage all the situations with serene mind. He has a big belly and this is a symbol of his calmness.
Lord Ganesha always has an axe in his hand and this signifies that one should detach the pains, sufferings and desires from their lives.
Be optimistic always
Lord Ganesha keeps lotus and rope in his hand that symbolizes optimism that good luck will pull one through the rope.
Balance of logic and doubt
The mouse near Lord Ganesha is a symbol of logic and doubt. It means when there is no logic left, you should follow the doubts to overcome the situations.
To be focused
Lord Ganesha is always focused on what he wants to do and is clear about the goals, one should learn this from him.
Author: Shivee Srimauri