special worship is offered to Her annually on the auspicious day of Diwali, with religious rituals and colorful ceremonies specifically devoted to Her.
* Significance of Ganesha in Diwali Lord Ganesha is also called the elephant – headed God.
* He symbolizes auspiciousness and wisdom.
* Lord Ganesha is worshipped by the Hindus on Diwali.
* Lord ganesha is the son of Shiva and Parvati.
* He is the Lord of success and destroyer of evils and obstacles.
* He is also worshipped as the god of education, knowledge, wisdom and wealth.
* In fact, Ganesha is one of the five prime Hindu deities – Brahma / Vishnu / Shiva and Durga being the other four whose idolatry is glorified as the Panchayatana puja.