Lakshmi & Ganesha Mini Figurines


Ganesha – The Mini but mighty God
Fun Facts about Lord Ganesha

1. Ganesha and Ganpati both are Sanskrit words comprising of two words – Gana means a group while isha and pati mean lord, ruler and master. In Tamil Language, Ganpati is fondly known as Pillai or Pillaiyar. He is not only worshiped by Hindus but by Buddhists too. In Buddhism, Ganesha is referred to as Vinayaka and is worshiped in countries like Tibet, China, and Japan. In Burmese, as Maha Peinne. In Thai, as Phra Phikanet. And in Sri Lanka as Gana Deviyo
2. There are 108 names of Lord Ganesha such as, Vignaharta, Vakratunda, Pitambara, Lambodara, Mangal Murti and many more. He is knonw to haave eight incarnations – Vakratunda, Ekdanta, Mahodara, Gajavaktra, Lambodara, Vikata, Vighnaraja and Dhumravarna according to Mudgala, Purana. While Mooshak, the mouse is Ganesha’s vahan in 5 out of 8 incarnations, Lord Ganesha, in the other 3, is also seen with a lion as Vakratunda, with a peacock as Vikata, and with Shesha, the divine serpent as Vighnaraja.
3. After Lord Shiva severed Ganesha’s head who was standing guard while Goddess Parvati was bathing and refused to allow Shiva to enter the house, Parvati wanted Ganesha to be brought back to life. The head of the first creature (elephant) who Brahma encountered was brought back & placed on Ganesha’s body
4. According to Brahmavavart Purana,, Parshuram came to visit Lord Shiva but Ganesha stopped him from entering as Shiva was meditating. Angered, Parshuram struck Ganesha with his Pharasaa (an axe) which was given to him by Shiva. Ganesha took the blow on his one tusk in respect of his father’s weapon. Thus, Lord Ganesha is known as Ekdanta
5. While in South India, it is believed that Ganesha is a Brahmachari, it is generally believed that Lord Ganesha was married to the twin sisters Riddhi (Goddess of prosperity) and Siddhi ( Goddess of Intellect) who bore Him two sons Shubha (auspiciousness) and Labha (Profit)

Lakshmi – Mini figurine of Handmade Lakshmi dressed in beautiful red Sari
Fun Facts about Goddess Lakshmi

1. Lakshmi is the goddess of Fortune, Power, Luxury, Beauty, Fulfilment and Good Luck in Hinduism. She’s worshipped the most on Diwali, the festival of lights, when according to tradition, people would put small oil lamps outside their homes in hopes of the Goddess coming to bless them
2. Her other names include: Manushri, Chakrika, Kamalika, Aishwarya, Lalima, Kalyani, Nandika, Rujula, Vaishnavi, Samruddhi, Narayani, Bhargavi, Sridevi, Chanchala, Jalaja, Madhavi, Sujata, Shreya. She is also referred to as Jaganmaatha (“Mother of the Universe”) in Shri Mahalakshmi Ashtakam
3. She is also called “The Goddess who Gives Strength to the Gods” and is much associated with the flower, Lotus which can be seen in the scriptures and artworks. The lotus she stands on represents the material wealth of the world- like the lotus, it grows from muddy water, but it is not wet by it

4. The red-colored saree which she wears is for continuous activity and positive energy and it’s also believed that owl is her vahana or vehicle
5. Mahalakshmi is also known to preside over 16 forms of worldly wealth excluding Ashta siddhis, gnana and imparting gnana. They are as follows: Fame; Knowledge; Courage and Strength; Victory; Good Children; Valor; Gold, Gems and Other Valuables; Grains in abundance; Happiness; Bliss; Intelligence; Beauty; Higher Aim, High Thinking and Higher Meditation; Morality and Ethics; Good Health; Long Life.

Material : Felt, Lace, Silk, Beads, Recycled fiberfill
Dimension : 4"(H) X 2"(W)

Vakra-Tunndda Maha-Kaaya Surya-Kotti Samaprabha
Nirvighnam Kuru Me Deva Sarva-Kaaryessu Sarvadaa

“Lord Ganesh of curved elephant trunk and huge body, Whose brilliance is equal to billions of suns in intensity,
Always removes all obstacles from my endeavours truly, I respectfully pray to him with all my revered sincerity.”

Learning from Lord Ganesha : 'Be sincere and care no one in the line of duty.'

Blessings of Lord Ganesha for an Auspicious Beginning and Goddess Lakshmi for Wealth and Prosperity!

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