Ganesh (also spelled Ganesa or Ganesha and known as Ganapati, Vinayaka, and Pillaiyar), is one of the sons of Lord Shiva and the Divine Mother Parvati. His brother is called Karthikeyan. Ganesh is one of the best known and loved deities in the Hindu pantheon of gods and indeed is the most recognized outside of India.
Ganesha is one of the most loved statues all over India. he is the first deity to be worshiped as he can remove all obstacles. he is the patron of arts, crafts, and sculptures. Ganesha is also considered as the lord of astrology, action, and god of the harvest.