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Puzzle IconLord Ganesha-The Elephant Headed God

Lord GaneshaGanesh Chaturthi is celebrated on the birthday of Lord Ganesh, the god of wisdom and prosperity. He is the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. According to legend, Parvati created Ganesha from the sandalwood dough and breathed life into him (which she could by using her powers as a Goddess). She then asked him to guard the door to her house and instructed him to allow no one inside while her husband Shiva was away. When Shiva returned he was refused entry into the house by Ganesha (who had never seen him; and was merely following instructions of his mother). This angered Shiva drew his sword and beheaded Ganesha. Parvati, on learning that her son was beheaded, was enraged and asked Shiva to immediately revive him by replacing his head with the first living thing that he found in the forest. The first animal that Shiva found was an elephant; he cut-off his head and fixed it on the body of Ganesha to revive him.

Ganesha is considered the God of Good Luck and Prosperity and is the Dispeller of problems and obstacles. He is also worshipped as the God of knowledge, wisdom, health, fertility, wealth and happiness.

Puzzle IconThe festival of Ganesh Chaturthi

Lord Ganesha is lovingly worshipped by millions of people around the world. The festival of Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated in India for 10 days where elaborate decorations are made with dazzling lights, sweets and fresh flowers. During this festival Ganesh idols are mounted in street corners and at homes. The idols vary in height from a few feet to even 30 meters. Poojas (prayers) are performed daily and the 10-day celebration ends with large processions and immersion of these sacred idols in the sea.

  1. Lord Ganesha - The Elephant Headed God
  2. The festival of Ganesh Chaturthi
  3. Finger Foods for the Snackbox
  4. September Calendar

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Puzzle IconFinger Foods for the Snackbox

Have you ever had moments where you've simply wondered what do I pack in my kiddo's snackbox to school? Well you are not alone. Mom's around the world face this dilemma regularly. So here's a list of the goodies that you can pack as a snack!

  • Nuggets / Fish fingers
  • Chopped carrots
  • Baby corn
  • Cheese sticks
  • Quesadilla's
  • Cookies
  • Muffins
  • Rice crispies

Heart IconSeptember Calendar

September Calendar WallpaperThis month's theme is 'Back to School'. Download the Little Dinos monthly calendar in mobile and desktop wallpaper resolutions from our website at September Calendar - Themed Websites for Your Baby