Lord Ganesh is the elephant-headed God, who is known as Lord of Beginnings and the Lord of Obstacles.
He is regarded as the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. The image of the Lord has four hands, elephant's head and a big belly. His charioteer is a tiny mouse, which shows a unique combination of wisdom, intelligence and presence of mind. Before starting any new venture we worship Lord Ganesha
Lord Ganesha Mantras
1) Shree Vakratunda Mahakaya
Shree Vakratunda Mahakaya Suryakoti Samaprabha
Nirvighnam Kuru Me Deva Sarva-Kaaryeshu Sarvada॥
Meaning :O Lord Ganesha of the curved trunk and massive body, the one whose splendor is equal to millions of Suns, please bless me to that I do not face any obstacles in my endeavors.