Do You Know the Significance of Lord Ganesh’s Trunk?


Sankatahara Chaturthi in Margazhi falls on January 5, 2018. Everyone adores Lord Ganesh and finds it inevitable to worship this Primary God before undertaking any enterprise. Who will not wish to accomplish his efforts without hurdle and who else can help him better than Lord Ganesh in this matter?


Lord Ganesh’s elephant face is a famous one and unforgettable also. You could wonder to find his trunk turned in the left direction, right direction and straightforward.


There are special meanings for the directions in which the trunk of Lord Ganesh is placed. What are they?


Left side direction of the trunk


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The left-sided trunk is best suited for households as it represents the cooling, relaxing energy of the Moon. It signifies the awakening of Ida nadi in a person.


Right side direction of the trunk


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Right side trunk is best suited for represents the vibrant energy of the Sun and gives quick results if prayed properly. It represents the Pingala Nadi in your body.


Trunk facing straight forward


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Ganesh idol with the straight trunk is rare and is auspicious for kids’ health. It invokes the Sushmna nadi in your body.


Sitting Ganesha 


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Keeping the statue of Lord Ganesh in sitting position is the ideal option for households as it brings prosperity to the household.


 Trunk touching laddu


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If you keep the statue with the trunk touching laddu, it is considered very auspicious. Laddu signifies material good and keeping a statue with the trunk touching laddu signifies material prosperity.


Let us worship Ganesha on Sankatahara Chathurthi and get rid of our worries and sins. Praying to Ganesha on this day is very auspicious. Ganesha is a God who satisfies all the wishes of his devotees when they pray to him ardently. No wonder, those who observe Sankatahara Chaturthi vrata and pooja are sure to get what they want in life.


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