Legends Related to Ganadhyaksa
As Ganadhyaksa, the Lord is regarded as the leader of all the Ganas, attendants of Shiva, and the master of all the elements. Legends mention that after He was decapitated by his father Lord Shiva, Ganesha was transplanted with head of an elephant. Thus He regained back his life. After that Shiva appointed Him as the leader to his ghostly army. The Ganas started dancing with this announcement.
Ganadhyaksa conveys 2 different meanings. The first portrays Ganesha as the Swami or master of all the materialistic things that can be counted. The other meaning depicts the Lord as the controller of Ganas. He is also the master and leader (Swami) of men (Nar), demons (Asuras), snakes (Nagas), the four Vedas (Chaturveda) and the four Purusharthas. Ganesha is considered as the master of the entire universe (Lord Bramha) Thus he is known as Ganapati or Ganancha Adhipati.
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