Ganesh is also known as Ganapati, Ganesha, and Gajanaana and is internationally known and worshiped as the “Elephant God” who is the remover of obstacles and the bearer of wisdom. Ganesh is the son of the mighty Lord Shiva and Parvati. Ganapathi is honoured at the beginning of rituals and ceremonies (source:

Story of how Ganesh got his Elephant Head


Ganesh Temple Toronto
At Shri Vitthal Hindu Mandir we have a large intricately carved statue of Lord Ganesh: