Santhana Saptami Special
Ganapathi is one of the 32 forms of Lord Ganesha. The deity is a child
like form of Lord Ganesh and he is represented by red colour, the hue of
the rising sun that symbolised agriculture bounty of the earth. It also
means fertility. He holds the fruits of the soil - Mango, Jackfruit,
Banana and Sugarcane in his four hands. Worship of Bala Ganapathy is so
special for children as it improves their health, aids in their overall
growth, be it intellect, knowledge, success in education etc. He
eliminates sins and obstacles in life. A puja to Bala Ganapathi helps
to get rid of bad habits and inculcates moralities in children.
Santana Lakshmi Puja - Instils Maral Values In Children
â€˜Puthra Santhanamâ€™ means the gift of a child. And Goddess Santana Lakshmi is responsible for this blessing and she is one of the Ashta Laskhmis that grants the boon of prosperity. She carries two kalashas on either side of her hands. And the others hold sword and shield. A child is seen on her lap holding a lotus. She is the goddess of fertility, grants health and intelligence among children and protects infants from all types of diseases. Sheâ€™s eternal for she keeps the legacy of a family going. A puja to Santhana Lakshmi ensures good children with intellectual growth, all round development, and a great well-being for all.