By NHSF (UK) Learning Team
Ganesh Chaturthi also known as ' Vinayak Chaturthi' or ' Vinayak Chavithi' is celebrated by Hindus around the world as the birthday of Ganeshji. It is observed during the month of Bhaadrapada.
Ganeshji is the Lord of good fortune who provides prosperity, wisdom and success. He is the Lord of beginnings and the remover of obstacles of both material and spiritual kind. He is also considered to be a patron of the arts and sciences and of the letters.