Ganesha is one of the best know deities in Hindu mythology. Being named as "God of New Beginnings", devotees honour him at the start of rites and ceremonies. It is also believed that worshipping him can remove all the obstacles in one's life and thus revered as "Remover of Obstacles". Lord Ganesha symbolizes "Budhi"(wisdom), "Ridhi"(prosperity) and "Sidhi"(attainment). Also known as the God of prosperity, placing a Ganesha idol at the right place on your home can bring good luck, happiness and success.