Besides these scholarly exhibits Lord Ganesh gathers a few more symbolic interpretations thru His overall appearance and possessions. These attributes include pursuit of knowledge, sweetness and humbleness.
Lord Ganesh is also widely worshipped as the god of Beginnings. “Sri-Ganesh” is the common expression for any new event, purchase or start-up enterprise. His name is chanted at the beginning of rituals and ceremonies. In most Hindu marriage invitation cards the first invocation and invite are addressed to Lord Ganesh as symbolic adoration.