Financial lessons to learn from Lord Ganesha this festival

Financial lessons to learn from Lord Ganesha this festival:

1.Big Head of ‘Gajanana’: He has a big head or Gajanana which means “Elephant Faced God” symbolizes to think big. People often fail to think outside the already set boundaries. Though at times there is a little amount of risk involved experimenting with financial planning but there are safe ways in which one can explore their options and start thinking differently. Each and every problem has a solution to it. To find the solution one just need to be calm and analyze the situation.

  1. Small Eyes of “Gajakarna”: The small and sharp eyes of Ganesha symbolize to have concentration. Any work or plan where there is lack of concentration cannot be successful. Your financial planning also needs proper concentration and need you to think all the risk and gain factors involved. Ask questions to yourself before you take any decision. Concentrate on smallest of small details and take note of each and every pros and cons of the step you are about to take. After setting your goals, you need to prioritize them according to their importance.
  2. Large Ears of “Lambakarna”: The large ears of “Lambakarna” which means “Large Eared Lord” and symbolizes to listen carefully and keep your ears open always. You should know what is going on in the financial markets and what the new innovations are. Also listen to your financial advisors. Often people tend to take their financial decisions on their own in order to save a little amount they have to pay to the advisors. But at times in order to save little money they end up incurring a huge loss.
  3. One Tusk of “Ekadanta” : Ganesha’s one tusk symbolizes that you should keep the good and throw the bad. It conveys that keep studying your investments on regular period of time. Investments which are running at loss should not be retained. On the other hand investments which are making profits should be retained and look other measures that how they can perform even better.
  4. Trunk of “ Vakratunda”: Lord Ganesha’s trunk conveys that one should be highly adaptable and efficient to their surroundings. Even in unfavorable situations one should be patient and should not panic. Your financial matters need to be handled with care for which you need to have patience. Impulsive decisions may often make you take wrong decisions which will further causing you more damage. Once an investment done doesn’t mean your job is over. You need to be efficient and keep checking the prospects on regular intervals.
  5. Large Stomach of “Lambodara”: Ganesha’s big stomach conveys that one should be able to digest all good and bad phases of financial decisions. It is not always necessary that your investments will only generate profits. At times they may incur losses too. It such situations one should be able to digest the bad upcoming and find out solutions to handle the problem wisely. You should identify what went wrong while making the decision and take a note that it should not be repeated any more.
  6. Right foot over left foot: Ganesha keeps his right foot over left foot whenever he is seen in sitting posture. This posture symbolizes using knowledge and reason to overcome emotions. One should never take their financial decisions emotionally. Money matters are acute mathematics and are based on strong reasons; decisions related to these should also be taking in such a way. You should have a strong base of financial knowledge to relay your decisions on them. You can read books or go through internet articles on financial issues.
  7. Modak and Prasada: Modak is ganesha’s favorite sweet and it is served to the devotees as ‘prasada’. This symbolizes that one who does hard work and is patient always gets good rewards. If you are capable of following all the suggestions devotedly, you will definitely get your reward. Your financial decisions cannot go wrong and you will always live a healthy and care free life.


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