Lord Ganesha is one of the five prime hindu deities (Brahma, Vishnu, Siva, and Durga). He is the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. He is the elder brother of Lord Subramaniya. He is the Lord of success and destroyer of evils and obstacles.He is also worshipped as the god of education, knowledge, wisdom and wealth. Lord Ganesh has four hands, elephant's head , big belly, big ears and a curved trunk. His vehicle is a tiny mouse. In his hands he carries a rope (to guide devotees to the truth), an axe (to remove obstacles), and a sweet laddoo.