Ganesh is one of the most important deities in Hinduism. Ganesh is the Remover of Obstacles, the Lord of Beginnings and wisdom, and the Deity of Good Fortune. Ganesh is perhaps one of the most well known deities. He’s the son of Shiva and Parvati, two of the most prevalent and powerful gods and goddesses. He grants success, prosperity and protection against all adversity and evil.