Is your child excited about the upcoming Ganesh Chaturthi festival and are you looking for some printable Lord Ganesha coloring pages to further his excitement? Do you want to acquaint your child with the magnanimity of Lord Ganesha through the medium of coloring pages? Whatever may be your reason, here are ten Lord Ganesha coloring pages for your kids to color.
Autumn or fall, with its cold and crisp air is an auspicious time for Hindus, and most festivals occur during this time. One such festival is Ganesh Chaturthi. Ganesh Chaturthi venerates the birth of Lord Ganesha, the elephant-headed god of success, power, and wisdom. His curved trunk, big ears, and huge belly symbolize the larger things in life. Here are ten of the most stunning coloring pages of Ganesha that your little one will enjoy filling.
Lord Ganesha Coloring Pages:
1. Lord Ganesha:
Here’s a detailed coloring page of the majestic Lord Ganesha. Lord Ganesha, the son of Shiva and Parvati, is one of the five prime Hindu deities- Shiva, Brahma, Vishnu, and Durga being the other four. He is the starting point of the religion and the meeting ground for the Hindus. All the Hindus worship Lord Ganesha, irrespective of their sectarian beliefs.
2. Ganesh, the Protector:
The coloring page features Lord Ganesha, the destroyer of evils and remover of obstacles. Ganesha carries a noose that implies he captures all the difficulties. Besides being the destroyer of obstacles, Lord Ganesha is also the destroyer of pride, vanity, and selfishness.
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3. Ganesha With Mouse:
This coloring page shows Ganesha with a mouse, his best friend and vehicle. The vehicle denotes Ganesha’s humility. It implies that Ganesha is humble enough to ride the lowest of all the creatures, the mouse. Lord Ganesha’s vehicle also represents intelligence, wisdom and presence of mind.
4. Ganesha With His Goad:
This animated Ganesha coloring page shows Ganesha with his goad. Ganesha’s goad helps him propel the humanity forward and remove all the obstacles on their way. The goad also symbolizes that one should steer their soul away from the illusion and ignorance of the human life.
5. Lover Of Sweets:
Lord Ganesh is a lover of sweets, especially Ladoos. Whenever Parvati would make sweets, Ganesha would eat up most of them, leaving just a few for his brother and father. Not many are aware, but even the sweets hold symbolic significance. Ganesha’s love for sweets indicates that humans must discover the sweetness of his soul or‘Atman’.
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6. Ganesh With Books:
The coloring page shows Lord Ganesha carrying books. Does your child know the significance of Ganesha’s form? No, then we’ll tell you. Lord Ganesha’s elephant head symbolizes the soul, the supreme reality of the human existence and his body signifies the earthly presence of the human being. His trunks represent Om, and his head denotes wisdom.
7. Ganesh Playing Sitar:
Bring harmony to your child’s life with this coloring page showing Lord Ganesha playing the sitar. Lord Ganesha is rich in symbolism, and each of the symbols associated with him serves as a reminder of the powers held by him. Lord Ganesha is often depicted playing various kinds of musical instruments. It signifies his love for music.
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8. Ganesha Resting:
This coloring page shows Ganesha, the beloved son of Lord Shiva and Parvati resting after playing all day on Mount Kailash. Baal Ganesha was a mischievous child. Unlike his brother Kartikeya, Ganesha would do all the forbidden things and would drive his mother crazy. She would go running around Mount Kailash in search of him.
9. Ganesh Rangoli:
Here is the coloring pages of Lord Ganesha Rangoli. Ganesh themed Rangolis are a regular feature of Ganesh Chaturthi, the most celebrated festival in Mumbai. Suggest your kid to use contrasting colors like orange, purple, red and white for this Rangoli. Children can also make a border of diyas to make this Rangoli look appealing.
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10. Ganesha Idol:
Here’s a coloring image of Lord Ganesha’s idol. Lord Ganesha is worshiped and remembered by everyone at the beginning of any auspicious occasion for his blessings. His devotees glorify him in the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi. Huge, life-like clay models of Lord Ganesh are made months before the day of Ganesh Chaturthi.
We’re sure your kid will enjoy learning about Lord Ganesha through these coloring pages. How does Lord Ganesha inspire you and your child? Tell us in the comment section.
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