He is worshipped as the god of beginnings and the lord of intellect and knowledge. Ganesha is also a patron of arts and sciences, and he is the leader of the Ganas or troops of semi-divine beings who are attendants of Shiva. Ganesh Chaturthi (also spelled Vinayaka Chaturthi) is a Hindu festival dedicated to Lord Ganesha. The festival lasts for 10 days and ends with Vijayadashami, on the 10th day. The festival commemorates Ganesha’s birth and marriage to goddess Parvati; throughout India, it is celebrated with great joy and devotion by people from all walks of life. Wishing Happy Ganesh Chaturthi From Saihouselifting.