Ganesh is a Hindu God. He is the first son of Shiva and Parvati. According to one of the most common, once, when Shiva was away, Parvati created a human son from her body and asked him to guard the door while she bathed. Shiva returned home unexpectedly, and, when the boy refused to let him in, cut off his head. Enraged, Parvati insisted that Shiva replace her son's head. He did�with that of the f.