A single Ganesha Namavali consists of 108 names, one for each bead in the japa-mala or chain held while chanting his praises.
Balachandra is also Ganesha as a child, sporting a crescent moon on his forehead. Many legends are associated with this aspect.
Loved for his plumpness as a child, Ganesha is also an awesome figure when fully grown as Bheema, or the Gigantic One.
Bhoopati is Lord of all lords, the one who is worshiped in all worlds.
As Bhoovanpati, he is propitiated by the Trinity of Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva, in order to save the world from the forces of darkness.
Knowledge and wisdom are particularly associated with Ganesha. He is Buddhinath, the supreme lord of the intellect, the ultimate repository of all knowledge.
As Buddhipriya, he is ever willing to bestow the riches of the mind – one has only to ask.
Ganesha presides over the Mooladhara Chakra, the root of psychic energy that lies coiled at the base of the spine. By worshipping him as Buddhividhata, a devotee gains enlightenment and sharpens his intellect