Lord Ganesh in this aspect appeared as a Brahmin and so this is one of those rare statues where Ganesh is shown wearing clothes as Brahmins do.
Ganesha is believed to have got back the precious Chintamani Jewel from the greedy Guna for sage Kapila at this spot.
It is believed that Parvati (Lord Shiva’s wife) performed penance to beget Ganesha at this point.
Shiva is believed to have worshipped Ganesha before fighting the demon Tripurasura here.
The idol of Lord Ganesha, riding a peacock, in the form of Mayureshwara is believed to have slain the demon Sindhurasur at this spot.
God Vishnu is supposed to have vanquished the asuras Madhu and Kaitabh after propitiating Ganesha here.
Grutsamad after getting cursed went to the forest of Pushpak and worshipped Ganesha there.
The demon Vighnasur, was defeated by Lord Ganesha here.