Ganesh - remover of obstacles. Wearing or keeping a Ganesh helps to remove obstacles but also, he can put obstacles in your way to prevent you from going down the wrong path. Ganesh is the Deity of the instinctive mind, the intellectual mind, science and knowledge. He organizes and clears your mind. Ganesh is also the giver of success and is associated with general abundance in life. He is able to assist in our day-to-day life concerns.