There was a very powerful demon called Matsaryasura born out of the envy, jealousy, and rivalry in the mind of Lord Indra, the king of Gods.
Lord Ganesha was seen with only one tusk. In this Ekadanta avatar, Lord Ganesha had four arms, one tooth, a pot belly, and elephant head.
The third incarnation or avatar of Lord Ganesha is known as Mahodara and Ganesha had reincarnated as Mahodara to defeat demon Mohasura.
As per the Mudgala Purana, Gajanana is believed that the reason behind Lord Ganesha opting for this avatar was to annihilate Lobhasura.
As described in the Mudgala Purana, Lord Ganesha took the avatar of Lambodhara to defeat Krodhasura, the demon of anger.
Lord Ganesha had taken Vikata avatar to subdue the demon of desire, Kamasura. A divine peacock served as Lord Ganesha’s Vahan in this avatar.
This avatar of Lord Ganesha as Vighnaraj is one of the most fascinating stories of all. Lord Ganesha took Vighnaraj avatar to defeat a demon called Mamtasur
Lord Ganesha will appear taking the avatar of Dhumravarna to defeat a demon Abhimanasura.Symbolically this demon represents the pride and ego in human beings
Elephant Headed God Ganesha is one of most important God in Hinduism.Know more about why every Pooja started with the worship of Lord Ganesha and get more detail