Ganesha the god-maker regarded the jungle about him. Though he walked through the realm of the phantom cats, he feared no evil. For the Lord of Chaos walked by his side, and the Trident of Destruction comforted him.
We have several parans or rhythmic patterns based on Ganesha , which are recited or sung, along with accompaniment on the tablas . Similarly there are verses dedicated to Siva and Saraswati . There's a special invocation for Krishna , who is the patron saint of kathak dancers
It is said that when Veda Vyasa conceived the Mahabharata in his mind he knew that it would be a very large work and that he would need a stenographer to take dictation....Lord Brahma appeared and told him to invoke Lord Ganesha, the god of knowledge, who would assist Vyasa in his work.