Because there is a trunk on the outer surface of the bead which looks like the trunk of lord ganesh So it is called Ganesh Rudraksha. Nature has created this Rudraksha as per the properties of lord ganesh such as overcoming obstacles, wisdom, learning, prudenc and power. He also gives Riddhi-Sidhi. He is first worshiped at the beginning of any auspicious occasion.
Significance and benefits -
. Ganesh Rudraksha provides the wearer wisdom and Riddhi-Sidhi
. The wearer gets perfection in every sphere of life.
. People who love to do Puja in house should worship this Rudraksha as this bead is a living form of lord ganesh.