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I will give an answer based on Vaishnava texts since you are interested in deities other than Shiva. Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 11.27.31 lists some hymns to be chanted during bathing the deity, "svarṇa-gharmānuvākena mahāpuruṣa-vidyayā pauruṣeṇāpi sūktena sāmabhī rājanādibhiḥ". The hymns are called the svarṇa-gharmānuvāka, mahāpuruṣa-vidya, puruṣa-sūkta and ...


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Lord Ganesha cursed the Moon god because once he made fun of the form of form of Ganesha (which is elephant-headed). The story is given in the Khanda 4 and Chapter 6 of Mudgala Purana. The relevant verses are: एतस्मिन्नंतरे तत्र चन्द्र: शंकरभालग:। जहास विवृतैर्दंतैर्गणेश रूपगर्वित:।। उवाच मोहितोऽत्यंतं प्रणम्य गणनायकम्। गजवक्त्रयुतं रूपं किं धृतं विकटं ...


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