32 Forms of Ganesha (Ganapati’s 32 Manifestations)

Here is the list of 32 forms of Lord Ganesha. The Ganesha Purana describes 32 forms of Ganapati. In other Agamic scriptures also these forms or incarnations are identified. Some Tantriks worship these Ganesh incarnations or manifestations. Here are names and some details of 32 forms of Ganesha. 1. Bala Ganapathi The Childlike Ganapati. Depicted […]

Ganesha & Durva Grass: Why Lord Ganesha is worshipped with Durvas?

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Ganesha & Durva Grass: Why Lord Ganesha is worshipped with Durvas? What is the relation between Ganesha and Durva grass blades? Why Durva glass blades are offered to Lord Ganesha? There is a story associated with worshipping Ganesha with Durvas.. Once upon a time, there used to be a demon called ‘Analasura’. He had the […]

Ganesh Jayanti 2016 | Maghi Ganesha Jayanthi

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Ganesh Jayanti 2016, Maghi Ganesha Jayanti 2016 date.. Ganesh Jayanti is the birthday or Jayanthi of Lord Ganesha observed on Magha Shukla Paksha Chaturthi, the fourth day in the month of Magha especially in Maharashtra, some parts of Karnataka and Goa. In 2016, Maghi Ganesh Jayanti date is February 11. It is observed as a […]

Watch Lalbaugcha Raja Visarjan 2015 Live Online

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Watch Lalbaugcha Raja Ganpati Visarjan 2015 Live Online on Youtube.. Lalbaugcha Raja Ganesha is one of the most popular Ganeshotsav Mandals in Mumbai as well as in India. In 2015, Ganesh Chaturthi date was September 27. And on Anant Chaturdashi day, Ganesh Visarjan is performed (27 September 2015) Lalbaugcha Raja Ganpati is one of the most […]

Nritya Ganapati: The Dancing Ganesha

Nritya Ganapati

Nritya Ganapati is the fifteenth of the 32 forms of Lord Ganapati. Lord Ganesha is one of the most popular Hindu God worshipped in India and is believed to be the remover of all obstacles in the lives of his devotees. In this form the Lord appears in golden hue complexion in dancing posture on […]

Vijaya Ganapati: The Victorious Ganesha

Vijaya Ganapati

Vijaya Ganapati is the fourteenth form of the 32 forms of Lord Ganapati. Lord Ganesha is one of the most popular Hindu God worshipped in India and is believed to be the remover of all obstacles in the lives of his devotees. In this form the lord appears in a red hue with four hands […]

‘Make in India Ganesh’ in Hyderabad (Hindinagar Mechanical Ganesha)

‘Make in India Ganesh’ in Hyderabad is organised by BalYuva Mandal, Hindinagar (Goshamahal). In 2015, Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations have begun on September 17 and will end on September 27 with Ganapati Nimajjanam. The Make in India Ganesh is made with 1.6 lakh battery cells and 25,000 bolts, screws, chains, coils and nuts. It took more […]

Lord Ganesha in Puranas, Vedas, Upanishads: Importance of Ganapathi in Hindu Scriptures

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The importance of Lord Ganesh is mentioned in many Puranas and Vedas. Rig Veda, Yajur Veda, Sama Veda & Atharva Veda have the reference of Ganapathi. Upanishads have given great importance for Ganesha Puja. There are two exclusive Upanishads dedicated to Vinayaka – 1. Ganesha Atharvashirsha Upanishad, 2. Ganeshathapi Upanishad. Vallabha Upanishad describes the significance […]

Why is Ganesh the first God invoked in all Pujas and rituals

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Why is Ganesh worshipped first among all Gods? What is the reason behind worshipping Ganesha as Aadideva in all rituals and pujas? Ganesh or Ganapati is worshipped before starting or initiating any puja or ritual as per Hinduism. Lord Ganesh is also called as Vinayaka, Vigneshwara, Vignahantri, Gajanana, Ganadhipa, Gananayaka, Lambodara and Ekadanta. Not only […]

Balapur Ganesh 2015 (Balapur Ganesh Utsava Samithi Ganapathi)

Balapur Ganesh 2015 (Balapur Ganesh Utsava Samithi Ganapathi) is one of the most revered Ganapati Pandals in Hyderabad. In 2015, Ganesh Chaturthi Navaratri celebrations have begun on September 17 and will end on 27 September with Vinayaka Nimajjanam. It was first established in 1980 and was the first ganesh pandal to introduce Ganesh laddu auction […]