Kshipra Ganapati: Ganesha in the quick acting Form

Kshipra Ganapati is the tenth 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.

This form of the Lord is believed to satisfy the devotees immediately. In this form , the lord appears in red hue complexion with four hands. On his main right hands holds a broken tusk and on the main left hand holds sprig of Kalpavriksha (wish-fulfilling tree) and on the other both hand holds noose and elephant goad. The trunk of Kshipra Ganapati is curved towards the right upturned holding ratnakumbha (pot containing precious jewels).

Mrigashira Nakshatra is associated with this form of Ganapati. It is believed that worshipping this form of Ganapati will give the devotees good knowledge and meditating on the Lord will help the devotees to fulfill all their wishes.

Kshipra Ganapati Mantra and its translation

Dantakalpalata Pasharatna Kumbhanksho Jvalam
Bandhooka Kamaniyabham Dhyaayeth Kshipraganadhipam

“Ganapati the fast acting. He has four arms. He is red in colour. His hands show the single tusk, the elephant goad, the creeper of the votive tree (kalpalata), the noose. With the end of his trunk, he carries the stone cup full of precious stones (ratnakumbha).”

Kshipra Ganapathi Temples….

There are many temples associated with this form of Ganapati. Many of them can be seen in Pillayarpatti Karpaga Vinayagar Temple in Karaikudi,  Tamil Nadu, Jyotirmaheshwara temple in Srirangapatna , Karnataka, Bhramaramba Mallikarjuna Temple in Srisailam, Andhra Pradesh, Asthavinayak temple in Pune, Manasa Sarovar temple in Omkar Hills, Bangalore, Kanyakumari temple in Tamil Nadu and Manthakara Mahaganapati temple in Kalpathy. Apart from these temples, the ones in Chamarajanagar and Nanjangud in Mysore has all the 32 forms of Ganesha sculptures.

Kshipra Ganapati Dhyana Mantra

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