Shakti Ganapathi, Sakti Ganesha

Shakti Ganapathi is the 5th form among 32 forms of Lord Ganesha. He is depicted with 4 arms (Chaturbhuja Ganapathi). Shakti Ganapati is not mentioned in 21 types of Ganesha (Ekavimsathi Ganapathi) & in 16 types of Ganesha (Shodasha Ganapati).

Shakti Ganapathi is the most powerful form among all forms of Ganesha. This form of Ganapati is part of Tantric worship.

Shakti Ganapathi Dhyanam: Shakthi Ganesha Mantram

Alingya deveem haritham nishnnaam

Parasparaa shlishtaka thee nivesham

Sandhya runam pashasrunim vahastham

Bhayapaham shakti ganesha meede

Appearance & Iconography of Shakti Ganapathi

Holding the green-coloured Shakti, Shakti Ganapati is depicted as being the colour of the sky at sunset. He appears with a noose in one hand, a garland of flowers in another and one hand in the abhaya mudra, offering blessing to his devotees.

Worship

Shakti Ganapati is worshipped in Tantric form of worship.

Shakti Ganapathi Dhyana Mantra

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