Sri Shankaracharya depicted Forms of Ganesha

Yes, Shankaracharya has depicted the forms of Lord Ganesha very beautifully. If you read the Ganesha Atharvashisha (Upanishad), you will know of many forms of Lord Ganesha. Ganesha is present in all directions, in every possible form – the Earth, Air, Sun, Moon, in every form of nature. You are Brahma, Indra, Shiva, Rudra etc., […]

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 […]

Lakshmi Ganapati | The fortunate Ganesha

Lakshmi Ganapati

Lakshmi Ganapati is the twelfth 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 Lord Ganesha sits flanked by his consorts Siddhi and Buddhi […]

Runamochana Ganapati, Ganesha as Remover of Debts

Runamochana Ganapati

Runamochana Ganapati is the twenty fifth 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 is depicted as sitting on a large lotus. […]

Durga Ganapati (Ganesha in the form of Goddess Durga)

Durga Ganapathi

Durga Ganapati is the thirty first 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 is depicted with eight arms and he is […]

Uddanda Ganapati, Uddanda Ganesha

Uddanda Ganapati

Uddanda Ganapati is the twenty fourth 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 is depicted as having twelve arms. He holds […]

Srishti Ganapati (Srishti Ganesha)

Srishti Ganapati, Srishti Ganesha

Srishti Ganapati is the twenty third 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 represents all the manifestation in the universe. The […]

Ekadanta Ganapati (Ekadanta Ganesha)

Ekadanta Ganapati, Ekadanta Ganesha

Ekadanta Ganapati is the twenty second 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 is depicted as having a single tusk. In […]

Haridra Ganapati, Turmeric Ganesha (Pasupu Ganapathi)

Haridra Ganapati, 21st Form of Ganesha

Haridra Ganapati is the twenty first of the 32 forms of the 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 is made of turmeric. The Lord appears […]

Kshipra Prasada Ganapati | Ganesha’s 20th Form

Kshipraprasada Ganapati, 20th Form of Ganesha

Kshipra Prasada Ganapati is the twentieth 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 is considered quick rewarder of the wishes and […]

Tryakshara Ganapati (Thrayakshara Ganesha)

Tryakshara Ganapati

Tryakshara Ganapati (Thrayakshara Ganesha) is the nineteenth of the 32 forms of the 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 symbolizes the primordial sound “Om”. In this form, the […]

Vara Ganapati (Varada Ganapati): The boon giver Ganesha

Varada Ganapati (Vara Ganapati)

Vara Ganapati is the eighteenth 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 red hue complexion with his consort Shakti […]

Ekakshara Ganapati: Ganesha’s Form of Meditation

Ekakshara Ganapati, Ganesh's form of Meditation

Ekakshara Ganapati is the seventeenth 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 is represented by the single syllable or beejakshara called the seed letter “Gam”. […]

Urdhva Ganapati: The Elevated Ganesha

Urdhva Ganapati, 16th form of Ganesha

Urdhva Ganapati is the sixteenth 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 tantric posture with his consort Shakti […]

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 […]

Maha Ganapati: Great Form of Ganesha

Maha Ganapati, 13th form of Ganesha

Maha Ganapati is the thirteenth 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 is depicted with three eyes and a crescent moon […]

Heramba Ganapati, Ganesha as Mother’s beloved son

Heramba Ganapati

Heramba Ganapati is the eleventh 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. Heramba Ganapathi is a very rare form of protector of the weak. In […]

Kshipra Ganapati: Ganesha in the quick acting Form

Kshipra Ganapati

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 […]

Vighna Ganapati, Ganesha as the Lord of Obstacles

Vighna Ganapati

Vighna Ganapati is the ninth 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 with eight hands similar to Lord Vishnu […]

Ucchista Ganapati, Tantric form of Lord Ganesha

Ucchishta Ganapati

Ucchista Ganapati is the 8th form among the Lord Ganesha’s 32 forms. Many websites & modern books described this Ganesha form as an exclusive Tantric deity form (associated with unclean things like orts, whose worship belongs to vamachara). But it is not true as per an ancient scripture known as “Ucchista Ganapathi Puja Vidhanam’. The […]