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 […]

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 […]

Siddhi Ganapathi, Siddhi Ganesha (Pingala Ganapathi)

Siddhi Ganapati

Siddhi Ganapathi (Siddha Ganesha) is the 7th form among 32 forms of Lord Ganesha. He is depicted with 4 arms (Chatur bhuja). Siddhi Ganapati (Pingala Ganapathi) is also mentioned in 21 types of Ganesha (Ekavimsathi Ganapathi) and in 16 types of Ganesha (Shodasha Ganapati). Siddhi Ganapathi is the accomplished form of Ganesha who resembles the […]

Dwija Ganapathi, Lord Ganesha who born Twice

Dvija Ganapati Dwija Ganesha

Dwija Ganapathi (Dvija Ganapati) is the 6th form among 32 forms of Lord Ganesha. He is depicted with foud heads (Chaturmukha) & 4 arms (Chaturbhuja) similar to Lord Brahma. Dwija Ganapati is neither mentioned in 21 types of Ganesha (Ekavimsathi Ganapathi) nor in 16 types of Ganesha (Shodasha Ganapati). He shines in the colour of […]

Shakti Ganapathi, Sakti Ganesha

Shakti Ganapati Shakti 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 […]

Veera Ganapathi, Mighty Warrior form of Lord Ganesha

Veera Ganapati

Veera Ganapathi is the 4th form among 32 forms of Lord Ganesha. He is depicted with 16 arms (Shodasha bhuja) and a stern look. Veera Ganapati is not mentioned in 21 types of Ganesha (Ekavimsathi Ganapathi) but mentioned in 16 types of Ganesha (Shodasha Ganapati). Veera Ganapathi is the fiercest form among all forms of […]

Bhakti Ganapathi, A form of Lord Ganesha for devotees

Bhakti Ganapati - 2 of 32 Forms of Ganesha

Bhakti Ganapathi is the 3rd form among 32 forms of Lord Ganesha. He is depicted with 4 hands (Chaturbhuja). Bhakti Ganapati is not mentioned in 21 types of Ganesha (Ekavimsathi Ganapathi) and 16 types of Ganesha (Shodasha Ganapati). But Siddha Ganapathi of Shodasha Ganpati and Shukla Ganapathi of Ekavimsati Ganesha have similar aspects to Bhakati […]

Taruna Ganapati, Taruna Ganesha

Taruna Ganapati

Tharuna Ganapathi is the second form of 34 forms of Ganesha. He is the depicted with 8 hands (ashtabhuja). Tharuna Ganapati is not mentioned in 21 types of Ganesha (Ekavimsathi Ganapathi) and 16 types of Ganesha (Shodasha Ganapati). But Raktavarna Ganapathi of Ekavimsathi Ganesha forms has similar aspects to Tharuna Ganesha. Appearance of Tharuna Ganapathi […]

Bala Ganapathi, Child form of Lord Ganesha

Bala Ganapati - 1 of 32 Forms of Ganesha

Bala Ganapati is the first among 34 types of Ganesha (Chathwari Thrimshath Ganapathi). He is the child form of Ganesh who is depicted with 4 hands (chaturbhuja). Bala Ganapati is not mentioned in 21 types of Ganesha (Ekavimsathi Ganapathi) and 16 types of Ganesha (Shodasha Ganapati). He has got a reference as Balachandra Ganapathi in Ekavimsathi […]

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 […]

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 […]