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 […]