Why is Ganesh the first God invoked in all Pujas and rituals

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Why is Ganesh worshipped first among all Gods? What is the reason behind worshipping Ganesha as Aadideva in all rituals and pujas? Ganesh or Ganapati is worshipped before starting or initiating any puja or ritual as per Hinduism. Lord Ganesh is also called as Vinayaka, Vigneshwara, Vignahantri, Gajanana, Ganadhipa, Gananayaka, Lambodara and Ekadanta. Not only […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Yoga Ganapati (Ascetic Ganesha)

Yoga Ganapati

Yoga Ganapati is the thirtieth 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 in the posture of a yogi absorbed […]

Dwimukha Ganapati (Two faced Ganesha)

Dvimukha Ganapati, Two Faced Ganesha

Dwimukha Ganapati is the twenty seventh 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 seen with two faces and four arms […]

Sankatahara Ganapati, Ganesha who removes Troubles

Sankatahara Ganapati

Sankatahara Ganapati is the last 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 four hands. Sankatahara Ganapati […]

Simha Ganapati, The Lion Faced Ganesha

Simha Ganapati, Lion faced Ganesha

Simha Ganapati is the twenty ninth 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 eight arms with an […]

Trimukha Ganapati, Three faced Ganesha

Trimukha Ganapati, Three faced Ganesha

Trimukha Ganapati is the twenty eighth 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 three faces and sits […]