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 […]

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 […]

Ganesha Chalisa

Ganesha Chalisa is a 40-verse prayer dedicated to Lord Ganesha. Ganesha Chalisa is one of the popular prayers chanted during Ganesh Chaturthi Puja celebrations. Ganesha Chalisa starts with the verse “Jai Ganapati Sadguna Sadan…” Jai Ganapati Sadguna Sadan, Kavivar Badan Kripaal, Vighna Haran Mangal Karan, Jai Jai Girijaalaal Jai Jai Jai Ganapati Ganaraaju, Mangal Bharana Karana Shubha […]

Dhundhi Ganapati (Dhundi Ganesha)

Dhundi Ganapati

Dhundi Ganapati is the twenty sixth 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 arms bearing a […]

Lord Ganesha in Various Forms

Here is a photo gallery of Lord Ganesha in Various Forms.. We have seen many forms of Ganapathi… as Cricketer (batsman), as a singer, as a musician, etc…. Now, here we can some forms of Ganesha idols… Scroll down for the image gallery…

Sankashti Chaturthi, 16 June 2014

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Today, 16 June 2014 is Sankashti Chaturthi. This day corresponds with the Krishna Paksha Chaturthi of Ashada mahina as per North Indian Hindi calendars while it is the Krishna Paksha Chavithi in Jyeshta Month as per Marathi, Telugu, Marathi, Kannada, and Gujarati Calendars. It falls in Aani Masam in Tamil calendar, Midhuna Masam in Malayalam […]

Ganesh Jayanti, 3 February 2014

Today, 3 February 2014 is Ganesh Jayanti, Varad Chaturthi, Tilkut Chaturthi, Tilkund Chaturthi, Vinayak Chaturthi, Maghi Ganesh Chaturthi. It falls on Shukla Paksha Chaturthi in Magh Month. Ganesh Jayanti is believed as the birth day of Lord Ganesha. It is popularly observed in Maharashtra and some other western parts of India. The legend or the […]

Relation between Lord Shiva & Ganesha

Lord Vinayaka is one of the widely worshipped deities, and is venerated as ‘obstacle remover’. The elephant head of Vinayaka makes his unique and easy to identify. Lord Vinayaka is the son of Lord Shiva and Parvati. He has many titles that include – Ganapathi, Ganesha, Vigneshwara etc. Lord Shiva is considered as the god […]

Trivialization of Lord Ganesh in Australia’s Fairfax Media, Hindus upset

Hindus are upset at the depiction of Australian cricketer Shane Warne as Lord Ganesh in many Fairfax Media publications dated March third, including Sydney Morning Herald, calling it trivialization of their highly revered deity. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that it was inappropriate depiction of Lord Ganesh […]

Random House Remarks about Lord Ganesha, disparaging comments in Leela’s Book

Hindus have urged The Random House Group Limited of London to remove the words disparaging to Lord Ganesha from its recent publication “Leela’s Book”. It reportedly calls Ganesha as “Misshapen son of Lord Shiva”, “abusively given this flippant elephant replacement”, etc. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Connecticut (USA) today, said that Lord Ganesha […]