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  • proper n. Lord of the demigods attending on Shiva. An epithet of Ganesha.
  • proper n. An epithet of Shiva.

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  • n. Hindu god of wisdom or prophecy; the god who removes obstacles

Etymologies

From Sanskrit गणपति (gaṇapati) (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Ganesha (Sanskrit: गणेश; IAST: Gaṇeśa; Ganesha.ogg listen (help·info)), also spelled Ganesa or Ganesh and also known as Ganapati, Vinayaka, and Pillaiyar, is one of the best-known and most widely worshipped deities in the Hindu pantheon.

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  • The People's War always repays it's blood debt - Muppalla Lakshman Rao, alias Ganapati, general secretary and leader of the CPI Maoist.

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  • Ganesha (Sanskrit: गणेश; IAST: Gaṇeśa; About this sound listen (help·info)), also spelled Ganesa or Ganesh and also known as Ganapati, Vinayaka, and Pillaiyar, is one of the best-known and most widely worshipped deities in the Hindu pantheon.

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  • Most times my strolls here start of with the darshan of Dodda Ganesha or the big Ganapati but more famous than that is the adjacent temple of the 15ft tall and 20 ft long monolithic Bull.

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  • My neighbors too missed the 21 modaks that I usually offer to the Ganapati in their home since last 2 years.

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  • Ganesha has many other titles and epithets, including Ganapati and Vigneshvara.

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  • Further information: List of Ganapati temples and Ashtavinayak

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  • One speciality of this temple is that the prasad offered to this Ganapati at Pali is Besan Laadu instead of Modak that is normally offered to other Ganapatis.

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  • Ganapati, being the most popular deity in India, is worshipped by almost all castes and in all parts of the country.

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  • Somayaji says, there can hardly be a [Hindu] home [in India] which does not house an idol of Ganapati.

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