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

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

Etymologies

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From Sanskrit गणपति (gaṇapati)

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  • 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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  • 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.

    Lunch at Bugle Rock Kamat

  • 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.

    Ganpati Bappa la Ratalyachi Kheer

  • 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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