Chennai, August 31th , 2010

Simbolismode Ganesh


Nacimiento de Ganesh


Buddhi y Siddhi son las dos mujers de Ganesh segun la tradiccion


Otros Nombres para Ganesh 5 .

all representing the earth's abundance and fertility. sugar cane and jackfruit.Bala Ganapati  Is "the Childlike" God of golden hue. In His hands He holds a banana. mango. His trunk garners His favorite sweet. the modaka. 6 .

" holds a noose and goad. modaka.Taruna Ganapati  Eight-armed. a sprig of paddy and a sugar cane stalk. rose apple. 7 . wood apple. Taruna Ganapati. His brilliant red color reflects the blossoming of youth. "the Youthful. His broken tusk.

8 . is indeed pleasant to look upon. dear to devotees.Bhakti Ganapati  Shining like the full moon during harvest season and garlanded with flowers. a mango. coconut and a bowl of sweet payasa pudding. He holds a banana. Bhakti Ganapati.

assumes a commanding pose. discus. spear." Vira Ganapati. . bow. shield. a battleaxe. symbols of mind powers: a goad. mace. a trident and more. arrow.Vira Ganapati  The "Valiant Warrior. sword. His 16 arms bristle with weapons.

Shakti Ganapati. He holds a garland." of orangered hue. guards the householder. and bestows blessings with the abhaya mudra 10 .Shakti Ganapati  Four-armed and seated with one of His shaktis on His knee. noose and goad. "the Powerful.

an ola leaf scripture. a goad. water vessel and a his japa beads. a staff. "the Twiceborn." is moon-like in color.. He reminds one and all of the urgency for disciplined striving.Dvija Ganapati  Four-headed Dvija Ganapati. Holding a noose. 11 .

in His trunk. sugar cane and. 12 . mango. a tasty sesame sweet.Siddhi Ganapati  Golden-yellow Siddhi Ganapati. "the Accomplished. He sits comfortably holding a bouquet of flowers. an axe." is the epitome of achievement and self-mastery.

holding a vina. Of blue complexion and sixarmed.Ucchhishta Ganapati  Ucchhishta Ganapati is "Lord of Blessed Offerings" and guardian of culture. pomegranate. japa mala and a sprig of fresh paddy. 13 . blue lotus flower. He sits with His Shakti.

"Lord of Obstacles. conch and discus. a bouquet of flowers." is of brilliant gold hue and bedecked in jewels. 14 . sugar cane. flower arrow and an axe. His eight arms hold a noose and goad. tusk and modaka.Vighna Ganapati  Vighna Ganapati.

goad and a sprig of the kalpavriksha (wishfulfilling) tree. "Quickacting" giver of boons. red-hued Kshipra Ganapati. displays His broken tusk.Kshipra Ganapati  Handsome. In His uplifted trunk He holds a tiny pot of precious jewels. 15 . a noose.

He extends the gestures of protection and blessing while holding a noose. Heramba Ganapati. hammer." rides a big lion. axe. 16 .Heramba Ganapati  Five-faced. fruit and modaka. tusk. "Protector of the Weak. white in color. japa beads. garland.

sword. Gesturing varada mudra. sits flanked by Wisdom and Achievement. goad. He holds a green parrot.Lakshmi Ganapati  Lakshmi Ganapati. pure white giver of success. sprig of kalpavriksha and a water vessel. a pomegranate. 17 . noose.

sugar-cane bow.Maha Ganapati  Accompanied by one of His shaktis. paddy sprig. He holds His tusk. 18 . a pomegranate. discus. mace and a pot of gems. is redcomplexioned and threeeyed. lotus." Maha Ganapati. "the Great. noose. blue lily.

Vijaya Ganapati is "the Victorious" bestower of success.  19 . His favorite fruit. His insignia are the broken tusk. elephant goad.Vijaya Ganapati  Four-armed. of red hue and riding His resourceful mushika. a noose and a lucious golden mango.

epitomizing exuberant activity and joy 20 . holding a tusk. with rings on His fingers. goad. He prances under the kalpavriksha tree. is fourarmed and golden." Nritya Ganapati.Nritya Ganapati  The happy "Dancer. noose and modaka sweet.

21 . Urdhva Ganapati is "the Elevated" Lord of golden hue. In His six hands He holds a sprig of paddy. the sugar cane bow. an arrow.Urdhva Ganapati  Seated with one of His shaktis on His left knee. His ivory tusk and a blue water lily. a lotus.

offers the boon-giving gesture and holds a pomegranate.Ekakshara Ganapati  Ekakshara. is threeeyed. Crescent moon on His crown. noose and goad. of "SingleSyllable" (gam). 22 . of red complexion and attire. He sits in lotus pose upon Mushika.

and the crescent moon adorns His crown. holds a dish of honey. 23 . "the Boon-Giver with prominent third eye of wisdom. His shakti is at His side.Varada Ganapati  Varada Ganapati. the noose and goad and encloses a pot of jewels in His trunk.

is gold in color and has fly whisks in His big floppy ears. He carries the broken tusk. noose and mango and is often seen grasping a sweet modaka in His trunk. "the Lord of Three Letters" (AU-M).Tryakshara Ganapati  Tryakshara Ganapati. goad. 24 .

25 . His big belly symbolizes the manifest universe." presides from a kushagrass throne. "the Quick Rewarder. pomegranate and a twig of the wish-fulfilling tree. tusk.Kshipra Prasada Ganapati  Kshipra Prasada Ganapati. lotus. goad. He holds a noose.

Along with His tusk and a modaka.Haridra Ganapati  Haridra Ganapati. 26 . the golden one dressed in bright yellow vestments. sits calmly on a posh. regal throne. He wields a noose to hold devotees close and a sharp goad to spur them onward.

a laddu sweet and the broken right tusk. of "Single Tusk. prayer beads for japa. The attributes of this murti are an axe for cutting the bonds of ignorance." is distinguished by His blue color and sizeable belly. 27 .Ekadanta Ganapati  Ekadanta.

a perfect mango. Srishti Ganapati is the lord of happy "Manifestation. of red complexion. holds His noose a goad.Srishti Ganapati  Riding on His docile and friendly mouse." This active God. representing selfless sacrifice 28 . and His tusk.

lotus flower. a mace. garland and His broken tusk. 29 . sugar cane. a pomegranate. noose. sprig of paddy." the laws of being. His ten hands hold a pot of gems.Uddanda Ganapati  Uddanda Ganapati is the bold "Enforcer of Dharma. a blue lily.

He bears a noose and a goad. 30 . His milk-white tusk and a favorite fruit. His figure of alabaster skin is apparelled in red silks. the rose apple.Rinamochana Ganapati  Rinamochana Ganapati is humanity's liberator from guilt and bondage.

Dhundhi Ganapati  Red-hued Dhundhi Ganapati. His broken tusk. an axe and a small pot of precious gems thought to represent the treasury of awakenings He saves for all ardent devotees. "the Sought After." holds a strand of rudraksha beads. 31 .

32 . His blue-green form is dressed in red silk.Dvimukha Ganapati  Dvimukha Ganapati. with two divergent faces. His tusk and a pot of gems. called Janus by the Romans. goad. sees in all directions. He wears a bejeweled crown and holds a noose.

telling His beads. 33 . sits on a golden lotus. goad and vessel of nectar. holding a noose. the contemplative "threefaced" Lord of red hue. He gestures protection with a right hand and blessings with a left.Trimukha Ganapati  Trimukha Ganapati.

Sinha Ganapati  Sinha Ganapati. a lotus blossom. flower bouquet and a pot of jewels. white in color. symbolizing strength and fearlessness. the vina. 34 . rides a lion and displays another lion in one hand. He also holds a kalpavriksha sprig.

His knees strapped in meditative pose. sugar cane stalk. hands holding a yoga staff. 35 . His color is like the morning sun. a noose and prayer beads.Yoga Ganapati  Yoga Ganapati is absorbed in mantra japa. Blue garments adorn His form.

Durga Ganapati  Durga Ganapati. una flecha. un rosario. ondea la bandera de la victoria sobre la oscuridad. una manzana rosa y el colmillo roto. vestido de rojo. 36 . el invencible . un dogal. llevando un arco. una garrocha. Este esplendido murti esta en un profundo tono dorado.

el disipador d ela tristeza. vestido de azul y sentado en una flor de loto roja. una garrocha. y un dogal mientras muestra la proteccion de varada mudra. 37 .Sankatahara Ganapati  Sankatahara Ganapati. en tono dorado. Lleva un bol de puding.

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