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Akhuratha - One With Mouse As His Chariotee
Lord Ganesha, with a huge body, has a small mouse as his charioteer. The hugeness matters little when the study of life principles is considered. The soul may be the
greatest or the smallest. This represents life in its totality and Lord Ganesha is suggestive of these cosmic aspects.

Alampata - The Eternal
By whose puissance this world of illusion is mainfest, whose creation is this universe, who is the Lord of all gods and creation, he is the Eternal, Lord Ganesha.

Amit - One Who Has No Comparison
Ganesha is the embodiment of 'OM', the symbol of the Great God. He is the Eternal Spirit, the Beginning of all beginnings, beyond comparison.

Anantachidrupamayam - Infinite And Consciousness
He who is the root cause of the worlds, who is uniquely
manifest in the hearts of all, can be realised only by
concentrated meditation. Lord Ganesha, the Infinite, is beyond distinctions and beginning.

Avaneesh - Master Of The Whole Earth
As a rotund, elephant-faced figure, Lord Ganesha is the Lord and Master of the whole earth.
He is the protector of the visible world and leader of the
helpless, destroying all evil and obstacles.

Avighna - Without Obstacles
The mighty, massive Ganesha, mounted on his vehicle,
bestows everything desired if his devotees chant his name
with fervour and devotion; He is also responsible in keeping
away all obstacles from their path.

Balaganapati - The Beloved Child
Lord Ganesha is adored by all the gods, even by the four
-faced Brahma, and Lord Indra. As the elephantfaced child, he is the colour of the rays of the rising sun.

Bhalchandra - Sporting The Moon Crest
A moon crest adorns the forchead of Lord Ganesha. It denotes a pot of nectar, providing divine coolness to the wearer. It also denotes intelligence and mental,
enlightenment, the moon being the symbol of mind and

Bheema - Gigantic
The massive Lord Ganesha reposes on the jewelled throne
with the snare, the hamulus and the lotus flower in his hands. On his forehead r poses the moon. He is four
-armed, has a single tusk, a trunk askew, a potbelly and
he is gigantic.

Bhoopati - Lord Of The Lords
Bhoopati, also called Ganapati, is the Lord of the lords, the
Master of the ganas or celestial hordes. He is worshipped by Brahma himself and is worshipped in all the three

Bhoovanpati - Lord Of The Lords
Bhoovanpati is the Great God Himself to whom even the
Trinity - Vishnu the Protector, Shiva the Destroyer and
Brahma the Creator - pay obeisance and propitiate Him to
save the world from evil.

Buddhinath - Lord Of Wisdom
Lord Ganesha, the Lord of wisdom is the repository of all
knowledge. His illimitable erudition makes even Goddess
Saraswati and Sage Narada bow their heads in awe.

Buddhipriya - Bestower Of Knowledge
Buddhipriya, the repository of knowledge, bestows guileless discretion to the worshipper. As ruler of the Mooladhara Chakra or plexus, he arouses a person's latent energy or fife force to take him to the Divine Light.

Buddhividhata - God Of Wisdom
By chanting Lord Ganesha's name day in and day out, one
gets richer by imbibing all knowledge and wisdom from him, who is of enlightened heart and unwavering wisdom.

Chaturbhujeti - Four-Armed
The four-armed Ganesha is an embodiment of truth,
discretion, having control over money power and bondage.
These four arms represent the four castes: Brahmin,
Kshatriya, Vaishya and Shudra, symbolically indicating his

Devadeva - Lord of All Lords
Lord Ganesha is the Master of all. He is always
worshipped in the three worlds by all, and is the first to be
reverenced among the celestials.

Devantakanashakarin - Destroyer Of Demons
Lord Ganesha, the Destroyer of evils slew the powerful
demons, re-establishing righteousness and peace in the three worlds.

Devavrata - Accepter of All Penances
The elephant-faced Ganesha is propitiated by all as He is
Auspiciousness personified. He is the granter of boons
and -responds to penances of his devotees.

Devendrashika - Protector Of the Gods
Lord Ganesha, Protector of the gods is their beloved. With
large form, who has the mouse as his vehicle, he is the
embodiment of peace and tranquillity-the giver of peace to all.

Dharmik - One Who Favours Charity
The Great Lord Ganesha is gentle, forgiving and
compassionate- ' He likes to prod man with his goad to the
path of righteousness and truth so that he can learn to be

Dhoomravarna - Smoke-Coloured Body
The smoke-hued Ganesha is the beloved Lord of gods and
mortals. His body is sometimes compared with a red lotus. His hands are ornamented with gem-studded
bangles and his whole smoke-coloured image is

Durja - The Invincible
Ganesha, the elephant-faced, pot-bellied Lord is Infinite
Strength and Power personified. He is deathless, has no
beginning or end - he is invincible.

Dvaimatura- Son Of Two Mothers
Goddess Parvati created a child from the perspiration that
came off her body. She lowered him into the River Ganga and he grew into a large being. Both Parvati and Ganga claimed to be his mother.

Ekaakshara - Of The Single Syllable
Lord Ganesha is the symbol of a single syllable 'OM', the symbol of the Great God. He is also known as Pranava, the sound from which the world emanated.

Ekadanta - He Of Single Tusk
The rotund, massive Ganesha sports a single tusk, a broken one, which symbolises him as beyond the rules of
cosmic orderliness, as he is the cosmos itself. The broken tusk represents the shedding of the ego.

Ekadrishta - Single-Tusked
The single-tusked Ganesha stands for one direction. He gathers information from various directions, but having decided his course of direction, he does not waver. The single tusk represents the non-dualistic nature of reality.

Eshanputra - Son Of Shiva
Lord Ganesha is the elder son of Lord Shiva and Parvati. He is the elephant-faced son, having a simple broken tusk and a trunk that is askew. He is the delight of them.

Gadadhara - Wielder Of The Mace
As Gadadhara, Lord Ganesha wields powerful weapons for destroying demons of evil. The gada or Mace is the divine weapon used to wipe out evil and slay the asuras.

Gajakarna - Elephant-Eyed
The elephant-eyed Ganesha is the embodiment of
goodness and virtue, his size belying his non-violent
nature. The small eyes radiate wisdom and compassion,
powerful, yet gentle.

Gajanana - Elephant-Faced
Lord Ganesha in the form of Gajanana, with an elephant face, is deemed to be a very auspicious symbol, warding off possible mishaps and troubles. He stands for power and strength.

Gajananeti - Elephant-Faced
The elephant-faced Lord Ganesha is one-tusked, has a large, body with a huge belly, and is capable of destroying all obstacles'.

Gajavakra - Elephant Trunk
Ganesha with his twisted trunk is symbolic of his vast
knowledge and powers of discrimination, vital for spiritual
progress. The curved trunk is shaped like 'OM' also symbolic of the life force energy.

Gajavaktra - Elephant-Mouthed
The elephant-mouthed Ganesha is very fond of sweets. With a huge belly signifying wealth and the modaka sweet in his hand, symbolic of the sweetness of the realised Inner Self, he personifies love.

Ganadhakshya - Lord Of The Celestial Hordes
Lord Ganesha is the Chief of the group of gods, the.
celestials. He is the first to be worshipped by the gods and
mortals alike. He is the Lord of all he surveys, the Master of the earth, the universe, the cosmos, all creation.

Ganadhyakshina - Lord Of The Celestials
Lord Ganesha is the Lord of the gods and is the beloved of all. As the Chief and Supreme God among gods', he is
worshipped by all.

Ganapati - Lord Of The Ganas
Lord Ganesha is also called Ganapati, the Lord of the celestial hordes. He is the Supreme Deity, Lord Almighty, who rules over the entire kingdom of the gods.

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