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see Ganesh for more detailed description
Believed to be the son of Shiv and Paarvatee Jee. Younger brother of Kaarttikeya. Elephant-headed god of Hindu. He is worshipped first among all Devtaa. He has 108 names, some of them are - Gajaanan, Ganapati, Vaachaspati, Vaageesh, Vighnesh, Vinaayak.
Who is Mahaa Ganapati?
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He has eight Aavaran (surrounding) Deities - Ganesh, Gana-Naayak, Gana-Naath, Gan-Krd, Ekdant, Rakt-tund, Lambodar, Gajaanan, Mohodar, Vikat, Dhoomraabh, and Vighn-naashan. They all are different forms of Ganapati who is called by these names himself.
Created by Sushma Gupta on 3/15/06
Updated on 06/09/11