a worshiper of Gaṇeśa

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  • Ganapatya — is a denomination of Hinduism that worships Ganesha (also called Ganapati) as the supreme god.Fact|date=August 2008The worship of Ganesha is considered complementary with the worship of other deities. Hindus of all sects begin prayers, important… …   Wikipedia

  • Gāṇapatya — ▪ Hindu sect       member of an esoteric Hindu sect devoted to the worship of the elephant headed Gaṇeśa (Ganesha) (also called Gaṇapati) as the supreme deity. The sect was at its height in about the 10th century and helped to establish Gaṇeśa as …   Universalium

  • Ганапатья — (Gânapatya) небольшая индийская религиозная секта, почитающая как главное божество Ганапати, или Ганешу (см. это слово). Прочие индусы почитают названное божество как устранителя всяческих препятствий и никогда не пускаются в дорогу, не попросив… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • Morgaon Ganesha Temple — Shri Mayureshwar Mandir, Morgaon The shikara of the temple …   Wikipedia

  • Ganesha — Vinayaka redirects here. For other uses, see Vinayaka (disambiguation). Ganapati redirects here. For Hindu Vedic Deity and God of planet Jupiter, see Brihaspati. For other uses, see Ganesha (disambiguation). Ganesha …   Wikipedia

  • Ganesha Purana — Mahā Gaṇapati ( Great Ganapati ) as shown in the Sritattvanidhi (19th century) is an iconographic form described in the Ganesha Purana …   Wikipedia

  • Chintamani Temple, Theur — Chintamani Temple The shikara of the temple …   Wikipedia

  • Ganesha Sahasranama — The Ganesha Sahasranama (Sanskrit: sa. गणेश सहस्रनाम; IAST|gaṇeśa sahasranāma) is a litany of the names of Hindu deity Ganesha (IAST|Gaṇeśa). A sahasranama is a Hindu hymn of praise in which a deity is referred to by 1,000 or more different names …   Wikipedia

  • Ganesha in world religions — India had an impact on many countries of West and South Asia as a result of commercial and cultural contacts. Ganesha is one of many Hindu deities who reached foreign lands as a result. [Nagar, p. 175.] The worship of Ganesha by Hindus outside of …   Wikipedia

  • Consorts of Ganesha — Ganesha with consorts Riddhi and Siddhi, Painting titled Riddhi Siddhi by Raja Ravi Varma (1848 1906) The marital status of Ganesha varies widely in mythological stories and the issue has been the subject of considerable scholarly review.[1]… …   Wikipedia

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