Shri Radhe Guru Maa – Why does every home courtyard in Bali, Indonesia, have a Ganesha Idol?

Ganpati

Bali has perhaps the largest concentration of Hindus in any country other than Nepal outside India. Balinese Hinduism is unique in that there pujas retain some features of Indian …please click here to read complete story 

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Shri Radhe Guru Maa – Singing Ganesh Bhajans in Bali, Indonesia

Bali – Ganesha

Indonesia was a Hindu nation before the people converted to Islam and Hindu temples are therefore found across the country. Bali, which remains … please click here to read more.


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Lord Ganeshji Festival – Did you know? – Part 8

 

Forms of Lord Ganesha

 

Segara Sanur 9th century

 

 As Vighneshvara, Lord Ganesha is Lord of Obstacles. As Ekadanta, Lord Ganesha is the Single-Tusked One, the Patron of Literature. 



Monkey Forest in Ubud
 
As Siddhidata, Lord Ganesha is the Giver of Success associated with bountiful harvests and general abundance in life. 

 

Dancing Ganesha  (Uttar Pradesh). 9th-10th century.

 Ekadanta is the Conquerer of Moda arrogance.

 

Panchamukhi Ganesha
 Dhumravarna (smoke colored) overcomes Abhimana, pride;
Indonesia, Central Java, circa 9th century

 

 Vakratunda (curved trunk) is the Vanquisher of Matsarya, jealousy

 

Shakti-Ganesha, Kunna, Mandsaur, Madhya Pradesh State Museum, 10th century.
 Mahodara (big belly) is Lord of Moha, infatuation;
Twenty-Armed Dancing God Ganesh
 Gajanana (elephant face) conquers Lobha, greed;

 

ca. second half of the 9th century
 Lambodara (corpulent belly) overcomes Krodha, anger;

 

eight armed dancing God Ganesha utter pradesh 10th century
Vikata (deformed) conquers Kama, lust; 
 
Shwetark Ganesh
 
Vighnaraja (King of Obstacles) prevails over Mamata (egotism).

 

 
||Ganpati Bappa Morya||


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