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What’s in a name?

“108 names of Lord Ganesha”


If there are corrections, please let me know. 🙂

I highlighted the ones I really like below:

Akhuratha – One who has Mouse as His Charioteer
Alampata – Ever Eternal Lord
Amit – Incomparable Lord
Anantachidrupamayam – Infinite and Consciousness Personified
Avaneesh – Lord of the whole World
Avighna – Remover of Obstacles
Balaganapati – Beloved and Lovable Child
Bhalchandra – Moon-Crested Lord
Bheema – Huge and Gigantic
Bhupati – Lord of the Gods
Bhuvanpati – God of the Gods
Buddhinath – God of Wisdom
Buddhipriya – Knowledge Bestower
Buddhividhata – God of Knowledge
Chaturbhuj – One who has Four Arms
Devadeva – Lord of All Lords
Devantakanashakarin – Destroyer of Evils and Asuras
Devavrata – One who accepts all Penances
Devendrashika – Protector of All Gods
Dharmik – One who gives help
Dhoomravarna – Smoke-Hued Lord
Durja – Invincible Lord
Dvaimatura – One who has two Mothers
Ekaakshara – He, of the Single Syllable
Ekadanta – Single-Tusked Lord
Ekadrishta – Single-Tusked Lord
Eshanputra – Lord Shiva’s Son
Gadadhara – One who has The Mace as His Weapon
Gajakarna – One who has Eyes like an Elephant
Gajanana – Elephant Faced Lord
Gajananeti – Elephant-Faced Lord
Gajavakra – Trunk of The Elephant
Gajavaktra – One who has Mouth like an Elephant
Ganadhakshya – Lord of All Ganas (Gods)
Ganadhyakshina – Leader of All The Celestial Bodies
Ganapati – Lord of All Ganas (Gods)
Gaurisuta – The Son of Gauri (Parvati)
Gunina – One who is The Master of All Virtues
Haridra – One who is Golden Coloured
Heramba – Mother’s Beloved Son
Kapila – Yellowish-Brown Coloured
Kaveesha – Master of Poets
Kirti – Lord of Music
Kripalu – Merciful Lord
Krishapingaksha – Yellowish-Brown Eyed
Kshamakaram – The Place of Forgiveness
Kshipra – One who is easy to Appease
Lambakarna – Large-Eared Lord
Mahabala – Enormously Strong Lord
Mahaganapati – Omnipotent and Supreme Lord
Maheshwaram – Lord of The Universe
Mangalamurti – All Auspicious Lord
Manomay – Winner of Hearts
Mrityuanjaya – Conqueror of Death
Mundakarama – Abode of Happiness
Muktidaya – Bestower of Eternal Bliss
Musikvahana – One who has Mouse as His Charioteer
Nadapratithishta – One who Appreciates and Loves Music
Namasthetu – Vanquisher of All Evils and Vices and Sins
Nandana – Lord Shiva’s Son
Nideeshwaram – Giver of Wealth and Treasures
Omkara – One who has the Form of OM
Pitambara – One who has Yellow-Coloured Body
Pramoda – Lord of All Abodes
Prathameshwara – First among All
Purush – The Omnipotent Personality
Rakta – One who has Red-Coloured Body
Rudrapriya – Beloved of Lord Shiva
Sarvadevatman – Acceptor of All Celestial Offerings
Sarvasiddhanta – Bestower of Skills and Wisdom
Sarvatman – Protector of the Universe
Shambhavi – The Son of Parvati
Shashivarnam – One who has a Moon like Complexion
Shoorpakarna – Large-Eared Lord
Shuban – All Auspicious Lord
Shubhagunakanan – One who is The Master of All Virtues
Shweta – One who is as Pure as the White Colour
Siddhidhata – Bestower of Success and Accomplishments
Siddhipriya – Bestower of Wishes and Boons
Siddhivinayaka – Bestower of Success
Skandapurvaja – Elder Brother of Skand (Lord Kartik)
Sumukha – Auspicious Face
Sureshwaram – Lord of All Lords
Swaroop – Lover of Beauty
Tarun – Ageless
Uddanda – Nemesis of Evils and Vices
Umaputra – The Son of Goddess Uma (Parvati)
Vakratunda – Curved Trunk Lord
Varaganapati – Bestower of Boons
Varaprada – Granter of Wishes and Boons
Varadavinayaka – Bestower of Success
Veeraganapati – Heroic Lord
Vidyavaridhi – God of Wisdom
Vighnahara – Remover of Obstacles
Vignaharta – Demolisher of Obstacles
Vighnaraja – Lord of All Hindrances
Vighnarajendra – Lord of All Obstacles
Vighnavinashanaya – Destroyer of All Obstacles and Impediments
Vigneshwara – Lord of All Obstacles
Vikat – Huge and Gigantic
Vinayaka – Lord of All
Vishwamukha – Master of The Universe
Vishwaraja – King of The World
Yagnakaya – Acceptor of All Sacred and Sacrificial Offerings
Yashaskaram – Bestower of Fame and Fortune
Yashvasin – Beloved and Ever Popular Lord
Yogadhipa – The Lord of Meditation

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