Definition of Ganapati

1. Noun. Hindu god of wisdom or prophecy; the god who removes obstacles.

Exact synonyms: Ganesa, Ganesh, Ganesha
Generic synonyms: Hindu Deity

Definition of Ganapati

1. Proper noun. (Hinduism) Lord of the demigods attending on Shiva. An epiphet of Ganesha. ¹

2. Proper noun. An epiphet of Shiva. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ganapati

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Gamerscores
Gamgee
Gamgee tissue
Gamilaraay
Gamna
Gamna's disease
Gamna-Favre bodies
Gamna-Gandy bodies
Gamna-Gandy nodules
Gamo-Gofa-Dawro
Gamow
Gan
Gan Jiang
Ganai
Ganapati (current term)
Ganca
Gand
Ganda
Gandalf
Gandhara
Gandharan
Gandhi
Gandhian
Gandhinagar
Gandy
Gandy-Gamna bodies
Gandy-Nanta disease
Gandzha
Ganesa

Literary usage of Ganapati

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1. Researches Into the Nature and Affinity of Ancient and Hindu Mythology by Vans Kennedy (1831)
"APPENDIX F. THE Ganapati UPANISHAD. * PRAISE be to thee, 0 Ganapati ! thou art manifestly the truth ; thou art un-s ..."

2. The Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia: Commercial by Edward Balfour (1885)
"Ganapati, lord of hosts. One of many names given to the Hindu deity Ganesha, ... In Northern India he is usually styled Ganesha, but Ganapati in the south ..."

3. Loving Ganesa: Hinduism's Endearing Elephant-Faced God by Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami, Subramuniya (2000)
"Pancha Ganapati Pancha Ganapati is a modern Hindu festival of the Five- Faced ... Ganapati—Lord of Categories. This festival falls during the thirty days of ..."

4. Lecture on the Religious Excavations of Western India, Buddhist, Brahmanical by John Wilson (1875)
"... even though they shout, and beat, and jump in the name of the great god Ganapati, shown by his worshippers, on the occasion now referred to, ..."

5. Miscellaneous Essays by Henry Thomas Colebrooke, Edward Byles Cowell (1873)
"... have branched into two sects;2 the one worships Suddha Ganapati, ... Ganapati. The followers of the latter sect pronounce their prayers with their ..."

6. What Is Hinduism?: Modern Adventures Into a Profound Global Faith by Editors of Hinduism Today, Hinduism Today Magazine Editors (2007)
"Each year we obtain or make a small or large soft clay image of Ganapati and use ... Pancha Ganapati Pancha Ganapati is a modern festival of the Five-Faced ..."

7. Census of the Exact Sciences in Sanskrit by David Edwin Pingree (1994)
"*Ganapati Additional manuscripts of his ... 13ff. Ganapati (fl. 1529) See Ganesa (fl. 1529). *Ganapati RAVALA (fl. 1686) Additional manuscripts of his ..."

8. Researches Into the Nature and Affinity of Ancient and Hindu Mythology by Vans Kennedy (1831)
"APPENDIX F. THE Ganapati UPANISHAD. * PRAISE be to thee, 0 Ganapati ! thou art manifestly the truth ; thou art un-s ..."

9. The Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia: Commercial by Edward Balfour (1885)
"Ganapati, lord of hosts. One of many names given to the Hindu deity Ganesha, ... In Northern India he is usually styled Ganesha, but Ganapati in the south ..."

10. Loving Ganesa: Hinduism's Endearing Elephant-Faced God by Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami, Subramuniya (2000)
"Pancha Ganapati Pancha Ganapati is a modern Hindu festival of the Five- Faced ... Ganapati—Lord of Categories. This festival falls during the thirty days of ..."

11. Lecture on the Religious Excavations of Western India, Buddhist, Brahmanical by John Wilson (1875)
"... even though they shout, and beat, and jump in the name of the great god Ganapati, shown by his worshippers, on the occasion now referred to, ..."

12. Miscellaneous Essays by Henry Thomas Colebrooke, Edward Byles Cowell (1873)
"... have branched into two sects;2 the one worships Suddha Ganapati, ... Ganapati. The followers of the latter sect pronounce their prayers with their ..."

13. What Is Hinduism?: Modern Adventures Into a Profound Global Faith by Editors of Hinduism Today, Hinduism Today Magazine Editors (2007)
"Each year we obtain or make a small or large soft clay image of Ganapati and use ... Pancha Ganapati Pancha Ganapati is a modern festival of the Five-Faced ..."

14. Census of the Exact Sciences in Sanskrit by David Edwin Pingree (1994)
"*Ganapati Additional manuscripts of his ... 13ff. Ganapati (fl. 1529) See Ganesa (fl. 1529). *Ganapati RAVALA (fl. 1686) Additional manuscripts of his ..."

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