Bhaktiganapati, aka: Bhakti-ganapati, Bhaktigaṇapati; 1 Definition(s)


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Bhakti Gaṇapati ("Devotion Ganapati") is one of the Thirty-two forms of Ganesha, mentioned in devotional literature related to the Hindu god Ganesha (Ganapati) such as the Mudgala Purana.

atha bhaktagaṇapatidhyānaṃ || mudgalapurāṇe |

nārikelāmrakadalī |
guḍapāyasadhāriṇaṃ |
śaraccaṃdrābhavapuṣaṃ |
bhaje bhaktagaṇādhipaṃ ||3|| śvetavarṇaḥ

Described as “the Lord of His devotees and who shines like the autumn moon, with coconut, mango, plantain (banana), jaggery and sweets in his hands.” (White Colour)

(Source): Wisdom Library: Hinduism

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