Ganapati Dasar, Gaṇapati Dāsar: 1 definition

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Ganapati Dasar means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

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Source: DSpace at Pondicherry: Siddha Cult in Tamilnadu (shaivism)

Gaṇapati Dāsar is the author of Neñcar-vilakkam of one hundred verses composed in virutta metre. At the end of each poem he addressed his mind to pay homage to the Lord of Nāgai, the contracted form of Nāgapaṭṭiṇam. He was an avowed Vēdāntin. In the epilogue of the text, there are three poems mentioning his name Gaṇapati Dāsar.

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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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