Vighnanayaka, Vighnanāyaka, Vighna-nayaka: 3 definitions
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Vighnanāyaka (विघ्ननायक).—epithets of Gaṇeśa.
Derivable forms: vighnanāyakaḥ (विघ्ननायकः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vighnanāyaka (विघ्ननायक):—[=vi-ghna-nāyaka] [from vi-ghna > vi-ghana] m. ‘obstacle-chief’, Name of Gaṇeśa, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 23 - Pilgrimage to Mahākāleśvara < [Section 1 - Avantīkṣetra-māhātmya]
Chapter 7 - The Appearance (Origin) of Somanātha < [Section 1 - Prabhāsa-kṣetra-māhātmya]
Chapter 57 - Manifestation of Dhuṇḍhi Vināyaka and Fifty-six Vināyakas < [Section 2 - Uttarārdha]
Lalitopakhyana (Lalita Mahatmya) (by G.V. Tagare)