32 form of Lord Ganesha

posted on 13 Jun 2009 20:11 by dzibeads in Dharma
GANESH BOOK As we know there are 32 forms of Ganesha. You can find many post about Ganesha in this blog. Visit this link, if you have not read my previous post about 32 Ganesha Names. If you have time , it's worth to read that post to know more about 32 ganesha. This post will help you to share picture of 32 forms of Ganesha with your Friends and family. Send this post's URL link ( http://dzibeads.exteen.com/20090613/32-form-of-lord-ganesha ) to everyone whom you want to give ganesh picture as gift. These 32 Ganesha picture, you can find in book 32 Form Ganesha. ( Book picture in left)
32 forms of Lord Ganesha (Click each Ganesha image to Enlarge for High quality picture)

1.Bal Ganapati 2. Taruna Ganapati 3. Bhakti Ganapati 4. Vira Ganapati
1.Bal Ganapati, 2.Taruna Ganapati, 3.Bhakti Ganapati and 4.Vira Ganapati

5. Shakti Ganapati 6. Dvija Ganapati 7. Siddhi Ganapati 8. Ucchhishta Ganapati
5. Shakti Ganapati, 6. Dvija Ganapati, 7. Siddhi Ganapati and 8. Ucchhishta Ganapati
This GANESHA THANKA is painted by Mr. Choosak Vissanukamron

9. Vighna Ganapati 10. Kshipra Ganapati 11. Heramba Ganapati 12. Lakshmi Ganapati
9. Vighna Ganapati, 10. Kshipra Ganapati, 11. Heramba Ganapati and 12. Lakshmi Ganapati
13. Maha Ganapati 14. Vijaya Ganapati 15. Nritya Ganapati 16. Urdhva Ganapati
13. Maha Ganapati, 14. Vijaya Ganapati, 15. Nritya Ganapati and 16. Urdhva Ganapati
17. Ekakshara Ganapati 18. Varada Ganapati 19. Triakshara Ganapati 20. Kshipra Prasada Ganapati
17.Ekakshara Ganapati, 18.Varada Ganapati, 19.Triakshara Ganapati and 20.Kshipra Prasada Ganapati
You may also like to read What is Ganesha Symbolism

21. Haridra Ganapati 22. Ekadanta Ganapati 23. Srishti Ganapati 24. Uddanda Ganapati
21. Haridra Ganapati, 22.Ekadanta Ganapati, 23. Srishti Ganapati and 24.Uddanda Ganapati
25. Rin mochana Ganapati 26. Dhundhi Ganapati 27. Dwimukha Ganapati 28. Trimukha Ganapati
25. Rin mochana Ganesha, 26.Dhundhi Ganesha, 27. Dwimukha Ganapati and 28.Trimukha Ganesha

29. Singha Ganapati 30.Yoga Ganapati 31. Durga Ganapati 32. Sankatahara Ganapati
29. Singha Ganapati, 30.Yoga Ganapati, 31. Durga Ganapati and 32. Sankatahara Ganapati

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Ganesha Body Symbol

posted on 05 Apr 2009 20:22 by dzibeads in Dharma
Ganesha is worshipped as lord of wisdom, success, patron of arts and sciences, beginnings and as the lord of defender. Also Ganesha regarded as remover of all kind of obstacles from devotee's way ( Read my Previous Post Ganesha The God of Wisdom). I think most of you know about it. Did you read the post about 32 forms of Ganesha? If not I will recommend you to read 32 Forms Of Ganesh Book in this blog, because today i am going to share some Symbol meaning of the body parts and gestures of Lord Ganesha.
All of us know that Ganesha has elephant head with only one tusk, fat and has big belly, his mount is rat (mooshika) and many more. Have you ever think what is the meaning of the these symbols? Many of us don't know what is the meaning of all this things. So Lets see the pictures below

Ganesha Symbolism
Big Head: - Think Big
Large Ears: - Listen More
Small eyes: - Concentrate
Small Mouth: - Talk Less
Trunk: - high efficiency and adaptability
Large Stomach – Peacefully digest all good and bad in life.
One tusk: - retain good throw away bad Sweets or Modaka: - rewards of Sadhana , a symbol of what He loves most, moksha, liberation, the sweetest of all things sweet.
Blessing: - Bless and protects on spiritual path to supreme
Axe: - To cut off all bonds of attachment
Rope: - To pull you nearer to the highest goal
Prasad: - The whole world is at your feet and for your asking
Mouse: - Desire, unless under control can cause havoc you ride the desire and keep it under control and don’t allow it to take you for a ride. The mouse has a keen sense of smell. The mouse also symbolizes the darkness of night. The mouse can see well in the dark. As Vinayaka's vehicle the mouse signifies an object that leads man from darkness to light.
Picture above Ganesha Symbolism Source Angel Fire

12 Ganesha form out of 32 Ganesha
1.Bal Ganapati 2. Taruna Ganapati 3. Bhakti Ganapati 4. Vira Ganapati 5. Shakti Ganapati 6. Dvija Ganapati 7. Siddhi Ganapati 8. Ucchhishta Ganapati 9. Vighna Ganapati 10. Kshipra Ganapati 11. Heramba Ganapati 12. Lakshmi Ganapati

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Kuvera (Jambhala) in Hindu mythology

posted on 09 Mar 2009 15:42 by dzibeads in Dharma
We already read many post about the God of wealth, Jambhala or(Dzambhala). Hindu Tradition regarded Jambhala as Kuvera. Today I will Share some information of Kuvera, his mantra and some of his statues, which is just arrived in our Gallery.
Buddhist Jambhala Buddhist JambhalaKuvera is hindu form of the God of Wealth, Jambala or(Dzambhala). Kuvera is one of the most popular deities of Buddhists and Hindu tradition because of his bestower of wealth character. He is generally represented as the lord of wealth and guardian of the northern direction. According to Hindu mythology he is said to have performed austerities for a thousand years, in regards for which Brahma, the Creator, gave him immortality and made him the God of wealth, guardian of all the treasures of the earth which Kuvera has to distribute according to the destiny of the receivers. Kubera's dwelling place was said to be on Alaka in the Himalaya, abounding in wealth and magnificent. He is always surrounded with yaksha generals and Kinnars. He may have sometimes a third eye also.

Just Arrived Kuver Statues

Kuvera usually sits in Lalitashana (lotus asana). Like Jambhala , he carries a wish fulfilling gem in right hand to signify that if we follow his practice, we can “bear the fruits” of our efforts to gain spiritual attainments and enlightenment and left hand hold mongoose that vomits jewels, and both work to attract us to practice Kuvera (Dzambala) with an immediate promise of wealth.

His form is short, fat and strong, which comes from a time when it was widely believed that obesity is synonymous with wealth and luxury. His face carries an arrogant expression and sits in royal posture. This acts as a warning to tell us if we continue to look and act in this arrogant way in our attempts to get material wealth, we actually gain poverty instead. So Think! Is our greed hurting others?

The royal ease of his form indicates that Kuvera (Dzambala) is free from samsara – through his practice and attainments, he has also acquired all the money, fame and wealth of the universe and no longer experiences suffering. He can afford to be laid back, chilled out – he got everything that he needs! He shows us how our practice to him can ultimately lead us to enlightenment, where we too can literally have everything we want. At the same time, he steps on a conch shell with his right foot to mean that though he has attained all this great wealth, he is above it and will no longer allow the ties of samsara to subjugate him again.
Kubera also known as VaisravanaIn Nepalese Buddhist tradition Kubera also known as Vaisravana, he is represented sitting on a lion with a green mane, holding a banner of victory in the right hand and carrying the mongoose who vomits a wish fulfilling gem. He is chief of the Four Heavenly Kings and an important figure in Hindu and Buddhist mythology.
It's believe worshipping Kubera on a regular basis brings about a distinct change in one’s prosperity and luck though, of course, effort remains paramount. Kubera blesses the worshipper with money and prosperity by drawing new avenues and sources of income and wealth. It helps increase the flow of funds and the ability to accumulate wealth.
Kuvera has his Own Mantra

"Om Sham Kuberāya Namah"
"Om Yakshaya Kuberaya Vaishravanaya, Dhan Dhanyadhipataye, Dhan Dhanya Srimdhim mein Dapya Dapya Swaha

Kuver is also worship in Thailand, as ท้าวกุเวร or ท้าวเวสสุวรรณ (Thao Kuwen or Thao Vessuwan)

Also Visit Some Other Post About Kuvera or jambhala
Five Jambala (Dzambhala) and Mantra

Ganesha Paintings

posted on 19 Feb 2009 12:00 by dzibeads in Dharma
eight arms GaneshaWe have read many post related with the Hindu Elephant headed god Ganesh. One of my friend Send Some Nice Ganesh Painting's pictures in my email. These paintings are very nice, Ganesh looks So cute, isn't it? So I thought to share this picture with you. Hope you will help me to find Name of the artist so i can give back, credit for this picture to the original artist.
I guess these Ganesh paintings are painted by very well known Thai Artist, I appreciate if some one help me to find out the Name of the artist for these paintings.
Lets see how you feel with these 8 Ganesha paintings
Ganesha Face

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If You like to Read More About Ganesha Also Visit
1 Wonderful Ganesh thanka
2.32 Forms Of Ganesh Book
4. Ganesha The God of Wisdom

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