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Vighna Ganapati – a form of Ganesha

Vighna Ganapati is one among the 32 forms of Ganesha. This form of Ganesh is propitiated for removing all troubles and impediments. He removes all the obstacles. Sri Vighna Ganapati Mantra is –
Shankheshu Chaapa kusumeshu kuthara
pashachakra swadanta sruni manjarikaa sharaduhai.
Paanishritaih parisameehita bhhoshana shrih
vighneshvaro vijayato tapaneeya gaur
This form of Ganesha has eight hands. Vighna Ganapati is depicted as having golden color. He holds a conch, sugarcane, flower, axe, broken tusk, wheel, paddy and durva grass.
Meditating upon Vighna Ganapati and offering prayers helps a person in removing obstacles and bad influences. It is believed that daily worship of this form of Ganesha brings in prosperity. 

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