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Ucchista Ganapati

Ucchista Ganapati is a very rare form of Ganesha and is also included in the 32 forms of Ganapathy. This form of Ganesh is worshipped for protection and also for getting control over the five senses.
Ucchishta Ganapati Mantra is Neelabja dadaimee veena shali gujaksha sutrakam Dadahduchishta namamya ganeshah paadu mechakah!
Form Ucchishta Ganapati depicted in deep blue color. He has six hands and holds a pomegranate fruit, veena, flower, paddy, Rudraksha mala and noose. A Goddess sits on his left lap.
Popular Temple One of the most popular temples dedicated to Ucchista Ganapati is the famous Ucchi Pillayar koil or Thayumanaswamy koil at Tiruchi in Tamil Nadu. Benefits of Worshipping Ucchista Ganapati The popular belief is that propitiating this form Ganesha will help in control of the five senses and which in return will help in attaining peace and prosperity.