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Durga Ganapati form of Ganesha

Durga Ganapati is one among the 32 forms of Ganesha. This form of Ganesh showers the affection like that of mother and protects His devotees from all evils. Durga Ganapati Mantra is Taptakanchana Sangkaashah Chashtahasto mahattanuh! Diptankusha Sharam Chaksham Dantam Dakshe Vahan Karaih!! Vaame paasham karmukam cha latam jamboom dadhata karaih! Raktamshukah Sada Bhooyat Durga Ganapatirmude!! The body tone of Durga Ganapati murti is red. He is also adorned with red-colored clothes. This form of Ganapati has 8 hands – they hold ankusha, bow, arrow, tusk, spear, kalpa creeper, indigo berry and a conch. Constant prayers to this form helps in removing sorrows. Durga Ganapati is also worshipped for avoiding troubles during travels.