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Dvimukha Ganapati

Dvimukha Ganapati is a unique form of Ganesha with two heads. This form is one among the 32 forms of Ganesh. This form blesses a devotee with long life. Dvimukha Ganapati mantra is Svadanta pashangkusha ratnapatram Karairadadhanah harineelagaatrah! Raktaanshuko Ratnakireeta moulih bhootyai Sadaa mey dvimukho ganeshaha!! The twin headed Dvimukha Ganapati has four arms. They hold noose, goad, broken tusk and a pot of gems. The body color is blue-green.
Meditation on this form helps in attaining peace. Devotees are also blessed with prosperity and long life.
The famous BadrinathTemple in Uttarakhand has Dvimukha Ganapati murti as a subsidiary deity.

Heramba Ganapati – 32 forms of Ganesha

Modern Vedas and Lagging Science - Vedic Knowledge Scores Over Science

This article is written by the author of blog Only Hinduism. The thoughts and ideas are of the author and not of
Most of us have been taught in school about the awe inspiring laws and theories that have been discovered by scientists in modern times. But, how many of us are aware that we Indians had already understood and implemented these laws hundreds of years before the advent of any western civilization? 
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