Ganesh Chaturthi: 108 names of Ganesha with their meanings

As per Hindu mythology, Lord Ganesh is considered as ‘Vigana Harta’ (one who removes obstacles) and ‘Buddhi Pradaayaka’ (one who grants intelligence).

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Lord Ganesha is the younger son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati and is known by 108 different names among devotees and in mythology.

As per Hindu mythology, Lord Ganesh is considered as ‘Vigana Harta’ (one who removes obstacles) and ‘Buddhi Pradaayaka’ (one who grants intelligence).

The following are these various Sanskrit names of Ganesha with their meanings:

Elephant-headed Lord Ganesha is considered as a symbol of wisdom, prosperity and good fortune Elephant-headed Lord Ganesha is considered as a symbol of wisdom, prosperity and good fortune

1. Akhuratha: One whose chariot is pulled by a mouse
2. Alampata: One who is forever eternal
3. Amit: One who is incomparable
4. Anantachidrupamayam: One who is the personification of the infinite consciousness
5. Avaneesh: Master of the universe
6. Avighna: The remover of obstacles
7. Balaganapati: Beloved child
8. Bhalchandra: One who is moon crested
9. Bheema: One who is gigantic
10. Bhupati: The lord of lords
11. Bhuvanpati: The lord of the heaven
12. Buddhinath: The God of wisdom
13. Buddhipriya: One who bestows of knowledge and intellect
14. Buddhividhata: The God of knowledge
15. Chaturbhuj: The four-armed lord
16. Devadeva: The lord of lords
17. Devantakanashakarin: Destroyer of evils and demons
18. Devavrata: One who accepts all penances
19. Devendrashika: The protector of all gods
20. Dharmik: One who is righteous and charitable
21. Dhoomravarna: One whose skin is smoke-hued
22. Durja: The invincible
23. Dvaimatura: One who has two mothers
24. Ekaakshara: One who is a single syllable
25. Ekadanta: Single-tusked
26. Ekadrishta: Single-focused
27. Eshanputra: The son of Shiva
28. Gadadhara: One whose weapon is the mace

Sanskrit names of Ganesha with their meanings

The elephant-headed Lord Ganesha is the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. The elephant-headed Lord Ganesha is the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati.

1. Gajakarna: One who has elephantine-ears
2. Gajanana: One who has an elephantine face
3. Gajananeti: One who has the looks of an elephant
4. Gajavakra: The trunk of an elephant
5. Gajavaktra: One who has an elephantine mouth
6. Ganadhakshya: The lord of lords
7. Ganadhyakshina: Leader of all celestial bodies
8. Ganapati: The lord of lords
9. Gaurisuta: The son of Gauri
10. Gunina: The lord of virtues
11. Haridra: One who is golden-hued
12. Heramba: Mother's beloved son
13. Kapila: One who is yellowish-brown
14. Kaveesha: The lord of poets
15. Kirti: The lord of music
16. Kripalu: Merciful lord
17. Krishapingaksha: One who has yellowish-brown eyes
18. Kshamakaram: The abode of forgiveness
19. Kshipra: One who is easy to appease
20. Lambakarna: One who has large ears
21. Lambodara: One who has a big belly
22. Mahabala: One who is enormously strong
23. Mahaganapati: The Supreme Lord
24. Maheshwaram: Lord of the universe
25. Mangalamurti: The all-auspicious Lord
26. Manomay: The winner of hearts
27. Mrityuanjaya: The conqueror of death
28. Mundakarama: The abode of happiness
29. Muktidaya: Bestower of eternal bliss
30. Musikvahana: One who rides a mouse

Sanskrit names of Ganesha with their meanings

Ganesh Chaturthi, also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi Ganesh Chaturthi, also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi

1. Nadapratithishta: One who appreciates music
2. Namasthetu: Destroyer of evils and sins
3. Nandana: Lord Shiva's son
4. Nideeshwaram: Bestower of wealth
5. Omkara: One who has the form of 'Om'
6. Pitambara: One who has yellowish skin
7. Pramoda: Lord of all abodes
8. Prathameshwara: First among all Gods
9. Purush: The omnipotent personality
10. Rakta: One who is blood-hued
11. Rudrapriya: One who is the beloved of Shiva
12. Sarvadevatman: One who accepts all celestial offerings
13. Sarvasiddhanta: Bestower of skills and knowledge
14. Sarvatman: Protector of the universe
15. Shambhavi: Son of Parvati
16. Shashivarnam: One who has a moon-like complexion
17. Shoorpakarna: One who is large-eared
18. Shuban: The all-auspicious Lord
19. Shubhagunakanan One who is The Master of All Virtues
20. Shweta: One who is as pure as the white
21. Siddhidhata: Bestower of accomplishments and successes
22. Siddhipriya: Giver of wishes and boons
23. Siddhivinayaka: Bestower of success
24. Skandapurvaja: Elder of Skanda or Kartikya
25. Sumukha: One who has an auspicious face
26. Sureshwaram: The lord of lords
27. Swaroop: Lover of beauty

Sanskrit names of Ganesha with their meanings

The festival is celebrated as the birthday of Lord Ganesh across India. The festival is celebrated as the birthday of Lord Ganesh across India.

1. Tarun: One who is ageless
2. Uddanda: The nemesis of evils and vices
3. Umaputra: The son of Goddess Uma
4. Vakratunda: One with a curved trunk
5. Varaganapati: Bestower of boons
6. Varaprada: One who grants wishes
7. Varadavinayaka: Bestower of success
8. Veeraganapati: The vigorous lord
9. Vidyavaridhi: The God of wisdom
10. Vighnahara: Remover of obstacles
11. Vignaharta: Destroyer of all obstacles
12. Vighnaraja: Lord of all obstacles
13. Vighnarajendra: Lord of all obstacles
14. Vighnavinashanaya: Destroyer of all obstacles
15. Vigneshwara: Lord of all obstacles
16. Vikat: One who is huge
17. Vinayaka: The Supreme Lord
18. Vishwamukha: Master of the universe
19. Vishwaraja: King of the world
20. Yagnakaya: One who accepts sacrificial offerings
21. Yashaskaram: The bestower of fame and fortune
22. Yashvasin: The beloved and ever popular lord
23. Yogadhipa: The lord of meditation

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