Ganapathi – Remover of Obstacles [Some Anecdotes] Compiled by P. R. Ramachander Ganapathi who is also referred to as Ganapathi, Ganesa (Chief of Shiva’s army), Vigneswara (Lord who removes obstacles), Gaja Mukha (Elephant faced God), Eka Dantha (God with one…

Kasyapa the grandson of Lord Brahma married Adithi, Dithi, Dhanu, Kalika, Thamra, Krodhavasa, Manu and Anala, who were all the daughters of Daksha. Of them Thamra got five daughters viz Krounchi, Dasi syeni, Dhrutharashtri and Shuki. The children of Krounchi…

शिवताण्डवस्तोत्रम्.. .. श्रीगणेशाय नमः .. जटाटवीगलज्जलप्रवाहपावितस्थले matted hair-thick as forest-water-flow-consecrated-area गलेऽवलम्ब्य लम्बितां भुजङ्गतुङ्गमालिकाम् | in the throat-stuck-hanging-snake-lofty-garland डमड्डमड्डमड्डमन्निनादवड्डमर्वयं damat-damat-damat-damat-having sound-drum-this चकार चण्ड्ताण्डवं तनोतु नः शिवः शिवम् || १|| did-fierce-Tandava-may he shower-on us-Siva-auspiciousness With his neck, consecrated by the flow of…

Yada Yada Hi Dharmasya Glanirva Bhavathi Bharatha, Abhyuthanam Adharmaysya Tadatmanam Srijami Aham’. Bhagavad Gita (Chapter IV-7) “Whenever there is decay of righteousness O! Bharatha And a rise of unrighteousness then I manifest Myself!” Disclaimer – These pictures are not mine…