Friday, 16 August 2013

Ganpati Names and Meanings: List Of Lord Ganesha Names and Meanings

Shri Ganesh is one of the most popular gods among the followers of Hindu religion. Ganesha is also known as the Elephant God. Ganesh Chaturthi, the Hindu festival is celebrated on the birthday of Lord Ganesha, the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. People worship Ganesha idols in their homes. Not only at homes, Ganesh puja is also performed in temples and pandals. With Ganesh Chaturthi just round the corner, everyone is searching ganpati names with it's meanings. So here we are collection some famous ganesh names with actual meanings for ganehs devotees. Each name conveys different meaning and symbolises different aspect of Ganesh.





  • Siddhivinayak - Bestower of success
  • Sureshwaram - Lord of all lords
  • Vishwamukha - Master of the universe
  • Prathameshwara - First among all
  • Purush - The omnipotent personality
  • Shoorpakarna - Large-eared Lord
  • Yagnakaya - Acceptor of all sacred and sacrificial offerings
  • Umaputra - The son of goddess Uma (Parvati)
  • Vakratunda - Curved trunk lord
  • Varaganapati - Bestower of boons
  • Vighnarajendra - Lord of all obstacles
  • Varaprada - Granter of wishes and boons
  • Vighnaraja - Lord of all hindrances
  • Varadavinayaka - Bestower of Success
  • Veeraganapati - Heroic lord
  • Vignaharta - Demolisher of obstacles
  • Vidyavaridhi - God of wisdom
  • Tarun - Ageless
  • Vighnahara - Remover of obstacles
  • Vinayaka - Lord of all
  • Sarvasiddanta - Bestower of skills and wisdom
  • Yashaskaram - Bestower of fame and fortune
  • Sarvatman - Protector of the universe
  • Rudrapriya - Beloved of lord Shiva
  • Sarvadevatman - Acceptor of all celestial offerings
  • Rakta - One who has red-colored body
  • Mundakarama - Abode of happiness
  • Siddhipriya - Bestower of wishes and boons
  • Muktidaya - Bestower of eternal bliss
  • Shweta - One who is as pure as the white colour
  • Maheshwaram - Lord of the universe
  • Budhipriya - Knowledge bestower
  • Mangalamurti - All auspicious lord
  • Shubhagunakanan - One who is the master of all virtues
  • Mrityunjaya - Conqueror of death
  • Shuban - All auspicious lord
  • Manomay - Winner of hearts
  • Pramoda - Lord of all abodes
  • Mushikvahana - One who has mouse as charioteer
  • Devadeva - Lord of all lords
  • Nadapratithishta - One who appreciates and loves music
  • Namasthetu - Vanquisher of all evils and vices and sins
  • Chaturbhuj - One who has four arms
  • Gajavakra - Trunk of the elephant
  • Lambakarna - Large-Eared lords
  • Gajakarna - One who has eyes like an elephant
  • Dvaimatura - One who has two mothers
  • Yogadhipa - The lord of meditation
  • Kaveesha - Master of poets
  • Gajavaktra - One who has mouth like an elephant
  • Gajanana - Elephant-Faced lord
  • Ekaakshara - He of the single syllable
  • Gajananeti - Elephant-Faced lord
  • Eshanputra - Lord Shiva's son
  • Bhudhividhata - God of knowledge
  • Gadadhara - One who has the mace as his weapon
  • Lambodara - The huge bellied lord
  • Ekadrishta - Single-Tusked lord
  • Mahabala - Enormously strong lord
  • Ganadhakshya - Lord of all Ganas (Gods)
  • Kripalu - Merciful lord
  • Ganapati - Lord of all Ganas (Gods)
  • Krishapingaksha - Yellowish-Brown eyed
  • Durja - Invincible lord
  • Kshamakaram - The place of forgiveness
  • Dhoomravarna - Smoke-Hued lord
  • Kshipra - One who is easy to appease
  • Gaurisuta - The son of Gauri (Parvati)
  • Devendrashika - Protector of all gods
  • Avaneesh - Lord of the whole world
  • Dharmik - One who gives charity
  • Devantakanashakarin - Destroyer of evils and asuras
  • Nandana - Lord Shiva's son
  • Gunina - One who is the master of all virtues
  • Mahaganpati - Omnipotent and supreme lord
  • Haridra - One who is golden colored
  • Ekadanta - Single-Tusked lord
  • Krti - Lord of music
  • Ganadhyakshina - Leader of all the celestial bodies
  • Heramba - Mother's Beloved son
  • Devarata - One who accepts all gods
  • Kapila - Yellowish-Brown coloured
  • Bhuvanpati - God of the gods
  • Balaganapati - Beloved and lovable child
  • Buddhinath - God of wisdom
  • Nideeshwaram - Giver of wealth and treasures
  • Omkara - One who has the form of OM
  • Bhalchandra - Moon-crested lord
  • Akhurath - One who has mouse as his charioteer
  • Bheema - Huge and Gigantic
  • Pitambara - One who has yellow-colored body
  • Bhupati - Lord of the gods
  • Alampata - Ever eternal lord
  • Siddhidhata - Bestower of success and accomplishments
  • Amit - Incomparable lord
  • Skandapurvaja - Elder brother of Skanda (Lord Kartik)
  • Anantachidrupamayam - Infinite and consciousness personified
  • Shashivarnam - One who has a moon like complexion
  • Shambhavi - The son of Parvati
  • Avighna - Remover of obstacles
  • Yashvasin - Beloved and ever popular lord
  • Sumukha - Auspicious face
  • Vishwaraja - King of the world
  • Uddanda - Nemesis of evils and vices
  • Vigneshwara - Lord of all obstacles
  • Swaroop - Lover of beauty
  • Vikat - Huge and gigantic
  • Vighnavinashanaya - Destroyer of all obstacles and impediments
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