Definition of Ganesha

1. Noun. Hindu god of wisdom or prophecy; the god who removes obstacles.

Exact synonyms: Ganapati, Ganesa, Ganesh
Generic synonyms: Hindu Deity



Definition of Ganesha

1. Proper noun. (Hinduism) A Hindu god of intellect, wisdom, gates(,) and beginnings, son of Parvati and Shiva. ¹

2. Proper noun. (Sanskrit male given name) used in India. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ganesha

Ganca
Gand
Ganda
Gandalf
Gandhara
Gandharan
Gandhi
Gandhian
Gandhinagar
Gandy
Gandzha
Ganesa
Ganesh
Ganesha
Gang-gang cockatoo
Gang of Four
Ganga
Ganges
Ganges River
Gangetic
Gangtok
Ganja
Ganser's commissures
Ganser's syndrome
Gansu
Gansu province
Gant
Gant's clamp

Literary usage of Ganesha

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. What Is Hinduism?: Modern Adventures Into a Profound Global Faith by Editors of Hinduism Today, Hinduism Today Magazine Editors (2007)
"Our great God ganesha sits contentedly upon the muladhara chakra. This chakra controls the forces of memory within every creature. ..."

2. Error's Chains: How Forged and Broken. A Complete, Graphic, and Comparative by Frank Stockton Dobbins, Samuel Wells Williams, Isaac Hollister Hall (1883)
"ganesha, GOD OF WISDOM. Another exceedingly popular idol of the Hindus is that of ganesha, the God of Wisdom. ..."

3. Loving Ganesa: Hinduism's Endearing Elephant-Faced God by Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami, Subramuniya (2000)
"Loving ganesha and living with ganesha will enlighten the soul and give one the peace ... Loving ganesha, perhaps more than any book, not only reverses but ..."

4. Gods and Devils of Mankind by Frank Stockton Dobbins, Samuel Wells Williams, Isaac Hollister Hall (1897)
"TEACHING A CHILD TO WORSHIP ganesha, THE GOD OF WISDOM. Missionary ladies, by taking the occasion of teaching women how to knit and embroider, ..."

5. Readers' Theater Grade 5 by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers, Evan-Moor, Michael Ryall, Don Robison (2003)
"ganesha will be all right. I'll see to her myself. Narrator: ganesha did not move for the rest of the day. Arjun inspected every inch of her body. ..."

6. What Is Hinduism?: Modern Adventures Into a Profound Global Faith by Editors of Hinduism Today, Hinduism Today Magazine Editors (2007)
"Our great God ganesha sits contentedly upon the muladhara chakra. This chakra controls the forces of memory within every creature. ..."

7. Error's Chains: How Forged and Broken. A Complete, Graphic, and Comparative by Frank Stockton Dobbins, Samuel Wells Williams, Isaac Hollister Hall (1883)
"ganesha, GOD OF WISDOM. Another exceedingly popular idol of the Hindus is that of ganesha, the God of Wisdom. ..."

8. Loving Ganesa: Hinduism's Endearing Elephant-Faced God by Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami, Subramuniya (2000)
"Loving ganesha and living with ganesha will enlighten the soul and give one the peace ... Loving ganesha, perhaps more than any book, not only reverses but ..."

9. Gods and Devils of Mankind by Frank Stockton Dobbins, Samuel Wells Williams, Isaac Hollister Hall (1897)
"TEACHING A CHILD TO WORSHIP ganesha, THE GOD OF WISDOM. Missionary ladies, by taking the occasion of teaching women how to knit and embroider, ..."

10. Readers' Theater Grade 5 by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers, Evan-Moor, Michael Ryall, Don Robison (2003)
"ganesha will be all right. I'll see to her myself. Narrator: ganesha did not move for the rest of the day. Arjun inspected every inch of her body. ..."

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