Ganapati

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One form of Ganapati called Rakta Ganapati, image courtesy of Mahasiddha.org

Ganapati (Skt. gaṇapati; Tib. Tsok Dak, Wyl. tshogs bdag) — an aspect of Ganesha, the Hindu elephant-headed god of luck and wealth. Like several of the Hindu pantheon, Ganapati is recognized and respected in the Buddhist tradition as a powerful worldly protector.

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