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Ashtavinayaka Yatra: Journey to Ganesha

As a Ganapatya devotee, like other Hindu sects, one pays homage to your key deity by visiting His/Her earthly locations of appearances. Ganesha has 8 destinations of key importance. Some of these murtis are called Swayambhu effigies, or the self-existent in Sanskrit. This is to indicate that no human created these murtis, they were found completely formed by nature.

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Understanding the devotee of Lord Ganapati

Lord Ganesha

Naufal explains more about the devotion to Lord Ganapati. Very few understand the concept of the Ganapatya sect, where full devotion to Ganapati is prevalent. In this article, he defines the worship of Sri Ganapati and some of his personal journeys as a devotee to Lord Vinayagar in this first article.

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