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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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