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Ganapati or Ganesha is the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. He is hailed as a remover of obstacles and a harbinger of success and is both loved and venerated. He has an elephant face, but also has a primordial form with a human head. He is celebrated as a hero of strength, as a happy dancer, as a sweet child and many more. It is considered a good custom to seek his blessings while starting any endeavor or undertaking any venture. Ganapati veneration is done from very ancient times, and Ganapatyam, the Ganapati worship, has been established by Saint Adi Shankara, as one of the six fundamental forms of worship in Hindu religion.
Kshipra Ganapati is regarded as the 10th among the 32 different forms and Kshipra Ganapati. The Sanskrit word ‘Kshipra’ denotes quickness and immediacy. True to his name Kshipra Ganapati, this Lord is regarded as the one who answers prayers, rewards true devotion and satisfies the devotees, immediately. He is red in complexion, has four hands, and holds in the main right arm, his own broken tusk. His other hands are having in them, a sprig of the wish-fulfilling tree Kalpa Vriksha, a noose, and an elephant goad. His trunk forms a fine curl at its end, and holds in it, a pot of jewels or precious stones, known as Ratna Kumbha.
Kshipra Ganapati is a kind and responsive aspect of Lord Ganesha, who comes to the devotees’ aid at once. His worship is believed to bestow people with sound knowledge, long life, and fulfillment of honest wishes.
This mantra hails this Lord as ‘the Ganapati who acts speedily’, describes his form and prays for his grace and blessings.
Dhanthakalpalathaa pasha ratnakumbhamshu kojvalam|
Bandhooka kamaneeyaabham dhyaayeth kshipraganadhipam
Chanting the Kshipra Ganapati mantra with faith, can be an effective means of propitiating this powerful Lord.
The sacred scriptures prescribe fire ceremony, Abishekam (hydration ceremony), Pooja/Archana (Light and Sound ceremony), Yantra and Mantra (special sounds) as the ways to offer your prayer to the divine. Out of these, fire ceremony is the most evolved spiritual technology on earth to connect with the divine beings. Participate in the remedial services to clear your karma and receive the blessings.
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