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Maha-Ganapati


Maha-Ganapati, Elephant God mentioned in Puranic texts, designates the form in which Ganesa has ten arms instead of the more normal four and may have a goddess, Buddhi or Siddhi, seated on his knee. A.G.H.


Source:

Jordan, Michael, Encyclopedia of Gods, New York, Facts On File, Inc. 1993, p. 151