The Magic of Ganesha

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In present-day Hinduism the elephant headed god Ganesha has degenerated into a god who stops obstacles, but the original tantric texts tell a different story. ‘The Magic of Ganesha’ presents the auspicious ‘Ganapati Upanishad’, one which gives Shanti (peace). Ganesha is a strange composite of elephant and man with a mouse or rat at the bottom of the picture. Because of this triple symbolism Ganesha is connected with the three gunas. His association with obstacles comes from the great strength of the elephant, the intelligence of the human and the subtlety or ability to penetrate small spaces like a mouse or rat. He is usually depicted with four arms, which represent the four directions of space or the four elements — the god being the spirit or quintessence of these. This eBook presents a translation of the Ganapati Upanishad tantra, accompanied by an introduction discussing GaÙeÚa (Ganesh/Ganesha/Ganapati).

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The Magic of Ganesha :

The Magic of Ganesha In present-day Hinduism Ganesha has degenerated into a god stopping obstacles The Magic of Ganesha tells the story as told by the original tantric texts The eBook presents the auspicious ‘Ganapati Upanishad’, one which gives Shanti.

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Content Introduction by Mike Magee, who has published six titles on tantra Ganapati Upanisad Footnotes Titles by Mike Magee

Ganapati Upanishad :

Ganapati Upanishad The word Ganesha means lord of hosts. He is usually thought of as the son of Shiva and Parvati. The more cosmic view is that he is simply a specialized aspect or symbol of the primordial god. Ganesha is a strange composite of elephant and man with a mouse or rat at the bottom of the picture. He is usually depicted with four arms, which represent the four directions of space or the four elements — the god being the spirit or quintessence of these.

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Download the eBook $9.99 from Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B006JIMXDO More details at www.tantratexts.com