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Why is Shree Ganapati first worshipped before any puja or task?

Ganā (गण) + pati (पति)= Ganapati. Pati is the nurturer. Click here to read the various meanings of the word gana.

1. Origin and meaning

1.1. According to Maharshi Panini

1.2 According to the Sanskrutkosh

1.3 According to the Nighantukosh

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