Ganesha (Sanskrit: गणेश, IAST: Gaṇeśa), also known as Ganapati
Ganesha (Sanskrit: गणेश, also known as Ganapati and Vinayaka, is one of the best-known and most worshipped deities in the Hindu pantheon.
His image is found throughout India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Indonesia (Java and Bali), Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, and Bangladesh and in countries with large ethnic Indian populations including Fiji, Guyana, Mauritius, and Trinidad and Tobago.
Hindu denominations worship him regardless of affiliations. Devotion to Ganesha is widely diffused and extends to Jains and Buddhists.