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What script did Ganesha write the Mahabharata in?

There was a time when the Vedic type religion or Mitra-Varuna religion existed in Iran and even further west upto Mesopotamia. Almost all the scripts in the region are descended from the same source. ...
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Do any Deities, other than the Pancha Mahadevatas, have Swayambhu representations?

In Maharashtra all of the Ashtavinayaks are swayambhu. Ganesh temples are located at Ojhar, Morgaon, Theur, Ranjangaon, Siddhatek, Lenyadri, ... and all of them are considered 'Swayambhu' or self-...
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Where do the scriptures mention Ashtvinayak temples?

Girjatamaj in Lenyadri (Shree Girjatmaj Vinayaka-Lenyadri) refers to the first of the eight Ganesha temples part of the Ashtavinayak pilgrimage.—In Maharashtra (a state in central India) there are ...
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Is there any mention of Ganesh Chaturthi in the Puranas or the Itihasas?

Yes, the celebrations are mentioned in the Rudra Samhita of the Shiva Puran and it has both similarities as well as some differences with the current practices. I am sharing the relevant text here in ...
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