The earliest Ganesha images are without a vahana (mount/vehicle). Of the eight incarnations of Ganesha described in the Mudgala Purana,Ganesha has a mouse in five of them,uses a lion in his incarnation as Vakratunda,a peacock in his incarnation of Vikata,and Shesha,the divine serpent,in his incarnation as Vighnaraja. Of the four incarnations of Ganesha listed in the Ganesha Purana,Mohotkata has a lion,Mayureswara has a peacock,Dhumraketu has a horse,and Gajanana has a rat. Jain depictions of Ganesha show his vahana variously as a mouse,elephant,tortoise,ram,or peacock.
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