Shlokas on Lord Ganesh

Shuklaambara Dharam Vishnum
Shashi Varnam Chatur Bhujam l
Prasanna Vadanam Dhyaayet
Sarva Vighna Upashaanthaye ll

Meaning : We meditate on Lord Ganesha – who is clad in white (representing purity), who is all pervading (present everywhere), whose complexion is gray like that of ash (glowing with spiritual splendor), who has four arms, who has bright countenance (depicting inner calm and happiness) and who can destroy all obstacles (in our spiritual and worldly path).

Vakratunda Mahakaaya
Suryakoti Samaprabha l
Nirvighnam Kuru Mey Deva
Sarva Kaaryeshu Sarvada ll

Meaning : The Lord with the curved trunk and a mighty body, who has the luster of a million suns, I pray to thee Oh Lord, to remove the obstacles from all the actions I intend to perform.

Agajaanana Padmaarkam
Gajaananam Aharnisham l
Anekadantham Bhaktaanaam
Ekadantam Upaasmahey ll

Meaning : I worship day and night that elephant faced Lord Ganesha who is like sun to the lotus face of Mother Parvati. Giver of many boons, the single tusked Ganesh, I salute Thee to give e a boon.

Gajaananam Bhoota Ganaadhi Sevitam
Kapitta Jamboophaala Saara Bhakshitam l
Umaasutam Shoka Vinaasha Kaaranam
Namaami Vighneswara Paada Pankajam ll

Meaning : The Lord with the elephant face, served by all the Ganas, One who takes as His food, the essence of Kapitta and Jamboophala (these are two favorite fruits of Ganesh), son of Uma (Mother Parvati), destroyer of misery of the devotees, controller of obstacles, we worship Your Lotus Feet.

Ganaanaam Twam Ganapathi Gam Havaamahe
Kavim Kaveenaam Upamasra Vastamam l
Jyeshta Raajam Brahmanaam Brahmanaspatha
Aanashrunvanna Oothibhi Seedha Saadanam ll

Meaning : We invite You, the Lord of spiritual faith (of Lord Shiva). You are the wisest among the wise, the best to be given as a standard of comparison. You are the senior Lord, Lord of the Vedic manthras, listening to our prayers. Please visit our home with prosperous things and be seated here.

Tatpurushaaya Vidmahe l
Vakratundaaya Dheemahe l
Tanno Danthihi Prachodayaat ll

Meaning : We meditate on that super power, we invoke the single tusked boon giver, Ganesh.

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