Ganesha Pancharatnam

Mudakaraatha Modakam Sada Vimukti Saadhakam l
Kalaadharaavatamsakam Vilasiloka Rakshakam l
Anaaya Kaika Naayakam Vinasitebha Daityakam l
Nataasubhasu Naashakam Namaami Tham Vinaayakam ll

Meaning : I prostrate before Lord Vinaayaka who joyously holds modaka in His hand, who bestows salvation, who wears the moon as a crown in His head, who is the sole leader of those who lose themselves in the world. The leader of the leaderless who destroyed the elephant demon called Gajaasura and who quickly destroys the sins of those who bow down to Him, I worship such a Lord Ganesh.

Natetaraati Bheekaram Navoditaarka Bhaasvaram l
Namat Suraari Nirjanam Nataadhi Kaapa Duddharam l
Suresvaram Nidheesvaram Gajesvaram Ganeshvaram l
Mahesvaram Samaasraye Paraatparam Nirantaram ll

Meaning : I meditate eternally on Him, the Lord of the Ganas, who is frightening to those not devoted, who shines like the morning sun, to whom all the Gods and demons bow, who removes the great distress of His devotees and who is the best among the best.

Samasta Loka Samkaram Nirasta Daitya Kunjaram l
Daredarodaram Varam Vare Bhavaktra Maksharam l
Krupaakaram Kshamaakaram Mudaakaram Yasaskaram l Manaskaram Namaskrutaam Namaskaromi Bhaasvaram ll

Meaning : I bow down with my whole mind to the shining Ganapati who brings happiness to all the worlds, who destroyed the demon Gajasura, who has a big belly, beautiful elephant face, who is immortal, who gives mercy, forgiveness and happiness to those who bow to Him and who bestows fame and a well disposed mind.

Akimchanaarti Marjanam Chirantanokti Bhaajanam l
Puraari Poorva Nandanam Suraari Garva Charvanam l
Prapancha Naasha Bheeshanam Dhananjayaadi Bhushanam l
Kapola Daana Vaaranam Bhajaey Puraana Vaaranam ll

 Meaning : I worship the ancient elephant God who destroys the pains of the poor, who is the abode of Aum, who is the first son of Lord Shiva (Shiva who is the destroyer of triple cities), who destroys the pride of the enemies of the Gods, who is frightening to look at during the time of world’s destruction, who is fierce like an elephant in rut and who wears Dhananjaya and other serpents as his ornaments

Nitaantikaanta Dantakaanti Mantakaanta Kaatmajam l
Achintya Rupa Mantaheena Mantaraaya Krintanam l
Hrudantarey Nirantaram Vasantameva Yoginam l
Tameka Danta Meva Tam Vichintayaami Santatam ll

Meaning : I constantly reflect upon that single tusked God only, whose lustrous tusk is very beautiful, who is the son of Lord Shiva, (Shiva, the God of destruction), whose form is immortal and unknowable, who tears asunder all obstacles, and who dwells forever in the hearts of the Yogis.

Mahaaganesa Pancharatnam Aadarena Yonvaham l
Prajapati Prabhaatake Hrudi Smaran Ganesvaram l
Arogatham Adoshataam Susaahitim Suputrataam l
Samaahitaayu Rastabhootim Abhyupaiti Sochiraat ll

Meaning : He who recites this every morning with devotion, these five gems about Lord Ganapati and who remembers in his heart the great Ganesha, will soon be endowed with a healthy life free of all blemishes, will attain learning, noble sons, a long life that is calm and pleasant and will be endowed with spiritual and material prosperity.

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