Ganesh Stotra in Sanskrit:
प्रणम्यं शिरसा देव गौरीपुत्रं विनायकम।
प्रथमं वक्रतुंडंच एकदंतं द्वितीयकम।
तृतीयं कृष्णं पिङा्क्षं गजवक्त्रं चतुर्थकम।।2।।
लम्बोदरं पंचमं च षष्ठं विकटमेव च।
सप्तमं विघ्नराजेन्द्रं धूम्रवर्ण तथाष्टकम् ।।3।।
नवमं भालचन्द्रं च दशमं तु विनायकम।
एकादशं गणपतिं द्वादशं तु गजाननम।।4।।
द्वादशैतानि नामानि त्रिसंध्य य: पठेन्नर:।
न च विघ्नभयं तस्य सर्वासिद्धिकरं प्रभो।।5।।
विद्यार्थी लभते विद्यां धनार्थी लभते धनम्।
पुत्रार्थी लभते पुत्रान् मोक्षार्थी लभते गतिम् ।।6।।
जपेद्वगणपतिस्तोत्रं षड्भिर्मासै: फलं लभेत्।
संवत्सरेण सिद्धिं च लभते नात्र संशय: ।।7।।
अष्टभ्यो ब्राह्मणेभ्यश्च लिखित्वां य: समर्पयेत।
तस्य विद्या भवेत्सर्वा गणेशस्य प्रसादत:।।8।।
Ganesh Stotra in English:
Pranamya shirasa devam Gauri putram Vinayakam.
Bhakthavasam smaretrityamayuh kama artha sidhaye ||1||
Prathamam Vakratundam cha, Ekadantam dwitiyakam.
Tritiyam Krushna Pingaksham,Gajavaktram Chaturthakam ||2||
Lambodaram Panchamam cha ,Sashtam Vikatamev cha.
Saptamam Vignarajam cha,Dhoomravarnam tathashtamam ||3||
Navamam Bhalchandram cha, Dashamam tu Vinayakam.
Ekadasham Ganapatim, Dwadasham tu Gajananam ||4||
Dwadasaithani namani,Trisandhyam yah pathenara.
Na cha vighna bhayam tasya,Sarvsiddhi karam param ||5||
Vidhyarthi labhate Vidhyam,Danarthi labhate Dhanam.
Putrarthi labhate Putran, Moksharthi labhate Gateem ||6||
Japet Ganapati stotram,Shadbhirmasai phalam labheth.
Samvatsarena sidhim cha, Labhate natra sanshaya ||7||
Ashtabhyo Brahmoyashr Likihitwa yh samarpayet.
Tasya Vidhya bhavetsarva Ganeshasya Prasadatah ||8||
|| Iti Shri Narad Purane Sankat nashanam Ganesha Stotram Sampurnam ||
Ganesh Stotra Meaning:
The learned one, who wishes,
For more life, wealth and love,
Should salute with his head,
Lord Ganapathi who is the son of Goddess Parvathi
Think him first as god with broken tusk,
Second as the Lord with one tusk,
Third as the one with reddish black eyes,
Fourth as the one who has the face of an elephant
Fifth as the one who has a very broad paunch,
Sixth as the one who is cruel to his enemies,
Seventh as the one who is the remover of obstacles,
Eighth as the one who is of the color of smoke.
Ninth as the one who crescent in his forehead,
Tenth as the one, who is the leader of remover of obstacles,
Eleventh as the leader of the army of Lord Shiva,
And twelfth as the one who has the face of an elephant.
Any one reading these twelve names,
At dawn, noon and dusk,
Will never have fear of defeat,
And would always achieve whatever he wants.
One who pursues education will get knowledge,
One who wants to earn money will get money,
One who wishes for a son, will get a son,
And one who wants salvation will get salvation.
Results of chanting this prayer,
Of Ganapati will be got within six months,
And within a year, he would get all wishes fulfilled,
And there is no doubt about this.
One who gives this prayer,
In writing to Eight wise people,
And offers it to Lord Ganesha,
Will become knowledgeable,
And would be blessed with all stellar qualities,
By the grace of Lord Ganesh.
Thus ends the prayer from Narada Purana to Ganesh which would destroy all sorrows.
- Why is Ganesh Stotra chanted?
Reciting Sankata Nashanam Ganapati Stotram every day frees an individual from a wide range of hindrances and devastates all distresses. Sankat in Hindi means problem and Nashanam intends to remove until the end of time. So, by reciting this Stotram, one can get rid of their issues until the end of time.
- How to recite Shri Ganapati Stotra?
- Sit down in an eastern direction.
- Sit in a comfortable position like Sukhasa or Padmasan.
- Take a large portion of the glass of water and mix it with some Vibhuti (Holy ash) Offer a wholehearted prayer to Deity Shri Ganesh.
- Discuss Shri Ganapati Stotra ( Hymn of Deity Shri Ganesh) No. 2 to 4 for example from ‘Pratham Vakratundach’ to ‘Dwadashan tu Gajanan’ multiple times.
- At 111th time discuss full Hymn.
- Finally offer genuine appreciation to Deity Shri Ganesh. This presentation takes thirty minutes.
- After this, drink Tirth (Water blended in with Holy ash) with full confidence.
- What is the benefit of chanting Ganesh Stotra?
Regular reciting of Ganesh Stotra calms your mind and is known to keep the evil away from your life. It also makes you healthy and prosperous.
- How and what is the best time to chant Ganesh Stotra?
If you want the best results of Ganesh Stotra, make sure you chant it early morning after taking a bath. Ganesh Stotra must be chanted in front of the Ganpati Idol or picture. In order to maximize its benefit, it is advisable to understand the Hindi meaning of the stotra before chanting.