The 10 Most Effective Ganpati Mantras That Offer Permanent Solutions To All of life’s Problems
You already know of Mantras dedicated to Lord Ganesha (or Lord Ganpati), but I want to tell you more easy Ganpati Mantras that will help you reach great heights very quickly. These Mantras shower you with success and remove all obstacles in your path. There are many more benefits that will pleasantly surprise you!
Lord Ganesha or Ganpati was blessed by his father, and because of this he is the god first worshipped among all the others in the Hindu Pantheon. Thus, before beginning any major undertaking, you should invoke Lord Ganpati.
The most basic Ganpati Mantra is:
It means bowing down to the almighty Ganpati with all our existence and accepting all his great qualities in our self being.
Benefits of the basic Mantra
- It wards off all negativities from our life
- Before beginning any new work, chanting of this mantra ensures success in the venture with good results
What do these words mean?
Vakra means one that is not straight
Vakratunda means curved trunk
Mahakaya means large body, if we see that in a more divine sense it means most powerful
Suryakoti means Surya-sun and koti means crore
Samprabha means prabha- aura, grandeur sama- like
Suryakoti samprabha means whose aura is like light of crores of sun put together
Nirvgnam– obstacle free
Kurume– give me
Deva– means god
Sarva– means all
Oh god with curved trunk, large body whose aura is likes light
of crores of sun Please make my entire work obstacle free, forever.
Lord Ganesha is known by his many names. All his names signifies the meaning or qualities associated with him
Ganadhyaksay: Gana means a group and Adhyaksh means one who is leader of the group. You can use this Mantra to ensure the well being of a particular state or a city. You can even chant this Mantra to improve or build upon your personal leadership characteristics.
Gajanan here means One who carries the elephant head. In Sanskrit, gaj means elephant. This Mantra says that if God can carry the elephant’s head to survive and fulfill his duties, even we should put aside our ego and live our lives dutifully. This Mantra motivates such humble living.
Ganpati is also worshiped to remove obstacles from one’s life. Here vigna means obstacles and nashnay means One who removes obstacles. If you are facing problems with your social life, at work, with your interpersonal relationships, it can be made easier by chanting this mantra.
Lord Gajanan lost one of his tusks when fighting a battle with the guru Parshuram. Parshuram threw his axe at Ganesha, who was powerful enough to destroy this weapon. However, he realized that this axe was a gift to Parshuram from his father. To honor this relationship and the gift, Ganesha chose to bear the axe’s blow and not destroy it.
Ganesha thus lost his tusk, but gained humility and modesty. This Mantra encourages modesty and righteousness in those who chant it.
Ganpati is known to love his food, and has a big, round belly. Lambodar thus refers to him as a God who has a big belly. Chanting this mantra allows us to love and be one with the whole universe, just like Ganesha.
Sumukh means One with a pleasing face. Lord Ganesha lost his head, and replaced it with that of an elephant’s. However, his good spirit and pure soul shone through even on his elephant face, and this made him looks beautiful and calm. This Mantra allows us to look past one’s shortcomings, identify and improve upon one’s inner beauty.
Gaj means Elephant and Karnikay means ears. With the elephant’s head and elephant ears, Ganesh was unable to listen to everything from all sources. This Mantra allows us to be just like him, and hear and accept only that which is good. It shields you from external negativity and helps you overcome stress caused by it.
Here Vikat means difficult. The world is full of difficult situations, and often you may find yourself disheartened and unable to focus. This Mantra reminds you that your ultimate goal is salvation, and no matter what happens, you should not lose sight of it. This Ganpati Mantra will keep your eyes on this long-term goal and motivate you towards salvation.
What are some easy and effective ways to enhance the benefits got from this Mantra?
I am certain that following all the rules will help you get the best results as you chant the Mantra. Let me tell you some more things that you should keep in mind to speed up the process.
- Before chanting the Ganpati Mantra, you should cleanse yourself. Take a bath, and wash your face and hands.
- Always complete 108 chants on the rosary beads.
- Any puja (worship) you undertake should start with the Ganpati mantra, followed by the Ganpati puja.
- Always sit in the North or East direction when chanting these prayers.
- Sit on a rug – it is advisable to use a thermal or insulated rug that will not let the positive energy escape into the ground.
- The rosary you use should be made of crystal, rudraksh or wooden beads.
Ensure that you take these precautions when chanting the Ganpati Mantra
- Take care of your pronunciations when you chant the Mantras.
- Chant the Mantras with a clear mind and conscience, with full faith and concentration.
- You should use these Mantras only for the benefit of mankind and not for nefarious purposes. This is true for all Vedic Mantras.
- Lord Ganesha also boosts wisdom and knowledge, and this knowledge should only be used for the welfare of mankind.