Lord Ganesha is one of the most powerful gods in Hindu religion. Son of Lord Shiva, the masculine power of the universe and Mata Parvati, the female power, he is God of Wisdom and Abundance. Lord Ganesh can grant money, success, happiness, and intelligence.
In appearance, he is depicted as having a human body with the head of an elephant. He has a protruding belly and is fond of modak (a sweet made or rice or wheat flour filled with jaggery and coconut). He is worshiped at the beginning of every pooja and at the start of every beginning. Here is the list of Ganesh mantras and their meanings used for the worship of Lord Ganesha.
God Ganesh Mantras
Seed – mool – beej mantra of Lord Ganesha
“Om Shreem Hreem Kleem Glaum Gum Ganapataye Vara Varad Sarvajanjanmay Vashamanaye Swaha Tatpurushaye Vidmahe Vakratundaye Dhimahi Tanno Danti Prachodyat Om Shantih Shantih Shantihi”
ॐ श्रीम ह्रीं क्लीं ग्लौं गम गणपतये वरा वरद सर्वजनजनमय वशमानय स्वाहा तत्पुरुषाय विद्महे वक्रतुण्डाय धीमहि तन्नो दंति प्रचोदयात ॐ शांतिः शांतिः शांतिः ||
This mantra is a celebration of the divine and unique form of Lord Ganesha. It invokes the sonic vibration of the Lord Ganapati, Gum. The mool mantra is most powerful one of all. It begins with Om bringing with it purity and energy and involves the presence of Lord Ganesha in your life. It creates a powerful aura around the body due to the cosmic power of the words of the mantra. It lifts the mind to the level of a trance. The Ganesha Mool Mantra pleases Lord Ganesha immensely and removes all obstacles in one’s way. It brings success, good luck, and peace.
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The Shakti Vinayak Mantra
Om Hreem Greem Hreem
ॐ ह्रीं ग्रीम ह्रीं
If you need financial success and prosperity, you must chant this mantra. The meaning of Shakti in Hindi is power and Vinayak means Supreme Master. One must say the mantra 108 times for proper benefit to come into one’s life.
Siddhi Vinayak Mantra
Om Namo Siddhi Vinayakaya Sarvakaarya kartrey
Sarva vighna prashamnay Sarvarjaya Vashyakarnaya
Sarvajan Sarvastree Purush Aakarshanaya Shreem Om Swaha ||
ॐ नमो सिद्धि विनायकाय सर्वकार्य करते
सर्व विघ्न प्रशमनय सर्वार्जय वश्याकरणाय
सर्वजन सर्वस्त्री पुरुष आकर्षणाय श्रीं ॐ स्वाहा ||
The literal translation of Siddhi Vinayak means Master of Accomplishment and Enlightenment. One should repeat the mantra 108 times, and one achieves peace, enlightenment, fulfillment, and strong social influence.
Literally, the mantra translates into – Lord of all wisdom and goodness, you are making everything in life possible. You remove all the obstacles, and you enthrall everyone in the universe. You are supreme over all women and all men.
Vakratunda Mahakaya Shlok Mantra
Shree Vakratunda Mahakaya Suryakoti Samaprabha Nirvighnam Kuru Me Deva Sarva Kaaryeshu Sarvada.
श्री वक्रतुण्ड महाकाय सूर्यकोटि समप्रभा निर्विघ्नं कुरु में देवा सर्व कार्येषु सर्वदा ||
The meaning of the mantra is – Oh the mighty one with the majestic trunk, you have a massive form and the brilliance of a thousand suns. I implore you to remove the obstacles in my path now and always.
This is also a powerful mantra and one of the most common ones for worshiping Ganpati. This is the Ganesha mantra for wealth and is dedicated to Lord Ganesh, Goddess Riddhi (Hindu goddess of Prosperity) and Goddess Siddhi (Hindu Goddess for spiritual enlightenment).
It says in the Vedic Scriptures that chanting the mantra in the proper way 1,25,000 times will remove all obstacles between you and your well-being. You must say it with gratitude and proper devotion. The Sanskrit incantation gives special significance to the words. So, you will achieve prosperity, good luck, wisdom, wealth, and success in everything you start.
Ganesha Mantra for prosperity
Om Shreem Hreem Kleem Glaum Gam Ganapataye Var Varad Sarva Janmay Vashmanay Tha Tha.
ॐ श्रीं ह्रीं क्लीं ग्लौं गम गणपतये वर वरद सर्व जनमय वशमानय ठा ठा.
This is an important chant among all the mantras. In fact, whenever you worship the Lord Ganesha, you must begin by chanting this. You should also use this on the day of Ganesh Chaturthi, Lord Ganesha’s birthday. This is a chant to invoke Lord Ganesha to shower his blessings, success, and prosperity on us. It has a beautiful meaning in Hindi. Ganapati is referred to as the source of all life and is thanked for his divinity and blessings.
Gayatri mantra of Shri Ganesha
Aum Ekadantaya Viddhamahe, Vakratundaya Dhimahi, Tanno Danti Prachodayat.
ॐ एकदंताय विद्यमहे, वक्रतुण्डाय धीमहि, तन्नो दंति प्रचोदयात.
This is a powerful mantra that invokes the attention of the Lord Ganesha to straightening the thoughts and making things right. It means we devote our thoughts to you Oh, Tusked Lord. We meditate on him who possesses the curved trunk. We look to the tusked one to guide us to the right path.
Om Ganesh Rinnam Chhindhi Varenyam Hoong Namaah Phutt.
ॐ गणेश रिणाम छिन्धि वरेण्यम हूँ नमः फट ||
Another name for Lord Ganesha is RinnHarta. The English meaning of this is the giver of wealth. Rinnam means debt and harta means remover. In the Rinnamharta mantra, one implores with the Lord Ganesh to remove debt and poverty and bring abundance and wealth. This is the powerful mantra for a businessman that one recites everyday to begin the day auspiciously and get success in business. It invites Lord Ganesha to begin the business and bless, it so they have prosperity.
Special mantra for self-realisation
Aum Vikataya Namah
ॐ विकटाय नमः ||
This is about realizing that perspective of the world in the form or a dream or as a dream. This occurs due to the higher consciousness that happens when you say the mantra. All of us have a role to play in the being a wife or husband. It is as the actor on the stage who falls and pretends to be dead, and the whole audience is sad. But the boy knows that he is not dead and that he is only playing a role. It points to the fact that the truth inside us never dies. So, you must be ready for drama, and the way to achieve this is by attaining higher consciousness as when you say the mantra.
Correct way to chant Ganesh Mantras
The correct way to chant the Ganesha mantras is like this:
Wash your hands and feet or have a bath before you begin your prayer. Sit in front of Bhagwan ganesh statue. Devote yourself to Lord Ganesha completely, open your mind to the positive energies of the Universe. You must make a practice of chanting the prayer continuously for at least 48 days at a stretch. Also, use the rosary or the japa mala to recite the prayer 108 times.
Once you dedicate your inner self to Lord Ganesha, he will immediately grant you all the prosperity in your life. He will give you good health and luck. You can see the transformation of the life takes place in front of your eyes.