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Sankata Nashak Ganesh Stotra: Pranamya Shirasa Devam - in sanskrit with meaning

- from Narada Purana

संकटनाशक   गणेश   स्तोत्र : प्रणम्य   शिरसा   देवं   गौरीपुत्र   विनायकम्
Sankata Nashak Ganesh Stotra: Pranamya Shirasa Devam Gauriputra Vinayakam
Sri Ganesha
Sri Ganesha

प्रणम्य शिरसा देवं गौरीपुत्र विनायकम्
भक्तावासं स्मरेन्नित्यायुष्कामार्थसिद्धये ॥१॥
Prannamya Shirasaa Devam Gaurii-Putra Vinaayakam |
Bhakta-[A]avaasam Smaren-Nitya-[A]ayuss-Kaama-Artha-Siddhaye ||1||

Meaning:
1.1: (Salutations to Sri Ganesha) Who is the Deva (Who is) to be Worshipped First, Who is the Son of Gauri, and Who is Vinayaka (literally means the remover of obstacles),
1.2: Who is the Abode for Devotees, and one should always Remember Him for long Life, Health, Wealth and Fulfillment of Desires.

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Sri Ganesha
प्रथमं वक्रतुण्डं एकदन्तं द्वितीयकम्
तृतीयं कृष्णपिङ्गाक्षं गजवक्त्रं चतुर्थकम् ॥२॥
Prathamam Vakra-Tunnddam Ca Eka-Dantam Dvitiiyakam |
Trtiiyam Krssnna-Pingga-Akssam Gaja-Vaktram Caturthakam ||2||

Meaning:
2.1: (Salutations to Sri Ganesha Whose Twelve Names are as follows:) First He is known as Vakratunda (literally means with Curved Trunk) and Second He is known as Ekadanta (literally means with a Single Tusk),
2.2: Third He is known as Krishnapingaksha (literally means with Dark Brown Eyes) and Fourth He is known as Gajavaktra (literally means with an Elephant Face).

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Sri Ganesha
लम्बोदरं पञ्चमं षष्ठं विकटमेव
सप्तमं विघ्नराजं धूम्रवर्ण तथाष्टमम् ॥३॥
Lambo[a-U]daram Pan.camam Ca Ssassttham Vikattam-Eva Ca |
Saptamam Vighna-Raajam Ca Dhuumra-Varnna Tatha(a-A)assttamam ||3||

Meaning:
3.1: Fifth, He is known as Lambodara (literally means with a Large Belly) and Sixth He is known as Vikata (literally means with a Huge Body),
3.2: Seventh He is known as Vighnaraja (literally means the best in [removing] Obstacles) and Eighth He is known as Dhumravarna (literally means Dark or Grey-Coloured).

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Sri Ganesha
नवमं भालचन्द्रं दशमं तु विनायकम्
एकादशं गणपतिं द्वादशं तु गजाननम् ॥४॥
Navamam Bhaala-Candram Ca Dashamam Tu Vinaayakam |
Ekaadasham Gannapatim Dvaadasham Tu Gaja-(A)ananam ||4||

Meaning:
4.1: Ninth He is known as Bhalachandra (literally means with moon on the Forehead) and Tenth He is known as Vinayaka (literally means the remover [of Obstacles] ),
4.2: Eleventh He is known as Ganapati (literally means the Chief of Ganas or Celestial Attendants) and Twelfth He is known as Gajanana (literally means with an Elephant Face).

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Sri Ganesha
द्वादशैतानि नामानि त्रिसन्ध्यं यः पठेन्नरः
विघ्नभयं तस्य सर्वसिद्धिश्च जायते ॥५॥
Dvaadashai[a-E]taani Naamaani Tri-Sandhyam Yah Patthen-Narah |
Na Ca Vighna-Bhayam Tasya Sarva-Siddhish-Ca Jaayate ||5||

Meaning:
5.1: (Salutations to Sri Ganesha) He Who recites these Twelve Names of Sri Ganesha during the three junctions of the day (Dawn, Noon and Evening), ...
5.2: ... To him, there will be no Fear of Obstacles and all accomplishments will happen (by the Grace of Sri Ganesha).

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Sri Ganesha
विद्यार्थी लभते विद्यां धनार्थी लभते धनम्
पुत्रार्थी लभते पुत्रान्मोक्षार्थी लभते गतिम् ॥६॥
Vidya[a]-Arthii Labhate Vidyaam Dhana-Arthii Labhate Dhanam |
Putra-Arthii Labhate Putraan-Mokssa-Arthii Labhate Gatim ||6||

Meaning:
6.1: (Salutations to Sri Ganesha) By reciting Whose Twelve Names the seekers of Knowledge will obtain Knowledge and the seekers of Wealth will obtain Wealth, ...
6.2: ... The seekers of Son will obtain Son and the seekers of Moksha (Liberation) will obtain that state.

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Sri Ganesha
जपेद् गणपतिस्तोत्रं षड्भिर्मासैः फलं लभेत्
संवत्सरेण सिद्धिं लभते नात्र संशयः ॥७॥
Japed Gannapati-Stotram Ssaddbhir-Maasaih Phalam Labhet |
Samvatsarenna Siddhim Ca Labhate Na-Atra Samshayah ||7||

Meaning:
7.1: (Salutations to Sri Ganesha) By reciting this Hymn of Sri Ganapati for six months, one will start getting the fruits,
7.2: And by reciting for one year, one will obtain the desired result, there is no doubt in this.

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Sri Ganesha
अष्टाभ्यो ब्राह्मणेभ्यश्च लिखित्वा यः समर्पयेत्
तस्य विद्या भवेत्सर्वा गणेशस्य प्रसादतः ॥८॥
Assttaabhyo Braahmannebhyash-Ca Likhitvaa Yah Samarpayet |
Tasya Vidyaa Bhavet-Sarvaa Ganneshasya Prasaadatah ||8||

Meaning:
8.1: (Salutations to Sri Ganesha) He who offers this Hymn to eight Brahmins after writing this, ...
8.2: ... To him will come all knowledge by the Grace of Sri Ganesha.

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Translated by greenmesg


Bharatavarsha - The Land of Gods and Sages:

1. Stotras by Deity:
Initial: Ganesha - Hanuman - Gurudeva - Gayatri
Tridevas: Brahma - (Vishnu - Narasimha - Rama - Krishna) - Shiva
Tridevis: Saraswati - (Lakshmi - Tulasi - Bhoomi) - Parvati
Others: Murugan - Surya - Ganga - Yamuna - Narmada - Others
Final: Vedas - Brahman

2. Pilgrimages by Deity:
Initial: Ganesha
Tridevas: Brahma - (Vishnu - Narasimha - Rama - Krishna) - Shiva
Tridevis: Saraswati - Lakshmi - (Parvati - Shakambari)
Others: Murugan - Ganga

3. Saints: Ramakrishna - Vivekananda - Ramana - Saints

4. Sadhana: Sadhana - Penances - Others

5. Sacred Geography: Forests - Mountains - Rivers - Lakes

6. Puranas: Puranic Events

7. Religious Life: Stotras - Puja - Pilgrimages - Festivals - Ashramas - Samskaras - Traditions

8. Other Aspects: Sanskrit - Arts - Music - Dance - Medicine - Architecture - Astronomy

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