Vakratunda Mahakaya Shloka Lyrics, Video

vakratunda mahakaya shloka lyrics

Vakratunda Mahakaya is a well-known and popular Ganesh mantra, praying to Lord Ganesha to help remove all obstacles from the path before you.

It is traditionally chanted before beginning important work, at the start of an auspicious ceremony or on major occasions.

The version in this video also includes the Ganapati Beej Mantra – Om Gam Ganapataye Namaha.

Vakratunda Mahakaya Shloka Lyrics

Vakratunda Mahakaya
Suryakoti Samaprabha
Nirvighnam Kuru Me Deva
Sarva-Kaaryeshu Sarvadaa

Om Gam Ganapataye Namaha
Om Gam Ganapataye Namaha

Vakratunda Mahakaya Shloka In English

O Lord Ganesha Of Curved Trunk And Large Body,
And With The Brilliance Of A Million Suns,
Please Always Keep Me Free From Obstacles

It is a short and simple shloka, but it is also very powerful.

The video in this post is just one of many musical ways this shloka can be sung. There are literally thousands of ways, depending on whether you would prefer to sing it as a bhajan, chant it in deep meditation or just a simple quick prayer before beginning something important.

This version also has the Ganapati Beej Mantra included in it – Om Gam Ganapataye Namaha. The beej mantra is a prayer to merge oneself with Lord Ganesha’s supreme knowledge and peace and is also said before starting important tasks.

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