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Sri Ganesha Dvadasanama

ganesaअथ श्रीगणेशस्तोत्र॥
श्रीगणेशाय नमः। नारद उवाच।
atha śrīgaṇeśastotra||
śrīgaṇeśāya namaḥ | nārada uvāca |

प्रणम्य शिरसा देवं गौरीपुत्रं विनायकम्‌।
भक्‍तावासं स्मरेनित्यं आयुःकामार्थसिद्धये॥ १॥
praṇamya śirasā devaṁ gaurīputraṁ vināyakam |
bhaktāvāsaṁ smarenityaṁ āyuḥkāmārthasiddhaye || 1||

प्रथमं वक्रतुण्डं च एकदन्तं द्वितीयकम्‌।
तृतीयं कृष्णपिङ्गाक्षं गजवक्‍त्रं चतुर्थकम्‌॥ २॥
prathamaṁ vakratuṇḍaṁ ca ekadantaṁ dvitīyakam |
tṛtīyaṁ kṛṣṇapiṅgākṣaṁ gajavaktraṁ caturthakam || 2||

लम्बोदरं पञ्‍चमं च षष्ठं विकटमेव च।
सप्‍तमं विघ्‍नराजेन्द्रं धूम्रवर्णं तथाष्टमम्‌॥ ३॥
lambodaraṁ pañcamaṁ ca ṣaṣṭhaṁ vikaṭameva ca |
saptamaṁ vighnarājendraṁ dhūmravarṇaṁ tathāṣṭamam || 3||

नवमं भालचन्द्रं च दशमं तु विनायकम्‌।
एकादशं गणपतिं द्वादशं तु गजाननम्‌॥ ४॥
navamaṁ bhālacandraṁ ca daśamaṁ tu vināyakam |
ekādaśaṁ gaṇapatiṁ dvādaśaṁ tu gajānanam || 4||

द्वादशैतानि नामानि त्रिसंध्यं यः पठेन्नरः।
न च विघ्‍नभयं तस्य सर्वसिद्धिकरः प्रभुः॥ ५॥
dvādaśaitāni nāmāni trisaṁdhyaṁ yaḥ paṭhennaraḥ |
na ca vighnabhayaṁ tasya sarvasiddhikaraḥ prabhuḥ || 5||

विद्यार्थी लभते विद्यां धनार्थी लभते धनम्‌।
पुत्रार्थी लभते पुत्रान्मोक्षार्थी लभते गतिम्‌॥ ६॥
vidyārthī labhate vidyāṁ dhanārthī labhate dhanam |
putrārthī labhate putrānmokṣārthī labhate gatim || 6||

जपेद्गणपतिस्तोत्रं षड्‌भिर्मासैः फलं लभेत्‌।
संवत्सरेण सिद्धिं च लभते नात्र संशयः॥ ७॥
japedgaṇapatistotraṁ ṣaḍbhirmāsaiḥ phalaṁ labhet |
saṁvatsareṇa siddhiṁ ca labhate nātra saṁśayaḥ || 7||

अष्टेभ्यो ब्राह्मणेभ्यश्च लिखित्वा यः समर्पयेत्‌।
तस्य विद्या भवेत्सर्वा गणेशस्य प्रसादतः॥ ८॥
aṣṭebhyo brāhmaṇebhyaśca likhitvā yaḥ samarpayet |
tasya vidyā bhavetsarvā gaṇeśasya prasādataḥ || 8||

॥ इति श्रीनारदपुराणे संकटनाशनं गणेशस्तोत्रं संपूर्णम्‌॥
|| iti śrīnāradapurāṇe saṁkaṭanāśanaṁ gaṇeśastotraṁ saṁpūrṇam||

Translation:
Obeisance to Lord Gaṇeśa. Nārada teaches “Those who bow their heads in obeisance to the son of Gourī, Vināyaka who is the refuge protector of his devotees shall attain longevity, fulfillment of all desires and fortune prosperity. Thereafter the great sage takes the twelve most holy names of Sri Gaṇeśa [in the order of the twelve zodiac houses]. He concludes that whosoever repeats these twelve names at dawn, noon and dusk shall always remove every obstacle and trouble in his path to sure success and attain good fortune.

Students desiring knowledge and learning shall attain their wish while those desiring wealth, obtain wealth.
Couples desiring children shall be blessed with progeny while the spiritualists aspiring for mokṣa shall get sad-gati (guru and path to attain salvation).

By continuously reciting this hymn as described, these objects and constant association with Śrī Gaṇeśa is attained in six months. If continued for a year, then without doubt, siddhi (perfection, expertise) is attained. Making eight copies of this hymn [writing on paper using red ink] and distributing to eight learned people (brāhmaṇa) brings wisdom and great knowledge.