Ashtavinayak Temple Mantra & Meaning:
Moreshwar: The 1st temple in the Ashtavinayak yatra, come again to this temple complete the pilgrimage:
Nije Bhuswanandjadbharat Bhumya Paratare
Turiyostire Paramsukhdevta Nivasasi
Mayuraya Nath Stawamasich
Ataswa sandhyaye Shivharini Brahmajanakam
Meaning: Oh! Lord Mayureshwar of Morgaon, you stay on sage Jadbharat’s land, on the banks of river Karha that is known as Bhuswanand (happiness on land). Shree Moreshwar, who is far from three qualities, who is Swayambhu, who is without any form, who resembles Omkar, who is always in the fourth state of yoga and who rides on a peacock – may accept my salutation.
Siddhivinayak Siddhtek: A sacred temple to gain siddhis, the 2nd stop in the Ashtavinayak yatra
Sthitho Bhimatire Jagadvan Kamen Harina
Vijetu Daityo Tachuti Malbhavou Kaitabhmadhu
Mahavighnarten Prakhar Tapasa Seitpado
Ganesh Siddhisho Girivarapu Panchjanak
Meaning: Lord Vishnu, who was surrounded by fierce calamities, performed penance on mountain Siddhatek which is on the bank of river Bhima. On receiving a boon from Lord Ganesh, Lord Vishnu killed two demons Madhu & Kaitabh. Oh, Lord Siddheshwar Shree Ganesh, accept my salutation.
Ballaleshwar Pali: A swayanbhu idol awaits you at the 3rd temple in the Ashtavinayak yatra
Vedo Sanstuvaibhavo Gajamukho Bhaktabhimani yo
Ballaleravya Subhaktapal Narat; Khyat Sada Tishtati.
Kshetre Pallipure Yatha Kritayuge Chasmitha Laukike
Bhakterbhavite Murtiman Ganapati Siddhishwar Tam Bhaje
Meaning: I worship Lord Ganesh, who is elephant-headed, who has been praised in the Vedas, who is popular by the name of his devotee (Ballal), who protects his devotees and in this Krita yuga who abodes in Pallipur or Pali.
Mahad Ganpati: Offer salutations to two Ganesha idols in the 4th stop of the Ashtavinayak yatra
Bhaktabhimani Ganaraj Ekam
Kshetre MadhaKhye Vardam Prasanam
Yastishtati Shree Vardo Ganesham
Vinayakasta Pranamami Bhaktam
Meaning: I salute Lord Ganaraj who is a leader of Ganas, who is proud of his devotees and who lives at Mahad and has a pleasant appearance.
Chintamani Theur: For peace & spiritual attainment, pray at this 5th temple of the Ashtavinayak yatra
Brahma Srushtyadisakta Sthirahittam Pidito Vighnasande
Aakranto Bhutirakya Krutiganrajasa Jeevita Tyaktu Mischina
Swatmanan Sarvayakta Ganapatimamal Satyachintamaniyam
Mukta stapayant sthirmatisukhadam stavare dhudhi Midhe
Meaning: The one who is in search of happiness, who is in the midst of all calamities should go to Sthavar (Theur) and worship Shree Chintamani and get rid of all (worries) and calamities.
Girijatmaj Lenyandri: The only temple in the Ashtavinayak yatra located on a hill
Mayasa Bhuvaneshwari Shivasti Dehashrita Sundary
Vignesham Sutmaptukam Sanhita Kurvetapo Dushkaram
Takhya Bhutprakat Prasanna vardo Tishtataya Sthapitam
Vandeh Girijatmaj parmaj Tam Lekhanadrishitam
Meaning: Mother of the universe, the beautiful wife of Lord Shiva, Goddess Parvati performed severe penance of Shree Ganesh and at last, obtained Shree Ganesh as her son. I salute Girija Parvati’s son Girijatmaj who stays on mountain Lekhanadri (Lenyadri).
Vighneshwar Ozhar: Gain the blessing of overcoming obstacles at the 7th temple in the Ashtavinayak yatra
Bhaktanugrahe Gajmukho Vigeshwaro Brahamapam
Nana Murti Dharopi Naijamahima Khanda Sadatma Prabhu
Sweccha Vighnahar Sadasukhkar Sidha Kallo Swayepum
Kshetre Chozarke Namostu Satatam Tamse Parabrahamne
Meaning: Let my mind be concentrated on God, who is elephant-headed, benignant and remover of obstacles. He defeated demon Vighnasur. He, himself, is Brahma. His greatness is undisturbed in his different forms. He is the greatest artist. He gives happiness to his devotees, who stay at Ozar.
Mahaganpati Ranjangaon: Experience the Mahaganpati form in the last stop of the Ashtavinayak yatra
Shree Shambhuvarprada Sutapasa Namna Sahastra Swakam
Datwa Shree Vijay Padam Shivkar Tasme Prasanna Prabhu
Ten Sthapit Eva Sadgunavapu Ganapati Kshetre Sadatishtati
Tam Vande Manipurke Ganapati Devam Mahant Mudra
Meaning: Lord Shivshankar obtained a boon by propitiating Lord Shree Ganesh. I salute Shree Ganesh who stays at Manipur (Ranjangaon), who gave a boon to Lord Shiva, whose appearance is beautiful and pleasing and who is the epitome of good qualities.
Ashtavinayak Temples Order:
- Mayureshwar Ganpati Mandir
- Siddhatek Ashtavinayak Mandir
- Shri Ballaleshwar Temple
- Shree Chintamani Vinayaka Temple
- Girijatmaj Temple
- Vighnahar Ganesh Temple, Ozar
- Varad Vinayak Ganpati Mandir, Mahad
- Mahaganpati Ranjangaon