Sri Gananayakashtakam mp3:
ଗଣନାୟକାଷ୍ଟକମ୍ Lyrics in Oriya:
ଏକଦନ୍ତଂ ମହାକାୟଂ ତପ୍ତକାଞ୍ଚନସନ୍ନିଭମ୍ ।
ଲମ୍ବୋଦରଂ ଵିଶାଲାକ୍ଷଂ ଵନ୍ଦେଽହଂ ଗଣନାୟକମ୍ ॥ ୧॥
ମୌଞ୍ଜୀକୃଷ୍ଣାଜିନଧରଂ ନାଗୟଜ୍ଞୋପଵୀତିନମ୍ ।
ବାଲେନ୍ଦୁସୁକଲାମୌଲିଂ ଵନ୍ଦେଽହଂ ଗଣନାୟକମ୍ ॥ ୨॥
ଅମ୍ବିକାହୃଦୟାନନ୍ଦଂ ମାତୃଭିଃ ପରିଵେଷ୍ଟିତମ୍ ।
ଭକ୍ତିପ୍ରିୟଂ ମଦୋନ୍ମତ୍ତଂ ଵନ୍ଦେଽହଂ ଗଣନାୟକମ୍ ॥ ୩॥
ଚିତ୍ରରତ୍ନଵିଚିତ୍ରାଙ୍ଗଂ ଚିତ୍ରମାଲାଵିଭୂଷିତମ୍ ।
ଚିତ୍ରରୂପଧରଂ ଦେଵଂ ଵନ୍ଦେଽହଂ ଗଣନାୟକମ୍ ॥ ୪॥
ଗଜଵକ୍ତ୍ରଂ ସୁରଶ୍ରେଷ୍ଠଂ କର୍ଣଚାମରଭୂଷିତମ୍ ।
ପାଶାଙ୍କୁଶଧରଂ ଦେଵଂ ଵନ୍ଦେଽହଂ ଗଣନାୟକମ୍ ॥ ୪॥
ୟୋଦ୍ଧୁକାମଂ ମହାଵୀର୍ୟଂ ଵନ୍ଦେଽହଂ ଗଣନାୟକମ୍ ॥ ୫॥
ସ୍ତୂୟମାନଂ ମହାବାହୁଂ ଵନ୍ଦେଽହଂ ଗଣନାୟକମ୍ ॥ ୬॥
ସର୍ଵଵିଘ୍ନହରଂ ଦେଵଂ ସର୍ଵଵିଘ୍ନଵିଵର୍ଜିତମ୍ ।
ସର୍ଵସିଦ୍ଧିପ୍ରଦାତାରଂ ଵନ୍ଦେଽହଂ ଗଣନାୟକମ୍ ॥ ୮॥
ଗଣାଷ୍ଟକମିଦଂ ପୁଣ୍ୟଂ ୟଃ ପଠେ ସତତଂ ନରଃ
ସିଦ୍ଧ୍ୟନ୍ତି ସର୍ଵକାର୍ୟାଣି ଵିଦ୍ୟାଵାନ୍ ଧନଵାନ୍ ଭଵେତ୍ ॥
ଇତି ଶ୍ରୀଗଣନାୟକାଷ୍ଟକଂ ସମ୍ପୂର୍ଣମ୍ ।
Sri Gananayakashtakam Meaning:
You are one tusked, have a massive, enormous and a hot-golden colored body. You have a large pot like belly, beautiful eyes and I bow to you the leader of ganas(followers of Lord Shiva)
The one who is victorious and has the color of his body as Krishna varnam (smoke-hued) and who uses snake as yagnopaveet (janeu; a holy thread that is tied around the belly). The one who has a waxing moon on his head, I bow to you the leader of the ganas.
The one who makes a picture perfect pose, who has a garland adorning around his neck and who takes the form of Kama Roop (the form which is immensely attractive), I bow to you the leader of ganas.
The one who has a face of an elephant and still considered the best, who is beautifully adorned with karnchamra (cowrie, which is used as an ornament for the ear of an elephant) and who holds Pashan and Kusha (weapons used in war), I bow to the leader of the ganas.
The one who uses mushika (mouse) as his chariot, the one who is prayed by everyone and the one who is a mahaveer (extremely brave), I bow to that Lord Ganesha.
The one to whom yaksha, kinnera and gandharva (semi-Gods) pray, who is the one who has the vidya (teachings) to acquire Siddhi (opulence), whose stuti (prayers) people sing by heart and who has strong arms, I bow to the leader of the ganas.
The one who is dear to the mother, who is always at mother’s service, who is dear to his devotees and who ends the wars, I bow to the leader of the ganas.
The Lord who takes all our problems, who diminished all the obstacles and problems coming our way and the one who gives all types of Siddhi (opulence), I bow to the leader of the ganas.
This Ganashtakam gives the virtue to those who read it with Bhakti (devotion), this Ashtakam proves beneficial to those who read it and make the person intelligent and wealthy.