Kolkata: Lord Ganesha – also known as Vighna Harta (remover of obstacles) is a revered Hindu God. Hindus offer their prayers to the elephant-headed God before conducting any Puja or beginning a new project.
Even in wedding invitation cards, the lord’s name is first mentioned so as to prevent obstacles during the ceremony.
Tuesdays are dedicated to Lord Ganesha, also popular as Ganpati. Every Mangalwar (Tuesday), you can chant the following Mantra to seek blessings from Lord Ganesha and prevent hurdles on the path to success, happiness.
वक्रतुण्ड महाकाय सूर्य कोटी समप्रभा
निर्विघ्नं कुरु मे देव सर्व-कार्येशु सर्वदा॥
Vakratunda Mahakaya Suryakoti Samaprabha
Nirvighnam Kuru Me Deva Sarva-Kaaryeshu Sarvada॥
Meaning of this Ganesh Mantra:
O Lord, with a curved trunk and a huge body, you emit the radiance of crores of Suns.
Remove all obstacles and bless me so that I succeed in every task that I undertake now and in future.