मन्त्र 1 -- ओम गण गणपतये नम: ।।
मन्त्र 2 -- वक्रतुण्ड महाकाय सूर्य कोटी समप्रभा ।
निर्विघ्नं कुरु मे देव सर्व - कार्येशु सर्वदा ।।
मन्त्र 3 -- शुक्लाम्बरधरं देवं शशिवर्णं चतुर्भुजम् ।
प्रसन्नवदनं ध्यायेत् सर्वविघ्नोपशान्तये ॥
Lord ganesha has a very unique personality , his generosity and their mystical ramifications are all unique to him.the all-knowing ,easy-to-please and 'remover of obstacles' has a mouse as his vehicle.he has two wives,namely riddhi and siddhi.his daughter is mother santoshi [maa santoshi] who is revered to in the current times of kalyug.before embarking / starting of any new venture / auspicious work, lord ganesha is the first of the lords to be revered to, as he has the power and the generosity to remove all hurdles and obstacles and because of this he is also known as 'shri ganesh'.. Starting any new venture is also refered to as 'shri ganesh' of the venture...means to start a new venture under the name of lord ganesh.lord ganesha is very fond of [durva] grass and 'laddoo' [a sweet meat of flours/dry fruits and other ingredients].
lord ganesh represents the planet mars and is its ruler. planet mars is known as 'mangal' [good tiding] in hindi and lord ganesha being the lord of 'good tidings' always blesses his devotees with good tidings.
Paying reverence to lord ganesha bestows the devotee with wealth and prosperity and all hurdles in the path to success are removed, for a smooth and comfortable journey towards the goals.the devotee is blessed with education, knowledge and a son and all his adversaries are vanquished.lord ganesh [gajanan] is also referred to as the eternal astrologer ;as has been reffered to in the ‘skand puran’;according to legends,on the instructions of his father , lord shiva ,he travelled to kashi,the holy city in the garb of an astrologer and visited every household foretelling the future.as such in all astrological remedies and predictions his name is remebered and meditated upon, for him to bestow his generosity and benevolence on the astrologer to utilise his knowledge favourably. paying reverence to lord ganesha bestows fame, fortune, wealth and happiness.the devotee experiences success in all his endeavors and leads a happy life.
भगवान एकदंत के अति पूज्य चौदह नाम
भगवान श्री गणेश बुद्धि के देवता कहे जाते है । हिन्दू धर्म के अनुसार सवर्प्रथम इनकी ही पूजा की जाती है। जो भी जातक प्रभु गजानन के चौदह पवित्र नामो का प्रतिदिन एक बार भी नाम लेता है उसे मनवांछित फलों की अवश्य ही प्राप्ति होती है। भगवान एकदंत के अति पूज्य चौदह नाम नीचे दिए गए है।