Ganesha Shlokas

Ganesha idol in front of Ulsoor temple, Bangalore

Ganesha idol in front of Ulsoor temple, Bangalore

108 Names of Lord Ganesha and the meanings

  1. Akhurath: One who has mouse as his charioteer
  2. Alampata : Ever eternal lord
  3. Amit : Incomparable lord
  4. Anantachidrupamayam: Infinite and consciousness personified
  5. Avaneesh: Lord of the whole world
  6. Avighna: Remover of obstacles
  7. Balaganapati: Beloved and lovable child
  8. Bhalchandra: Moon-crested lord
  9. Bheema: Huge and Gigantic
  10. Bhupati: Lord of the gods
  11. Bhuvanpati: God of the gods
  12. Buddhinath: God of wisdom
  13. Budhipriya: Knowledge bestower
  14. Bhudhividhata: God of knowledge
  15. Chaturbhuj: One who has four arms
  16. Devadeva: Lord of all lords
  17. Devantakanashakarin: Destroyer of evils and asuras
  18. Devarata: One who accepts all gods
  19. Devendrashika: Protector of all gods
  20. Dharmik: One who gives charity
  21. Dhoomravarna: Smoke-Hued lord
  22. Durja: Invincible lord
  23. Dvaimatura: One who has two mothers
  24. Ekaakshara: He of the single syllable
  25. Ekadanta: Single-Tusked lord
  26. Ekadrishta: Single-Tusked lord
  27. Eshanputra: Lord Shiva’s son
  28. Gadadhara: One who has the mace as his weapon
  29. Gajakarna: One who has eyes like an elephant
  30. Gajanana: Elephant-Faced lord
  31. Gajananeti: Elephant-Faced lord
  32. Gajavakra: Trunk of the elephant
  33. Gajavaktra: One who has mouth like an elephant
  34. Ganadhakshya: Lord of all Ganas (Gods)
  35. Ganadhyakshina: Leader of all the celestial bodies
  36. Ganapati: Lord of all Ganas (Gods)
  37. Gaurisuta: The son of Gauri (Parvati)
  38. Gunina: One who is the master of all virtues
  39. Haridra: One who is golden coloured
  40. Heramba: Mother’s Beloved son
  41. Kapila: Yellowish-Brown coloured
  42. Kaveesha: Master of poets
  43. Krti: Lord of music
  44. Kripalu: Merciful lord
  45. Krishapingaksha: Yellowish-Brown eyed
  46. Kshamakaram: The place of forgiveness
  47. Kshipra: One who is easy to appease
  48. Lambakarna: Large-Eared lords
  49. Lambodara: The huge bellied lord
  50. Mahabala: Enormously strong lord
  51. Mahaganpati: Omnipotent and supreme lord
  52. Maheshwaram: Lord of the universe
  53. Mangalamurti: All auspicious lord
  54. Manomay: Winner of hearts
  55. Mrityunjaya: Conqueror of death
  56. Mundakarama: Abode of happiness
  57. Muktidaya: Bestower of eternal bliss
  58. Mushikvahana: One who has mouse as charioteer
  59. Nadapratithishta: One who appreciates and loves music
  60. Namasthetu: Vanquisher of all evils and vices and sins
  61. Nandana: Lord Shiva’s son
  62. Nideeshwaram: Giver of wealth and treasures
  63. Omkara: One who has the form of OM
  64. Pitambara: One who has yellow-colored
  65. Pramoda: Lord of all abodes
  66. Prathameshwara: First among all
  67. Purush: The omnipotent personality
  68. Rakta: One who has red-colored
  69. Rudrapriya: Beloved of lord Shiva
  70. Sarvadevatman: Acceptor of all celestial offerings
  71. Sarvasiddanta: Bestower of skills and wisdom
  72. Sarvatman: Protector of the universe
  73. Shambhavi: The son of Parvati
  74. Shashivarnam: One who has a moon like complexion
  75. Shoorpakarna: Large-eared Lord
  76. Shuban: All auspicious lord
  77. Shubhagunakanan: One who is the master of all virtues
  78. Shweta: One who is as pure as the white colour
  79. Siddhidhata: Bestower of success and accomplishments
  80. Siddhipriya: Bestower of wishes and boons
  81. Siddhivinayak: Bestower of success
  82. Skandapurvaja: Elder brother of Skanda (Lord Kartik)
  83. Sumukha: Auspicious face
  84. Sureshwaram: Lord of all lords
  85. Swaroop: Lover of beauty
  86. Tarun: Ageless
  87. Uddanda: Nemesis of evils and vices
  88. Umaputra: The son of goddess Uma (Parvati)
  89. Vakratunda: Curved trunk lord
  90. Varaganapati: Bestower of boons
  91. Varaprada: Granter of wishes and boons
  92. Varadavinayaka: Bestower of Success
  93. Veeraganapati: Heroic lord
  94. Vidyavaridhi: God of wisdom
  95. Vighnahara: Remover of obstacles
  96. Vignaharta: Demolisher of obstacles
  97. Vighnaraja: Lord of all hindrances
  98. Vighnarajendra: Lord of all obstacles
  99. Vighnavinashanaya: Destroyer of all obstacles and impediments
  100. Vigneshwara: Lord of all obstacles
  101. Vikat: Huge and gigantic
  102. Vinayaka: Lord of all
  103. Vishwamukha: Master of the universe
  104. Vishwaraja: King of the world
  105. Yagnakaya: Acceptor of all sacred and sacrificial offerings
  106. Yashaskaram: Bestower of fame and fortune
  107. Yashvasin: Beloved and ever popular lord
  108. Yogadhipa: The lord of meditation

SHLOKAS

Shloka 1
Suklam baratharam vishnum sasivarnam sathurbujam
Prasanna vadanam dyayeth sarva vignoba santhaye

Shloka 2
Vakra thunda maha kaya soorya koti sama praba
Nirvignam kurume deva sarva  kaaryeshu sarvadha

Shloka 3
Gajananam, Bhootha Ganaathi Sevitham,
Kavitha Jambu Manasara Bakshitham
Uma sutham, shoka vinaasa haaranam,
Namaami Vigneshwara, paada pankajam

Shloka 4
Agajaanana padmaarkam gajanana maharnisam
Anekadham dham bhakthanam ekadhantham upasmahe
Mooshika Vahana Modhaga Hasta
Shyamala Karna Vilambitha Sutra
Vamana Rupa Maheshwara Putra
Vigna Vinayaka Pada Namaste