Ganesha Mantras : Chanting the Name God
The mantras for worshiping Ganesha are also known as Siddhi Mantra, that is, the perfect mantras. The enormous power and energy of all the mantras praising lord Ganesha are capable of inspiring a devotee to his spiritual best. Whenever a devotee chants these hymns and mantras by completely surrendering his/her soul and with proper devotion, it is sure to yield the best possible results. The prayers and mantras for lord Ganesha when chanted with a clean heart are capable of obliterating all the trials and obstacles in the path to a happy complete life and grace an individual with ultimate spiritual success. All Ganesha mantras are known to be disclosed by the almighty himself and provide divine illumination to his devotees.
Lord Ganesha stands synonymous with the power of knowledge and wisdom. He also stands for the power of fulfillment and success. It is widely believed that one can greatly benefit by chanting these mantras but only if one has utter devotion and ultimate faith. When an individual successfully acquires the qualities like love, respect, understanding and faith then success can never stay away for long. With human kindness and spiritual will power it is really possible to experience that integrated divine existence which is the deepest and most profound secret of the universe. When the great lord is truly satisfied by our prayers, all restrictions are broken, all obstacles are obliterated and all problems are solved.
The three basic sounds, which are the origin of all sounds – a, u and m that constitute AUM is assigned to ganesha, the deity with whose permission every religious activity always begins. The sound of AUM (OM) is also called Pranava or the universal supreme soul and is the source of every form of life. Vinayaka Ganesha is the symbol of this Pranava and the primary aim of Ganesha mantras is to indicate the purpose of evolution to mankind and also to show them the path to that ultimate knowledge of the cosmos.
The Ganesha siddhi mantras are extremely powerful and full of energy and can be used in everyday jaap that will bring success and fulfilment to every life. They help to remove confusion, jealousy, fear and depression. Normally these mantras are chanted in multiples of 108 and while using a jaapmala made of rudrakshs to keep count of them. The mantras must be chanted only after understanding their true meanings and significances and only then there maximum benefit can be attained. According to the Ganesha purana
“Aum Vakratundaya Hoom”
is a very powerful mantra. Vakratundaya means ‘one with the single tusk’. The mantra prays to lord Ganesha to straighten out problems and chanting this mantra can really help those who find themselves in a complicated and hopeless situation.This mantra can be chanted in multiples of 108 after pranayama.