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Om Gam Ganapataye Namaha

Devanagari script:

ॐ गं गणपतये नमः


oṃ gaṃ gaṇapataye namaha



oṃ: The eternal source-sound-vibration of creation.

gaṃ: Bija mantra (condensed sound form) for Ganesha.

gaṇapataye: "To Ganapati." Ganapati is another name for Ganesha with similar meaning, as the lord ("pati") of Shiva's army ("gaṇa").

namaha: (Same as "namo") To honor or solute. "All glory to..."

"According to Kundalini yoga, Ganesha resides in the first chakra, called muladhara. The Ganapati Atharvashirsa says, 'O Ganesha, You continually dwell in the sacral plexus at the base of the spine.' Ganesha holds, supports and guides all the other chakras, thereby governing the forces that propel the wheel of life."  ~ wikipedia

"You're the ancient tone, known as Om,
Vibrating and illuminating all my bones.
The enlightened One, who’s tons of fun,
Ganapati rocks the party when he plays the drum.
Master of Mridangam, and the tabla,
When you're blessed by Ganesh then nothin' can stop ya.
I trust that you can bust with just one tusk
through every obstacle, until they’re crushed.
From dawn to dusk and from dusk till dawn,
Removing all obstacles — 'till they're gone!"  ~ MC Yogi

"...the most important thing is that they should know that they're singing to this loving presence that is always present, within and without, called by all these names. These are all names of God, these are all names of that place."  ~ Krishna Das