Ganpati Gayatri Mantra

Aum Ekadantaya Viddhamahe, Vakratundaya Dhimahi,
Tanno Danti Prachodayat॥

Meaning:
We pray to the one with the single-tusked elephant tooth who is omnipresent. We meditate upon and pray for greater intellect to the Lord with the curved, elephant-shaped trunk. We bow before the one with the single-tusked elephant tooth to illuminate our minds with wisdom.

Meaning Word by Word:

  • Ekadantaya - The one with the single tusked elephant tooth
  • Viddhamahe - who is omnipresent
  • Vakratundaya - Curved trunk
  • Dhimahi - We meditate upon and pray for greater intellect
  • Tanno Danti - We bow before the one with the single tusked elephant tooth
  • Prachodayat - Illuminate our minds with wisdom

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