Ganesha Pancharatnam stotram is a very popular devotional stotra composed by Sri Adi Shankaracharya on Lord Ganesha. Pancharatnam literally means ‘Five Jewels’. Ganesha Pancharatnam lyrics consists of five stanzas praising Lord Ganesha and One phalastuti Stanza explaining the benefits of reciting this Stotram. The Five Stanzas are considered as five jewels or Ratnas, and hence the name Ganesha Pancharatnam. This Stotra is also popular as Mudakaratha Modakam Stotram. Get Sri Ganesha Pancharatnam lyrics in english here and chant it with utmost devotion to overcome obstacles and be blessed with Good Health, Knowledge and wealth.
Ganesha Pancharatnam Stotram Lyrics in English
mudākarātta mōdakaṁ sadā vimuktisādhakaṁ
kalādharāvataṁsakaṁ vilāsilōkarakṣakam |
natāśubhāśunāśakaṁ namāmi taṁ vināyakam || 1 ||
Meaning: (I salute God Vinayaka/Ganesh) The one who joyfully holds sweet modaka in his hand and who always gives salvation to his devotees. The one who wears the moon as an ornament and the protector of all the worlds. The one who acts as a guide/leader to the destitute or helpless people, the destroyer of the demons. The one who removes the bad and inauspicious things in one’s lives, I bow to you, the God Vinayaka.
namatsurārinirjaraṁ natādhikāpaduddharam |
surēśvaraṁ nidhīśvaraṁ gajēśvaraṁ gaṇēśvaraṁ
mahēśvaraṁ tamāśrayē parātparaṁ nirantaram || 2 ||
Meaning: (I bow to the God Ganesha), The one who induces fear to the people with dishonest and arrogance, the one who shines like a rising sun. I pray to the one who destroys the enemies of the gods and who frees and uplift his devotees from the obstacles. O’ Ganesha, the leader of gods (Suras), the leader of wealth, the elephant-faced god and the Chief of celestial attendants (Ganas). The one who is like God Maheswara and always offers protection to the devotees who approached him.
darētarōdaraṁ varaṁ varēbhavaktramakṣaram |
kr̥pākaraṁ kṣamākaraṁ mudākaraṁ yaśaskaraṁ
manaskaraṁ namaskr̥tāṁ namaskarōmi bhāsvaram || 3 ||
Meaning: I bow to the God Ganesha, who gives auspiciousness to all the worlds, the destroyer of demons. The one who has a big stomach that signifies space and prosperity. Who gives great boons and the elephant-faced god. The one who showers the grace, the forgiver of mistakes, The god of happiness and the who gives glory to his devotees. The one who gives good thoughts to the devotees. I bow to you, the god with shining form.
purāripūrvanandanaṁ surārigarvacarvaṇam |
kapōladānavāraṇaṁ bhajē purāṇavāraṇam || 4 ||
Meaning: I bow to the God Ganesha, who removes the sufferings of the destitute or helpless, who is praised in the ancient texts and sayings. The elder son of the Shiva (Purari)- the destroyer of Tripura’s, The destroyer of the pride of the demons. The one who uses his powers during the great dissolution (Pralaya), adorned with gods like Agni as his ornaments. The one whose cheeks flows downs the fluid of grace like the elephant, I adore you the primordial or ancient elephant-headed god.
hr̥dantarē nirantaraṁ vasantamēva yōgināṁ
tamēkadantamēva taṁ vicintayāmi santatam || 5 ||
Meaning: The one who is bright with glittering tusk, the son of the god (Shiva) who killed Yama. The one who’s true form was unimaginable, The eternal one, the remover of obstacles. The god who lives in the hearts of yogi’s always. I meditate on the deity with a single tusk and the remover of obstacles.
mahāgaṇēśa pañcaratna mādarēṇa yō:’nvahaṁ
prajalpati prabhātakē hr̥di smarangaṇēśvaram |
arōgatāmadōṣatāṁ susāhitīṁ suputratāṁ
samāhitāyuraṣṭabhūtimabhyupaiti sō:’cirāt || 6 ||
Meaning: One who reads Maha Ganesha pancharatnam with devotion every day and Recites this in the morning keeping God Ganesha in the heart will be granted good Health, blamelessness or life without faults, good skills, and education, good children along with a complete life with all the eight wealth’s (Asthaiwaryas).
Ithi Sri Ganesha Pancharathanam Stotram Sampoornam ||