PARAM PRADHANAM PURUSHAM TATHANYE
VISHWODGATEH KARANAM ISWARAM VA
TASMAI NAMO VIGHNA VINASHAKAYA.
'Ganesha' literally means the Lord of the Ganas the spirits presiding over the five elements (Tattwas) which go to constitute the world. This aspect of the Divinity is worshiped first, when commencing all forms of sacred worships, festive celebrations, and auspicious undertakings.
OM SRI GANESHAYA NAMAH
This mantra is recited at the commencement of any new project-- whether spiritual or material. An aspirant must repeat this mantra at least three times at the beginning of his spiritual practices.
This Mantara removes obstacles, enhances knowledge, promotes institutional wisdom, and grants Liberation!