Kshipra Ganapati is regarded as the 10th among the 32 different forms and Kshipra Ganapati. The Sanskrit word ‘Kshipra’ denotes quickness and immediacy. True to his name Kshipra Ganapati, this Lord is regarded as the one who answers prayers, rewards true devotion and satisfies the devotees, immediately.
He is red in complexion, has four hands, and holds in the main right arm, his own broken tusk. His other hands are having in them, a sprig of the wish-fulfilling tree Kalpa Vriksha, a noose, and an elephant goad. His trunk forms a fine curl at its end, and holds in it, a pot of jewels or precious stones, known as Ratna Kumbha.
Makayiram (Mrigashirsha) Nakshatra is related to Kshipra Ganapati. Worshipping Kshipra Ganapati form of Lord Ganesh is believed to give knowledge. Meditating every day the lord will help devotees by granting long-life and fulfills their wishes.
Mantra for Kshipra Ganapati:
This mantra hails this Lord as ‘the Ganapati who acts speedily’, describes his form and prays for his grace and blessings.
Dhanthakalpalathaa pasha ratnakumbhamshu kojvalam|
Bandhooka kamaneeyaabham dhyaayeth kshipraganadhipam
“Ganapati the Speedyle”. He has four arms. He is red in colour. His hands show the single tusk, the elephant goad, the creeper of the votive tree (kalpalata), the noose. With the end of his trunk, he carries the stone cup full of precious stones (ratnakumbha).Chanting the Kshipra Ganapati mantra with faith, can be an effective means of propitiating this powerful Lord.
Benefits of Kshipra Ganapati Pooja:
Overcome difficulties in life.
Ensure peace and harmony.
Acquiring more knowledge in life.
Eliminate negativity and distress.
Remove Karmic issues and doshas.
“Ganapati who is easy to Appease” or “Quick-acting Ganapati”
Appearence of Kshipra Ganapati:
He has four arms. He is red in colour. His hands show the single tusk, the elephant goad, the creeper of the votive tree (kalpalatâ), the noose. With the end of his trunk, he carries the stone cup full of precious stones (ratnakumbha).
Ekashari Ganesha Moola Mantra:
Om Gam Ganapathaye Swaha
Maha Ganesh Mool Mantra:
The Ganesha Mool Mantra is also known as the Ganesha Beeja mantra or the Bija mantra. In Hindi, ‘Beej’ means seed – the source of everything in the universe. This powerful mantra combines several of the Ganpathi beeja mantras, especially the beeja or the seed sonic vibration associated with Lord Ganpati –‘Gam’.
“Om Shreem Hreem Kleem Glaum Gam Ganapataye Vara Varad Sarvajan janmay Vashamanaye Swaha Tatpurushaye Vidmahe Vakratundaye Dhimahi Tanno Danti Prachodyat Om Shantih Shantih Shantihi”
Meaning : The Ganesh Mool mantra is the most succinct and powerful Lord Ganesha mantra of all. This mantra celebrates the unique and divine form of God Ganpati (Ganesha) and his powers. The Ganesha Mool (root) Mantra, beginning with the incantation of ‘Om’ evokes positivity, purity, energy and the presence of Lord Ganpati in one’s life.
Benefit : The Ganesh Mool Mantra is believed to create a powerful aura around one’s body because of the cosmic energy in the sound vibrations of the Sanskrit words. This mantra is uniquely musical and lifts the mind to a state of trance. It is widely chanted during Pujas and Yagyas to please Lord Ganesha. It brings peace, good luck, success and removes all obstacles from one’s life if incanted in the proper way.
Correct way to recite Ganesh Mantras:
So, to get best results and invoke Lord Ganesha to bring success, wealth, good luck, peace and to dispel fear and set twisted paths and minds straight, one should keep certain things in mind before he begins the incantation of the Ganesh mantras. They are as follows :
One should freshen up completely before beginning the prayer service.
One should Devote oneself completely to Lord Ganesha and open himself to the positivity of the Universe.
One should always begin any kind of Puja offering by chanting the Ganesh Mantra first and follow this routine with dedication.
Lord Ganesha is the epitome of focus and clarity in the midst of a gray world which is full of duality and confusion. One should, thus, dedicate his Inner Self to Lord Ganesha and chant these mantras for happiness and enlightenment as well as good health, abundant wealth and good luck and witness his life transform before his very own eyes.
The Shaktivinayak Mantra:
“Om Hreeng Greeng Hreeng”
Meaning : In Hindi, Shakti means power and Vinayak means ‘the Supreme master’.
Benefit : The Shaktivinayaka Ganesh mantra is incanted for financial success and prosperity. It is a powerful mantra for good health and good luck. This mantra is typically recommended to be repeated 108 times in the proper way.
Siddhi Vinayak mantra:
The Siddhi Vinayaka mantra is also one of the most important Ganesh mantras.
“Om Namo Siddhi Vinayakaya Sarva kaarya kartrey Sarva vighna prashamnay Sarvarjaya Vashyakarnaya Sarvajan Sarvastree Purush Aakarshanaya Shreeng Om Swaha.”
Meaning : The word ‘Siddhi Vinayak’ in Hindi means ‘the God of Achievement and Enlightenment’. The Mantra in English, therefore, means – “O Lord of Wisdom and Happiness, only you make every endeavor and everything possible; You are the remover of all obstacles and you have enchanted every being in the Universe, you are the Lord of all women and all men, amen.”
Benefit : This Sanskrit Ganesha mantra is recited 108 times in the proper way to achieve peace, prosperity and Siddhi (Achievement) of spiritual enlightenment, material fulfillment and strong social influence.
Some of the well known Kshipra Ganapati Temples in India are:
1) Pillayarpatti Karpaga Vinayagar Temple in Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu
2) Jyothirmaheshwara Temple in Srirangapattinam, Karnataka
3) Bhramaramba Mallikarjuna Temple in Srisailam, Andra Pradesh
4) Ashtavinayak Temple in Pune, Maharastra (This is west facing temple)
5) Manasa Sarovar in Omkar Hills, Bangalore, Karnataka
6) Kanyakumari Temple in Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu
7) Manthakara Mahaganapathi Temple in Kalpathy
8) Temples in Chamarajanagar and Nanjangud in Mysore district, Karnataka has 32 forms of Ganapati sculptures
Kshipra ganapathi Mantra in Telugu:
శ్రీ క్షిప్ర గణపతయే నమః
ఈ వినాయకుడి రూపానికి నాలుగు చేతులుంటాయి కుడి వైపు చేతులలో దంతం, రత్నాలు పొదిగిన బంగారు కలశం ఎడమ వైపు ఉన్న చేతులతో కల్ప వృక్షపు తీగ, అంకుశం ధరించి కనిపిస్తారు.
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