Gajavadana

The bhajan begins after the downbeat.

  • Genre: bhajan Deity: Ganesha
  • Artists: Bhavani Param
  • Music Details: | Talam-Adi | Sruti-F# | Graha-Ri
  • Transliteration

    Gajavadana gananaatha

    Gowri tanaya daya maya

    Gajavadana gananaatha

    Bhuvana dhaara pranava swaroopa

    Gajavadana Gananaatha

    Translation

    O Elephant-faced Lord of ganas
    The beloved and compassionate lord of Gauri
    O Elephant-faced Lord of ganas
    Oh embodiment of Pranava Om; the Supporter of the whole universe
    Oh Elephant-faced Lord of ganas

    Photo of  Gurudeva
    In the home, the mother is likened to the Shakti Deity. She is the power, the very soul of the home. None other. So, she has to be there. She has to be treated sensitively and kindly, and with respect.
    —Gurudeva