Ganesha Ashtothram – 108 Names of Lord Ganesha

The Ganesha Ashtothram or Ashtottara Shatanamavali refers to the 108 names of Ganesha which are recited to praise God Ganesha, who is known to be the remover of obstacles and help his devotees to reach their goals.

He is the elder brother of God Karthikeya and the son of the supreme deities Shiva and Parvati. He was entitled with several names for his divine acts, which are prescribed in several Puranas and agamas.

This Ashtothram as provided below shows us how the Lord Vinayaka is entitled with several divine names. Each of the names holds a deeper meaning which can be understood when someones read through his stories.

These 108 names of Ganesh were chanted on several occasions mainly while doing pooja or during holy rituals or even before starting new work.

The Ganesha Ashtothram is also an important part of Ganesh Chaturthi pooja, where each name is recited with an offering of a flower or sacred rice.

In several families, parents use to teach their children these 108 names and master them very nicely such that it improves their devotion from their childhood itself.

Ganesha ashtothram or 108 names of ganesha

Ganesha Ashtothram ( Ashtottara Shatanamavali)

  1. Om Gajananaya Namaha
  2. Om Ganadhyakshaya Namaha
  3. Om Vignarajaaya Namaha
  4. Om Vinayakaya Namaha
  5. Om Dwaimaturaya Namaha
  6. Om Dwimukhaya Namaha
  7. Om Pramukhaya Namaha
  8. Om Sumukhaya Namaha
  9. Om Krutine Namaha
  10. Om Supradeepaya Namaha
  11. Om Sukhanidhaye Namaha
  12. Om Suradhyakshaya Namaha
  13. Om Surarighnaya Namaha
  14. Om Mahaganapathaye Namaha
  15. Om Maanyaaya Namaha
  16. Om Mahakalaya Namaha
  17. Om Mahabhalaya Namaha
  18. Om Heyrambaya Namaha
  19. Om Lamba-jhataraya Namaha
  20. Om Hraswagreevaya Namaha
  21. Om Mahodaraya Namaha
  22. Om Madothkataya Namaha
  23. Om Mahaveeraya Namaha
  24. Om Mantrinae Namaha
  25. Om Mangala-swaraya Namaha
  26. Om Pramadhaya Namaha
  27. Om Pradhamaya Namaha
  28. Om Praagnaya Namaha
  29. Om Vignakarthrey Namaha
  30. Om Vignahantrey Namaha
  31. Om Viswanethrey Namaha
  32. Om Viratpataye Namaha
  33. Om Sripathaye Namaha
  34. Om Vakpathaye Namaha
  35. Om Sringarine Namaha
  36. Om Aashritha vatsalaya Namaha
  37. Om Shivapriyaya Namaha
  38. Om Shegrakarine Namaha
  39. Om Shaswataya Namaha
  40. Om Balaya Namaha
  41. Om Baloothitaya Namaha
  42. Om Bhavatmajaya Namaha
  43. Om Purana purushaya Namaha
  44. Om Puushne Namaha
  45. Om Pushkarotshipta vaarine Namaha
  46. Om Agraganyaya Namaha
  47. Om Agrapujyaya Namaha
  48. Om Agragamine Namaha
  49. Om Mantrakrite Namaha
  50. Om Chameekara prabhaya Namaha
  51. Om Sarvaya Namaha
  52. Om Sarvopasyaya Namaha
  53. Om Sarvakartre Namaha
  54. Om Sarvanethre Namaha
  55. Om Sarvasiddhi-pradaya Namaha
  56. Om Sarva Siddhaye Namaha
  57. Om Pancha-hastaya Namaha
  58. Om Parvatinandanaya Namaha
  59. Om Prabhave Namaha
  60. Om Kumara gurave Namaha
  61. Om Akshobhyaya Namaha
  62. Om Kunjarasura bhamjanaya Namaha
  63. Om Pramodaya Namaha
  64. Om Modakapriyaya Namaha
  65. Om Kanthimatae Namaha
  66. Om Dhritimate Namaha
  67. Om Kamine Namaha
  68. Om Kapithavanapriyaya Namaha
  69. Om Brahmacharine Namaha
  70. Om Brahmarupine Namaha
  71. Om Brahmavidyadi Daanabhuve Namaha
  72. Om Jishnave Namaha
  73. Om Vishnupriyaya Namaha
  74. Om Bhakta jivitaya Namaha
  75. Om Jita manmadhaya Namaha
  76. Om Aishwarya karanaya Namaha
  77. Om Jyayase Namaha
  78. Om YakshaKinnera sevitaya Namaha
  79. Om Ganga sutaya Namaha
  80. Om Ganadhishaya Namaha
  81. Om Gambhira Ninadaaya Namaha
  82. Om Vatave Namaha
  83. Om Abhishta varadayine Namaha
  84. Om Jyotishae Namaha
  85. Om Bhaktanidhaye Namaha
  86. Om Bhava-gamyaya Namaha
  87. Om Mangalapradaya Namaha
  88. Om Avyaktaya Namaha
  89. Om Apraakruta Parakramaya Namaha
  90. Om Satyadharmine Namaha
  91. Om Sakhaye Namaha
  92. Om Sarasambu nidhaye Namaha
  93. Om Maheshaya Namaha
  94. Om Divyangaya Namaha
  95. Om Manikinkini Mekhalaya Namaha
  96. Om Samastadevata murtaye Namaha
  97. Om Sahishnave Namaha
  98. Om Satatotthitaya Namaha
  99. Om Vighata karine Namaha
  100. Om Viswadgrushae Namaha
  101. Om Vishwaraksha krute Namaha
  102. Om Kalyana gurave Namaha
  103. Om Unmatta veshaya Namaha
  104. Om Aparaajithe Namaha
  105. Om Samasta Jagadadharaya Namaha
  106. Om Sarvaishwarya pradaya Namaha
  107. Om Aakranta chidachitprabhave Namaha
  108. Om Shri Vigneshwaraya Namaha

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