[INDOLOGY] Some Ganesha gayatri mantras

Madhav Deshpande mmdesh at umich.edu
Sat Feb 1 15:41:43 EST 2020


Hello Harry,

I came across these Gaṇēśa Gāyatrīs with their sources [
https://ia803108.us.archive.org/20/items/15GanesaGayatri/15Ganesa%20Gayatri.pdf
]

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Madhav M. Deshpande
Professor Emeritus, Sanskrit and Linguistics
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Senior Fellow, Oxford Center for Hindu Studies

[Residence: Campbell, California, USA]


On Wed, Jan 29, 2020 at 3:51 PM Harry Spier via INDOLOGY <
indology at list.indology.info> wrote:

> Dear list members,
> I've been asked to verify the authenticity of the following two Ganesha
> gayatri mantras.  I.e. if they are not a modern creation. I haven't found
> them in either Muktabodha or GRETIL libraries.  Would any of the list
> members know a scriptural source or have heard these in a temple ceremony?
>
>  ekadantāya vidmahe
>
> vakratuṇḍāya dhīmahi
>
> tanno buddhiḥ pracodayāt
>
>
> gajānanāya vidmahe
>
> vakratuṇḍāya dhīmahi
>
> tanno dantī pracodayāt
>
>
> Thanks,
>
> Harry Spier
>
>
>
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