Life Free From Hinderances

By: Kamakshi

May 22 2011

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Category: Artifacts

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||Vakratunda Mahakaaya
Suryakoti Samaprabha||
||Nirvighnam Kuru Mey Deva
Sarva Kaaryeshu Sarvada||

It’s a Sanskrit slogan that is offered in prayer to Lord Ganesha. It translates as “Oh Lord with a curved trunk and a mighty body, who has the magnificence of a Million suns, I pray to you Oh Lord, keep all the actions I intend to do free from hindrances always!

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3 comments on “Life Free From Hinderances”

  1. Love the echo of the oranges behind the Ganesha figure —
    adds to the invocation somehow —

    • It was quite a paradoxical picture really Tsarina, it was an ode to a god who makes life free from hinderance, but perched on the car’s dash board, i actually had to wait for a red light to take a blur free shot 😉

  2. […] us ring in the New Year with some divine blessings. Lord Ganesha is said to be vignaharta, remover of obstacles. A five headed Ganesha idol is very rare to find, […]


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