Ganapathi Atharvashirsha – Ganapathi Upanishad

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Sanskrit Verses

ॐ नमस्ते गणपतये ॥१॥

त्वमेव प्रत्यक्षं तत्त्वमसि ।
त्वमेव केवलं कर्ताऽसि ।
त्वमेव केवलं धर्ताऽसि ।
त्वमेव केवलं हर्ताऽसि ।
त्वमेव सर्वं खल्विदं ब्रह्मासि ।
त्वं साक्षादात्माऽसि नित्यम् ॥२॥

ऋतं वच्मि । सत्यं वच्मि ॥३॥

अव त्वं माम् ।
अव वक्तारम् ।
अव श्रोतारम् ।
अव दातारम् ।
अव धातारम् ।
अवानूचानमव शिष्यम् ।

अव पुरस्तात् ।
अव दक्षिणात्तात् ।
अव पश्चात्तात् ।
अवोत्तरात्तात् ।
अव चोर्ध्वात्तात् ।
अवाधरात्तात् ।
सर्वतो मां पाहि पाहि समन्तात् ॥४॥

सर्वं जगदिदं त्वत्तो जायते ।
सर्वं जगदिदं त्वत्तस्तिष्ठति ।
सर्वं जगदिदं त्वयि लयमेष्यति ।
सर्वं जगदिदं त्वयि प्रत्येति ।

त्वं भूमिरापोऽनलोऽनिलो नभः ।
त्वं चत्वारि वाक् {परिमिता} पदानि ।

त्वं गुणत्रयातीतः ।
त्वं अवस्थात्रयातीतः ।
त्वं देहत्रयातीतः ।
त्वं कालत्रयातीतः ।

त्वं मूलाधारस्थितोऽसि नित्यम् ।
त्वं शक्तित्रयात्मकः ।
त्वां योगिनो ध्यायन्ति नित्यम् ।

त्वं ब्रह्मा त्वं विष्णुस्त्वं
रुद्रस्त्वमिन्द्रस्त्वमग्निस्त्वं
वायुस्त्वं सूर्यस्त्वं चन्द्रमास्त्वं
ब्रह्म भूर्भुवस्सुवरोम् ॥६॥

Meaning in Tamil


ஓம் கணபதி தாழினை பணிந்திடுவோம்

காட்சி தரும் மெய்ப்பொருளும் நீயே
பாரெல்லாம் படைத்த பரம்பொருளும் நீயே
தாரணி தாங்கும் தயாநிதியும் நீயே
ஆழிஅண்ட ஊழிநாயகனும் நீயே
ஆளும் அனைத்திலுமுறை பரமனும் நீயே
ஆன்மாவாய் எமை ஆண்டிடும் நிலையும் நீயே

உரைத்திடுவேன் இந்த இறைநீதியை
உரைத்திடுவேன் இந்த உண்மையையே

காத்திடு அடியேனை

காத்திடு வாய்மொழிபவரை
காத்திடு செவிமடுப்பவரை,

காத்திடு கொடுப்பவரை
காத்திடு ஆதரிப்பவரை,

காத்திடு ஆசானின் சீடனை

காத்திடு கீழ்த்திசையிலிருந்து,

காத்திடு தென்திசையிலிருந்து
காத்திடு மேற்திசையிலிருந்து
காத்திடு வடதிசையிலிருந்து
காத்திடு முடியிலிருந்து,

காத்திடு அடியிலிருந்து,
காத்திடு எத்திசையிலிருந்தும்

வாய்மொழியும் நீயே!

உள்ளுணர்வும் நீயே!
பேரின்பமும் நீயே
பரம்பொருளும் நீயே
சத் சித் ஆனந்தம் (சச்சிதானந்தமும்) நீயே
காட்சி தரும் பரமனும் நீயே
மெய்ப்பொருளும் பரம்பொருளும் நீயே

அண்டமனைத்தை ஆக்கியவனும் நீயே
அண்டமனைத்தையும் ஆதரிப்பவனும் நீயே
அண்டமனைத்தும் அழிந்துருகும் உன்னுள்ளே
அண்டமனைத்தும் அண்டிடும் உன்னிடமே

நிலம்,நீர்,நெருப்பு,காற்று,வெளியெனும் பஞ்ச பூதமும் நீயே
நால்வகை வாக்கும் நீயே

முக்குணங்களும் நீயே
மூநிலைகளும் நீயே
மூவுடலும் நீயே
முக்காலமும் நீயே

மூலாதார நிலையமும் நீயே
முச்சக்தியின் மூலமும் நீயே
முனிஞானியர் துதி சாரமும் நீயே

நான்முகனும் நீயே
திருமாலும் நீயே
ஈசனும் நீயே
இந்திரனும் நீயே
அழலும் நீயே
காற்றும் நீயே
பகலவனும் நீயே
குளிர்மதியும் நீயே
பரமனும் நீயே
மூவுலகும் நீயே

ஓம் ஓம் ஓம்…

Meaning in English

(Source – https://greenmesg.org/stotras/ganesha/ganapati_atharvashirsha.php)

Om, Salutations to You, O Ganapati,


2.1: (O Ganapati) You indeed are the visible Tattvam (Conscious Essence underlying everything),
2.2: (O Ganapati) You indeed are the only Creator (Karta) (by Whose Power the Universe is Created),
2.3: (O Ganapati) You indeed are the only Sustainer (Dharta) (by Whose Power the Universe is Sustained),
2.4: (O Ganapati) You indeed are the only Destroyer (Harta) (by Whose Power the Universe is finally Dissolved in its Conscious Essence),
2.5: (O Ganapati) You indeed are All This (The Universe); You verily are the Brahman (giving Consciousness to All),
2.6: (O Ganapati) You are the visible Atman, the Eternal (underlying Reality),


3.1: I declare the Ritam (Divine Law); I declare the Satyam (Absolute Reality) (that there is an Absolute Consciousness underlying everything, which I saw as Ganapati),


4.1: (Now) Protect me (O Ganapati) (Protect the Truth I declared),
4.2: Protect the Speaker (O Ganapati) (Protect the Teacher who declares this Truth),
4.3: Protect the Listener (O Ganapati) (Protect the Student who listens to this Truth),
4.4: Protect the Giver (O Ganapati) (Protect the Giver of knowledge who transmits this Truth),
4.5: Protect the Sustainer (O Ganapati) (Protect the Sustainer who retains this Truth in Memory),
4.6: Protect the Disciple (O Ganapati) (Protect the Disciple who repeats this Truth following the Teacher),
4.7: Protect this Truth from the East (O Ganapati),
4.8: Protect this Truth from the South (O Ganapati),
4.9: Protect this Truth from the West (O Ganapati),
4.10: Protect this Truth from the North (O Ganapati),
4.11: Protect this Truth from the Top (O Ganapati),
4.12: Protect this Truth from the Bottom (O Ganapati),
4.13: (Now) Please Protect me (O Ganapati) (Protect this Truth I declared) from all Sides,


5.1: You are of the nature of Words (Vangmaya), and You are of the nature of Consciousness (Chinmaya) (which is the source of all words) (Therefore, O Ganapati, the Absolute Truth I have spoken have come from You),
5.2: You are of the nature of Bliss (Anandamaya), and You are of the nature of Brahman (Brahmamaya) (which is the source of all Bliss) (Therefore, O Ganapati, the Absolute Truth I have spoken will give Bliss to all who realize it),
5.3: You are Sacchidananda (Sat-Chit-Ananda) (Existence-Consciousness-Bliss), and You are the One without a second (Therefore, O Ganapati, the Absolute Truth I have spoken will liberate all to the Greater Consciousness who realize it),
5.4: You are the visible Brahman (manifested as the Universe) (Therefore, O Ganapati, the Absolute Truth I have spoken will make the realized see this vast World as emanating from Sacchidananda),
5.5: You are of the nature of Gyana (Spiritual Knowledge) (Self-Manifesting within the Core of our Being as Bliss-Consciousness), and You are Vigyana (Giving the Spiritual Vision of the whole World from the standpoint of the Greater Consciousness),
(Therefore, O Ganapati, protect the Absolute Truth I have spoken for the welfare of all)


6.1: The Entire Universe has Manifested (Born) from You (Therefore, O Ganapati, help us realize Your essence within the Core of our Hearts),
6.2: The Entire Universe is Sustained by Your Power (Therefore, O Ganapati, help us realize Your essence within the Core of our Hearts),
6.3: The Entire Universe will Dissolve in You (Therefore, O Ganapati, help us realize Your essence within the Core of our Hearts),
6.4: The Entire Universe will thus finally Return to You (Therefore, O Ganapati, help us realize Your essence within the Core of our Hearts),
6.5: You have manifested as Bhumi (Earth),
You have manifested as Apas (Water),
You have manifested as Anala (Fire),
You have manifested as Anila (Wind),
and You have manifested as Nabha (Sky or Space),
(Therefore, O Ganapati, help us realize Your essence in the manifested World),
6.6: You are the Four Types of Speech (Para, Pashyanti, Madhyama and Vaikhari),
(Therefore, O Ganapati, help us realize Your essence as the source of Speech),
6.7: You are beyond the Three Gunas (Sattva, Rajas and Tamas) (Therefore, O Ganapati, help us realize Your Conscious Essence beyond all the variations of the Mind due to the play of Gunas),
6.8: You are beyond the Three States (Waking, Dreaming and Deep Sleep) (Therefore, O Ganapati, help us realize Your Conscious Essence beyond the three States),
6.9: You are beyond the Three Bodies (Gross Body, Subtle Body and Causal Body) (Therefore, O Ganapati, help us realize Your Conscious Essence beyond the three Bodies),
6.10: You are beyond the Three Times (Past, Present and Future) (Therefore, O Ganapati, help us realize Your Eternal Essence beyond all Times),
6.11: You always abide in the Muladhara (Therefore, O Ganapati, help us in awakening our Kundalini Shakti),
6.12: You are the source of the Three Shaktis (Iccha Shakti, Kriya Shakti and Gyana Shakti) (Will Power, Power of Action and the Power of Knowledge) (Therefore, O Ganapati, help us in awakening these Shaktis to realize Your Conscious Essence),
6.13: The Yogis always meditate on You (to realize Your Conscious Essence, which is the aim of Human Life),
6.14: (O Ganapati) You are Brahma, You are Vishnu, You are ...
6.15: ... Rudra, You are Indra, You are Agni (God of Fire), You are ...
6.16: ... Vayu (God of Wind), You are Surya (The Sun God), You are Chandrama (The Moon God), You are ...
6.17: ... Brahman (Absolute Consciousness), You pervade the Bhur-Bhuvah-Suvar Lokas; You are the Om Itself (Parabrahman).





Author: prabhusponder

A novice venturing out to explore the meaning of life

4 thoughts on “Ganapathi Atharvashirsha – Ganapathi Upanishad”

  1. அருமை . நல்ல தமிழாக்கம்
    நன்றி . தொடரட்டும் தங்கள் ஆன்மீக பயணம் . வாழ்த்துக்கள்

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