Sankata Nasana Ganapati Stotra or Sankata Nasana Ganesha Stotram is a prayer to Lord Ganesha which would destroy all sorrows. Sankada Nasana Ganesha Stotra is taken from the Narada Purana.
SANKATA HARA GANESHA STOTRAM - Sankashtnashana sthothra
Bhaktavasam Smarennithyam Ayuh Kamartha Siddaye ! (1)
Prathamam Vakrathundam cha Ekadantham Dvithiyakam
Thrithiyam Krishna Pingaaksham Gajavakthram Chathurthakam (2)
Lambodaram Panchamam cha Shashtam Vikatameva cha
Saptamam Vighna Rajam cha Dhoomravarnam thathashtakam (3)
Navamam Phala Chandram cha Dasamam thu Vinayakam
Ekadasam Ganapathim Dwadasam thu Gajananam !! (4)
Dwadasaithani Namaani Thri Sandhyam Yah Pathennarah
Na cha Vighna Bhayam thasya Sarva Siddhi karim Prabho! (5)
Vidyarthi Labhate Vidyam Dhanarthi Labhate Dhanam
Puthrarthi Labhate Putraam Mokshaarthi Labhate Gatim (6)
Japeth Ganapthi Stotram Shadbhirmaasai Phalam Labheth,
Samvatsarena Siddhim cha Labhate Naathra Samsayaha ! (7)
Ashtabhyo Brahmanebhyash cha Likhitwa yah Samarpayeth
Thasya Vidya bhavetsarva Ganeshasya Prasadathaha !! (8)
Ithi Sri Narada Purane Sankashta Nashana Ganapathi Sthothram Sampoornam.
SRI SANKATA NASANA GANAPTHI STOTRAM WITH MEANINGS
- A Prayer to Remove Obstacles in Life
Sage Narada told
Pranamya Sirasa Devam,
Gauri Putram, Vinayakam,
Bhakthya Vyasa Smaren Nithya,
Mayu Kama Artha Sidhaye.
The learned one, who wishes,
For more life, wealth and love,
Should salute with his head,
Lord Ganapathi who is the son of Goddess Parvathi
Prathamam Vakra Thundam Cha,
Trithiyam Krishna Pingalaksham,
Think him first as god with broken tusk,
Second as the God with one tusk,
Third as the one with reddish black eyes,
Fourth as the one who has the face of an elephant
Lambhodaram Panchamam Cha,
Sashtam Vikatameva Cha,
Sapthamam Vignarajam Cha,
Dhoomra Varnam Thadashtamam
Fifth as the one who has a very broad paunch,
Sixth as the one who is cruel to his enemies,
Seventh as the one who is remover of obstacles,
Eighth as the one who is of the colour of smoke.
Navamam phala chandram cha,
Dasamam thu Vinayakam,
Dwadasam the gajananam.
Ninth as the one who crescent in his forehead,
Tenth as the one, who is the leader of remover of obstacles,
Eleventh as the leader of the army of Lord Shiva,
And twelfth as the one who has the face of an elephant.
Trisandhyam Ya Paden Nara,
Na Cha Vigna Bhayam Thasya,
Sarva Sidhi Karam Dhruvam.
Any one reading these twelve names,
At dawn, noon and dusk,
Will never have fear of defeat,
And would always achieve whatever he wants.
Vidyarthi Labhadhe Vidhyam,
Danarthi Labhathe Danam,
Puthrarthi Labhathe Puthran,
Moksharthi Labhathe Gatheem.
One who pursues education will get knowledge,
One who wants to earn money will get money,
One who wishes for a son, will get a son,
And one who wants salvation will get salvation.
Japeth Ganapathi Sthothram,
Shadbhir Masai Phalam Labeth,
Samvatsarena Sidhim Cha,
Labhathe Nathra Samsaya.
Results of chanting this prayer,
Of Ganapati will be got within six months,
And within a year, he would get all wishes fulfilled,
And there is no doubt about this.
Ashtanam Brahmanam Cha,
Likihithwa Ya Samarpoayeth,
Thasya Vidhya Bhaveth
Sarvaa Ganesasya Prasadatha.
One who gets this prayer,
Written by Eight Brahmanas,
And offers it to Lord Ganesha,
Will become knowledgeable,
And would be blessed with all stellar qualities,
By the grace of Lord Ganesa.
Ithi Sri Narada Purane Samkashta Nasanam Ganapathi Stotram Sampoornam
Thus ends the prayer from Narada Purana to Ganesa which would destroy all sorrows.