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Vigneswara Ashtothra Shatha Namavali

(The row of 108 names to the God of obstacles)


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(It is a custom for Hindus to worship Gods with 108 names , which are actually descriptions of the God. Here is a popular Ashtothara Satham (108) of Lord Ganesa . who is the remover of obstacles . Normally with every name Om is added as a prefix and Namaha is added as a suffix.)


SarvaVignaharam Devam SarvaKaryaphalapradham
Sarvasiddhi pradhataram Vandeham Gaananayakam“


I salute the leader of all Ganas,

Who removes all obstacles,

Who fulfills all actions,

And who blesses us with occult powers.

Namavali (Row of names)

Om Vinayakaya Namaha - Blessed Lord of all
Om Vighnarajaya Namaha -The king of obstacles
Om Gauriputraya Namaha -The son of Goddess Gauri
Om Ganesvaraya Namaha -The blesses leader of all Ganas
Om Skandagrajaya Namaha -The elder brother of Skanda(Subrahmanya) 
Om Avyayaya Namaha -He who is stable and does not change
Om Putaya Namaha -He who shines
Om Dakshaya Namaha -He who is an expert
Om Adhyakshaya Namaha  -He who presides
Om Dvijapriyaya Namaha -He who likes the twice born
Om Agnigarbhachide Namaha - He who has fire in his stomach
Om Indrasripradaya Namaha  -He who granted wealth to Indra
Om Vanipradaya Namaha  -He who grants voice
Om Avyayaya Namaha -He who never alters
Om Sarvasiddhipradaya Namaha - He who grants all occult powers
Om Sarvajnanayaya Namaha  -He who knows everything
Om Sarvaripriyaya Namaha -He who is liked by every one
Om Sarvatmakaya Namaha-He who is the soul of everyone
Om Srushtikatre Namaha   -He who creates
Om Devaya Namaha  -He who is God
Om Anekarchitaya Namaha-He who is worshipped by dseveral
Om Sivaya Namaha  -He who is Lord Shiva himself
Om Suddhaya Namaha -He who is cleanliness
Om Buddhipriyaya Namaha-He who likes knowledge
Om Santaya Namaha -He who is a saint
Om Brahmacharine Naamaha -He who is a Brahma chari
Om Gajananaya Namaha  -He who killed Gaja mukhasura
Om Dvaimatreyaya Namaha -He who is double
Om Munistutyaya Namaha  -He who is worshipped  by sages
Om Bhaktavighnavinasanaya Namaha -He who removes obstacles in pathof devotion
Om Ekadantaya Namaha  -He who has only one tusk
Om Chaturbahave Namaha  -He who has four different aspects
Om Chaturaya Namaha -He who is clever
Om Saktisamyutaya Namaha -He who is with power
Om Lambodaraya Namaha -He who has a broad paunch
Om Surpakarnaya Namaha-He who has winnow like ears
Om Haraye Namaha  -He who is Hara (shiva)
Om Brahmaviduttamaya Namaha - He who an expert in knowledge of Brahma
Om Kalaya Namaha -He who is a crescent (He who is artful)
Om Grahapataye Namaha -He who is chief of planets (House)
Om Kamine Namaha -He who desires
Om Somasuryagnilochanaya Namaha  -He who has Sun ,moon and fire as eyes
Om Pasankusadharaya Namaha -He who holds the rope and the goad.
Om Chandaya Namaha -He who is fierce
Om Gunatitaya Namaha -He who is as bright as Sun
Om Niranjanaya Namaha -He who is spotless and pure
Om Akalmashaya Namaha -He who does not have any stain
Om Svayamsiddhaya Namaha-He who has become sidha himself
Om Siddharchitapadambujaya Namaha -He whose feet is worshipped by saints
Om Bijapuraphalasaktaya Namaha -He who likes to get results of Bhija
Om Varadaya Namaha  -He who gives boons (He who blesses)
Om Sasvataya Namaha -He who is perennial
Om Krutine Namaha -He who performs
Om Dvijapriyaya Namaha  -He who likes the twice born
Om Vitabhayaya Namaha -He who is never afraid
Om Gadine Namaha  -He who is our ultimate goal
Om Chakrine Namaha -He who is Lord Vishnu
Om Ikshuchapadhrite Namaha -He holds the bow of sugarcane
Om Sridaya Namaha -He who blesses with wealth
Om Ajaya Namaha -He who is not born
Om Utpalakaraya Namaha -He holds lotus in his hand
Om Sripataye Namaha -He who is the lord of wealth
Om Stutiharshitaya Namaha -He who becomes happy because of prayer
Om Kuladribhettre Namaha -He who broke the mountain
Om Jatilaya Namaha -He who is an ascetic
Om Kalikalmashanasanaya Namaha -He who destroys the ills of Kali age
Om Chandrachudamanaye Namaha-He who wears the crescent
Om Kantaya Namaha
-He who is very pleasing
Om Papaharine Namaha -He who cures sins
Om Samahitaya Namaha -He who has an affable personality
Om Asritaya Namaha -He who protects
Om Srikaraya Namaha -He who does good deeds
Om Saumyaya Namaha  -He who is very peaceful
Om Bhaktavanchitadayakaya Namaha-He who fulfills the desire of devotees
Om Santaya Namaha  -He who is peaceful
Om Kaivalyasukhadaya Namaha -He who grants the pleasure of salvation
Om Sachidanandavigrahaya Namaha  -He who is the personification of divine joy
Om Jnanine Namaha-He who is wise
Om Dayayutaya Namaha-He who is merciful
Om Dantaya Namaha -He who has a tusk
Om Brahmadveshavivarjitaya Namaha - He who abandoned enmity to Lord Brahma         
Om Pramatta daityabhayadaya Namaha-He who is fearful to Asuras
Om Srikanthaya Namaha -He who is the glorious light
Om Vibhudesvaraya Namaha -He who is the God of all divine  beings
Om Ramarchitaya Namaha  -He who is in the mind of Rama
Om Vidhaye Namaha -He who is very learned
Om Nagarajayajnopavitavate Namaha-He who wears snake as sacred thread
Om Sthulakanthaya Namaha  -He who has  very gross body
Om Svayamkartre Namaha -He who is made by himself
Om Samaghoshapriyaya Namaha -He who likes the singing of Sama Veda
Om Parasmai Namaha-He who is beyond everything
Om Sthulatundaya Namaha-He who has a big tusk
Om Agranye Namaha -He who is the first
Om Dhiraya Namaha -He who is brave
Om Vagisaya Namaha -He who is the God of words
Om Siddhidayakaya Namaha -He who makes things happen and removes obstacles
Om Durvabilvapriyaya Namaha -He who likes Bilwa leaves and Durva grass
Om Avyaktamurtaye Namaha -He who does not have a clear form
Om Adbhutamurtimate Namaha - He who has a wonderful form
Om Sailendratanujotsanga Khelanotsukamanasaya Namaha-He who gets pleased by playing with the lord of Mountains
Om Svalavanyasudhasarajita Manmathavigrahaya Namaha-He who has a pretty form like nectar and has a form like God of love
Om Samastajagadadharayai Namaha -He who carries all the universe
Om Mayine Namaha - He who has an illusory form
Om Mushikavahanaya Namaha -He who rides on the mouse
Om Hrushtaya Namaha
–He who is pleased 
Om Tushtaya Namaha  -He who is always satisfied
Om Prasannatmane Namaha
-He who has a very pleasant attitude
Om Sarvassiddhipradayakaya Namaha -He who grants all powers

“Ithi Sri Vigneshwara Astothara Satharamavali hi”

     Thus ends the 108 holy names of Vigneswara