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This prayer is used most often as an opening verse or Prārthanā Ślokam – Request Verse.
Known also as a Śānti Pataḥ or invocation for peaceful flow, it is a prayer to Vināyaka.
Vināyaka is an aspect of Ganeṣa, traditionally seen as a remover of obstacles.
Dressed in white and all pervading
śaśivarnaṃ caturbhujam I
dark in colour, with four arms.
prasanna vadanaṃ dhyāyet
Your pleasing mien, I meditate on
sarva vighnopa śāntaye II
for all obstacles, to appease.
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