Overcoming obstacles – Ganeśa gāyatrī mantra

Ganeśa is popularly known for clearing obstacles and therefore invoked as a god of auspicious beginnings, so we can find our best inner resources to deal with what life presents to us. In this course we will learn the famous Gaṇeśa Gāyatri mantra which is a small extract from the Gaṇapati Atharvaśīṣam or the Gaṇapati Upaniṣad.

Japa – the repetition of this mantra is a wonderful daily practice. 108 times repetition of the mantra of an actual group practising included in this course!

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How this course works

Through audio, video and text resources, you will be able to learn this mantra accurately for your practice. You can listen to the audio recordings and repeat after the teacher along with a group (or with only the teacher’s voice). Through the videos, you will learn the meaning of the mantra as well as have an insight into the energy of Gaṇeśa that we invoke. Downloadable PDFs let you see an accurate transliterated text for the practice as well as give you a detailed phonetic guide for accurate practice.

Simply go through the lessons in a structured way to learn this mantra!

Course Curriculum

  • Welcome!
    5 minutes
  • Download text for chanting
    2 minutes
  • Introduction to Gaṇeśa
    15 minutes
  • Adhyayanam – repeat after the teacher
    10 minutes
  • Vedic phonetics
    5 minutes
  • Focussed practice – with Shantala
    20 minutes
  • Gaṇapati Gāyatri mantra – meaning
    5 minutes
  • Significance of 108
    5 minutes
  • Practice with Shantala – 108 times Japa
    30 minutes
  • Practice with group – 108 times Japa
    30 minutes
  • Closing – Śānti mantra
    3 minutes

Your Course Includes

Audio resources

Audio recordings to repeat with – along with a group or with only the teacher’s voice

Vedic phonetic guide

Clearly marked Vedic phonetic guide so you know exactly how to pronounce the mantra.

Video resources

Videos with an introduction to understand the energy of Gaṇeśa as well as the meaning of the mantra.

Japa - 108 times repetition

You can use the 108 times repetition of the Gaṇeśa Gāyatri mantra in this course as a companion to your own practice. It will help you feel like being in a group for the practice. This is extremely useful for a beginner. You don’t need to keep count, the audio lesson will help you with the entire practice. You can simply focus on the chanting and meditation.

Frequently asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?

This is self paced learning course which can be taken at any time. The learning should take about 2 hours, but you can take longer or sooner to complete based on your progress.

How long do I have access to the course?

Unlimited !! You can watch the videos and go through the audio lessons as many times as you need.

Can I have face to face interaction with Instructor

No, this is an online self paced course with audio, video and text resources. However, you are free to contact the instructor via our direct messaging system from the member’s area.

Does this course have any certificates?

No, this is just a basic course suitable for all levels and intended to help you develop a daily practice of chanting.

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