Gaṇapati Atharvaśīrṣa / Gaṇapati Upaniṣat


The Gaṇapati Upaniṣat, also known as the Gaṇapati Atharvaśīrṣam is an excerpt from the Atharva Veda and honours Gaṇapati as the one supreme Truth. It is a powerful mantra to recite and is popularly chanted in India in temples and during festivals worshipping the beloved elephant headed God of beginnings. This hymn ends with the famous Gaṇapati Gāyatrī mantra, a prayer to be guided on the right path in our journey to our true self.