In this kruti Dikshitar worships Ganapati the remover of obstacles.He describes
his appearence and says that all gods, goddesses and sages pay obeisance to him first.
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|| vAtApigaNapatim bhajEham
vAraNASyam varapradam Sri ||
| I worship Ganapati of Vatapi the elephant headed god who grants us boons.
|| bhootAdi samsEvita charaNam
bhoota bhoutika prapancha bharaNam
veeta rAgiNam vinata yOginam
viSwakAraNam vighnavAraNam ||
| All the bhoota ganas worship his feet.
He bears the world which is composed of the
five elements (eart, water, light, air, space).
He is beyond desire and attachment.
He is venerated by yogis.
He is the root cause of the universe and he
obliterates all obstacles.
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purAkumbha sambhava munivara
prapoojitam trikONa madhyagatam
moolAdhAra kshEtra sthitam
parAdi chatvAri vAgAtmikam
praNava swaroopam vakra tunDam
nirantaram niTala chandra khanDam
nija vAmakara vidhrutEkshu danDam
karAmbuja pASa beejA pooram
kalusha vidooram bhootAkAram
harAdi guru guha tOshita bimbam
hamsadhwani bhooshita hErambam ||
He is worshipped by the renowned Sage Agastya
who was born in a water pitcher.
He dwells in the center of the triangle meditated
upon in yoga. He is adored by Vishnu.'He is worshipped
in "Mooladharakshetram (yogic symbol
worshipped in a special method). He is the soul of four
"transcendental mantras" and he is the embodiment of
"Om Kara".His trunk is crooked, and he is adorned with
crescent moon on his head. He holds a sugar cane with his
left hand. He holds a noose and also fruits. He is unblemished
and is the embodiment of the elements of nature. Siva and Guru Guha are
delighted to see him. He is
adored by Hamsadhavani ragam. (sound of anklets).