Ganpati Gayatri Mantra

ॐ एकदन्ताय विद्धमहे, वक्रतुण्डाय धीमहि, तन्नो दन्ति प्रचोदयात्॥

Aum Ekadantaya Viddhamahe, Vakratundaya Dhimahi,
Tanno Danti Prachodayat॥

Translation of the Mantra

Ekadantaya – The one with the single tusked elephant tooth
Viddhamahe – who is omnipresent
Vakratundaya – Curved trunk
Dhimahi – We meditate upon and pray for greater intellect
Tanno Danti – We bow before the one with the single tusked elephant tooth
Prachodayat – Illuminate our minds with wisdom

We pray to the one with the single-tusked elephant tooth who is omnipresent. We meditate upon and pray for greater intellect to the Lord with the curved, elephant-shaped trunk. We bow before the one with the single-tusked elephant tooth to illuminate our minds with wisdom.