[Advaita-l] Source of Ganesha shloka

Praveen R. Bhat bhatpraveen at gmail.com
Fri Sep 10 22:31:28 CDT 2010

 Hari OM,

चलत्कर्णानिलोद्धूतसिन्दूरारूणिताम्बर: | जयत्यकालेSपि सृजन्सन्ध्यामिव गजानन:

calatkarNAniloddhUtasindUrArUNitAmbaraH | jayatyakAle'pi sRRijansandhyAmiva
gajAnanaH ||

Victory belongs to Lord Gajanana, as the wind of His ears blows reddish
sindUra powder from
His body, reddening the sky and making twilight at the wrong time of the

I came across this beautiful shloka in the book "A Rapid Sanskrit Method" by
George L. Hart.
For some reason, it makes me very happy every time I think of it. :) I've
been unable to find
the source of the shloka. Does anyone know where is it from?

Happy Ganesha chaturthi.

--Praveen R. Bhat
/* Through what should one know That owing to which all this is known!
[Br.Up. 4.5.15] */

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