[Advaita-l] Source of Ganesha shloka

Jaldhar H. Vyas jaldhar at braincells.com
Sun Sep 12 23:51:55 CDT 2010

On Sat, 11 Sep 2010, Praveen R. Bhat wrote:

> 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
> day.
> 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.

I believe it is from Kalidasa but I'll have to dig deeper to find the 
exact citation.

Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>

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