From the Gan$esha Purana
Nir-vighnam-astu 'May it be obstacle-less'
Dwa-dash-aitani namani yaha, pathet shrSinu yadapi, Vidyarambhe vivahe cha, praveshe nirgame tatha, Sangrame sankat*e chaiva, vighnas-tasya na jayate.
May it be obstacle-less:
Su-mukha Eka-danta Kapila
Having good face Having one tusk Reddish-brown coloured Having elephant's ears Big-bellied
Of huge and unusual appearance Destroyer of obstacles Leader of Gan$as Grey-bannered
Chief Overseer of the Gan$as Sporting moon on forehead Elephant-faced
One who says, or even listens to these twelve names, At the beginning of learning, marriages, entrance and exit, In battles and at times of difficulty, faces no hurdle.
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