“Mooshika Vaahana Modhaka Hastha
Chaamara Karna Vilambitha Suthra
Vaamana Roopa Maheshwara Puthra
Vigna Vinaayaka Paadha Namasthey”
Mouse is the vehicle of Ganapathy’s vahana and his favourite food which ganesha holds in hand is Modhak, who’s ears resembles a Royal fan, with a chain-like ornament around his waist and a Short statured look, son of Lord Maheshwara. O! Lord Vinayaka remove all my impediments (vignas), we worship your Divine Feet.
This sloka is recited to remove any hindrance in life and to complete the activity without any interruptions.