This is a prayer to Lord Ganesa, the remover of all obstacles. Reference is made to the Puranic story that Ganesa served as a scribe to Vyasa and wrote down the Mahabharata. Ganesa's grace is invoked for the protection of theVedanta philosophy.

O Vinayaka, who wrote on a scroll (i.e., the slopes of Mt. Meru) the words of the Great Sage (i.e., Vyasa) and who presides at the victorious Arunachala, do remove the disease (i.e., maya) that is the cause of repeated births, and protect graciously the great Noble Faith which brims with the honey of the Self.

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