Vakra-Tunda-Mahakaaya – Invocation to Lord Ganesh- sanskrit and translation

Before Starting any activity, offer the below prayer to lord Ganapathi.

वक्रतुण्ड महाकाय सुर्यकोटि समप्रभ
निर्विघ्नं कुरु मे देव सर्वकार्येषु सर्वदा

Vakra-Tunda-Mahakaaya, Surya-Koti-Sam-Prabhah.
Nirvighnam-Kuru-Me-Deva, Subha-Karyeshu-Sarvadaa.

O elephant headed and large bodied Lord, radiant as a thousand Suns, I
ask for your grace so that this task that I am starting may complete
without any hindrances.