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Sree Vishnu Sahasranaamam- Thousand names of Lord Vishnu

Sree Vishnu Sahasra Naamam


Thousand names of Vishnu
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4
viva
He whose manifestation is the whole
universe of names and forms.
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4*T-
viu
That which pervades everywhere.
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49Tl-
vaakra
He who is propitiated / invoked; He who is
the form of Yagna.
4
B6B4B4B-
bhtabhavyabhavatprabhu
He who is the Lord of past, present and
future.
5
B6T6
bhtakt
Creator of all creations.
6
B6B6
bhtabht
One who nurtures and nourishes all beings.
7
Bl4-
bhva
One who becomes, i.e, Himself becomes
movable and immovables.
8
B6lRl
bhttm
He is the atman of all beings.
9
B6Bl44
bhtabhvana
One who creates and multiples the creatures.
10
96lRl
pttm
One who is extremely pure.
11
9RlRl
paramtm
The supreme - Transcendental Reality,
transcending all limitations.
12
Rl4lR9Rl B6-
muktnm param gati
He who is the final goal of liberated souls.
13
H44
avyaya
The one without destruction/change
14
969-
purua
One who dwells in the nine gated fort city
(body).
15
BlHl-
sk
The Witness.
16
H474
ketrajna
One who knows the body and all
experiences- knower of all fields.
17
HH-
akara
Indestructible, infinite and unconditioned.
18
4lB
yoga
The one who is realized through Yoga
19
4lB4(l 46l
yogavid net
One who guides all activities of men who
know Yoga
20
4l4969-
pradhnapuruevara
Lord of pradhaana - Maya, the total cause
of the entire universe and the purusha, the
individual jeeva.
21
4lB49
nrasihavapu
One whose form is half human and half lion.
22
^lRl4
rmn
One who always with Sree (all powers,
faculties).
23
TH4-
keava
He who is with beautiful and graceful locks
of hair.
24
969lWR-
puruottama
Supreme purusha- The Transcendental
Truth.
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B4-
sarva
He who is All (origin of everything existent or
otherwise).
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H4-
arva
The auspicious one.
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H4-
iva
The one who is eternally pure.
28
FlT-
sthu
Eternal, all pervading, the pillar, the
motionless.
29
B6l(-
bhutdi
The very cause of Five elements.
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H44 44
avyaya nidhi
The imperishable treasure.
31
B-B4-
sambhava
The one who takes up various incarnations
out of His own free will.
32
Bl44-
bhvana
One who gives everything.
33
B6l-
bhart
The one who governs the entire living world.
34
B4-
prabhava
The one who is the very womb of all 5
elements.
35
B-
prabhu
The Almighty Lord.
36
1-
vara
One who is with the ability to do anything
without the help of anyone else.
37
F44B-
svayambhu
The one who manifests Himself from Himself.
38
HB-
ambhu
The one who brings auspiciousness.
39
Hl(4-
ditya
The Truth that glows with a golden
splendour in the solar orb. (also, son of Aditi).
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9*TlH-
pukarka
The one who has eyes like lotus.
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RlF44-
mahsvana
One who possesses thundering voice of
compulsion.
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H4l(444
andinidhana
One who has neither birth or death.
43
4l6l
dht
One who is the substratum for the world of
names and forms.
44
44l6l
vidht
The one who is the dispenser of all fruits of
action.
45
4l66WR-
dhturuttama
The subtlest of all elemental factors.
46
HR4-
aprameya
He who cannot be defined and explained.
47
@9lTH-
hrikea
One who has coiled-up his locks of hair, the
one who is the Lord of senses.
48
9V4lB-
padmanbha
One whose naval springs the lotus (which is
the seat of the creator).
49
HRB-
amaraprabhu
The Lord of Immortals (Devas).
50
4TRl
vivakarm
The very creator of the world of objects and
experiences.
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R4-
manu
The One who has the ability to reflect upon
Higher.
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49l
tva
The One who makes gross things of huge
size into minute particles.
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F4*6-
sthaviha
It is the superlative of gross- Supremely
gross is the subtlest Reality.
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F4l 4-
sthaviro dhruva
The ancient and motionless.
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HRlU-
agrhya
That which cannot be perceived.
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Hl6-
vata
That which is permanent.
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T*T-
ka
The dark one, (Krish= existence, na= bliss).
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l6lH-
lohitka
The Red-eyed one, whose eyes are like red
lotus.
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6(4-
pratardana
The one who does supreme destruction.
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B6-
prabhta
Ever full, born full.
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4TT4lRl
trikakubdhtm
Supporter of three states of consciousness
(waking, dream, deep sleep).
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944
pavitra
One who gives purity to heart.
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9 RB
para magal
The one who brings supreme bliss and joy of
merit.
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1Hl4-
na
The controller of all the five Great Elements.
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lT(-
prada
One who gives all manifestations of life in a
living body.
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lT-
pra
That which sustains life.
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749-
jyeha
Older than all, ancient.
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^9-
reha
The most glorious one.
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=l96-
prajpati
The Lord of all living creatures.
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74BB-
hirayagarbha
One who dwells in the womb of the world.
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BBB-
bhgarbha
One who is the very womb of the world.
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Rl44-
mdhava
The Lord of Maaya (the one who is silent).
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RB(4-
madusdana
The one who destroyed the demon Madhu,
destroyer of vasanas).
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1-
vara
The one who is omnipresent, omnipotent.
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44Rl
vikram
One full of prowess, courage and daring.
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4-4l
dhanv
One who is having the mighty bow at all the
time.
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R4l4l
medhv
Supremely intelligent.
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44R-
vikrama
The one who measured the whole world in
three steps, the one who rides king of birds,
Garuda.
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4R-
krama
He who is All Pervading.
80
H4WR-
anuttama
One who is incomparably great.
81
49-
duradhara
One who cannot be attacked or stormed
successfully.
82
4674-
krtajna
He who knows all that is done by all.
83
46-
kriti
The one who is the dynamism behind all
activities.
84
Hl-4l4
tmvn
One who is the Self in all beings.
85
BH-
surea
The God of gods.
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HT
araa
The refuge of all.
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HR-
arma
The one who himself the infinite bliss.
88
46l-
vivaret
He whose seed from which the tree of life
has sprung forth.
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=lB4-
prajbhava
He from whom all living creatures spring forth
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H-
aha
One who is effulgent and bright, nature of
Time itself.
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B4B-
savatsara
One who is the nature of year.
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4l-
vyla
One who is unapproachable, ever eluding,
always slippery.
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44-
prtyaya
One whose very nature is knowledge.
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B4(H4-
sarvadarana
All seeing supreme consciousness.
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H=-
aja
Unborn, (so there is no death, only the ones
which are born will die).
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B4H4-
sarveavara
God of all Gods, Supreme controller of all.
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B7-
siddha
One who has achieved all that is to be
achieved.
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B7-
siddhi
He who is available for recognition
everywhere, as pure consciousness.
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B4l(-
sarvdi
One who is the very beginning of all.
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H*46-
acyuta
One who has never fallen, the ever pure
Reality.
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49lT9-
vkapi
That which saves one from downing in
adharma.
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HR4lRl
ameytm
One who has His manifestations in infinite
varieties almost unaccountable.
103
B44lB44B6-
sarvayogavinista
One who is totally free from all attachments
(also, means beyond reach).
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4B-
vasu
The one who is the very support and
essence of all elements.
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4BR4l-
vasuman
One who has a mind which is supremely
pure.
106
B4-
satya
He is the 'Real'. That which remains the
same in all three periods of time.
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BRlRl
samtm
He who is present equally in all (who revels
equally in all).
108
B-R6-
sammita
The one Truth which has been proved and
accepted by the Rishis.
109
BR-
sama
Equal, the same. One Infinite Reality playing
the game of plurality.
110
HRl-
amogha
Ever the Ful-filler, Ever useful.
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97lTlH-
puarkka
One who can be contacted and fully
experienced in the Heart Space.
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49TRl
vakarm
One whose every activity is righteous and
who acts only to establish righteousness.
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49lT6
vkti
One who is in the form of Dharma.
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6-
rudra
One who makes all people weep, one who
liquidated all sorrows.
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4Hl-
bahuir
One who has many heads.
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4H-
babhru
One who rules over the worlds.
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44l4-
vivayoni
One who is the Total Cause from which
alone the entire world of experiences
(visvam) has emerged out.
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H^4l-
ucirav
One who has beautiful and efficient ears.
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HR6-
amta
One who is Immortal and Immutable.
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Hl6FlT-
vatasthu
One who is both permanent and irremovable.
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4ll-
varroha
He who is the most Glorious Destination.
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Rl69l-
mahtap
One of great Tapas (knowledge, prosperity,
might).
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B4B-
sarvaga
He who has gone everywhere, one who
pervades everywhere.
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B44[l4-
sarvavidbhnu
One who is all-knowing and effulgent (light of
consciousness).
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4*44B4-
vivaksena
He while facing whom, even the mighty army
of gods scatter away.
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=4l(4-
janrdana
One who gives sorrow to the vicious and joy
and peace to the good.
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4(-
veda
He is the one who gives the Knowledge of
Reality, He is the very Reality.
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4(46
vedavit
One who knows the Veda.
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H4B-
avyaga
He who has no imperfections anywhere in
Him.
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4(lB
vedga
One whose very limbs are the vedas.
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4(46
vedavit
One who contemplates upon the Veda.
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T4-
kavi
One who experiences something more than
the ordinary, the seer, the poet.
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lTl\4H-
lokdhyaka
One who presides over all fields of
experiences.
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Bl\4H-
surdhyaka
The President of Devas, He to whom the
good in us surrender totally.
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4Rl\4H-
dharmdhyaka
The one sacred factor which illuminates all
the nature of the body mind and the
intellecta and their functions.
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T6lT6-
ktkta
That which is manifested and unmanifested.
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6lRl
caturtm
The Self described as four-folded. (waker,
dreamer,deep-sleeper, the thureeya are all
its Glories).
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64-
caturvyha
One who manifest into the four might powers
(Vaasudeva, Samkarshana, Pradyumna, &
Aniruddha).
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6(9
caturdara
The one with fully developed four canine
teeth (Nara-simha).
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6B=-
caturbhuja
One who has four arms (mind, intellect, chit
and ego).
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Hl=*T-
bhrjiu
Self effulgent, all illumining consciousness.
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Bl=4
bhojana
Food, the world of object projected by the
sense-organs.
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Bll
bhokt
The experiencer (enjoyer, sufferer).
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B*T-
sahiu
One who is capable of patiently suffering, in
his perfect detachment.
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=B(l(=-
jagaddija
One who had born in the very beginning of
the world.
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H4-
anagha
One who has no impurities, not affected by
the good and bad vasanaas.
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4=4-
vijaya
The Victorious..
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=6l
jet
Ever successful.
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44l4-
vivayoni
He who is the cause of the universe/ has the
the world as His cause.
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944B-
punarvasu
One who comes to live again and again.
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79--
upendra
The younger brother of Indra, (Vamana and
Indra are Aditis sons).
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4lR4-
vmana
One who has a small body (Vamana
avataarah).
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lH-
pru
One whose body is vast (cosmic form).
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HRl-
amogha
One whose activities are ever a fulfilment of
some great purpose.
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H
uci
One who is spotlessly clean.
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T=6-
rjita
One who has infinite strength and vitality.
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H6l--
atndra
One who is beyond Indra in knowledge,
glory and strength.
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BR-
sagrah
One who hold the entire world of being and
things together in an indissoluble embrace
unto Himself.
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BB-
sarga
One who has created out of Himself, the
whole world.
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46lRl
dhttm
One who supports Himself by Himself.
(established in Himself)
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44R-
niyama
The Appointing Authority (Sun. Moon,
Waters, Air, Death, etc. are all appointed by
th Lord.
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4R-
yama
One who is the mighty Power that
administers all forces of Nature under His
Law.
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4H-
vedya
That which is to be known. Consummate
Knowledge to be known.
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4H-
vaidya
The one Supreme Doctor, The master of all
knowledge.
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B(l4lBl
sadyog
One who is ever in Yoga.
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4ll-
vrah
He who destroys the mighty heroes.
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Rl44-
mdhava
He who helps introspection and meditation in
the seeker.
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R4-
madhu
One who generates Nectarine Bliss in the
hearts of His devotees.
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H6l-4-
atndriya
One who is beyond all sense organs, He is
the very subject of perception.
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RlRl4-
mahmya
One who is the Supreme Master of all
Mayaa.
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RlBl-
mahotsha
The Great Enthusiast, the ever dynamic
accomplisher.
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R4-
mahabala
One who has Supreme Strength.
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Rl47-
mahbuddhi
The one who is omniscient, the intelligence
itself.
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Rl4l4-
mahvrya
One who is the supreme essence. The very
source of creativity.
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RlH-
mahakti
All-Powerful, All Efficient.
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RlH6-
mahdyuti
Of splendorous Light, Glow, 'Sobhaa'.
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H4(*449-
anirdeyavapu
One whose form is indefinable, indescribable.
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srmn
He who is constantly courted by all glories.
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HR4lRl
ameytm
One whose essence is inestimable and
immeasurable.
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Rl4T
mahdridhk
One who supports the Great Mountain of
Mandhara.
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R*4lB-
mahevsa
One who wears the Great Bow called
Saranga.
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RlB6l
mahbhart
The husband of the Mother Earth (supporter).
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^l44lB-
rnivsa
The permanent abode of Sree (Glory,
Power, Faculties and Strength).
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B6l B6-
sat gati
He who is the Final Goal.
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H467-
aniruddha
One who cannot be obstructed or resisted
by anyone.
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Bl4-(-
surnanda
The one who doles out happiness even for
the denizens of heaven.
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Bl4-(-
govinda
He who is the supporter of everything within
the individual (supporter of Cows, Earth,
Speech and Vedas).
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Bl4(l 96-
govid pati
Lord of all seers and Men of Wisdom.
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Rl-
marci
Effulgence, Supreme is the Light Infinite.
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(R4-
damana
One who controls all demonic impulse within
the bosom (of men).
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B-
hasa
The Supreme state of realization is declared
as Hamsah.
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B9T-
supara
The one with beautiful wings (jeevaatmaa &
paramaatmaa).
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B=BlWR-
bhujagottama
The sacred serpent named in the puranas as
Ananta.
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744lB-
hirayanbha
He who supports at His navel, the creator,
Hiranyagarbha.
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B69l-
sutap
One who has Glorious Tapas, mental
concentration.
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9V4lB-
padmanbha
One who supports at His Naval the very seat
of all creative power.
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=l96-
prajpati
The Lord of the creatures, all creatures
emerged from Him.
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HR4-
amtyu
One who knows no decay. One who is
changeless.
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B4T
sarvadk
The seer and knower of everything.
200
B-
siha
One who destroys, The Law behind all
destruction and change is Maayaa.
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B-4l6l
sandht
The one who co-relates or regulates the
actions and their fruits.
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B-4Rl4
sandhimn
One who is apparently conditioned by the
actions that emanate from Him, meaning
enjoyer (conditioned).
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F-
sthira
One who is ever consistent.
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H=-
aja
Unborn, denoting Creator.
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R9T-
durmaraa
One who cannot be attacked or vanquished.
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HlF6l
st
One who rules over the universe.
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4^6lRl
viruttm
The famous term Atmaa, famous in all the
Vedas is Vishnu.
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Bll
surrih
God of heaven and the Supreme Destroyer
of demons.
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B6-
guru
The teacher who initiates the seekers into
the secrets of the sacred scriptures.
210
B66R-
gurutama
The Greatest Teacher, one who had inspired
with knowledge and initiated the Creator into
the knowledge of four Vedas.
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4lR
dhma
The Goal, the sacred destination of a
pilgrimage.
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B4-
satya
One who Himself is the Truth.
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B49l4R-
satyaparkrama
Dynamic Truth.
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4R9-
nimia
The condition of the eyelids closed-denoting
contemplation.
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Hl4R9-
nimia
One who remains unwinking- denotes ever-
knowing.
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U4l
sragv
One who is wearing a garland of undecaying
flowers (Lord's garland is called Vaijayanty).
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4lF966(l4l-
vcaspatirudradh
One who is eloquent in championing the
Supreme Law of life and with a large-hearted
intelligence.
218
HRTl-
agra
One who guides us to the end; One who
leads the entire pilgrimage.
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RlRTl-
grma
One who controls, guides and leads the
flock.
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^lRl4
rmn
The one with Light, effulgence; the Self, the
Lord.
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-4l4-
nyya
Justice. Connotes the logical arguments and
lines of contemplation.
222
46l-
net
The Leader, one who protects, nurtures,
nourishes and guides all.
223
BRlT-
samraa
One who efficiently administers all
movements of all living creatures.
224
BUR4l
sahasramrdh
One who has endless number of heads.
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4lRl
vivtm
The very soul of the universe.
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sahasrka
One with thousand eyes (macrocosm).
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BU9l6
sahasrapt
Thousand-footed.
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Hl464-
vartana
One who is the unseen dynamism behind
the ever-whirling wheel of time upon which
play the endless drama of birth and death.
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44WlRl
nivtttm
The Pure Self, which has retreated totally
from all Its identifications with matter.
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B46-
savta
One who is completely veiled from the
recognition of the ego.
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BR(4-
sampramardana
One who persecutes relentlessly who are
evil minded and sensuous.
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H-B46T-
ahasavartaka
One who thrills the day and makes it function
vigorously.
233
4@-
vahni
Fire.
234
H4-
anila
Vayu, Beginning-less, Eater (of food), The
Homeless.
235
4Tl4-
dharadhara
One who supports the earth.
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BBl(-
suprasda
One who is full of Supreme Grace and who
so easily becomes entirely satisfied.
237
BBlRl
prasanntm
Ever-Pure and All-Blissful Self.
238
44T
vivadhk
He who is the supporter of all existence of
everything and every being.
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4BT
vivabhuk
One who enjoys (swallows) all experiences,
One who absorbs unto Himself all names
and forms.
240
4B-
vibhu
The one who manifests Himself in an
endless variety of forms.
241
BT6l
satkart
One who revels and adores those who are
good and wise.
242
B46-
satkrita
One who is adored by all good people, men
of wisdom and devotion.
243
Bl4-
sdhu
One who functions strictly according to the
righteous code of living.
244
=@-
jahnu
Leader of men, all creatures.
245
4ll4T-
nryaa
The shelter of man; the sole refuge for the
entire creatures.
246
4-
nara
The Guide.
247
HBG4-
asakheya
He who has numberless names and forms.
248
HR4lRl
aprameytm
The Self with the nature that cannot be
apprehended by the intellect.
249
4H9-
viia
The one who transcends everything, in His
Glory.
250
H9T6
iakt
One who governs; One who is the Law.
251
H-
uci
One who is pure, the Immaculate Reality.
252
B7l-
siddhrtha
One who has gained all that has to be
gained and achieved.
253
B7BT-9-
siddhasakalpa
One who gains all that He wishes for or one
who immediately gains what He wills.
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B7(-
siddhida
One who is the giver of the appropriate
reward for all actions for those who are
doing spiritual practices.
255
B7Bl44-
siddhisdhana
One who is the very secret force which
enables the seeker to diligently continue all
efforts of his seeking.
256
49ll
vh
One who is the controller of all actions and
the dispenser of all results.
257
49B-
vabha
One who showers all Dharmas.
258
4*T-
viu
All-Pervading: Long-Strident.
259
4994l
vaparv
The flight of steps on the ladder of life to
take one to the Ultimate Reality.
260
49l(-
vodara
The Showering Belly; The one who showers
manifestations of all names and forms.
(creator himself is sprung from the Lords
naval).
261
444-
vardhana
One who is the nurturer and nourisher
everywhere, at all levels of life.
262
44Rl4-
vardhamna
One who can grow Himself into any
dimensions; ever-growing.
263
44-
vivikta
Alone, solitary, ever standing apart from
everything.
264
^6BlB-
rutisgara
The ocean for all the rivers of all scriptural
thoughts.
265
BB=-
subhuja
He who has graceful arms (blessing the
devotees).
266
4-
durdhara
One who cannot be comprehended even by
great Yogis.
267
4lRl
vgm
One who is eloquent of His Glory (Glories of
the Cosmos).
268
R--
mahendra
One who is the Lord of even Indra.
269
4B(-
vasuda
One who enriches all, both in their prosperity
and in their well being.
270
4B-
vasu
He who manifests as Wealth, Veil and Sun.
271
4T69-
naikarpa
One who is of Infinite forms in His
manifestations.
272
49-
bhadrpa
Vast, Infinite dimensions; One whose very
form is the totality of the universe and there
for as vast as the universe.
273
H949-
ipivia
One who sanctifies all dedicated offerings
poured into all fields of selfless sacrifices
(sipi is the sacrificial cow).
274
TlH4-
prakana
The One who illuminates; expressing Itself
as the All-pervading consciousness.
275
Hl=F6=lH64-
ojastejodyutidhara
One who is the possessor of perfect physical
virility.
276
TlHlRl
praktm
The effulgent Self; The who is the Self in all.
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6l94-
pratpana
The One who manifests Himself as the
Essential Thermal Energy.
278
7-
ddha
One who is ever full of prosperity.
279
F99lH-
spakara
Clear; The one who is clearly indicated by
the Supreme Sound, OM.
280
R-
mantra
One who is of the nature of the Mantras of
the Vedas.
281
-lH-
candru
Rays of the moon.
282
BlFTH6-
bhskaradyuti
The effulgence of the Sun.
283
HR6lH[4-
amtdbhava
The moon who has consoling rays that gives
the essential food value (rasa) to the plants
and fruits.
284
Bl4-
bhnu
Self effulgent; One who expresses Himself
for the blessing of the world in the form of
Sun.
285
HH4--
aabindu
The patch in the moon looks like the
silhouette of a rabbit for the naked eye; that
which has a beauty-spot.
286
B-
surevara
The God of all gods.
287
Hl94
auadha
Divine medicine which is the immediate cure
for all worldly ailments.
288
=B6FB6-
jagatassetu
A reclamation bund thrown across waters
connecting distant islands.Egocentric
imperfections to joyous realms of Infinite
Perfection.
289
B44R9l4R-
satyadharmaparkrama
One who champions heroically for Truth and
righteousness.
290
B6B4B4Bl-
bhtabhavyabhavanntha
The Lord of the three periods of time, the
past present and the future.
291
944-
pavana
One who purifies everything.
292
9l44-
pvana
One who gives the life sustaining power to
the atmospheric air.
293
H4-
anala
Fire. He who is in the form of fire and
sustains life.
294
TlRl
kmah
One who destroys all desires; or the one
who fulfills all desires.
295
TlRT6
kmakt
One who fulfills all desires; the Very Creator
of Love.
296
Tl-6-
knta
One who is of enchanting form; Divine
Auspicious form of Absolute Beauty.
297
TlR-
kma
One who is the Beloved.
298
TlR(-
kmaprada
One who supplies the desired objects or
fulfills the desires.
299
B
prabhu
He is the Lord, the Master.
300
4Bl(T6
yugdikt
One who is the creator of the divisions of
aeons, Yugas.
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4Bl46-
yugvarta
The Power behind the wheel of Time that
goes on changing and repeating itself.
302
4TRl4-
naikamya
One whose delusory forms are endless and
variegated.
303
RlH4-
mahana
One who swallows up all perceptions,
emotions and thoughts created by vasanaas
(He who eats up everything).
304
H*4-
adya
Imperceptible, meaning He is the very
Perceiver in all perceptions.
305
469-
vyaktarpa
He who has a form which is clearly
perceptible (by transcending).
306
BU=6
sahasrajit
One who vanquishes thousands.
307
H4-6=l
anantajit
Ever victorious; The victory of the Lord is
endless.
308
19-
ia
One who is invoked by rituals; One who is
loved by all.
309
4H9-
viia
One who is the noblest and the most sacred.
310
H99-
iea
He is the Supreme Beloved of all spiritually
inclined seekers.
311
HG7l
ikha
One who wears sikhanda - peacock feather.
312
49-
nahua
One who is familiar with bondages (One who
binds all creatures of the world with the cord
of maaya.
313
49-
va
One who showers the fulfillment of all
desires in all devotees.
314
4l4l
krodhah
One who destroys anger in all seekers.
315
4l4TT6l
krodhaktkart
One who generates in a sincere and serious
seeker anger (creative impulse) against the
lower tendencies.
316
44l-
vivabhu
One who has number of hands; whose
hands are everywhere.
317
Rl4-
mahdhara
One who is the substratum and support of
the Earth.
318
H*46-
acyuta
One who has not got any modifications such
as birth, death, decay etc.
319
6-
prathita
One who exists pervading all, spreading
Himself everywhere.
320
lT-
pra
All manifested expressions of life.
321
lT(-
prada
One who gives strength to everywhere,
everyone.
322
4lB4l4=-
vsavnuja
The Brother of Indra (Vamana avatar).
323
H9l44
apnnidhi
Treasure of waters, meaning ocean (the
glory of ocean).
324
H49l4R
adhinam
The substratum for the entire universe.
325
HRW-
apramatta
One who never commits a mistake in
judgement (of self-and non-self).
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696-
pratiita
He is the Ultimate Cause, not depending on
anything other than Himself.
327
FT-(-
skanda
The Lord whose glory is expressed through
Lord Subrahmanya.
328
FT-(4-
skandadhara
One who upholds the withering
righteousness (or the one who fathered
Subrahmaya, meaning the Lord in the form
of Paramesvara.
329
44-
dhurya
One who carries the Lord (of responsibilities
of creation, sustenance, and annihilation of
the entire world of plurality).
330
4(-
varada
One who blesses all true devotees and
fulfills their requests for boons.
331
4l44l4-
vyuvhana
The One who controls, regulates and moves
the great winds.
332
4lB(4-
vsudeva
One who is at once both Vaasu (One who
dwells in the physical equipment) and Deva
(One who illumines, consciousness).
333
4[l4
bhadbhnu
Possessed of endless rays, One who
illumines the world with the rays of the Sun
and the Moon.
334
Hl((4-
dideva
One who is the primary source of everything,
First Cause, First Deity.
335
9-(-
purandara
The destroyer of the cities (city is the well-
equipped field for gathering experiences -
tripuranthaka is another name for Lord Siva).
336
HHlT-
aoka
One who has no sorrows, One who has no
negative tendencies.
337
6lT-
traa
One who enables others to cross the
samsaara sagara.
338
6l-
tra
One who saves. One who is the constant
protector of the devotees.
339
H-
ra
The Valiant, All sources of strength and
courage.
340
Hl-
auri
The Lord who took incarnation in the family
of Soora (Soorasena is the father of
Vasudeva).
341
=4-
janevara
The Lord of the people.
342
H4T-
anukla
A hearty well-wisher or friend of everyone.
343
H6l4W-
atvartta
One who makes infinite varieties of form.
344
9Vl
padm
One who has the lotus in his hand.
345
9V4BHT-
padmanibhekaa
One whose eyes are as beautiful as the
Lotus, lotus-eyed.
346
9V4lB-
padmanbha
One who has the lotus in His naval; One
who manifests.
347
H4-(lH-
aravindka
One who has eyes as beautiful as the lotus.
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9VBB-
padmagarbha
One who is being meditated upon in the
centre of the lotus-of-the-heart.
349
HlB6
arrabht
One who sustains and nourishes all bodies,
One who becomes the very cause for the
sustenance of the body.
350
R7-
maharddhi
One who has great riddhi, meaning
prosperity and power.
351
7-
ddha
One who has expanded Himself to be the
universe.
352
47lRl
vddhtm
The ancient -Self; The Self before all
creations.
353
RlH-
mahka
The Great-Eyed; He is the Great Eye seeing
all at all times.
354
B6\4=-
garuadhvaja
One who has the eagle as his insignia on
His flag.
355
H6-
atula
Incomparable. There is no one equal to the
Lord.
356
HB-
arabha
One who dwells and shines forth through the
bodies (sara=body).
357
BlR-
bhma
The All Inspiring, the Terrible. One who is a
mighty and terrible phenomenon to those
who are cruel and sensuous in the world.
358
BR474-
samayajna
Knower of all six systems of philosophy; One
who knows the exact time for creation,
preservation and destruction.
359
4-
havirhari
The receiver of all oblations; One to whom
devotees offer their oblations.
360
B4HTH74-
sarvalakaalakaya
He is the One Self that is ultimately proved
by all scientific investigations and
philosophical inquiries.
361
Rl4l4
lakmvn
The consort of Lakshmi; The pure
consciousness that illumines all.
362
BR694-
samitijaya
Ever-victorious in all His battles with the
unrighteous forces.
363
4H-
vikara
Imperishable; The Lord, the Self is the
subject that is ever Unchanging.
364
l6-
rohita
One who manifested to serve the living
creatures as the Fish among fishes.
365
RlB-
mrga
The Path. He is the one whom seekers of
the Highest meditate upon in order to reach
the Supreme.
366
6-
hetu
The Cause; One who is the cause for the
entire universe.
367
(lRl(-
dmodara
One who is known through a purified (udara)
mind by means of self-control (Dama); Also,
One whose waist is bound by a rope.
368
B-
saha
All enduring; Patient and forgiving.
369
Rl4-
mahdhara
The supporter or bearer of the Earth
(material cause).
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RlBlB-
mahbhga
He who has extreme beauty in all His limbs;
He who has the greatest share in every
Yajna; He who is ever fortunate.
371
4B4l4
vegavn
He who is swift; He is all pervading.
372
HR6lH4-
amitana
Of endless appetite; Great Consumer of the
whole world of plurality.
373
7[4-
udbhava
The Originator.
374
HlBT-
kobhaa
The Agitator; He who thrills the world and
makes it beautiful.
375
(4-
deva
One who revels; He functions in all Beings
as He shines as the Universal
Consciousness.
376
^lBB-
rgarbha
Containing all glories with in; One in whom
are all the glories.
377
9R-
paramevara
The Supreme Lord; Omnipotent and All
glorious.
378
TT
karaa
The Instrument.
379
TlT
kraa
The Cause.
380
TWl
kartt
The Doer.
381
4TWl
vikartt
One who creates the infinite varieties that
constitute the universe.
382
B4-
gahana
The Un-knowable; One who cannot be
comprehended by any known instruments of
knowledge.
383
B-
guha
One who dwells in the cave of the heart; the
Core every creature.
384
44Bl4-
vyavasya
Resolute; The intellect of the one who is
practicing Yoga is single pointed without
vacillation.
385
44Fl4-
vyavasthna
The Basis of the substratum.
386
BFl4-
sasthna
The Ultimate Authority, State or Goal.
387
Fl4(-
sthnada
One who confers the right abode (according
to the actions and thoughts).
388
4-
dhruva
The Firm; That which remains the
Changeless in the midst of changes.
389
97-
paraddhi
One who has supreme manifestations
(Riddhi).
390
9RF99-
paramaspaa
The extremely vivid; being the absolute
subjective essence.
391
69-
tua
The ever contented; the one who is happy at
the minimum offering.
392
99-
pua
One who is ever full; All pervading.
393
HBHT-
ubhekaa
All auspicious gaze.
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lR-
rma
That which revels in every form or That
which all Yogins in their meditation revel.
395
4lR-
virma
He is in whom the creatures rest; The Abode
of perfect rest.
396
4=-
viraja
Passionless; One who is not associated with
the agitation of the mind.
397
RlB-
mrga
The path; There is no other way to know
Him.
398
44-
neya
The Guide, Conductor; One who is fit to be
conducted to the Highest.
399
44-
naya
One who leads; The one who leads
devotees.
400
H44-
anaya
The one who need no guidance; He is
everywhere at all times.
401
4l-
vra
The one who, by His prowess creates fear in
the minds of Rakshasaas.
402
HR6l ^9-
aktimat rea
The best among those who have power.
403
4R-
dharma
Dharma of a thing is that because of which
the thing is, without which the thing is not. ,
The one Self in all individuals.
404
4R4WR-
dharmaviduttama
One who is the highest among men of
realization.
405
4T76-
vaikuh
One who prevents men from going astray
into wrong paths.
406
969-
purua
One who dwells in all bodies.
407
lT-
pra
One who is in the form of Praana exists in
the body, propels the sense organs to act in
their appointed fields.
408
lT(-
prada
One who gives Praana; One who takes
away Praana.
409
T4-
praava
That which is praised or adored by even the
gods; Omkaarah.
410
9-
pthu
The expanded; One whose expanse is
expressed as the world.
411
74BB-
hirayagarbha
He who is in Himself the very Creator; the
golden egg.
412
H4R-
atrughna
The destroyer of the enemies.
413
4l8-
vypta
The pervader.
414
4l4-
vyu
One who is in the form of the atmospheric
air, sustains all life everywhere.
415
H4lH=-
adhokaja
One who is not available for the powers of
the sense organs to perceive.
416
6
tu
Seasons; The Lord who governs the
seasons.
417
B(H4-
sudarana
One who is easy to be perceived if the
seeker has sufficient devotion.
418
Tl-
kla
One who measures the merits and defects in
each individual and who doles out
appropriate results.
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9R9l
parame
One who is centred in His own infinite glory.
420
9R-
parigraha
The Receiver; The one who receives from
His devotees even insignificant things as a
leaf or a flower with all satisfaction.
421
7R-
ugra
The Terrible; The one who gives fear to
those who are diabolically evil.
422
B4B-
savatsara
The Year.
423
(H-
daka
The Smart.
424
4^lRl
virm
The resting place; the Quiet.
425
4F4(HT-
visvadakia
The most skillful and efficient.
426
4F6l-
vistra
The extension; the manifestation of Himself
as the universe.
427
Fl4-FlT-
sthvarasthu
The firm and the motionless (All Pervasive)
428
RlT
prama
The proof; The underlying principle.
429
4l=R44
bjamavyaya
The Immutable Seed; that without which the
world can never be.
430
H-
artha
One who is worshipped by all; invoked by
everyone.
431
H4-
anartha
One to whom there is nothing that is yet to
be fulfilled.
432
RlTlH-
mahkoa
One who has got around him great sheaths,
Ishvara.
433
RlBlB-
mahbhoga
One who is the nature of enjoyment; very
nature of Bliss.
434
Rl44-
mahdhana
One who is Supremely Rich; from whom
devotees can gain great wealth.
435
H447T-
anirvia
One who is has no disinterestedness that
comes to the bosom of one who could not
fulfill his passionate desires of life.
436
F49-
sthavia
One who is Supremely Gross; One who
Himself is the universe.
437
HB-
abh
One who has no birth or the one having
realized whom the seeker will no more have
births.
438
4R49-
dharmaypa
The very post to which all righteousness are
tied.
439
RlBG-
mahsakha
The Great Sacrificer.
440
4H44R-
nakatranemi
The Nave of the stars. For the brilliant
glowing light, Sri Narayana is the very axle.
441
4H4l
nakatr
One who is the Lord of the stars.
442
HR-
kama
One who is supremely efficient in all
undertakings.
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HlR-
kma
One who ever remains without any scarcity.
444
BRl4-
samhana
One whose desires are auspicious.
445
474-
yajna
One who is of the nature of Yajna.
446
174-
ijya
One who is fit to be invoked through Yajnas.
447
R74-
mahejya
One who is to be most worshipped; invoked
in all rituals.
448
46
kratu
The Pillar to which the sacrificial animal is
tied.
449
B4
satra
The lord who protects the good.
450
B6l B6-
sat gati
One who is the refuge of the good people.
451
B4(Hl
sarvadar
All knower.
452
4RlRl
vimukttm
The ever liberated Self.
453
B474-
sarvajna
Omniscient; The principle of Consciousness.
454
74l4RWRR
jnnamuttamam
The Supreme Knowledge of all other
knowledges.
455
B6-
suvrata
The One who is ever performing the pure
vow.
456
BRG-
sumukha
One who has an enchanting face.
457
BR-
skma
One who is subtler than the subtlest.
458
Bl9-
sughoa
Of auspicious sound; Vedas came from Him.
459
BG(-
sukhada
One who confers happiness.
460
B@6
suht
The Friend of all living creatures.
461
R4l-
manohara
One who is the looter of the mind; charming.
462
=64l4-
jitakrodha
One who has conquered anger.
463
4l4l-
vrabhu
One having mighty, valiant arms.
464
4(lT-
vidraa
One who splits asunder, destroys
(narasimha--).
465
F4l94-
svpana
One who puts people to sleep; the mighty
stupefying force (maya).
466
F44H-
svavaa
The one who has everything under His own
personal control.
467
4l9l
vyp
All-pervading. Pervasiveness in philosophy
indicates subtlety.
468
4TlRl
naiktm
Many-souled. Lord the Infinite expresses
Himself as many.
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4TTRT6
naikakarmakt
The one who does many actions; One Lord
of evolution, preservation and involution of
the universe.
470
4B-
vatsara
The Abode of Lord; All pervading Essence
and the Inner Self .
471
4B-
vatsala
The Supremely affectionate; One who loves
His devotees extremely.
472
4Bl
vats
The Father; One who has infinite number of
children.
473
4BB-
ratnagarbha
The Jewel-wombed. One who has rich
wealth concealed in Himself.
474
44-
dhanevara
The Lord of wealth; all object of happiness.
475
4RB9
dharmagup
One who protects Dharma.
476
4RT6
dharmakt
One who acts Dharma.
477
4Rl
dharm
The Supporter of Dharma; very seat of all
Dharma.
478
B6
sat
The Existence in all things and beings is the
same ever and is All-pervading.
479
HB6
asat
The Conditioned, the Limited; the one who
appears as the limited.
480
HR
karam
The Perishing. One who is the very
Immutable Self in all things that appears to
suffer from constant mutation.
481
HHR
akaram
Imperishable. In order to recognize the
change, there must be a changeless entity
knowing it.
482
H474l6l
avijnt
The Non-Knower; the jeeva.
483
BUlH-
sahasru
The thousand rayed; effulgent.
484
44l6l
vidht
All-Supporter. He alone is His own support.
485
T6HT-
ktalakaa
One who is famous because of six qualities,
such as glory, righteousness, fame, wealth,
knowledge and detachment; the very Goal.
486
BBF4R-
gabhasthinemi
The centre of the Supreme planetary system.
487
B4F-
satvastha
Abiding in Sattva. He is the pure truthfulness
in nature; He is the one who remains in all
beings.
488
B-
siha
The Lion; Nara-simha avatar.
489
B6R-
bhtamahevara
The Great Lord of Beings.
490
Hl((4-
dideva
The First Deity; One who is First and
resplendent.
491
Rl(4-
mahdeva
The Great Deity; Supreme Lord.
492
(4H-
devea
The Lord of all Devas; very consciousness of
gods themselves.
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(4B( B6-
devabhd guru
One who is the king of gods.
494
7W-
uttara
One who helps to lift us from the ocean of
samsaar.
495
Bl96-
gopati
The Shepherd One who played the part of a
cow-herd (Krishna).
496
Bl8l
gopt
The protector; very Existence in the Living
Kingdom.
497
74l4B-4-
jnnagamya
One who is to be attained only subtle
perception of Jnaana.
498
9l64-
purtana
He who was even before Time; That from
which the concept of Time itself rose up.
499
HlB6B6
arrabhtabht
One who nurses and nourishes the very
element from which the bodies are
constituted.
500
Bll
bhokt
The Enjoyer or the Protector
501
T9l--
kapndra
One who is the Lord of the monkeys (Sri
Rama); also mean varahaavatar.
502
B(HT-
bhridakia
He who gives away large gifts as presents
distributed at the end of the Sacrifices.
503
BlR9-
somapa
One who drinks the Soma juice in the
Yagnas in the form of the deity that has
been invoked by the householder.
504
HR69-
amtapa
One who drinks the nectar, As Infinite Truth
He at all times enjoys the blissful Immortality
505
BlR-
soma
One who is in the form of moonlight
nourishes all plant-kingdom with their
respective essential sap.
506
96=6
purujit
One who has won over numerous enemies.
507
96BWR-
purusattama
One who is Greater among the great
(Purushottamah).
508
444-
vinaya
He who shows supreme humility; One who
humiliates those who are unrighteous
509
=4-
jaya
The Victorious. One who has conquered all
the matter.
510
B4B-4-
satyasandha
Of Truthful resolution. His thoughts, feelings,
words and actions are always Truthful.
511
(lHl-
drha
Lord Krishna, who is from Daasarha race
(yaadava-kula).
512
Bl46l96-
stvatmpati
The Lord of the Saatvat people (people
following Saatvata Tantra).
513
=l4-
jva
One who remains as the limited ego,
Experiencer of the field.
514
4446lBlHl
vinayitsk
The witness of modesty; Consciousness that
illumines the very sense of humility in
devotees.
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515
RT-(-
mukunda
One who gives liberation.
516
HR644R-
amitavikrama
Of immesaurable Prowess, one whose step
is immeasurable.
517
H-Bl44
ambhonidhi
Ocean, indicating Lord is the substratum for
all four types of creatures.
518
H4-6lRl
ananttm
The Infinite Self, undefeated by time, space
or substance; Supreme Self.
519
Rl(4H4-
mahodadhiaya
One who rests on the great ocean (Milky
Ocean of Vaikuntah).
520
H-6T-
antaka
The Death. As Time He brings about
constant changes in the World.
521
H=-
aja
Unborn. As the changeless and deathless
Reality, He has neither birth or any decay.
522
Rl-
mahrha
One who deserves the highest worship.
523
F4lBl4-
svbhvya
Ever rooted in the nature of Hisown Self.
524
=6lR4-
jitmitra
One who has won all his enemies both
within and without.
525
Rl(4-
pramodana
Ever-Blissful. One who is constantly enjoying
His own Eternal Blissful nature.
526
Hl4-(-
nanda
A mass of pure Bliss. Bliss is His pure nature.
527
4-(4-
nandana
One who makes others blissful.
528
4-(-
nanda
One who is freed from all limited worldly
pleasures.
529
B44Rl
satyadharm
One who has in Himself all the true
Dharmas. Kindness, non-injury, charity, etc.
are considered as the noble Dharmas.
530
444R-
trivikrama
One who has taken the three steps.
(Vamana incarnation)
531
R9 T9ll4-
mahari kapilcrya
One who has manifested as the teacher
Kapila, the great sage. (Of the perfect ones,
I am sage kapilah)
532
T674-
ktajna
The created and the knower of the creation;
knower all objects.
533
R(4l96-
medinpati
The Lord of the Earth, Sri Narayana.
534
49(-
tripada
The One who has taken the three steps
(Vamana).
535
4(Hl\4H-
tridadhyaka
The Lord of the three steps, witnessing the
waking, dream and deep sleep.
536
RlB#-
mahsga
The Great-Horned . Fish incarnation.
537
T6l-6T6
ktntakt
He is the destroyer of the creation. He who
is the giver of krita (vaasanas), Himself is the
giver of total liberation.
538
Rl4l-
mahvarha
The one who manifested as the great-Boar.
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539
Bl4-(-
govinda
One who is to be known (Vid) through
declarations of thr Vedanta (Go)
540
B9T-
suea
He who has a charming army. (ganas, great
sages).
541
T4Tl#(l
kanakgad
The bright-as-gold armlets.
542
BU-
guhya
The mysterious, The Profound, The
Supreme Secret.
543
BBl-
gabhra
The unfathomable; human intellect cannot
know him.
544
B4-
gahana
He is impenetrable; Imponderable.
545
B8-
gupta
The well-concealed, He is not easily
revealed by words.
546
4B(l4-
cakragaddhara
One who is the bearer of the discus and the
mace.
547
44l-
vedh
One who is the creator of the whole universe.
548
F4lB-
svga
One who is beautiful, who has well
proportioned limbs; Self-instrumental.
549
H=6-
ajita
One who is vanquished by none-
unconquered and unconquerable.
550
T*T-
ka
The Dark, The unknown factor that
expresses through us whose
manifestations are all our physical, mental
and intellectual capabilities.
551
7-
dha
The Firm, one who is firm in His convictions,
judgements, love and mercy.
552
BT9Tl*46-
sakaraocyuta
The Lord Narayana who absorbs the whole
world into Himself at the time of deluge and
He who never falls away from His own Real
Nature.
553
46T-
varua
The Sun, as it sets in the Varuna-dik,
Western horizon. Soorya Narayana.
554
4l6T-
vrua
Son of Varunah. Vasishtha and Agastya,
indicating the Lord.
555
4H-
vka
Tree, the world emerging out of the
Supreme Brahman is described as Tree.
556
9*TlH-
pukarka
One who has eyes as beautiful as the lotus-
flowers.
557
RlR4l-
mahman
One who has a great mind. Supreme
consciousness functioning through the Total
mind.
558
BB4l4-
bhagavna
One who has all the six glories- Wealth,
Power, Dharma, Fame, Character,
Knowledge and Dispassion.
559
BBl
bhagah
One who destroys during the deluge, the six
glories mentioned above.
560
Hl4-(l
nand
The one who gives great delight, Son of
Nandagopala.
561
44Rll
vanaml
One who wears always a garland of leaves
and flowers.
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562
l44-
halyudha
One who has plough as his weapon
(Balabhadra, brother of Krishna).
563
Hl(4-
ditya
One who was born as the son of Aditi and
Kasyapa as Vamana.
564
74l6l(4-
jyotirditya
The Supreme who is the resplendence in the
Sun.
565
B*T-
sahiu
One who calmly endures the pairs-of-
opposites, who is above them.
566
B6BWR-
gatisattama
The ultimate refuge for all devotees; the best
destination and noblest path.
567
B4-4l
sudhanv
One who has His glorious bow called
Saaranga.
568
G79H-
khaaparau
One who has the axe-weapon called parasu
(Parasurama incarnation).
569
(l6T-
drua
The one who is merciless towards the
unrighteous.
570
4T(-
draviaprada
One who lavishly gives wealth asked for by
His devotees.
571
4-F94
divaspk
The sky-reaching, indicating universal form.
572
B44lB-
sarvadgvysa
One who creates many omniscient men of
wisdom; The Omniscient Vyaasa.
573
F964l4=-
vcaspatirayonija
One who is a master of all knowledge
(Vidyaas) and who is unborn through a
mothers womb.
574
4BlRl
trism
One who has been glorified by the three
saamas (Vedas).
575
BlRB-
smaga
The singer of the Saaman songs (hymns
from Sama-Veda).
576
BlR
sma
The Lord of the Sama Veda.
577
44lTR
nirvam
Ever-liberated; Ever free; All-Bliss.
578
B9=R
bheajam
Medicine; Specific cure for the disease of
Samsaar (change, becoming).
579
B9T
bhiak
One who is the physician, who is the cure
for the disease of samsaar.
580
B-4lBT6
sannysakt
Lord is the instituter of the fourth stage of
life, samnyaasa.
581
HR-
ama
The Calm. One who exists without the mind
running out into passions of sense organs.
582
Hl-6-
nta
One who is quiet within, as in Him, the sense
organs are perfectly controlled.
583
49l
nih
The abode of all beings, not only while living,
but during the pralaya.
584
Hl-6-
nti
One whose very nature is Peace, All Peace,
All-Full.
585
9l4TR
paryaam
Supreme Goal is Narayana. After reaching
Him, there is no return.
586
BBB#-
subhagaga
One who has the most beautiful form.
587
Hl-6(-
ntida
Narayana dispenses Peace which puts and
end to likes and dislikes.
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588
B9l
s
The Creator of all beings.
589
TR(-
kumuda
The reveler in the Earth; He who delights the
Earth.
590
T4H4-
kuvaleaya
One reclines in the waters; also meaning
Sesha-Saaye.
591
Bl6-
gohita
One who does the Cow-welfare work; One
who saved the world.
592
Bl96-
gopati
The husband of the Earth; Lord of the
senses.
593
Bl8l
gopt
One who protects the universe; One who
veils the glory of the Divine Self.
594
49BlH-
vabhka
One whose eyes rain fulfillment of all desires
of His devotees.
595
494-
vapriya
One who is beloved to the virtuous, the
good; Dharma-priya.
596
H446l
anivart
One who never knows retreat; One who
never turns back from Dharma.
597
44WlRl
nivtttm
One who is fully restrained from all sense
indulgences.
598
BH8l
sakept
The One who absorbs unto Himself the
entire Universe of multiplicity during the
dissolution.
599
HRT6
kemakt
The doer of Good; Protecting what has been
gained, acquiring things that are not yet
gained.
600
H4-
iva
Lord Narayana adored as Sivah.
601
^l4B4Hl-
rvatsavak
One who has the mark Sreevatsa, upon His
Divine and sacred chest.
602
^l4lB-
rvsa
Abode of Sree; dwelling place of Mother
Lakshmi.
603
^l96-
rpati
The Lord of Goddess lakshmi (Sree is the
Energy (Paraa Sakti).
604
^lR6l4-
rmatvara
The best among those who have glory in life
is Narayana.
605
Hl(-
da
One who gives Sree to all His sincere and
dedicated devotees.
606
^lH-
ra
The Lord of the Goddess of Wealth.
607
^l44lB-
rnivsa
One who dwells and manifests in the good
people (those with Sree in them).
608
^l44-
rnidhi
One who is the treasure-house of Sree;
Maya.
609
^l4Bl44-
rvibhvana
One who is a Distributor of Sree, Dispenser
of fruits- of- action.
610
^l4-
rdhara
Lord always carries Sree in His bosom.
611
^lT-
rkara
One who confers Sree upon His devotees
who reflect upon His Glories.
612
^4-
reya
He is the Way and the Goal; Narayana is
Liberation.
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613
^lRl4
rmn
One who possesses all Glories.
614
lT44l^4-
lokatrayraya
The shelter for the three worlds; The
substratum for the three fields of
experiences, waking, dreaming and deep
sleep.
615
F4H-
svaka
Brilliantly Beautiful-Eyed.
616
F4#-
svaga
Beautiful-Limbed.
617
H6l4-(-
atnanda
One who divides Himself into infinite Jeevas,
manifesting through the different equipment
and experiences in all of them.
618
4-(-
nandi
Infinite Bliss is the nature of Vishnu as
Supreme Self.
619
74l6BT-
jyotirgaevara
The Lord of the luminaries in the Cosmos is
Narayana. He as the Self, gives light to all
brilliant things in life.
620
4=6lRl
vijittm
One who has conquered the sense -organs.
621
444lRl
vidheytm
One who has come to live under the
command of the Higher Self or one who is
ever available for devotees to command in
love.
622
BTl6-
satkrti
Of Pure Fame is Narayana.
623
BBH4-
chinnasaaya
One whose doubts are ever at rest or
solved; The one in Whom all doubts are
resolved.
624
7(lT-
udra
The Great Tanscendent; Infinite beyond all
finitude, limitations and change.
625
B46H-
sarvatacaku
One who has eyes everywhere. If He is not,
eyes are blind; when He is the indweller, the
eyes then see. Therefore all eyes are only
His.
626
H4lH-
ana
One who has none to lord over Him. None
rules over Him.
627
Hl6F-
vatasthira
One who is ever Eternal and Stable; never
changing, thus permanent and ever the
same, stable.
628
BH4-
bhaya
Resting on the Earth; One on whom the
world rests.
629
B9T-
bhaa
One who adorns the world; physically with
the infinite beauties of HisCreation;
emotionally He gives love and other finer
instincts; intellectually He is the one behind
all great, noble and beautiful thoughts.
630
B6-
bhti
One who is the pure BE ness or existence
or Glories.
631
4HlT-
vioka
Narayana is sorrow-less; grief-less.
632
HlT4lH4-
okanana
The destroyer of all sorrows for His devotees.
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633
H*Rl4
arcimn
The Effulgent. As pure consciousness,
Narayana is the Source of all light.
634
H6-
arcita
One who is constantly worshipped by His
devotees.
635
T-B-
kumbha
The pot. Everything and every happening is
within Him.
636
4H7lRl
viuddhtm
One who has the purest Soul; One who is
beyond all three Gunas.
637
4Hl44-
viodhana
The Great Purifier; He who is the very
source of Purity.
638
H467-
aniruddha
One of the four manifestations of Vishnu; He
who is invincible by any of His enemies.
639
H6-
apratiratha
One who is never challenged by any
enemies; One who has no enemies even to
threaten Him. Sree Narayana is without
enemies.
640
HV-
pradyumna
Very Rich. He gives riches and mighty glory
to His devotees.
641
HR644R-
amitavikrama
Of immeasurable Prowess is Sri Narayana;
Omnipotent.
642
Tl4R4l
klaneminih
The slayer of the Asura, Kaalanemi; The Self
is the destroyer of Time.
643
4l-
vra
The Heroic Victor; One who is ever
victorious.
644
Hl-
auri
Born in the Soorasena-clan; One who has
invincible prowess always.
645
H=4F4-
rajanesvara
The Lord of the valiant. He is invoked by the
victorious and He is the Source of Strength.
646
4lTlRl
triloktm
The Reality, the Self of the three worlds;
three fields of experiences.
647
4lTH-
trilokea
The Lord of the three worlds; the spark of
existence in all creatures.
648
TH4-
keava
One who has long hairs; Krishna; The rays
of the Lord that illumine.
649
THl
keih
One who destroyed the Asura Kesi.
650
-
hari
The Destroyer; He who destroys false values
and inner conflicts in man.
651
TlR(4-
kmadeva
The beloved Lord; One who is to be
worshipped and loved by seekers who strive
for four aspirations in life, purushaarthas.
652
TlR9l-
kmapla
The fulfiller of Desires of all His True
devotees; Protector of the Desired Ones (His
devotees).
653
TlRl
km
One who has fulfilled all His desires.
654
Tl-6-
knta
Of Enchanting Form; Supremely Handsome;
Beauty of beauty itself.
655
T6lBR-
ktgama
The author of the Scriptures; One who
inaugurates Krita-Yuga.
656
H4(*449-
anirdeyavapu
Of Indescribabale Form; Of Indefinable
Nature.
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657
4*T-
viu
All-Pervading; One who is pervading the
whole Visvam.
658

vra
The Valiant, The Courageous.
659
H4-6-
ananta
Infinite; Endless; Totally unconditioned.
660
44=4-
dhanajaya
One who had gained through his conquest
and prowess vast wealth for the enrichment
of his country; Arjuna.
661
O74-
brahmaya
One who is great friend of Brahman; Sastra,
Tapas, Vedas, Truth, Knowledge, etc.; friend
of all individuals.
662
OT6
brahmakt
The One who performs the Brahman- One
who lives in Truth, abides in Tapas; Author
of Brahman.
663
Ol
brahm
Creator, As the Total Creative Power,
Narayana who functions as Brahma.
664
O
brahma
The biggest, the Vastest, the All-Pervading.
665
O44(4-
brahmavivardana
One who increases the Brahman;
Austerities, Knowledge, Vedas, Truth.
666
O46
brahmavita
One who knows Brahman; One who intuited
the Vedas and commentaries.
667
lOT-
brhmaa
One who has realized that the pluralistic
world is a mere superimposition upon the
Brahman caused by an error of judgement
and who experiences the Supreme
Consciousness of the one Reality is a
Braahmanah.
668
Ol
brahm
One who is with Brahma; Austerities, Vedas,
Truth and Knowledge.
669
O74-
brahmajna
One who lives ever in Brahman and so
knows the nature of Brahman.
670
lOT4-
brhmaapriya
One who is the beloved of and one who is
the lover of true men of full realization, the
Braahmanahs.
671
Rl4R-
mahkrama
Of Great-Step; Vamana-incarnation
measured the worlds in three steps.
672
RlTRl
mahkarm
One who performs great deeds-the Creation,
the dissolution, the protection.
673
Rl6=-
mahteja
Of Great Resplendence; Light of all lights;
Light of Consciousness.
674
RlB-
mahoraga
The Great Serpent: Ananta, five headed
Serpent, Sesha.
675
Rl46-
mahkratu
The Great Sacrifice; One who is the very
form of Asvamedha Yaga.
676
Rl474l
mahyajv
One who had performed Great yajnas; (Sri
Ramas Asvamedha).
677
Rl474-
mahyajna
The Great Yajna. Japa Yajna of Narayana is
glorified as the greatest.
678
Rl4-
mahhavi
The Great-Offering; The Yajna is He; the
very things offered to the sacred fire, the
Havis are also He.
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679
F64-
stavya
One who is the object of all praise; One who
deserves all praises.
680
F644-
stavapriya
One who is invoked through the loving
chants of the devoted hearts.
681
F6l4
stotra
The Hymn; a glorious Hymn that describes
the Lord is Lord Himself.
682
F66-
stuti
The act of praise; the noble act of invoking
the Lord.
683
F6l6l
stot
One who adores or praises; the true devotee
who sings His praise is Himself.
684
T4-
raapriya
Lover of Battles; battle is the constant
struggle of evolution.
685
9T-
pra
The Full. One who is ever full with all wealth,
inner and outer.
686
946l
prayita
The fulfiller; Lord fulfils all the desires and
demands of His devotees.
687
974-
puya
The truly-Holy; Lord is Auspiciousness itself.
688
974Tl6-
puyakrti
Of Holy-Fame. He is gloriously renowned as
the holy one.
689
H4lR4-
anmaya
One who has neither the mental or physical
diseases or pangs.
690
R4l=4-
manojava
Fleet as the mind is the Lords movement;
He, in the form of Existence is already there;
faster than the fastest.
691
6lT-
trthakara
The Teacher of the Teerthaas; Vidyaas; One
who is the most ancient Teacher of all
vidyaas and Tantraas.
692
4B6l-
vasuret
He whose Essence is Golden; The Golden
Womb (Hiranyagarbha).
693
4B(-
vasuprada
The Free-Giver of Wealth (here, worldly
wealth).
694
4B(-
vasuprada
The Giver of Salvation.
695
4lB(4-
vsudeva
The son of Vasudeva, Lord Krishna, One
who is Vaasu and Deva.
696
4B-
vasu
The Refuge for all; The One who dwells
within all creatures.
697
4BR4l-
vasuman
One who is attentive to and concerned with
every object in the world.
698
4-
havi
The Oblation. That which we offer Him is
also permeated by Him.
699
BJ6-
sadgati
The goal of good and noble seekers;
Spiritual Goal to be reached.
700
BT6-
satkti
One who is full of Good Actions.
701
BWl
satt
The Lord is the one without a second and
therefore remains the same.
702
B[6-
sadbhti
One who has Rich Glories; One who has
taken various incarnations.
703
B9l4T-
satparyaa
The Supreme Goal for the Good who pursue
the path of Truth.
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704
HB4-
rasena
One who has heroic and valiant armies.
705
4^9-
yadureha
The best among the Yadava clan, Lord
Krishna.
706
BB4lB-
sannivsa
The Abode of the Good; The Great Souls of
Realization live in Him.
707
B4lR4-
suymuna
One who is attended by the righteous
Yamunas (Gopas, by the Yamuna).
708
B6l4lB-
bhtvsa
The very dwelling place of the Great
Elements.
709
4lB(4-
vsudeva
One who envelops the world with His
Maayaa-powers of Aavaran (veiling) and
vikshepa (agitation).
710
B4lB44-
sarvsunilaya
The Abode of all Life-Energies; One who is
the substratum for the Life and experiences
of all creatures.
711
H4-
anala
One who is of Unlimited Wealth, Power and
Glory.
712
(9l
darpah
The Destroyer of pride in evil-minded people.
713
(9(-
darpada
One who gives pride to the righteous; One
who creates in the Good an anxious urge to
be the best among the righteous and virtuos.
714
8-
dpta
One who is ever drunk with the Infinite Bliss
of His own essential nature as Sat-Chit-
Ananada.
715
4-
durdhara
The object of contemplation which is indeed
very difficult to achieve.
716
H9l=6-
aparjita
The Unvanquished; Never-Conquered is the
Glory of the Self.
717
4R6-
vivamrti
Of the form of the entire universe. Universe
represents His gross-form divine.
718
RlR6-
mahmrti
The Great-Form-Divine of the Lord as He
reclines on Sesha couch.
719
(l8R6-
dptamrti
Of the Resplendent Form; As
Consciousness, He is ever bright and fully
effulgent illumining all experiences at all
times.
720
HR6Rl4
amrtimn
Having no Form; The limited alone has a
form, the unlimited is formless.
721
H4TR6-
anekamrti
Multiformed, One who Himself has become
the world of various forms.
722
H4-
avyakta
Unmanifest, i.e., not perceivable by sense
organs.
723
H6R6-
atamrti
Of-Myriad-Forms; Although consciousness
has no form like Light, all forms are illumined
by the Supreme.
724
H6l44-
atnana
Many-Faced; because He is of the Universal
Form, all faces are His only.
725
9T-
eka
The One. The One without a second; Sree
Narayana is the only one.
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726
4T-
naika
The Many. One who though the One, yet
plays in the bosom of all living creatures.
The Lord sports with many forms by His own
Maayaa.
727
B4-
sava
He who is the nature of the Sava-sacrifice.
The sacrifice in which the soma juice is
squeezed out is called Sava.
728
T-
ka
Happiness. One who is the Nature of Bliss.
729
T
ki
What. He is the one who is to be inquired
into or diligently sought through constant
questioning upon What is His Nature.
730
4l
yat
Which. That which is self-existent.
731
6l
tat
That. The Supreme. That which expands all
the world of plurality
732
9(R4WR
padamanuttama
The Unequalled State of Perfection.
733
lT4-4-
lokabandhu
Friend of the World; as He is the Father of
all.
734
lT4l-
lokantha
One who is the Lord of the world; One who
is solicited by all.
735
Rl44-
mdhava
One who was born in the family of Madhu.
736
B4-B-
bhaktavalsala
One whose Love for the devotees knows no
bounds.
737
B4T4T-
suvaravara
Golden; The Supreme is represented by self-
effulgent Golden Being .
738
Rl#-
hemga
One who has limbs of Gold; Lord functioning
through limbs.
739
4l#-
varga
With beautiful limbs; One whose form is
lovable to the yogi of devotion.
740
-(4l#(l
candangad
One who has attractive armlets; One who is
smeared with scandal.
741
4ll
vrah
The destroyer of the valiant heroes in order
to uphold righteousness.
742
49R-
viama
Unequalled. No one can be equal or superior
to Him.
743
H-4-
nya
The Void. Total absence of experiences and
experiencer attitudes.
744

ghts
One who has no need for any good wishes
from anyone.
745
H-
acala
The non-moving; One who never falls and
therefore does not move away from His own
Infinite Nature; All Pervading.
746
-
cala
Moving; He apparently seems to move as
conditioned.
747
HRl4l
amn
One who has no false vanity.
748
Rl4(-
mnada
One who gives or causes by His Maayaa the
false identification with the body; One who
honours all His true devotees.
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749
Rl-4-
mnya
One who is to be honoured; most worshipful.
750
lTF4lRl
lokasvm
Lord of the Universe; the field-of-
experiences.
751
4lT4T
trilokadhk
One who is the support of all the three
worlds.
752
BR4l-
sumedh
One who has Pure Intelligence ; Divine
Memory Power.
753
R4=-
medhaja
Born out of sacrifices.
754
4-4-
dhanya
Fortunate. As He has no objects yet to be
fulfilled or any of His wishes not already
fulfilled, He is the one who is utterly fulfilled.
755
B4R4-
satyamedha
One whose intelligence never fails, He is the
Supreme Power of discrimination, never
deluded in the finite world of appearances.
756
4l4-
dhardhara
The sole supporter of the Earth.
757
6=l49-
tejova
One who showers Radiance.
758
H64-
dyutidhara
One who bears an Effulgent Form; In the
light of which creatures become aware of
perceptions, emotions and thoughts.
759
B4HHB6l-4-
sarvaastrabhtmvara
The best among those who wield weapons.
Lords weapon 'discus' is Itself called Su-
darsana, the auspicious vision.
760

pragraha
One who is the sole receiver of all the
worship of every devotee irrespective of his
creed or race or his location in the world at
all times.Also means reins with which horses
are controlled.
761
4R-
nigraha
The killer of the ego; One who abosrbs the
devotee unto Himself.
762
4R-
vyagra
One who is ever engaged in fulfilling the
devotees desires.
763
4TH#-
naikaga
One who has many horns; four horns are
four states of consciousness.
764
B(lR=-
gadgraja
The elder brother of Gada; One who
manifests or invoked through mantras;
Krishna had an younger brother by the name
Gada.
765
6R6-
caturmrti
Four-Formed; the waker, the dreamer, the
deep-sleeper and the Pure Self.
766
64l-
caturbhu
Lord Narayana is represented as having four
hands (Mana, mind; Buddhi, intellect; chitta,
thought flow towards objects; ahamkara,
ego).
767
64-
caturvyha
One who expresses Himself as the dynamic
centre in the four vyoohas. (vyooha is a
whirlpool of activities made by a large
number of imperfect forms, commanded by
a pivotal person at the centre).
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768
6B6-
caturgati
The ultimate goal of all the four (Thinkers
(Brahmana), Warriors and Rulers
(kshatriya), Men of Commerce (Vaisya) and
Workers ,Soodras).
769
6lRl
caturtm
Chatvaraatmaa- The Clear-minded,
completely free from all desires.
770
6Bl4-
caturrbhva
The source of all four (four Varnas, four
Aasramas, four Purushaarthaa).
771
64(4l
caturvedavit
Knower of all four Vedas; Lord is the very
theme of Vedas.
772
9T9ll
ekapt
The One-footed; The whole universe is
supported by His One part; All beings are
His foot- Taittireeya Aranyaka.
773
BRl46-
samvarta
The efficient turner of the wheel of life.
774
44WlRl
nivtttm
One whose mind is turned away from all
sense indulgences.
775
=4-
durjaya
The Invincible; One who cannot be
conquered by anyone else.
776
64R-
duratikrama
One who is difficult to be disobeyed.
777
B-
durlabha
One who is obtained with consummate effort.
778
BR-
durgama
One who is realized with great difficulty.
779
B-
durga
Not easy to storm into. The Lord seated in
our hearts is not easily attained.
780
l4lB-
durvsa
Not easy to lodge within the heart steadily
even for great seekers.
781
ll
durrih
One who is the slayer of the devilish Asuras.
782
HBl#-
ubhga
One with enchanting limbs of perfect beauty;
Beauty of all beauty is the Lord Himself.
783
lTBl#-
lokasraga
One who has inquired into or understood the
essence behind the universe of names and
forms.
784
B6-6-
sutantu
Beautifully expanded. As the thread is the
substratum for all fabrics, the Narayana is
the beautiful thread, the substratum for this
universe.
785
6-6444-
tantuvardhana
One who sustains the continuity of the drive
for the family. The continuity of the family is
attributed to the Grace of Narayana.
786
1-TRl
indrakarm
One who always performs gloriously
auspicious actions.
787
RlTRl
mahkarm
One who accomplishes Great Activities.
788
T6TRl
ktakarm
One who has fulfilled all His activities. There
is nothing more for Him to achieve.
789
T6lBR-
ktgama
One who is the author of Vedas. Vedic
mantras are called Agamas.
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790
7[4-
udbhava
The ultimate source- the very spring of
Creation.
791
B-(-
sundara
Of unrivalled beauty; Lord is described as
the most enchanting.
792
B-(-
sunda
Of Great Mercy; He forgives all sins
committed by man in his innocent ignorance
(Avidyaa).
793
44lB-
ratnanbha
Of beautiful navel; Lords navel point is to be
meditated as a flashy brilliant jewel (Ratna).
794
Bl4-
sulocana
One who has the most enchanting eyes.
795
HT-
arka
One who is in the form of the Sun; most
worshipful.
796
4l=B4-
vjasana
The giver of food; The One vital force that
sustains all creatures.
797
H#l
g
The horned One; Lords incarnation as fish.
798
=4-6-
jayanta
The conqueror of all enemies. No force
could ever vanquish Him who is the Source
of all energy and strength.
799
B44=4l
sarvavijjay
One who is at once Omniscient and
victorious; One who is victorious over all
men of wisdom.
800
B4T4--
suvarabindu
With limbs radiant like gold; His has a golden
body even to the tip of His nails; The great
name of the Lord OM.
801
HHl-4-
akobhya
One who is ever unruffled. Lord, the Self is a
state of existence wherein neither the
subjective disturbances of the mind or the
objective persecutions of the sense organs
can ever ruffle the His perfection.
802
B44lBl-
sarvavgvarevara
The very Lord of the Lord of speech. Also
means Lord of poets, writers and orators.
803
-l@(-
mhhda
One who is like a great refreshing swimming
pool. Great Pond.
804
RlB6-
mahgarta
The great chasm, meaning Lords Maayaa,
which is very difficult to cross over. May also
mean Great Chariot.
805
RlB6-
mahbhta
The Great Being. He is the source of all
Great Elements.
806
Rl44-
mahnidhi
The Great Abode; The Great Treasure.
807
TR(-
kumuda
One who gladdens the earth; One who is
gladdened by the earth.
808
T-(-
kundara
The one who tore the earth in His
incarnation as a Boar.
809
T-(-
kunda
One who is as comely and attractive as the
kunda flower.
810
9=-4-
parjanya
He who is similar to the rain-bearing clouds.
811
9l44-
pvana
One who ever purifies.
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812
H4-
anila
Like the atmospheric air the Lord is the life-
giver everywhere and also He is All-
pervading; Omniscient.
813
HR6lH-
amta
One whose desires are never fruitless. One
whose greatest desire is the State of
Immortality.
814
HR649-
amtavapu
He whose form is Immortal.
815
B474-
sarvajna
Omniscient; Pure Knowledge-the principle
because of which all other knowledge is
possible in every being.
816
B46lRG-
sarvatomukha
One who has His face turned everywhere.
817
BB-
sulabha
One who is readily available; attainable.
818
B6-
suvrata
He who has taken the most auspicious forms
to destroy the evil and to protect the good.
819
B7-
siddha
One who is Perfection- not the one who has
attained perfection.
820
H4=6
atrujit
One who is ever victorious over His hosts of
enemies.
821
H46l94-
atrutpana
The scorcher of enemies.
822
-4Rl4-
nyagrodha
The One who, while controlling all beings,
veils Himself behind Maaya.
823
7-4-
udumbara
He who is the nourisher of all living creatures.
824
H-
avatha
The great Tree of Life; Banyan Tree, a
perennial tree.
825
4l-49(4-
canrndhranidana
The slayer of Chaanoora, the great wrestler.
826
BUl
sahasrrci
He who His effulgence has thousands of
rays.
827
B8=$-
saptajihva
He who expresses Himself as the seven
tongues (flames) two nostrils; two eyes, two
ears and mouth.
828
B84l-
saptaidh
The Seven effulgent flames; Seven tongues
of flame.
829
B84l4-
saptavhana
One who has the vehicle of seven horses
(seven days of a week).
830
HR6-
amrti
One who is formless; One who is not limited
by any form.
831
H4-
anagha
One who is sinless; sorrowless; Lord
Paramesvara.
832
H-4-
acintya
One who cannot be comprehended by mans
mind and intellect.
833
B4Tl
bhayakt
Giver of fear; terror to evil minded.
834
B44lH4-
bhayanana
Destroyer of all fear; In the one Reality
where there is no other, there cannot be fear.
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835
HT-
au
The Subtlest; All-Pervading; Core essence
of all.
836
4l
bhat
Greater than the greatest; All-Pervading.
837
TH-
ka
One who is lean, subtle, delicate.
838
F-
sthla
One who is the fattest, the grossest, the
roughest.
839
BTBl
guabht
One who supports, maintains and expresses
through three gunas.
840
4BT-
nirgua
Without any properties. That which has a
property is matter, is perishable.
841
Rl-l
mahn
The Great; Glorious; the Mighty.
842
H46-
adhta
None supports Him. He supports all.
843
F446-
svadhta
Self-supported; He abides in His own Glory.
844
F4lF4-
svsya
One who has an Effulgent Face; Brilliantly
beautiful, charming.
845
4H-
pragvaa
One who has the most ancient history.
846
4-H444-
vamavardhana
He who multiplies His family of descendents.
847
BlBl
bhrabht
One who carries the load of the Universe.
848
T6-
kathita
One who is glorified in the Vedas and other
spiritual books.
849
4lBl
yog
One who can be realized through Yoga; One
who is the greatest Yogi.
850
4lBlH-
yoga
The King of Yogis; One who realizes the Self
becomes the Self.
851
B4TlR(-
sarvakmada
One who fulfills all desires of all true
devotees.
852
Hl^R-
rama
Sree Narayana is the harbour, the
sequestered heaven for all who are tossed
about in the storms of life without and within.
853
^RT-
ramaa
One who persecutes the worldly people;
Law-giver.
854
HlR-
kma
One who destroys everything during the final
deluge.
855
B9T-
supara
The Golden Leaf; World is considered to be
spread as the Asvattha tree.
856
4l44l4-
vyuvhana
The mover of the winds.
857
444-
dhanurdhara
The wielder of the Bow (Sree Rama).
858
444(-
dhanurveda
One who declared the Science of Archery,
propounder of OM meditation.
859
(--
dana
One who punishes the wicked.
860
(R46l
damayit
The controller.
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861
(R-
dama
That which is gained by the worldly
punishments-the final experience of
Beatitude in the Self.
862
H9l=6-
aparjita
The Invincible, one who cannot be defeated.
863
B4B-
sarvasaha
One who carries the entire Universe.
864
H44-6l
aniyant
One who has none above Him to control Him.
865
H44R-
aniyama
One who is not under the laws of anyone
else.
866
H4R-
ayama
One who knows no death; One who is
beyond death.
867
B744l-l
sattvavn
One who is full of exploits and courage.
868
Bl74T-
sttvika
One who is full of Saattvic qualities
(Quietude, tranquility and peace).
869
B4-
satya
Truth; That which remains the same in the
past, present and the future.
870
B44R9l4T-
satyadharmaparyaa
One who is the very abode of Truth and
Righteousness.
871
HBl4-
abhiprya
One who is faced by all seekers marching to
Infinite.
872
4l-
priyrha
One who deserves all our love; One who
deserves to be worshipped.
873
H-
arha
Narayana is the only one who deserves to
be worshipped by all devotees.
874
4Tl
priyakt
One who is ever obliging in fulfilling our
wishes.
875
6444-
preetivardhana
One who increases preeti in the devotees
heart. The sense of drunken joy that arises
in ones bosom is preeti.
876
4l4BB6-
vihyasagati
One who travels in Space- having the nature
of sun, Soorya Narayana.
877
74l6-
jyoti
Effulgent with His own inherent light.
878
B6-
suruci
Auspicious glory or desire that manifests as
the universe.
879
6BT
hutabhuk
One who receives and enjoys all that is
offered in to the sacred fire.
880
4B-
vibhu
All-Pervading; Unlimited is His nature.
881
4-
ravi
One who absorbs the vapours (rasa) from
everything.
882
4l4-
virocana
One who shines in different forms.
883
B4-
srya
One source from which all things have been
born; like Sun in the solar system.
884
B46l
savit
One who brings forth from Himself the
Universe of things and beings.
885
4l4-
ravilocana
One whose eyes are the Sun (Sun and the
Moon are His eyes).
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886
H4-6-
ananta
Endless; One who is not conditioned by time
and space.
887
6BT
hutabhuk
One who accepts the things devotedly
poured into the sacred Fire.
888
Bll
bhokt
The One who enjoys the world of objects-
emotions-thoughts through the equipment of
body-mind-intellect. Self.
889
BG(-
sukhada
One who gives the experience of Eternal
Bliss to devotees at their final spiritual
destination - moksha.
890
4T=-
naikaja
One who is born not only once, but many
times, in many forms.
891
HR=-
agraja
The one who was First Born.
892
H447T-
anirvia
One who feels no disappointments; Ever-full;
Perfect.
893
B(lR9l
sadmar
One who ever forgives the trespasses of all
His devotees, kind, merciful.
894
lTl49l4
lokdhina
The one sole substratum for the entire
universe.
895
H[6-
adbhuta
Wonder is He ! Experience of knowing Him
is wonder.
896
B4l6
sant
The Beginning less and the endless factor is
He. Changeless, Immutable.
897
B4l646R-
santanatama
The most ancient. He was already there to
be aware of even the first experience of the
beginning of Time.
898
T9-
kapila
The Lord Himself manifested as Rishi
Kapilah.
899
T9-
kapi
One who drinks water by ones rays. (Sun
evaporating the water).
900
H44-
avyaya
The One in whom the entire Universe
merges during the great deluge.
901
F4F6(-
svastida
One who gives Svasti to all His devotees;
Giver of auspiciousness.
902
F4F6T6
svastikt
One who brings all auspiciousness; One
who robs all ausipiciousness.
903
F4F6
svasti
One who is the source of all auspiciousness.
904
F4F6BT
svastibhuk
One who constantly lives in His experience a
perpetual sense of holy auspiciousness.
905
F4F6(HT-
svastidakia
One who is ever engaged in efficient and
quick distribution of auspiciousness.
906
Hl-
araudra
One who has none of the negative terrible
urges and emotions.
907
T7l
kual
One who wears the famous ear-ring called
the Makara-Kundala.
908
4l
cakr
He who wears ever His Discus called Su-
Darsana (auspicious vision).
909
44Rl
vikram
He who is more daring than others; One who
travels by air.
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910
T=6HlB4-
rjitasana
One who commands and administers with
His hand.
911
H(l6B-
abdtiga
He who transcends all words.
912
H(B-
abdasaha
One who allows Himself to be invoked by
Vedic declarations.
913
HH-
iira
Winter; Cool arbour for those who are
tortured by the heat of Samsaar.
914
H4lT-
arvarkara
One who creates darkness; To men of
Realization , our world of sorrows and pains,
worries and anxieties is unknown and for
those who live in their ego-sense to them
Real is unknown, means veiled in darkness.
915
H4-
akrra
Never-Cruel, Cruelty comes from anger,
anger from desire. Sree Narayana has no
desires to be fulfilled.
916
9H-
peala
One who is extremely soft.
917
(H-
daka
This term stands for quality of promptitude,
alertness, vigilance etc.
918
(HT-
dakia
One who is most liberal; One who has
infinite kindness and Charity.
919
HRTl4-
kamivara
One who has the greatest amount of
patience with the sinners and forgiveness for
their sins.
920
43WR-
vidvattama
One who has the greatest Wisdom. Pure
Knowledge by the light of which all other
knowledge.
921
4l6B4-
vtabhaya
One who has lost all fears. Narayana
consciousness is a fearless state.
922
974^4TTl64-
puyaravaakrtana
One whose glory when heard and sung
causes merits to grow in the bosom of that
devotee.
923
7WlT-
uttraa
One who lifts us out of the ocean of change,
to a state of changelessness.
924
*T6l
duktih
Destroyer of sins. Vasanas get destroyed
when one turns his mind to Him.
925
974-
puya
Supremely Pure. One who purifies the heart
of His devotees.
926
-F484lH4-
dusvapnanana
One who destroys all bad dreams; the worst
dream being samsaar.
927
4ll
vrah
One who ends the passage from womb to
womb, the wheel of birth and death.
928
HT-
rakaa
One who is the protector of the Universe.
929
B-6-
santa
Good people. The Holy beauty of Narayana
is expressed in the glory of such a company
of good and saintly men.
930
=l44-
jvana
The Life-Spark in all living creatures.
931
944F6-
paryavasthita
In all places and in all creatures He dwells;
The final factor-Divine.
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932
H4-669
anantarpa
One of Infinite forms.
933
H4-6^l
anantar
One who is full of Infinite Glories; One with
Incomparable Powers.
934
=6R-4-
jitamanyu
One who has conquered anger; One who
has established in His own purity .
935
B4l9-
bhaypaha
One who destroys or removes all fears in
samsaaric life.
936
6U-
caturasra
One who deals squarely with all; Narayana
bestows justly upon all.
937
BBllRl
gabhrtm
One who in His Real Nature is too deep to
be fathomed by our mind.
938
4(H-
vidia
One who is unique in His giving;
magnificently benevolent.
939
4l(H-
vydia
One who is unique in His commanding-
power.
940
(H-
dia
One who advises and gives knowledge.
941
H4l(-
andi
One who is the First Cause; Eternal,
Beginningless.
942
BB4-
bhrbhuva
The very substratum or support for the Earth.
943
Rl
lakm
One who is the wealth, the richness and
glory of the Universe.
944
B4l-
suvra
One who moves through various ways which
are all divinely glorious.
945
6l#(-
rucirgada
One who wears resplendent shoulder-caps.
946
=44-
janana
He who delivers all living creatures. The
great Father.
947
=4=-Rl(-
janajanmdi
One who is the sole cause of birth for all
living creatures in the Universe.
948
BlR-
bhma
One whose form is terrible and frightening to
the sinners.
949
BlR9l4R-
bhmaparkrama
One whose prowess is irresistible and fearful
to His enemies.
950
Hl4l44-
dhranilaya
One who is the fundamental sustainer- the
support of all that exists.
951
H4l6l
adht
Above Whom there is no other to control or
command.
952
9*9lB-
pupahsa
He who shines like an opening flower.
953
=lB-
prajgara
Ever-Awakened; He who knows no sleep
(non apprehension of Reality).
954
T\4B-
rdhvaga
One who is on top of everything; One who
goes higher and higher.
955
B9ll-
satpathcra
One who walks the path of truth.
956
lT(-
prada
One who gives praana to all.
957
T4-
praava
Om-kaara is pranava; Infinite Reality is
indicated by Pranava.
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958
9T-
paa
The Supreme Manager of the Universe
(pana means to transact).
959
RlT
prama
He Whose very form is the Vedas which are
the only proof for the eternal reality.
960
lT44-
pranilaya
He in Whom all Praanaas stand established;
vital foundation.
961
lTB6
prabht
He who rules over all Praanaas. He initiates
and maintains all activities.
962
lT=l44-
prajvana
He who maintains the life-breath in all living
creatures.
963
674
tattva
The Reality, That which is Eternal; the
essence.
964
6W446
tattavavit
One who has realized fully the reality, the
essential nature of the Self.
965
9TlRl
ektm
The Advaita- Reality. Narayana is the one
Self, who expresses Himself as the
individualities of the infinite entities in the
Universe.
966
=-RR4=l6B-
janmamtyujartiga
One who knows no change or modifications
in Himself; ever the Supreme Self. No birth,
death or decay for Him.
967
BB4FF4F66-
bhrbhuvassvastaru
One who is the Sap in the Tree of Life
existing in all this Universe of Higher world,
our world and lower world.
968
6l-
tra
One who helps all to crossover. The Boat
man for the ocean of samsaar.
969
B46l
savit
He who is the Father of all; Eternal father of
the entire Universe.
970
96lR-
prapitmaha
He who is the Father of even the Father of
all Beings - Brahmaaji.
971
474-
yajna
One whose very nature is Yajnah (spiritual
cooperative endeavour).
972
47496-
yajnapati
The Lord of all Yajnas; Enjoyer of all Yajnas.
973
474l
yajv
One who performs Yajnas according to the
strict prescriptions of Vedas.
974
474l#-
yajvga
One whose limbs are the things employed in
Yajna.
975
4744l4-
yajnavhana
One who fulfills Yajnas in complete and
exact in accordance to Vedas.
976
474B6
yajnabht
The Ruler of the Yajnas. The one who helps
us to conclude successfully all our good,
dedicated selfless acts of service to others.
977
474T6
yajnakt
One who performs Yajna. Also means one
who destroys Yajna.
978
474l
yajn
One who is the constant Enjoyer of the
perpetual Yajnas.
979
474BT
yajnabhuk
One receiver of all that is offered in Yajna for
all deities.
980
474Bl44-
yajnasdhana
One who fulfills all Yajnas. Only by His
Grace one can fulfill all noble endeavours.
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981
474l-6T6
yajnntakt
One who performs the last, concluding act in
all Yajna (Poorna Ahuti).
982
474BU
yajnaguhya
The Most Profound Truth to be realized in all
yajnas.
983
HB
anna
One who has Himself become the food.
Sense objects are the food consumed by the
sense- organs.
984
HBl(-
annda
One who eats the food; Experiencer of all.
985
HlR4l4-
tmayoni
One who is Himself the material cause for
Himself.
986
F44=l6-
svayajta
One who as the Lord of the Universe has no
other instrumental cause in projecting
Himself.
987
4Gl4-
vaikhna
The one who dug through the earth- cutting
through the denseness of the gross to reach,
apprehend and kill the subtle Hiranyaaksha.
988
BlRBl44-
smagyana
One who sings sama-songs.
989
(4Tl4-(4-
devaknandana
He who appeared as born to Devakee in His
incarnation as Krishna.
990
U9l
sra
One who creates. Even the Creator draws
his ability from Him.
991
H6lH-
kita
One who is the Lord of the Earth. Nurturer
and Nourisher.
992
9l94lH4-
ppanana
Meditating upon Whom all vasanas are
liquidated.
993
HB6
akhabht
One who has the divine conch named
Paancha-janya.
994
4-(Tl
nandak
The Lords sword is called Nadaka. One who
hold and wields the same.
995
4l
cakr
One who carries the Discus called
Sudarsana
996
Hl#4-4l
rgadhanv
One who aims His unerring bow called
Saaranga.
997
B(l4-
gaddhara
One who holds His Divine Club.
998
l#9lT-
rathgapi
One who has the wheel of the chariot as His
weapon (Discus).
999
HHl-4-
akobhya
One who cannot be exasperated by anyone,
by any act or acts however blasphemous
they may be.
1000
B4Tl44-
sarvapraharayudha
He who has all implements for all kinds of
assault and fight. Conqueror of all.
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