Shuklam Baradaram Vishnum, Sasi Varnam Chatur Bhujam, Prasanna Vadanan Dyayet, Sarva Vignoba Sandaye Dressed in white

you are, Oh, all pervading one, And glowing with the colour of moon. With four arms, you are, the all knowing one I meditate on your ever-smiling face, And pray, “ Remove all obstacles on my way”. Vyasam Vasishtanaptharam, Sakthe Poutramakalmasham, Parasarathmajam vande, Shukathatham Taponidhim. I bow before you Vyasa, The treasure house of penance, The great grand son of Vasishta. The grand son of Shakthi, The son of Parasara. And the father of Shuka, Vyasa Vishnu Roopaya, Vyasa Roopaya Vishnave, Nmo Vai Brahma Vidaya, Vasishtaya Namo Nama. Bow I before, Vyasa who is Vishnu, Vishnu who is Vyasa, And again and again bow before, He, who is born, In the family of Vasishta. Avikaraya Shuddhaya, Nityaya Paramatmane, Sadaika Roopa Roopaya, Vishnave Sarva Jishnave. Bow I before Vishnu Who is pure, Who is not affected, Who is permanent, Who is the ultimate truth. And He who wins over, All the mortals in this world. Yasya smarana Mathrena, Janma Samsara bandhanath. Vimuchayate Nama Tasmai , Vishnave Prabha Vishnave OM Namo Vishnave Prabha Vishnave 5

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Bow I before Him, The all-powerful Vishnu, The mere thought of whom. Releases one forever, Of the ties of birth and life. Bow I before the all powerful Vishnu Shri Vaisampayana Uvacha:Shrutva dharmaneshena , Pavanani cha Sarvasha, Yudishtra santhanavam Puneravabhya Bhashata Sri Vaisampayana said:After hearing a lot, About Dharma that carries life,, And of those methods great, That removes sins from ones life, For ever and to cleanse, Yudhishtra asked again, Bheeshma, the abode of everlasting peace. Yudishtra Uvacha:Kimekam Daivatham Loke, Kim Vapyegam Parayanam, Sthuvantha Kam Kamarchanda Prapnyur Manava Shubham, Ko Dharma sarva Dharmanam Paramo Matha Kim Japan Muchyathe Jandur Janma Samsara Bhandanat Yudishtra asked:In this wide world , Oh Grandpa, Which is that one God, Who is the only shelter? Who is He whom, Beings worship and pray, And get salvation great? Who is He who should oft, Be worshipped with love? Which Dharma is so great, There is none greater? 7 8 6

And which is to be oft chanted, To get free. From these bondage of life, cruel? Bheeshma Uvacha:Jagat Prabhum devadevam Anantham Purushottamam, Stuvan nama Sahasrena, Purusha Sathathothida, Tameva charchayan nityam, Bhaktya purushamavyayam, Dhyayan sthuvan namasyancha yajamanasthameva cha, Anadi nidhanam vishnum sarva loka Maheswaram Lokadyaksham stuvannityam Sarva dukkhago bhaved, Brahmanyam sarva dharmagnam Lokanam keerthi vardhanam, Lokanatham Mahadbhootham Sarva Bhootha bhavodbhavam Aeshame sarva dharmanam dharmadhika tamo matha, Yad bhaktyo pundarikaksham Stuvyr-archanayr-nara sada, Paramam yo mahatteja, paramam yo mahattapa Paramam yo mahad brahma paramam ya parayanam Pavithranam Pavithram yo mangalanam cha mangalam, Dhaivatham devathanam cha bhootanam yo vya pitha Yatha sarvani bhoothani bhavandyathi yugagame Yasmincha pralayam yanthi punareve yuga kshaye Tasya Loka pradhanasya Jagannatathasya bhoopathe Vishno nama sahasram me Srunu papa bhayapaham 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17

Bheeshma Replied:That purusha with endless devotion, Who chants the thousand names , Of He who is the lord of the Universe, Of He who is the God of Gods, Of He who is limitless, Would get free , From these bondage of life, cruel He who also worships and prays, Daily without break, That Purusha who does not change, That Vishnu who does not end or begin, That God who is the lord of all worlds, And Him, who presides over the universe, Would loose without fail, All the miseries in this life.

Of Him who is purest of the pure. That which is the greatest light. Who is the only one .Chanting the praises. Worshipping and singing. Which wash away all sins. And which the sages sing. Of That father who lives Without death. Of Him whom all the souls. With devotion great. That which is the greatest brahmam. Is the greatest shelter that I know. Of Him in whom. Of those names with fame. Who is the master of the universe. Will disappear at the end of the world. Please hear from me. That which is the greatest penance. Of those who live in this world. Who increases the fame . Rishir Namnam Sahsrasya Veda Vyaso Maha Muni Chando aunustup stada devo bhagawan devaki sutha Amruthamsu Bhavo Bhhejam Shakthir devaki nandana Trisama hridayam tasya santhyarthe viniyujyade 19 20 . I would teach you without fail. all that lives. Of the lotus eyed one . Which deal of His qualities great.. Of That which is holiest of holies. Who is partial to the Vedas. Of Him who is God among Gods. And of that the chief of all this world . Who is the truth among all those who has life. Become happy and great. And who decides the life of all living. So that beings of this wide world. Who bears the burden of this world. The thousand holy names. who knows the dharma. Is the dharma that is great. Were born at the start of the world. Among all that lives in this world.

Vishnu 2 . By the side of the sea of milk. And who is the greatest. Who wears all over his body Pearls made of spatika.Vishnum Jishnum Mahavishnum Prabha vishnun Maheswaram Aneka Roopa Daityantham Namami purushottamam These thousand names Yudishtra Are Sung for peace. Who gets happy of the white cloud. 21 1 Bhoo padau yasya nabhi r viyadasu ranila schandra suryaau cha nether Karnavasasiro dhaumugamabhi dhahano yasya vasteyamabhdhi Anthastham yasya viswam sura nara khaga go bhogi gandharva dhaityai. And is composed in Anusthup metre. Sprayed of drops of nectar. Who is everywhere. And its heart is Trissama Bow I before Him. Who is ever victorious. And has Vyasa as the sage. Located in the sand of precious stones. Who is the killer of asuras. DHYANAM Ksheerodanvath pradese suchimani vilasad saikathe Maukthikanam Malaklupthasanastha Spatikamani nibhai maukthiker mandithanga Shubrai-rabrai-rathabrai ruparivirachitai muktha peeyusha varshai Anandi na puniyadari nalina Gadha sankapanir Mukunda Let that Mukunda makes us all holy. the wheel and the lotus in His hands. Chitram ram ramyathe tham thribhuvana vapusham vishnumeesam namami I bow before that God. And its root is Amrutamsudbhava And its strength the baby of Devaki. Among all purushas. Who is in every being. And who has the mace . Who is God of Gods. And has its God the son of Devaki. Who sits on the throne of garland of pearls .

Who is seen by saints through thought. Who has moon and sun as eyes. Santhakaram Bujaga sayanam Padmanabham suresam. Who has earth as his feet. Whose limbs shine because of Kousthubha. 4 3 . Who is black like a cloud. Who has lotus like eyes.Who is the lord of three worlds. And who is surrounded by the blessed always. Who has sky as his belly. Who has the four directions as ears. Viswadharam Gagana sadrusam Megha varnam shubangam Lakshmi kantham kamala nayanam Yogi hrid dyana gamyam Vande vishnum bava bhayaharam sava lokaika nadham I bow before the God Vishnu. Who has a lotus on his belly. Who has sea as his stomach. Who has air as his soul. Who has eyes like an open lotus. Who is personification of peace. Who is the God of gods. And in whose belly play and enjoy. Who wears yellow silks. Who is the lord of all the universe. Who has the sreevatsa on him. men birds. Who has the land of gods as head. Who sleeps on his folded arms. Who has fire as his mouth. animals. Gandharvas and Asuras. Who is similar to the sky. Serpent men. Who is of the colour of the cloud. Who has beautiful limbs. And who is the lord of all the worlds. Gods. Megha syamam Peetha kouseys vasam Srivatsangam Kausthuboth bhasithangam Punyopetham pundareekayathaksham Vishnum vande sarva lokaika natham I bow before that God Vishnu. Who is the consort of Lakshmi. Who kills all worries and fears. Who is the basis of earth.

Who is of the colour of the black cloud. Who wears a crown and ear globes. 2. And who has a chest adorned by Sreevatsa. Aseenamam budha syama Mayathakashamalangrutham. Worn in his garlanded chest.a) One who permeates everything. Who is with Rukhmani and Satyabhama. Who shines because of Kousthbha . . In the shade of Parijata tree. Chayayam Parijatasys hemasimhasanopari. Who wears yellow silks. Chandranana chathurbahum sreevatsangitha vakshasam. Who has lotus like eyes. Om visvaya namah. Who has long broad eyes. Who has four hands. Who sits on a golden throne. Rukmani Satyabhamabhyam Sahitham Krishnamasraye. I seek refuge in Lord Krishna. b) One who surrounds everything. Who has a conch and wheel in his hands. Who has four arms. Who has a face like moon. Om vishnave namah. Sahara vaksha sthala shobhi kousthubham namai Vishnum sirasa chaturbhujam I bow before the God Vishnu. Vishnu: .Sasanga chakram sakerita kundalam sappeethavastram saraseruhekshanam. 5 6 Nama 1: vishvam / a) Universe or Cause of Universe b) One who is full in all respects. is inside every sentient and non-sentient being.

. 4: bhuta-bhavya-bhavat-prabhu: The Master of all things past. The Omniscient 16:kshetrajnah / One who knows. 8: bhutatma / The AtmA or soul of all beings . Bhutani bibharti iti bhuta-bhrt One who supports all.sarvesham bhutanam atma 9: bhuta-bhavanah / One who nourishes and nurtures all beings that He created. Nirukti . He who exists always.for whom there is no other guiding or superior soul 12: muktanam parama gatih / One who is the ultimate goal for all muktas or Released or Liberated Souls. . Sloka 2 10: Putatma / The Pure Self .(Sri Bhattar) b) Indestructible (Sri Sankara) 14: purushah / a) One who bestows on the Muktas the enjoyment of the Bliss of Himself in plenty.puru sanoti iti purushah. independent of anything else.One who is untainted by the effects of karma good or bad. and present. b) One who is reclining in this body .as it is.The Lord of all things that exist in the past.3: vashatkara / One who controls and directs (not merely pervades). 6 : bhuta-bhrt / The supporter of all things.purA AsIt iti purushah. Puta Atma yasya sa putatma .puri sete iti purushah. The All-Knower. (seems to be further elaborated by namas 8 and 9) 7: bhavah / He who exists with all the splendor. future..One who has the pure Atma is pUtAtmA. 11: paramatma / The Supreme Soul . and future.pUrayati iti purushah 15: sakshi / One who directly witnesses everything . d) One who completes and fulfills existence everywhere . 13: avyayah / a) One who does not send back anyone who has reached Him (to the cycle of birth and rebirth . present. c) One who existed before anything else existed . the muktas to the exact place where the muktas will get their sought-after Supreme Bliss. and can lead. 5: bhuta-krit / The creator of all beings.trikAla vartinAm seshi .

23. purushottamah / The Supreme amongst the purushas (i.17: akshara / One whose greatness never diminishes over time in spite of being enjoyed by the miktas constantly. The word yoga is derived from the word yujyate which means "with whose help the goal is attained". kesavah / One with lovely locks of hair. individualsouls). na ksharati iti aksharah . yogah / One Who alone is the definite and unobstructed means to salvation. 20. narasimha vapuh / One who possesses a body of man and lion combined. 21.e. 19. 22.. yogavitam neta / One who leads those who practice yoga until they reach their Goal. 24. sriman / One with a lovely form. Sloka 3 18. Sloka 4 . pradhana purusha Isvarah / One who is the Lord of Primordial Matter as well as the Jivas.

27. 33. shivah / One who confers auspiciousness. matsya. c) The very source of the panca bhutas. bharta / Supporter.firm in His benefits and anugraha to the devotees. 26. prabhavah / One whose birth is of a sublime nature. sthanuh / One who is . One who regenerates all by dispelling all their evils. 36.. 34. kurma. sambhavah / (Though like a Hidden Treasure). b) The source or cause of all beings.25. 32. nrsimha. bhutadih / a) One who is eagerly sought after by all beings. 31.). bhavanah / (Having manifested thus). 28. nidhiravyayah / The inexhaustible treasure.One who bestows auspiciousness on all. prabhuh / He who is all powerful. Isvarah / a) One who has the supreme power of control over all beings.g. 35. sharvah / (sa as in Shiva) The Remover of all sins. etc. subha avahasca sivah . He manifests Himself at any place and at any time and in any form (e.the cause of creation and destruction of all things. 29. b) One who has the ability to do anything without the help of any other beings or things Sloka 5 . sarvah / (sa as in sanatana) One who is all . 30. One who manifests Himself at will to those who sincerely seek Him.

anadi-nidhanah / One who is without beginning or end. 42. shambhuh / One who causes happiness to everyone by the beauty of His appearance. b) The best of all basic constituents Sloka 6 46. svayambhuh / He who manifests Himself by His own free will. c) One who sustains and nourishes everything like the Sun. pushkarakshah / The Lotus-eyed. 38. 40. Adityah / a) The purusha in the Sun. aprameyah / One who cannot be defined.Brahma and others). through logical means. vidhata / The producer (of Brahma from the fetus referred to above). explained. b) One of the twelve Adityas. measured. . 43. Rudra. dhaturuttamah / a) One who is far superior to Brahma (dhatr). 45. (but who can only be experienced) 47. maha-svanah / He of the venerable sound (of the Vedas).37. 41. 39. etc. hrshikesah / a) The controller of the sense-organs of all including Brahma. 44. dhata / The creator (of . etc.

and other qualities. sthavishthah / One who is exceedingly huge in size. 63. padma-nabhah / One from whose navel the lotus (the cause of the Universe) emanates. 61. mangalam param / The Embodiment of Supreme Auspiciousness. dhruvah / One who is unaffected by Time. Sloka 7 56.tri. lohitakshah / One with eyes red like the beautiful lotus flower. kakub or kakut. agrahyah / One who is beyond the grasp of others. 50. amara-prabhuh / The Lord of the immortal gods. 55. krshnah / a) One who is always in a state of Bliss (with His sport of creation etc. b) The Creator of the Universe. greatness. manuh / The Great Thinker: Mananat manuh 52. 49. Permanent. 64. 58. 60. pradrdanah / The Destroyer. 53. ever full. 57. 54. 59. prabhutah / One who is affluent. Unchanging. sthavirah / One who has always existed. makes this world happy through His rays 48. tri-kakud-dhama / There are three words in this name . Older than the oldest. b) One who has a dark-blue complexion. and dhAma. in the form of the Sun and the Moon.). Sloka 8 .b) One who. 51. and well-endowed with wisdom. shashvatah / One who is eternal. pavitram / Purity Incarnate. tvashta / One who created all the different forms and names in this Universe. visva karma / a) One who is the agent of all actions with regard to the Universe. 62.

65. madhavah / a) The consort of MA or Lakshmi. or through mauna. One who is the Lord of everyone) f) A silent observer. sreshthah / Most praise-worthy. pranah / Life. isanah / The controller. 66. b) One who is attained through the Madhu vidya. a maunee. 70. prana_dah / The life-giver. d) One who is born in the race of Madhu. hiranyagarbah / He who is in a lovely Abode. 74) madhusudhanah / The slayer of the evil demon called Madhu. c) The Lord of knowledge or the propounder of the knowledge of the Supreme Being.e. and yoga. 67. 72. e) One for whom there is no Lord (i.. 69. Sloka 9 . a yadhava. prajapatih / Lord of the Ever-free Angels. jyeshthah / Older than the oldest. dhyana. 68. bhugarbhah / One for whom the Earth is the object of protection. 71. 73.

anuttamah / One for whom there is nothing superior or better. suresah / a) The Lord of all the other gods. an elephant. 78. such as in the vAmana incarnation. a tiger. c) One who does not destroy His devotees..e. krtajnah / One who is grateful.75. 84. 87. The most powerful. etc. b) One who is like the Day that awakens people from ignorance. vikramah / a) One with great strides (see nAma 76). prajabhavah / One from whom all beings have originated. isvarah / The Ruler. 82. b) The best among those who can bestow their devotees' desires. 91. dhanvi / The wielder of the bow. the Garuda. 79. 93. 85. saranam / The Refuge. vikramI / a) The most courageous. ahah / a) One who never forsakes anyone. 80. Vamana. sarma / One who is Bliss. samvatsarah / He who lives for the uplift of His devotees. 88. duradharshah / One who cannot be overcome by the demons and others. 76. . vibhishana. b) One who rides on the king of birds. c) One who is highly prosperous. the Highest Goal to be attained.a serpent. medhavi / One who is capable of powerful memory. vyalah / a) One who accepts the devotees . 83. visvaretAh / The seed for the Universe. kramah / a) One who is the basis for the order in the Universe. b) One who controls and bestows the power of movement. Sloka 10 86. b) One who has the "Special" footsteps viz. 77. krtih / One who is the cause of the virtuous act of His devotees.g. 90. b) One who is beyond grasp such as a vyAla . atmavan / The real Owner and Controller of the souls of those who do these virtuous acts. 89. 81. 92.

b) One who never lets His devotees slip. decay.94. e) One who is the root of all sound (akshara "a"). ameyatma / One whose Nature cannot be comprehended. growth. 102. 99. pratyayah / One who can be relied upon. 101. vrishakapih / One who lifted the Earth from the waters of adharma in the form of varaha. sarvadarsanah / a) One who shows all His grace to His devotees. etc. c) One who undergoes no modifications such as birth. acyutah / a) One who has never slipped from His glory. d) One who removes the ignorance from the hearts of His devotees. b) One who is easily attained by all means by His devotees Sloka 12 . b) The All-seeing. c) One who moves in the hearts of the devotees. 98. 97. 103. sarva yoga vinissritah / a) One who is beyond any attachment. siddhah / One who is available at the hands of His devotees. siddhih / The Goal. b) One who is the isvara for all isvaras. disease. sarvadih / The Origin or Cause of all things. 100. b) The Remover of all obstacles. Sloka 11 96. 95. ajah / a) Unborn. 104. sarvesvarah / a) One who reaches all who seek Him.

c) One who is the wealth that His devotees seek. vasuh / a) One who dwells in the hearts of His devotees. 111. 114. vrishakarma / Om vrshakarmane namah / One who is of righteous actions.pavaka. b) One who resides in the heart space of everyone and observes all. b) One whose form is made up of prana. matter and sun. c) One who is well-disposed towards the good.One who has an even mind. 107. vrishakriti / Om vrshakrtaye namah / One who is an embodiment of dharma.105. sammitah / Om sammitaya namah / a) One who has let Himself be understood (controlled) by His devotees. 113. 106. c) One who is like the eye to the residents of SrivaikunTham. 110. samah / Om samaya namah / One who treats all His devotees equally. b) The One Truth who is accepted by the Rsihis and revealed in the Upanishads. 108. b) One who has a mind which thinks of His devotees as a treasure. satyah / Om satyaya namah / a) The Truth. e) One who lives in the sky. samatma / Om samatmane namah . 109. b) One who dwells in the Milk-Ocean. pundarikakshah / Om pundarIkakshaya namah / a) One whose eyes are beautiful like the lotus flower. Sloka 13 . d) The best among the eight vasus . vasumanah / Om vasumanase namah / a) One who has a 'wealthy' or rich mind. 112. amoghah / Om amoghaya namah / One who always gives fruits to those who worship Him.

119. Om Sasvata-sthanave namah. b) One who is Immortal. Om amritaya namah.tapah / One who is endowed with great knowledge. vararohah / a) One who is the most supreme object of attainment. Om babhrave namah. Om maha-tapase namah. maha. b) One who unites His devotees with Himself. Om vararohaya namah.sirAh / One who is multi-headed. Om rudraya namah. Om sarvagaya namah. 117. 121. Om Suci-Sravase namah. sasvata-sthanuh / One who is Eternally Firm. b) One of Excellent Ascent. 123. bahu. sarva-vit / One who is the All-knower. 118.115. Om visva-yonaye namah. visva-yonih / a) The cause of this world. . Om bahu-sirase namah. b) One who confers the good on the devotees. 125. Sloka 14 124. 120. c) One who has beautiful and divine ears. 122. c) One who destroys misery. b) One whose names are worthy of being heard. Om sarva-vide namah. 116. sarva-gah / One who reaches all. suci-sravah / a) One who listens to words which are pure. rudrah / a) One who brings tears to the eyes. amritah / a) The unsatiating nectar to His devotees. babhruh / The Supporter.

the dharma. Om bhanave namah. but the true meaning behind the Vedas. 141 . 136 . lokadhyakshah . b) One who has the srutis and smritis as His body. 131. 140 . as well as transient forms. 133. avya~ngah / One who has no imperfections. Sloka 15 135.catur-vyuhah / One with four forms (the vyuha forms). c) One who has a form which is nitya or permanent. vedah / One who is the embodiment of scriptures. caturatmA / One whose Self has a four-fold manifestation. Om caturatmane namah.Master of the devas. Master or superintendent of all people who should practice dharma. 139. vedavit / One who knows not only the Vedas. b) One who is both the cause and effect of all things. Om vedavide namah. Om vishvaksenaya namah. Om catur-vyuhaya namah. 134. 138. Om avya~ngaya namah. 137 . Om lokadhyakshaya namah.126. 142 . 129. vedavit / The true knower of the meaning of the vedas. 132.Lord of the worlds.catur-damshtrah / He of four teeth. Om vedaya namah. bhanuh / One who shines. Sloka 16 .catur-bhujah / One with four arms. Om catur-damshtraya namah. Om veda-vide namah. 130. Master of dharma. kritakritah / a) The grantor of fruits that are this this-worldly as well as those that are eternal.dharmadhyakshah .suradhyakshah . c) One who is approached by devotees for their wishes. Om catur-bhujaya namah. Om janardanaya namah. viz. veda~ngah / a) One who has Vedas as His body. janardanah / a) One who destroys the wicked. Om vedangaya namah. vishvak-senah / One who has His army in all directions for the protection of all. Om dharmadhyakshaya namah. 128. kavih / One who cognizes beyond ordinary perception. Om suradhyakshaya namah. the way the Supreme should be worshipped. 127. b) One who protects people from the wicked.

punarvasuh / One who lives again and again as the antaratma of all His creations. vijayah / Victory Incarnate. amoghah / One whose acts are never purposeless. 154. bhokta / The Enjoyer. jagadadijah / He who was born at the beginning of the Universe. atIndrah / One who is superior to Indra. Om sahishnave namah. 159. 156. 147. urjitah / One who is endowed with immense strength. . 148. bhojanam / One who is the object of enjoyment.yonih / The Cause of the Universe. 150. Om anaghaya namah. Om bhoktre namah. 155. Om atindraya namah. 144. Om bhojanaya namah. sucih / Pure. Om pramsave namah. upendrah / a) One who appeared as the younger brother of Indra to help him. Om visva-yonaye namah. b) One who is superior to Indra. Sloka 17 153. visva.143. sahishnuh / The Forgiver. Om Urjitaya namah. Om upendraya namah. pramsuh / The Tall. bhrajishnuh / One who is effulgent. 152. vamanah / One with the Dwarf form. 158. 145. 146. Om jetre namah. uncontaminated. Om sucaye namah. anaghah / One who is Sinless. jeta / The conqueror. 157. Om jagadadijaya namah. 149. Om vijayaya namah. 151. Om brajishnave namah. Om vamanaya namah. Om amoghaya namah.

samgrahah / a) He who is easily reached. Om mahotsahaya namah. Om madhave namah. 167.balah / One with immeasurable strength . b) That which should be known or realized. 166. Om viraghne namah. treats everyone equally. madhavah / The propounder of the knowledge of the Supreme Being. Om sargaya namah. sargah / The creator of Himself. Om atIndriyaya namah. maha.mayah / One who is possessed of wonderful power of enchantment. b) One who unites this Universe as the sarva-vyapic) One who always follows the dharmic way. dhritatma / The supporter of all the jivatmas.160. sada-yogi / a) One who is always awake with respect to His devotees. b) He who has everyone under His control. Om samgrahaya namah. maha. 164. vaidyah / The knower of vidya or knowledge. Om mahamayaya namah. vira-ha / The slayer of strong men of wicked nature. 169.e. 161.The Omnipotent. Om dhritatmane namah. madhuh / One who is like honey to His devotees. . 162. Om yamaya namah. Om niyamaya namah. 172.. d) One who is in constant yogic meditation e) One who always displays the samatva-bhava. vedyah / a) He who can be realized. niyamah / The Controller. atindriyah / He who is beyond the range of the sense organs. i. mahotsahah / He of great enthusiasm. yamah / The Ruler. Sloka 18 165. 168. Om vedyaya namah. 170. Om madhavaya namah. 174. 163. Om sada-yogine namah. Om vaidyaya namah. 173. 171. Om mahabalaya namah.

Sloka 20 183. maha. mahi.vIryah / He of great virility. Om maheshvasaya namah. 177.Saktih / Of immense power. Om mahadri-dhrite namah. Om maha-saktaye namah. Om maha-viryaya namah. 180. Om maha-dyutaye namah. maha. anirdesya.bharta / The bearer of the earth. 186. maheshvasah / a) The discharger of great arrows. 176.dhrit / The bearer of the great mountain.gatih / The Ultimate Goal for all spiritual seekers. Om maha-buddhaye namah. Om Srinivasaya namah.vapuh / He who possesses an indescribable body. 184. 185. Om anirdesya-vapushe namah. Srinivasah / In whom Lakshmi resides. 181. Om Srimate namah. Om satam-gataye namah.dyutih / He of great splendor. . b) The wielder of the mighty bow. Om mahi-bhartre namah. maha. maha.Sloka 19 175. mahadri. 178. 182.buddhih / He of infinite knowledge. srIman / Possessed of beauty. satam. ameyatma / He of an incomprehensible nature. 179. Om ameyatmane namah.

188. prajapatih / The Lord of beings. 195. suranandah / One who gives delight to the gods. Om govidam-pataye namah. Om hiranya-nabhaya namah. amrityuh / One who is beyond death or decay. Om aniruddhaya namah. b) One with consistent creative thinking. 192. 196. aniruddhah / One who cannot be obstructed or resisted by anyone. govidam patih / The protector of those who know the Vedas. damanah / a) Dispeller (of the samsara bharam). Om prajapataye namah. Om suparnaya namah. 189. Om amrityave namah. hiranya-nabhah / One who has a beautiful navel with a golden hue. Om hamsaya namah. sutapah / a) One who is possessed of supreme knowledge. Sloka 22 200. Om suranandaya namah. Om padma nabhaya namah. Om govindaya namah. 197. . b) One who controls and punishes those who swerve from their prescribed path. c) The protector of cows. d) One who confers the Vedas. 199. Om damanaya namah 193. suparnah / a) (literally) One possessed of charming feathers. Om maricaye namah. 194. b) One who dug out the Earth from the depths of the Ocean. Om sutapase namah. padma_nabhah / a) One who has the lotus emanating from his navel (carrying Brahma). hamsah / One who is like the swan. Om bhujagottamaya namah. b) One who resides in the center of everyone's heart. 198. bhujagottamah / The Master of the Serpent AdiSesha. b) One who can lead men to the other shore across the ocean of samsara. govindah / a) One who is praised by the gods (for His help). hiranyagarbha. One who supports in His navel the creator. 190.187. Sloka 21 191. maricih / Ray of light.

durmarshanah / The Unassailable. Om animishaya namah. Om ajaya namah. 205. Om sastre namah. b) One who is called by special names (such as Truth. d) One whose Atma is of a special Nature. 216. Om vacaspataye namah. b) Destroyer. Om simhaya namah. c) One who moves in the hearts of the devotees. d) One who removes the ignorance from the hearts of His devotees. simhah / a) The Lion. sandhiman / One who is always united with His devotees. 203. 208. Om sandhimate namah. Om satyaya namah. 212 . surari-ha / The slayer of the enemies of the gods. Om nimishaya namah. 215. 209. 207. b) Remover of obstacles. ajah / a) Unborn. sarvadrik / All-seeing. satya-parakramah / One of unfailing valor. 217. Knowledge. Om sragvine namah. Om durmarshanaya namah. etc). sthirah / One who is firm in His relation to His devotees. gurur-guru-tamah / The foremost among the preceptors.201. e) One who is the root of all sound (akshara "a"). sandhata / a) One who unites His devotees with Him b) One who unites the beings with the fruits of their actions. Om dhamne namah. udara-dhih / One with vast knowledge. Om udara-dhiye namah. sasta / The Teacher. 213. Sloka 23 211. 204. sragvi / Adorned with the garland (vaijayanti). 210. visrutatma / a) One whose exploits are praised with wonder. c) The Abode of all desired things. 214. animishah / One with eyes closed. nimishah / One whose eyes are closed (towards the enemies of His devotees). Om sarva-drse namah.dhama / a) The Place of Residence. Om sandhatre namah. . 218. Om gurutamaya gurave namah. Om satyaparakramaya namah. Om sthiraya namah. satyah / The Good. 206. vacaspatih / The Lord of Speech. c) One whose praise is sung in various forms. 219. 202. b) The Supreme Light. Om surarighne namah.

Om sahasra-pade namah. breath) in beings. b) Logical arguments (tarka) and lines of contemplation (yukti) that help us in arriving at the absolute experience. nyayah / a) The Just. Om netre namah. c) He who is the atma of those who practice nivrtti dharma. Om samiranaya namah. nivrittatma / a) He whose nature rises above other things. c) One who is radiant.. Om Srimate namah.murdha / The thousand-headed. sahasra. 223. gramanih / Leader of the hosts of angels. b) One who controls all movements (e.pat / The thousand-footed. sriman / a) One who is endowed with wealth. d) The Lord of Mahalakshmi e) One who has Mahalakshmi in his vaksha-sthala.Sloka 24 220. Om gramanye namah. b) One who manages or regulates the affairs of the cosmos. Om samvritaya namah. samvritah / He who remains hidden. 222. f) One who is endowed with all the powers. Om nivrittatmane namah. 224. b) He whose mind is turned away from worldly desires. Sloka 25 230. 231. 228. Om Avartanaya namah. 227. Om visvatmane namah. avartanah / He who turns the wheel of worldly life or samsara. visvatma / The very soul of the Universe. sahasra. 232.akshah / The thousand-eyed. Om agranye namah. b) One who is full of all glories. sahasra. samiranah / a) One who performs acts which are delectable.g. 229. agranih / One who leads forward. Om sahasra-murdhne namah. d) He who is beyond the bonds of samsara. Om sahasrakshaya namah. 221. 226. neta / a) One who fulfills the requests of His devotees. . 225. the very inner Essence in all living creatures. Om nyayaya namah. visvasya atma visvatma.

All-Knowing. g) Easily accessible to His devotees. 237. b) The Leader. 244. Sloka 27 . 235. Om anilaya namah. h) One who has no fixed residence. The Air. Om sadhave namah. 242. Om suprasadaya namah. Om visvabhug-vibhave namah. 239. su-prasadah / The Giver of good favors.. satkarta / He who honors the good. Om vahnaye namah. prasannatma / He with a clear mind. 234. narayanah / The Supporter of the hosts of souls. c) The Beginingless. Of delightful nature. f) One who is omniscient . 245. 243. narah / a) He who is imperishable. Om sampra-mardanaya namah. Om prasannatmane namah.233. Om viava-srije namah. vahnih / The Bearer or The Carrier.e. unaffected by virtue and vice. 247. Om narayanaya namah. j) One who does not hide anywhere i. 240. Om naraya namah. Om dharanI-dharaya namah. jahnuh / The Concealer (of His greatness from the non-devotees). k) One who is always awake. Om ahahsamvartakaya namah. visva-srit / The Creator of the Universe. i) One who is not supported (by Earth etc). 246. ahah-samvartakah / The regulator of the day (time). 241. b) One who needs no goading to Help His devotees. sadhuh / One who carries out (whatever His devotees say). dharani-dharah / The bearer of the Earth. Sloka 26 238. anilah / a) The Giver of life-breath. 236. Om satkartre namah. The Fire. sampra-mardanah / The dispeller (of the darkness). who is present everywhere. visvabhug-vibhuh / He who pervades all things and protects them. e) One who is beyond dissolution. The Sun. Om jahnave namah. satkritah / He who is worshipped by the sadhus (even by those who deserve to be worshipped). d) One who has no binding. Om satkritaya namah.

253. vishnuh / One who pervades everything. Om vrishabhaya namah. vrishahi / a) One who shines in the form of dharma. are Innumerable. etc. Om asankhyeyaya namah. visishtah / He who is Superior. 255. f) One who has the brightness of agni etc. or is the cause of the brightness of all objects Om vrishahine namah. 256. siddha-sankalpah / One whose wishes are always fulfilled. e) One who is the devata for the vrishaha sacrifice. siddhi-dah / The bestower of siddhi-s or super-human powers. c) One who makes the day auspicious when the devotee approaches Him. 252. b) One who makes His devotees shine like day because of their dharma. 258.. . sishta-krt / He who makes His devotees eminent. direct or indirect.248. Om aprameyaya namah. Om aishta-krite namah. d) One who reveals dharma. vrishabhah / a) He who showers (His grace). Om visishtaya namah. Om siddhi-daya namah. 259. siddharthah / One who is in possession of all desirable things. aprameyatma / One who cannot be known through knowledge. forms. Sucih / Pure. siddhi-sadhanah / One who makes the means for siddhi as pleasant as the fruit itself. 250. 251. Om siddharthaya namah. asankhyeyah / One whose attributes. Om siddha-sankalpaya namah. Om sucaye namah. 254. Om siddhi-sadhanaya namah. Om vishnave namah. b) He who shines because of His dharma. Sloka 28 vrishahi vrishabho vishnur-vrishaparva vrishhodara vardhano vardhamanashcha viviktah shruti-saagaraha ||(28) 257. names. 249.

272. Om viviktaya namah. 268. brihad-rupah / He of an immense form. 271. naika-rupah / He of Infinite forms (as seen in visvarupa). Om vardhamanaya namah. Sloka 29 266. vagmi / a) He who has words which are praise-worthy. Sipi-vishtah / He who pervades the rays. 273. prakasanah / a) One who shows Himself to His devotees. Om vrishaparvane namah. 269. mahendrah / a) He of great wealth. 261. vasu-dah / The Giver of wealth. vrisha-parva / He who has provided the steps of dharma to reach Him. 262. Om brihad-rupaya namah. dur-dharah / a) The irresistible. 275. b) He who has powerful words. Om vrishodharaya namah. b) The God of Indra and other gods. vasuh / He who is Himself the wealth sought by those who have realized the Truth. sruti-sagarah / He who is the sea where all Vedas take us. Om vasave namah. c) He from whom the veda-s originated. 267. viviktah / He who is unique. Om su-bhujaya namah. 274. vardhanah / He who nourishes. 264. vrishodarah / One who has dharma as His mid-region or belly. su-bhujah / One with majestic arms. Om naikarupaya namah. Sloka 30 . Om mahendraya namah. Om vasudaya namah. b) One who is difficult to comprehend c) One who is difficult to hold in concentration d) One who cannot be supported by anyone or anything else Om durdharaua namah. 270. Om vardhanaya namah. b) One who illumines everything.260. 263. Om sipi-vishtaya namah. Om vagmine namah. vardhamanah / He who grows. Om sruti-sagaraya namah. 265. Om prakasanaya namah.

289. Om bhanave namah. 286. Om mantraya namah. Om amrtamsudbhavaya namah. . Sloka 31 amrta-amsu-udbhavo bhanuh shashabinduh sureshvarah | aushadham jagatah setuh satya-dharma-parakramah ||(31) 284. om ojas-tejo-dyuti-dharaya namah. 285. Om prakasatmane namah. Om aushadhaya namah. 277. 287. candra-amsuh / He who is possessed of the effulgent rays like those of the moon. spashya-taksharah / He of clear words (through the Vedas). vigor and brilliance. Om spashtaksharaya namah. 290. 279. jagatah-setuh / a) The barrier for the world. Om pratapanaya namah.ojas-tejo-dyutidharah prakasha-atmaa pratapanah | riddhah spashya-taksharo mantrash-chandraanshur-bhaskara-dyutih ||(30) 276. sasabinduh / a) He who disowns the evil-minded. 288. 278. mantrah / The mystic word (He who protects those who meditate on His name). Om satya-dharma-parakramaya namah. prakasatma / He of a nature that is well-known to all. Om rddhaya namah. 281. aushadham / The Medicine. 280. 283. 282. b) The Moon c) One who controls the paths of the planets and the stars. c) One who binds and keeps in-tact all that moves in this world. Om jagatah-setave namah. satya-dharma-parakramah / One whose qualities and valor are always true. b) The bridge for crossing the ocean of samsara. amrta-amsu-udbhavah / The source of nectar-rayed moon. Om sasabindave namah. Om candramsave namah. Om suresvaraya namah. bhaskara-dyutih / He who has the effulgence of the sun. pratapanah / He who scorches (His enemies). bhanuh / The lustrous Sun or One who is Radiant. ojas-tejo-dyuti-dharah / One who is endowed with strength. Rddhah / He who is full in all respects. Om bhaskara-dyutaye namah. suresvarah / The Lord of the gods.

306. 303. . yugadi-krt / The Creator at the beginning of a yuga.Sloka 32 bhutabhavyabhavannathah pavanah pavano-analah kamaha kamakrt-kantaha kamah kamapradah prabhuh || (32) 291. mahasanah / He who is a voracious eater. om kantaya namah. om naika-mayaya namah. 299. ananta-jit / One whose victory is endless. 295. naika-mayah / He of multifarious wonders. om adrsyaya namah. om kamaya namah. 305. pavanah / He who purifies everything. countless. om yugadi-krte namah. Om pavanaya namah. om kama-pradaya namah. Om kama-ghne namah. bhuta-bhavya-bhavan-nathah / The Lord of all in the past. pavanah / He who moves about (Wind). 308. 294. and also fulfils the desires. om ananta-jite namah. vyakta-rupah / He of a manifest form. om vyakta-rupaya namah. kama-ha / The Destroyer of desires. sahasra-jit / The Conqueror of thousands. om sahasra-jite namah. 297. om mahasanAya namah. 304. 293. kantah / He who is charming. Om pavanaya namah. 300. Om kama-krte namah. Om bhuta-bhavya-bhavan-nathaya namah. kamah /The Lovable (or manmatha). kama-krt / One who creates desirable things. present and future. prabhuh / One who has the supreme power to attract the minds of all towards Himself. om prabhave namah. analah / One who is never satisfied (in His Mercy or daya). 292. Sloka 33 yugaadi-krt yugaavarto naikamaayo mahashanah | adrishyo vyaktarupashcha sahasrajid anandaji ||(33) 301. adrsyah / He Who cannot be seen. limitless. kama-pradah / The Grantor of wishes. 296. 302. 298. Om analaya namah. 307. yugavartah / He who revolves the yuga-s or aeons. om yugavartaya namah. One who surpasses all in being.

Sloka 35 320. om kartre namah.Sloka 34 309. vRshah / a) He who drenches (those who are scorched by the heat of samsara). ishTah / a) One who is liked by everyone. . b) He who destroys the anger in sadhus. om visva-bahave namah. 313. om avisishtaya namah. om nahushaya namah. 314. aviSishTah / a) He who is impartial to everyone. 312. nahushah / One who binds (the jiva-s by His maya). 310. b) He who showers His devotees with all that is asked for. mahI-dharah / The Supporter of the world. 311. acyutah / He who does not fall from His status. b) He who wears a peacock feather. krodha-hA / a) He who gave up His anger. om acutaya namah. c) He who has no equal. krodha-kRt / He who developed anger. 319. om mahI-dharaya namah. om krodha-krte namah. om ishtaya namah. om krodha-ghne namah. SishTeshTah / a) He who is dear even to eminent persons. om sikhandine namah. 318. 315. om vrshaya namah. 316. SikhanDI / a) He who has the plume (or effulgence) of Lordship. viSva-bAhuh / He who has arms for the good of the world. om sishteshtaya namah. b) One who is worshipped in ishti or sacrifice. c) He who is the embodiment of dharma. kartA / He who slays. b) He who cannot be distinguished. b) He who dearly loves the eminent persons. 317.

332. 337. om skanda-dharaya namah. 327. prathitah / One who is famous. adhishthanam / The Support. Om purandaraya namah. 323. 335. vasavanujah / The younger brother of vasava or indra. om skandaya namah. om dhuryaya namah. Sloka 36 329. om pranadaya namah. d) He who brings an end to the bodies of all beings. om pranaya namah. 334. pranah / The Life-Breath. adi-devah / The First Deity. om varadaya namah.321. c) He who helps the devotee in transcending the attachment to sthula. vara-dah / The Grantor of boons. pratishthitah / He who is self-dependent. om brhad-bhanave namah. 333. om vasu-devaya namah. One who is of great reputation. Sloka 37 . b) The Destroyer of the sufferings from the adi-daivika causes. 330. 325. skandha / He who dries up (destroys). dhuryah / The Supporter. om apam-nidhaye namah. 326. 324. om pratishthitsya namah. om adi-devaya namah. om vasavanujaya namah. 328. vasu-devah / He who pervades and sports. 331. om adhishthanaya namah. om vayu-vahanaya namah. om apramattaya namah. om prathitaya namah. 322. skanda-dharah / The Supporter of skanda. apam-nidhih / The Sustainer of the waters of the ocean. 336. sukshma and karana sarIras. apramattah / The Vigilant. brhad-bhanuh / He of profuse luster. prana-dah / The Life-Giver. vayu-vahanah / He who has Vayu as His vehicle. purandarah / a) The Destroyer of the cities.

om rddhaya namah. 351. surah / The Valiant. the cakras of grahas. 349. Prosperous.338. 347. taranah / He who takes others to the other shore (a boat). satavartah / a) He who has several incarnations to sustain dharma. om anukulaya namah. garuda-dvajah / One who has Garuda in His banner. om aravindakshaya namah. om padmanabhAya namah. b) One with Great Eyes. om a-sokaya namah. om vrddhatmane namah. om suraya namah. padma-nibhekshanah / One who has eyes which resemble the lotus. padma-garbhah / He who is installed in a lotus. 354. saurih / a) The son of valiant people like vasudeva. om taranaya namah. aravindakshah / The Lotus-eyed. 356.the cycle of samsara for all the beings. b) He whose wealth is bubbling but not overflowing (like vortices). 341. 342. rddhah / One who keeps growing. tarah / The Savior. vrddhatma / One who is full-grown. 344. 353. om janesvaraya namah. om taraya namah. mahakshah / a) He with a (vehicle of) powerful axle. anukulah / One who is within bounds. b) The grandson of Sura. om sauraye namah. nakshatra-s etc. 340. 343. a-sokah / The dispeller of sorrows. . c) The descendant of the group of people called Suras in the Yadava race. om padmine namah. c) He who maintains and manages several cycles . om satavartaya namah. om maharddhaye namah. maharddhih / He of immense riches. 352. om mahakshaya namah. sarira-bhrt / The Protector of the bodies of everyone through food and lifeenergy. padma-nabhah / One with a lotus-like navel. janesvarah / The Lord of the people. om padma-garbhaya namah. 345. etc. 355. padmi / He who carries the lotus in His hand. om padama-nibhkshanaya namah. om garuda-dvajaya namah. om sarira-bhrte namah. 350. 339. Sloka 38 348. dasaratha. the name of Vasudeva's father. 346.

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257. atulah / The Incomparable. om atulaya namah. 358. sarabhah / a) The Destroyer (of those who transgress the bounds of ethics). b) One who shines as the Inner Self. om sarabhaya namah. 359. bhimah / The Formidable. om bhimaya namah. 360. samayajnah / The Knower of the conventions. om samayajnaya namah. 361. havir-harih / Hari who is the recipient of the havis offered in the yajna. om havir-haraye namah. 362. sarva-lakshna-lakshanyah / a) He who is the abode of all the auspicious qualities, b) He who is the ultimate definition of all good qualities, c) He who is pointed to as the Ultimate Truth through all analysis, d) He who reveals Himself through everything around us. om sarvalakshana lakshanyaya namah. 363. lakshmIvan / He who is always with Lakshmi. om lakshmivate namah. 364. samtinjayah / He who is victorious in battles. om samitinjayaya namah.

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365. viksharah / He who never wanes. om viksharaya namah. 366. rohitah / He who is of red complexion. om rohitaya namah. 367. margah / He who is sought after. om margaya namah. 368. hetuh / The Cause. om hetave namah. 369. damodarah / 1) He who has the worlds in His belly. 2) One who was tied around His waist by ropes by YaSodA. 3) One who has happiness for His

devotees. 4) One who is attained by observances such as dama. om damodaraya namah. 370. sahah / He who has patience. om sahaya namah. 371. mahidharah / The Supporter of the Earth. om mahIdharaya namah. 372. mahi-bhagah / He who is extremely Fortunate. om maha-bhagaya namah. 373. vegavan / He who is quick. om vegavate namah. 374. amitasanah / a) The voracious Eater. b) He who gives unlimited supply of food to His creations. om amitaaanaya namah. Sloka 41

375. udbhavah / a) He who removes the bondage. b) He who is beyond the bondage of samsara. c) He who is the origin of the Universe. om udbhavaya namah. 376. khsobhanah / The Creator of a commotion. om khshobanaya namah. 377. devah / He who sports Himself. om devaya namah. 378. srI-garbhah / a) He who has Lakshmi always with Him in His play as devah. b) He who has Lakshmi in Him in the form of the Universe. c) He who is the abode of all auspicious qualities (SrI). om sri-garbhaya namah. 379. paramesvarah / The Supreme Ruler. om paramesvaraya namah. 380. karanam / The Means. om karanaya namah. 381. karanam / The Cause - He who causes others to act. om karanaya namah. 382. karta / The Agent. om kartre namah. 383. vikarta / a) He who undergoes modifications. b) He who created the world of varieties. om vikartre namah. 384. gahanah / He who is deep and inscrutable. om gahanaya namah. 385. guhah / a) The Savior. b) One who hides Himself effectively from nondevotees. om guhaya namah. Sloka 42

386. vyavasayah / a) The Pivot (of the planets). b) One with a firm and resolute mind, One with True Knowledge about Self. om vyavasayaya namah. 387. vyavasthanah / The basis. om vyavasthanaya namah. 388. samsthanah / The final end. om samsthanaya namah. 389. sthana-dah / The Giver of the Supreme Abode. om sthanadaya namah. 390. dhruvah / The Stationary (Fixed). om dhruvaya namah. 391. pararddhih / He who is full of noble and auspicious qualities. om paraddhaye namah. 392. parma-spashtah / He whose greatness is explicit. om parama-spashtaya namah. 393. tushtah / He who is full of happiness. om tushtaya namah. 394. pushtah / He who is full of noble qualities. om pushtaya namah. 395. subekshanah / He who has auspicious eyes. om subhekshanaya namah. Sloka 43

396. ramah / a) He who delights others. b) He in whom everyone delights. om ramaya namah. 397. viramah / a) He before whom all become powerless. b) He who is the final goal of everyone. om viramaya namah. 398. virajo-margah / One who shows the faultless path. om virataya namah The Unattached. om margaya namah - He who is sought after. om virajomargaya namah - He who shows the flawless path. 399. neyah / He who lets Himself be governed (by His devotees). om neyaya namah. 400. nayah / He who draws everyone towards Himself. om nayaya namah. 401. anayah / He who cannot be spirited away. om anayaya namah.

402 virah / Valiant (See 664). om viraya namah. 403. saktimatam-sreshthah / The Greatest among the powerful. om saktimatam-sreshthaya namah. 404. dharmah / Virtue Incarnate. om dharmaya namah. 405. dharmavid-uttamah / The foremost among those who are conscious of dharma. om dharma-vid-uttamaya namah.

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406. vaikunthah / Remover of obstacles (to union). om vaikunthaya namah. 407. purushah / The Purifier. om purushaya namah. 408. pranah / The vital air (Life-breath). om praaaya namah. 410. pranamah / a) He who makes others bow before Him. b) He who deserves to be worshiped. om pranamaya namah. 411. prthuh / Well-known. om prthave namah. 412. hiranya-garbhah / He who delights everyone's heart. om hiranya-garbhaya namah. 413. satru-ghnah / The Slayer of the enemies. om satru-ghnaya namah. 414. vyaptah / He who is full (of love and affection). om vyapataya namah. 415. vayuh / He who moves (towards His devotees). om vayave namah. 417. adhokshajah / He who does not get diminished. om adhokshajaya namah. Sloka 45

417. rtuh / Seasons (The Lord of Time who governs the seasons). om rtave namah. 418. sudarsanah / a) He of a delightful appearance that induces happiness in those who see Him. b) He whose vision leads to moksham. c) He whose eyes resemble the lotus petals. d) He who is seen easily by His devotees. om sudarsanaya namah. 419. kalah / a) He who draws all towards Himself. b) He who measures and sets a limit to everything. c) He who is Death or annihilation to all His enemies. d) He who measures everyone's karma and doles out the phala. om kalaya namah. 420. parameshthi / a) He who resides in the Supreme Abode, Sriviakuntham. b) He who resides in the Supreme cave of the heart. om parameshthine namah. 421. parigrahah / a) He who takes all with Him. b) He who is grasped on all sides by those who seek refuge in Him. c) He who accepts any offering by His devotees when offered with sincerity. d) He who has everything in this Universe under His control. om parigrahaya namah. 422. ugrah / The Formidable. om ugraya namah. 423. samvatsarah / a) He who resides (in the patala loka). b) He in whom everything resides. om samvatsaraya namah. 424. dakshah / He who is quick in action. om dakshaya namah. 425. visramah / a) The Place of Rest. b) One who provides rest to all the beings. om visramaya namah. 426. visva-dakshinah / a) He who is well-disposed towards all. b) He who offers the whole world as dakshina in the asva-medha yaga. c) He who is proficient in everything. d) He who is more proficient than everyone. om visva-dakshinaya namah. Sloka 46

427. vistarah / a) He who spreads (the Vedas). b) He who is spread out in everything. c) He who expands to contain everything (at the time of pralaya). om vistaraya namah. 428. sthavar-sthanuh / a) He who is tranquil after establishing the dharma in krita yuga. b) He in whom the earth etc. rest, c) He who is motionless, and in whom the earth etc. rest. om sthavar-sthanave namah. 429. pramanam / The Authority. om pramanaya namah.

439. anarthah / a) He who is not the goal for some. om bhuve namah. om anarthaya namah. 442. om maha-makhaya namah.430. 432. 445. bhuh / The All-supporter. 435. 440. 441. dharma-yupah / He who is united with dharma. b) He who is self-fulfilled and does not have any other end to seek. samihanah / a) He who establishes all others (Indra etc. b) He in whom all forms diminish. c) He who is shielded by the five kosas or shields. kshamah / a) He who is competent. arthah / The Goal . Sloka 48 . bijam-avyayam / The Seed Imperishable. om kshamaya namah. om maha-dhanaya namah. 438. om dharma-yupaya namah. sthavishthah / He who is Immense. om maha-kosaya namah. maha-bhogah / He who has objects of great enjoyment. om a-nirvinnaya namah. 433. om nakshatrine namah. 431. b) He who has great patience. maha-dhanah / He of great wealth. 437. 444. nakshatri / He who has (supports) the stars. Sloka 47 436. b) He who is a Great Treasure. om arthaya namah. maha-makhah / The Great yajna-svarupi.He who is sought after. om nakshatra-nemaye namah. om stahvishthaya namah. He who works towards the welfare of His creation. maha-kosah / a) He who has a great treasure. anirvinnah / He who is never despondent.) in their respective posts. om samihanaya namah. om kshamaya namah. b) Well-wisher. 443. nakshatra-nemih / He who makes the stars move. kshamah / a) He who is in a diminished form. 434. om bijaya avyayaya namah. om maha-bhogaya namah.

sarva-darsI / The All-Seer. from the likes of kucela only. 447. 457. yajnah / The Sacrifice. 455.. b) He who is the atma of those who follow the nivrtti dharma. 452. kratuh / a) Object of worship through the sacrifices called kratus. satam gatih / The Goal of the pious. jnanam-uttamam / The Greatest Knowledge. om su-vrtaya namah. c) He who has a very sweet. su-ghoshah / a) He whose voice is itself the great Vedas. c) He who has good control of the offerings He accepts . om yajnaya namah. ijyayah / He who is the (only) object of worship. and sonorous voice. 453. b) He who is behind the actions of everybody or He by whom everything is done. sarvajnah / The Omniscient. . om sarvajnaya namah. om ijyaya namah.446. su-mukhah / He with a charming face. d) He who observes nityakarma-s in His incarnations just to set an example to us. b) He who is praised by the delightful voice of the Vedas. om uttamaya jnanaya namah or jnanaya uttamaya namah. om su-mukhaya namah.g. nivrttatma / a) He whose mind is turned away from worldly desires. om sukhsmaya namah. delicate and difficult to comprehend. sukshmah / Subtle. om satraya namah. Sloka 49 456. 449. om kratave namah.to protect anyone who surrenders. su-vratah / a) He of good vows . 450. om satam-gataye namah. c) He who makes everything go. 458. b) He who did intense tapas in His nara-narayana incarnation.e. 459. om sarva-darsine namah. om nivrttatmane namah. 451. b) He who protects the good people. 448. satram / a) He who is worshipped by the sacrifice called satram. om mahejyaya namah. 454. mahejyah / He who is the best among the objects of worship. om su-ghoshaya namah. deep.

om naika-karma-krte namah. c) He who is the Infinite Time. vatsalah / The Affectionate. om sva-vasaya namah. om naikatmane namah. 463. Sloka 51 . 464. svapanah / He who lulls people into sleep. om vatsalaya namah. naikatma / He of diverse forms. 461. su-hrt / The good-hearted. 467. om vatsine namah. vIra-bahuh / He of mighty arms. om svapanaya namah. vatsi / a) He who possesses lots of calves. om jita-krodhaya namah. 474. om ratna-garbhaya namah. om su-hrde namah. b) He who cuts the sins of His devotees. dhanesvarah / The quick giver of wealth. 471. om vidaranaya namah.460. sukha-dah / He who Bestows Bliss. 468. 475. vyapi / The Pervader. b) He who is the source of everything that can give happiness. a True Friend. 462. b) He in whom everything resides. vidaranah / a) He who cut (rahu. mano-harah / He who captivates the heart. sva-vasah / He who is under His own control. ratna-garbhah / a) He who is in possession of abundant wealth. 469. 465. vatsarah / a) He who lives within all beings. om mano-haraya namah. om dhanesvaraya namah. Sloka 50 466. om vIra-bahave namah. hirnyakasipu and others). d) He who restored the calves to the gopas. om vyapine namah. b) He who possesses lots of children whom He protects like a cow protects its calves. om vatsaraya namah. om sukha-daya namah. 473. 470. jita-krodhah / He who has overcome anger. naika-karma-krt / He who performs diverse acts. 472.

om sahasramsave namah. 486.476. 478. om krta-lakshanaya namah. c) The Creator of brahma. c) He who is non-existent for those who do not follow the path of dharma. om vidhatre namah. 477. c) He who is in the form of good and meritorious acts. Sloka 52 . om dharma-gupe namah. avijnata / The Non-cognizant. 480.He who never forsakes the good. 481. om a-sate namah. c) He who has created the Vedas. dharma-krt / a) He who induces His devotees to follow dharma. sat / a) He who is commendable. vidhata / a) The (Supreme) Controller. a-sat / a) That which does not exist now. om avijnatre namah. 485. om dharma-krte namah. om dharmine namah. b) The Supporter of the Universe. b) He who has created distinguishing marks for Himself. krta-lakshanah / a) He who has prescribed the distinguishing characteristics for the pious. om asat-ksharaya namah. 482. om akshara-sate namah. b) He who is ever existent. asat-ksharam / He who moves away from the bad. om sate namah. b) sad-aksharam . but existed in the past as well as will exist in the future. b) He who practices dharma. 484. 479. 483. aksharam (sat) / a) He whose existence is never diminished or destroyed in any way. dharmi / He who has dharma as an instrument. d) He who distinguished the different species by external and internal attributes. sahasramsuh / He who has a thousand rays (of knowledge). b) He who is the cause of misery to those who do sinful acts. dharma-gup / He who protects dharma.

b) He who hides Himself from non-devotees. simhah / a) He who punishes (those who harm His devotees). c) He who is most powerful. b) The Savior (of devotees from samsara). f) The Lord of Mother Earth. b) He who enlightens everything by His effulgence. d) Protector of the cows in His krishnavatara. c) He who protects the . om puratanaya namah. the Sun). deva-bhrit / The Supporter of gods. bhuta-mahesvarah / The Supreme Lord of all beings. puratanah / The Ancient. maha-devah / The great Player. om maha-devaya namah.] 499. om uttaraya namah.] 498. g) The Lord of the (celestial) world. om gabhasti-nemaye namah. gabhasti-nemih / a) He who has the effulgent cakra as His weapon. 491. b) He who took the nrisimha form. 493. adi-devah / a) He who is the first cause and is endowed with effulgence. om gurave namah. c) The Protector of His bhakta's words. b) The Foremost Deity. om bhuta-mahesvaraya namah. om adi-devaya namah. and releases at the time of creation. om deva-bhrite namah. b) He who supports all beings which are part of His body. go-patih / a) The Master of all words (Vedas as well as all languages). om sattva-sthaya namah. om jnana-gamyaya namah. 489. gopta / a) The Savior. 495. 490. om go-pataye namah. Sloka 53 496. devesah / The Ruler of Gods. c) He who is the Center of the planetary system (viz. om goptre namah. 494. c) He who swallows the three worlds at the time of pralaya. 492. sarira-bhuta-bhrit / a) He who supports all the tattvas which constitute the sarira. [This nama reoccurs as nama 599. 501. om simhaya namah. 488. om devesaya namah. uttarah / a) The Rescuer (of brahma and others from the asuras). jnana-gamyah / He who is to be realized by knowledge. 497.487. b) He who abides in sattva-guna. c) He who transcends the bounds of birth and transmigration. sattva-sthah / a) He who is in the hearts of the devotees. e) Protector of all that moves around. 500. [This nama re-occurs as nama 600. c) He who resides in all beings. guruh / The Preceptor. b) The Protector of His own word.

jayah / a) He who is conquered. 514. puru-jit / The Conqueror of all. om satya-sandhaya namah. c) He who is extremely dexterous. 502. b) He who is victorious. dasarhah / a) He who is worthy of gifts. om amritapaya namah. om somapaya namah. in the form of the deity being invoked in a yajna. accepts the soma juice by the householder performing the yajna. 512. b) The moon. 506 . 510. somah / a) The Nectar. 511. bhuri-dakshinah / a) The giver of liberal gifts. kapindrah / a) The Lord of the monkeys. and who is the best of all. 509. sattvatam-patih / The Lord of the sattvatas. om somaya namah. om kapindraya namah. b) He is worthy to be possessed as a gift. b) He of firm resolve. Sloka 54 505.devatas who are associated with different parts of the body. om bhoktre namah. om bhuri-dakshinaya namah. om purujite namah. om dasarhaya namah. om jayaya namah..varaha. satya-sandhah / a) He whose promises are always true. bhokta / The Enjoyer. c) He who was born in the race of dasarhah i. om vinayaya namah. om sattvatam-pataye namah. om Sarira-bhuta-bhrite namah. 503. Sloka 55 .amritapah / The drinker of ambrosia. somapah / a) He who drank the soma juice after performing sacrificial offerings in His Rama incarnation. the Yadava race. 508. puru-sattamah / a) He who remains with the great. 513. 507. 504.e. b) He who makes things grow fast and move fast. b) He who. b) He whose form is of cosmic dimensions. b) He who leads well. b) The Great Boar . om puru-sattamaya namah. vinayah / a) The Subduer. c) He who controls all movement in everything.

d) He who is present everywhere and in everything without exception. on anantatmane namah. 521. f) He who is ever active in bestowing the effects of karma. g) The collections of things that exist. e) He who is the cause of motion in the heart. antakah / He Who beings out the end of all. b) He of the three great strides (trivikrama). c) He who drives away the darkness in the mind of the devotee. sakshi / The Observer. 525. b) He who shows the path to everyone. 526. om svabhavyaya namah. om mukundaya namah. svabhavyah / a) He who is to be meditated upon by those who belong to Him. b) He who is not born. ambho-nidhih / a) He who has the waters as His abode (Kurma incarnation). om vinayitre namah. and asuras). om mahodadhi-sayaya namah. jivah / He who gives true life to His devotees. om maharhaya namah. om amita-vikramaya namah. . anantatma / The Inner Soul of ananta. c) He who is naturally without a beginning. om sakshine namah. b) He who is in the form of the Oceans. b) He who is by nature fit to be the Master. 516. 517. maharhah / He who is worthy of worship. c) He who sustains the Ambhas (devas. h) He who is everywhere and in everything. mukundah / He who gives moksha. om antakaya namah.515. mahodadhi-sayah / He Who is reclining in the vast ocean. men. om ajaya namah. amita-vikramah / a) He of boundless valor. om jivaya namah. manes. om ambho-nidhaye namah. Sloka 56 524. ajah / a) He who is signified by the letter 'a'. 518. vinayita / a) The Savior. 520. 523. 519. 522. d) He who goes where the devotee is.

539. om tridasadhyakshaya namah. 536. om satya-dharmane namah. ahamkaram. 535. om jitamitraya namah. d) He Who triumphed over the worlds with three steps. c) He Who assumed the form of a Boar with three humps. kamam. mamakaram. c) He Who knows everything about His Creation. om maharshaye namah. om kapilacaryaya namah. b) He Who measured the three worlds with three strides. om nandaya namah. krtajnah / a) He Who remembers the good deed done. anandah / He Who is Bliss. 537. b) The Master of the three states. nandanah / The Bliss-Giver. maharshih / The Great Seer. present. Sloka 57 534. kapilacaryah / He Who is of brown complexion and also an acarya.527. 540. d) He Who has transcended the waking. c) He Who truly all the kalyana guna-s in perfection. b) He Who protects those who have surrendered to Him without exception. b) He Who is in the form of pranava mantra with three letters. om medinipataye namah. 529. om nandanaya namah. maha-sringah / a) The Big-tusked Varaha. 528. and future. om krtajnaya namah. 532. e) He Who is the Lord of the past. etc. 530. b) He who took the matsya rupam with the big horn. . 533. om tri-vikramaya namah. c) He Who pervades all the three worlds completely. c) The Master of the three gunas. om tri-padaya namah. medinipatih / The Lord or Protector of the Earth. om anandaya namah. b) He who is always joyful. tripadah / a) The Propounder of the three tattvas. kamam. and deep-sleep states. tri-vikramah / a) He Who pervades the three Vedas. sleep. b) He Who is both the Created and the Creator. 538. nandah / He Who is full of things that are Blissful. om pramodanaya namah. b) He who has conquered anger. om mahasringaya namah. c) He who has conquered His enemies such as ravana etc. etc. tridasadhyakshah / a) The Savior of the thirty-three gods. 531. jitamitrah / a) He who helps His devotees conquer enemies such as anger. satya-dharma / a) He Who performs His dharma truthfully. pramodanah / a) He who delights His devotees.

f) He who is known by Vedic sentences. om cakragadadharaya namah. om gahanaya namah. b) He who is the witness in everyone. kritantakrit / a) The Slayer of hiranyaksha. guyhah / He who is concealed. 549.541. c) He who proclaimed the kritanta (siddhanta). om guptaya namah. e) He who rescued the Earth. b) He Who has an army of auspicious associates. Sloka 59 . b) One who dug out the Earth from the depths of the Ocean. om guhyaya namah. sushenah / a) He who is equipped with a body with suddha sattva sakti-s that are like an army. gabhirah / He who is deep or mysterious. om sushenaya namah. kanakangadi / He Who is adorned by armlets of gold. b) He who kills death himself. om gabhiraya namah. govindah / a) One who is praised by the gods (for His help). om mahavarahaya namah. gahanah / a) He who is deep. om kritantakrite namah. Impenetrable. g) He who is responsible for all things that move. om kanakangadaye namah. cakragadadharah / The bearer of the discus and the mace. Inexplicable. 550. 545. guptah / He who is hidden. 546. d) He who brings about the end to the manifested condition of the Universe. 543. om govindaya namah. c) The protector of cows. 547. d) One who confers the Vedas. 544. 548. Sloka 58 542. mahavarahah / He Who appeared in the form of the Great Boar.

om dridhaya namah.. om pushkarakshaya namah. c) He Who is firmly established and cannot be negated as the Supreme Deity by counterarguments.). c) He Who removes the adversities of His devotees . 555. om acyutaya namah. om varunaya namah. om vrikshaya namah. b) The Dark-hued. om svangaya namah.e. b) One who never lets His devotees slip. e) He who appeared as veda vyasa or krshna dvaipayana. and unconquerable. drdhah / a) He Who assumes firm. c) He Who pervades all space. growth. in the form of the Universe. f) He who cultivates the minds of devotees by providing the veda-s in His incarnation as krishna dvaipayana. well-proportioned limbs. acyutah / a) One who never slips from His glory. d) He who cultivates the Earth like a plough and makes it suitable for life forms to form and nourish. Sloka 60 . c) He who has beautiful. c) He who irresistibly attracts His devotees to Him through His infinite kalyana gunas. decay. 554. concrete vyuha forms for the benefit of His devotees. g) The Dark. b) He who is the Chief of the Unconquerable place called ajita or srivaikuntha. b) He Who is firm like a tree. disease. d) He Who is huge and strong.551. 557. ajitah / a) He who is unconquered. vedhah / a) The Provider. c) He who took the amsavatara in the 6th manvantara as ajitah to help in churning the Milk Ocean. om maha-manase namah. om ajitaya namah. b) The Doer (of auspicious happenings). c) One who undergoes no modifications such as birth. b) He Who has a great (highly capable) mind. svangah / a) He who has the marks of sovereignty which are His own. e) He Who shines as the light of consciousness when meditated upon in the lotus of the heart. He is the Resort) for the wise. Mysterious. b) He Who is firm and determined in His thoughts. 553. d) He who is unconquered in His vow to protect those who have surrendered to Him. 556. varunah / He Who envelops. and Unknowable except by deep devotion. vrikshah / a) He Who provides shade like a tree (i. sankarshanah / He Who draws others near Him. krshnah / a) One who is always in a state of Bliss (with His sport of creation etc. 559. etc. b) He who is both the Instrumental Cause and the Material Cause of the Universe. maha-manah / a) The Broad-minded. varunah / a) He Who is with those who have sought Him as their Lord or svami. 560. d) He Who has the Sun and the Moon as His eyes. moves by Himself. c) He Who has a mind (intellect) with unlimited capability . pushkarakshah / a) He Who has nourishing eyes. b) The Son of varuNa. om sankarshanaya namah. b) He Who has beautiful lotuslike eyes. om varunaya namah . 552. 561. om krishnaya namah. 558. d) He who. words and deeds. 562. om vedhase namah. c) The Creator.

om sudhanvane namah. c) Bhagavan Samkarshana. khanda-parasuh / He with the broken axe. b) Son of Aditi (and Kasyapa) in His Vamana incarnation. b) He Who is ever blissful by Nature. gati-sattamah / a) The best instructor in the path of dharma. om bhagaghne namah. om vanamaline namah. Sloka 61 572. and also because of His prosperity and the six gunas. c) He Who glows like the sun . 567. f) He Who can bear the opposites . om jyotir-adityaya namah. bhagaha / a) He Who is possessed of auspicious qualities. or om anandine namah. b) He Who forgives. om nandine namah. c) He Who is ever happy by association with His devotees. om gati-sttamaya namah.563. om adityaya namah. d) He Who gives Bliss to His devotees. Om khanda-parasave namah.like heat and cold. halayudhah / One Who has the plough in His hand. 569. om sahishnave namah. 568. bhagavan / a) He Who is worthy of worship. 566. . om halaydhaya namah. om bhagavate namah. d) He Who conquers His foes. b) He Who gets rid of the wealth etc. who is attained through the bija mantra "A". jyotir-adityah / a) The Resplendent Aditya. vanamali / He Who has the vanamala garland. 573. from everyone during pralaya. c) He Who knows the origin and the end of all beings. 564. nandi or anandi / a) He Who has nanda as His father. c) The Ultimate Support and the Greatest of all beings. d) He from Whom moksha is obtained. b) The Best among the refuges to be sought. c) He Who suffers patiently for us with perfect detachment. 570 sahishnuh / a) He Who is endowed with enormous patience. adityah / a) Son of Devaki who was Aditi in her previous birth. b) He Who resides in the disc of the sun. b) He Who is full of the six attributes. 570. sudhanva / He Who has a splendid bow. e) He Who willingly accepts the offerings of His devotees. 565.

but also far beyond it. c) By His vamana incarnation. Surya from Candra. sama-gah / a) The singer of sAma. etc. b) He who is the embodiment of Bliss Himself. c) He whose ornaments (like kaustubha) shine distinctly. b) He who is praised by the Sama. 583. divisprk / He Who touches the skies. 587. Om sarvadrse namah. a) He who sees everything . 576. darunah / a) The Splitter. Om bhishaje namah. Sukla paksha and Krshna paksha. Om dravina-pradaya namah. 582. dravina-pradah / The Bestower of wealth. vyasah / The Arranger. e) By His being the antaryami for surya and the other planets. a) through His knowledge. 578. etc. man from woman. 575. vacas-patih / The Master of words.the totality of para tattvam. 586. bhishak / The Physician. Om nirvanaya namah. nirvanam / The Bliss. Om darunaya namah. d) By His viavarupa revealed to arjuna.. 580. sama / a) He who removes the sins of those who sing about Him. b) He who is merciless to those who deviate from the path of virtue. Om sama-gaya namah.). b) by His being not only in the form of this Universe. c) He who is the Creator of all forms that can see under different conditions. Om ayonijaya namah. ayonijah / The Unborn.574. Sloka 62 581. b) He who divided time as well as His creation into its various subdivisions (e. 585. Om samne namah. a) He who arranged the Vedas into its four divisions. sannyasa-krt / a) He Who cuts asunder the bonds when desires are renounced. b) He who is in the form of knowledge of all forms. 584. bheshajam / The Remedy.g. (See also 218) Om vacaspataye namah. b) The Institutor of the samnyasa asrama for the attainment of . Om vyasaya namah. c) He who is soft and sweet. 579. om trisamne namah. 577. day and night. sarvadrk / The All-seer. the Puranas into 18. Om bheshajaya namah. b) He who is in the form of the Sama Veda Himself. Om divisprse namah. tri-sama / He who is propounded by the three-fold Sama Veda. a) He who is the cause of Bliss to His devotees.

Om srashtre namah. Sloka 63 593. kuvalesayah / a) The Controller of the jivas who wander in this world with the thought that they are the masters of their bodies. Om Santaya namah. d) He Who has absolute control of mind . Santah / He whose mind is always tranquil. b) He Who is reclining in the waters surrounding this earth. d) He Who makes everything auspicious by His presence. e) He who puts an end to the darkness in His devotees' mind. Om Samaya namah. 589. Subhangah / a) He Who possesses and gives the eight auspicious accessories of yoga. c) He Who has a form that bestows mangalam to those who meditate on It. 594. gopatih / a) The Lord of the Celestial world. b) He who instructs that control of mind is the principal dharma for samnyasin. parayanam / a) The Ultimate Means. gohitah / a) He Who looks after the welfare of the world. b) The Best Goal. 598. c) He who controls all beings. (This nama also occurs as nama 813.He Whose nature is Calmness. c) He Who shows the path of Saranagati to His devotee. (This nama also occurs later as nama 990. b) The Lord of the indriyas.) 597.) 596. 588. Samah / a) He Who instructs on how to control anger etc. Om santaye namah. om kuvalesayaya namah. b) He Who has a handsome form. santi-dah / The bestower of eternal peace. Om nishthayai namah. b) The stable Abode of all during pralaya. Om gohitaya namah. 592.) . including during pralaya. Om subhangaya namah. nishtha / a) The object of concentration. Om santidaya namah 595. Om parayanaya namah. srashtA / The Creator. Slokam 53. 599. ku-mudah / He who is happy in His relation to this world in various forms. c) The Ultimate Support. c) He Who has the Best Abode to seek. santih / a) Peace. b) The object of meditation. 590. Om sannyasakrte namah. The same nama occurs again as nama 788.moksha. etc. om gopataye namah. (This nama occurred earlier as nama 497. Om kumudaya namah. movement. 591. b) He Who protected the cows by lifting the Govardhana mountain.

b) He who protects what has been acquired by His devotees. Slokam 53. Om Sri-vasaya namah. contracts the expansive Universe into a subtle state. Om kshema-krte namah. Om Srivatsa vakshase namah. b) He who is the atma of those who practice the nivrtti dharma. till pralaya. form etc.600.) 601. srivatsa-vakshah / He who has the Srivatsa mole on His chest. gopta / The Protector. Om Sivaya namah. 609. c) He Who does not turn away from dharma under any circumstance. b1) He Whose Eyes shower all fruits desired. 604. 607. sivah / a) He who gives auspicious things to His devotees. 602. c) He whose nature is that He is free from the bonds of samsara. b) Dear to the virtuous. om vrshabhakshaya namah. c) He in whom the whole Universe rests at the time of pralaya. c) He who minimizes the misfortunes of His devotees. . anivarti / a) He who does not turn away those who are inclined to come back to this world. b) He who purifies those who meditate on Him. (This nama occurred earlier as nama 498. samkshepta / a) He who constrains or limits (the field of light of knowledge of those who practice the pravrtti dharma). 608. d) He whose mind is turned away from worldly attachments. om nivrttatmane namah. b) He Who does not turn away from His battles with the asuras. vrshapriyah / a) dharma-lover. Om samksheptre namah. d) He whose creations never turn back in their shape. 605. d) He who resides in everything and everywhere. Om vrsha-priyaya namah. vrshabhakshah / a) He Who is the Support for the cycle of samsara in the form of dharma. b) He who. b2) He who has dharma as His objective. nivrttatma / a) He whose Nature is superior to other things. 606. kshema-krt / a) He who does what is good for His devotees. at the time of cosmic dissolution. Om goptre namah. g) He who does not turn away from anywhere because of He is Omnipresent. f) He who naturally turns away from the objects of senses. e) He whose mind turns away from any feeling of self-glory over His kirti or fame. Sloka 64 603. srI-vasah / The Abode of Lakshmi. Om anivartine namah.

b) He Who has Sri as His Ruler. c) He who is the treasure house for Sri. srI-patih / a)The Consort of Lakshmi. Srinidhih / a) He who has Lakshmi as His wealth. b) He who confers Sri (spiritual wealth) on the devotees. kiritam. etc.610. d) He who has taken the hand of Sri (Mahs Lakshmi). 618. b) The Master of the Supreme Cosmic Power. b) The Best among those who possess knowledge of the Vedas. a) He who bestows greatness on all according to their karma. 611. Om sreyassrImate namah. b) He in whom all wealth resides. Srikarah / a) He who makes Lakshmi (follow Him in His incarnations). Om srimatam-varaya namah. b) The Support of Lakshmi. Om sridharaya namah. Sloka 65 612. Om srI-pataye namah. b) He who makes Lakshmi's fame (vivhavam) known to everyone. Sridah / The Giver of Glories. sreyas-sriman / a) He that has Lakshmi who is resorted to by devotees for attaining the good. om srinivasaya namah. om Srinivasaya namah. 613. dream. and deep sleep. b) He who is decorated with the exquisitely beautiful wealth of ornaments such as His nupuram. 619. . d) He who resides where Lakshmi resides. SriSah / a) He Who is the Isa or Lord of Sri. Sridharah / The Bearer of Sri. keyuram. srImatam-varah / a) The Best Among those who possess affluence. Srinivasah / a) The Abode of Lakshmi. 614. Om Sri-karaya namah. c) He who dwells in purified hearts. Srivibhavanah / a) He who owes His greatness to Lakshmi. b) He who is the substratum for the worlds-of-experiences of waking. including moksham (nitya-sri). om srivibhavanaya namah 617. katakam. 616. Om loka-trayasrayaya namah. 615. 620. loka-trayasrayah / a) He Who is the Resort for all three worlds. c) He who makes His devotees shine with Sri (glory). om Srisaya namah. om Sridaya namh.

Om Satanandaya namah. jyotir-gaNeSvarah / a) The Lord of the host of lustrous deities (nitya suris). Om sat-kirtaye namah. then He who is subservient to no one. c) He who elevates His devotees to His level. 632. Om anisaya namah. 624. Om sarvatash-cashushe namah. Om udirnaya namah. and sees everything through His consciousness.). 631. sarvatash-cakshuh / a) He Who is visible to the eyes of all. 626. SatAnandah / He of infinite Bliss. vidheyAtmA / a) He who is of a submissive nature (to His devotees).Sloka 66 621. vijitAtmA / a) He whose mind has been conquered (by His devotees). b) He who has eyes everywhere. sun. Om svakshaya namah. 628. anisah / a) He Who is not the Master. 622. sat-kIrtih / He of true renown. Om sva'ngaya namah. b) He who has conquered His Mind. Om jyotir-ganesvaraya namah. 623. Om vidheyatmane namah. b) He who has the jiva-s as subservient to Him. b) The Lord of the luminaries (the stars. . chinna-samSayah / The Dispeller of all doubts. b) He who is superior to all beings. udirnah / a) He Who visibly manifests Himself through His incarnations. Om chinna-samsayaya namah. Om vijitatmane namah. svakshah / The Beautiful-Eyed. Sloka 67 630. 627. b) He Who has no one above Him as the Master. etc. sva'ngah / The Lovely-bodied. c) If a-vidheyatma. moon. 629. 625. nandih / He who is ever delighted. Om nandaye namah.

Om bhushanaya namah. d) He Who exists in the forms of all His creations. asokah or visokah / He Who is without sorrow. bhushaNah / He Who becomes adorned. e) He who beautifies this world by His variety of creations. Om bhusayaya namah. d) He in Whom everything is contained. bhutih / a) He Who is wealth to His devotees. Om asokaya namah. aniruddho / om aniruddhaya namah 645. apratirathah / The Matchless. b) He who is decorated with all kinds of different and wonderful ornaments as described by emperumanar in Sri Saranagati gadyam. Om kumbhaya namah. b) He Who is the personification of Glory. 640. bhusayah / a) He who lies in His arca form wherever the devotee installs Him. kumbhah / a ) He Who is an object of desire. 638. Om arcishmate namah. Om sasvatasthiraya namah. c) He Who is the cause of all glory in His creations. sasvata-sthirah / He Who is eternally existent and steady.633. 643. or He Who adorns. c) He who lies inside every one of His creations as their antaryami. 642. d) He in whom the whole world rests at the time of pralaya. 644. 641. b) He Who lay on the sea shore on His way to SrilankA. c) He Who fills this world with His fame. visuddhatma / He of a pure nature. visodhanah / The Purifier. arcishman / He Who has great luster. Om visodhanaya namah. 636. 635. Om sokanasanaya namah. 637. Om arcitaya namah. Sloka 68 639. arcitah / He Who is worshipped. sokanasanah / The Destroyer of sorrows. Om apratirathaya namah. c) He who adorns this world with His different incarnations at His wish. e) He Who envelops the earth. a) He who wears the ornament of saulabhyam as His bhushanam. 634. d) He Who adorns every creature by His being their antaryami. . b) He Who shines in this world. Om visuddhatmane namah. Om bhutaye namah.

om kala-nemi-nighne namah. Thus the two names are chosen from vIrah. tri-lokatma / a) He who ever moves about in the three worlds. virah saurih. b) He Whose wealth is of a superior order. Om suraya namah. 652. b) He Who makes the three worlds move about. where the namas 649 and 650 occur as follows. b) He whose hair is of supreme fragrance. e) The Slayer of Kesi. Om kesavaya namah. or He Who is born in the race of suras.646. c) The Bestower of all desires. g) One who has adhipatyam over water (oceans etc. saurih / a) The son of Sura (another name for Vasudeva). Om surajanesvaraya namah. amitavikramah / He of immeasurable steps. kalaneminiha / a) The destroyer of the wheel of ignorance of Time. c) He who is the source or origin of Brahma and Siva. b) A reference of Sauri rajap perumal of tirukkannapuram c) He Who is ever valiant and victorious. Slokam 37. Om amitavikramaya namah. Om tri-lokatmane namah. Om sauraye namah. Saurih surah. d) He who is the source of the rays emanating from the Sun etc. d) He Who is beyond the wheel of Time. depending on the patham that is being used.). kesavah / a) One who has beautiful locks of hair. c) He Who sets the direction for the sun who is the controller of Time. we will note that there are different versions of this Sloka in use. f) The tormentor of His enemies. 649. . tri-lokesah / The Ruler of the three worlds. virah surah. b) The Destroyer of the asura by name kalanemi. 653. h) One who has adhipatyam over the different kinds of sukham (including moksham). a Yadava clan. pradyumnah / a) He Who illumines the jivas. surah / The Valiant. c) He Who is the atma for everything in all the three worlds. 647. 651. Om tri-lokesaya namah. and Surah. 648. (This nama has been presented earlier as nama 342.) 650. 654 (23). om pradyumnaya namah. sura-janesvarah / The Chief of the sura-s or the valiant people. Saurir-vIrah. Sloka 69 At the outset. Saurih. d) He Who is endowed with great strength. etc.

656. 662. Vayu etc. and Effulgent. kesiha / a) He who killed the asura by name Kesi. b) The Protector of those who desire Him. c) He Who is present everywhere. f) He Who appears to His devotees again and again in whatever form they desire. 663. om krtagamaya namah. Om anantaya namah. Om kantaya namah. Om kama-devaya namah. kama-devah / a) The One who grants all desires. kama-palah / a) The Protector of the gifts that He bestows. virah / a) The Valiant. c) He Who destroys His enemies. b) He who directs Agni. c) He Who has given us the Srutis and the Smrtis. Om anirdesya-vapushe namah. 665. Om vIraya namah. d) The Destroyer of the Universe at the time of pralaya. e) He who victoriously entered the gathering of His kith and kin after slaying Kesi. b) He who is of fulfilled desires. harih / a) The green-hued. b) One who is beyond the reach of those who are not of pure mind. showing their backs. d) He Who makes the enemies tremble in front of Him and run.krtagamah / a) The Revealer of the sacred mantra-s to the pure-minded. b) He Who removes the distress of His devotees. om kamine namah. b) He Who causes the end of Brahma at the end of his period. vishnuh / The Pervader.655. Sloka 70 kamadevah kama-palah kami kantah krtagamah | anirdesyavapurvishnur viro'nanto dhananjayah || 657. b) The Lord who is desired by those who seek the four purusharthas. kami / a) He who has all things that are desirable. kantah / a) He Who is charming. 658. 659. . 661. 664. 660. Surya. in their functions. anantah / a) The Limitless. c) He Who wards off samsara with its cause from His devotees. Om kama-palaya namah. d) He from Whom the krita yuga emerged. b) He who has propounded the Pancaratra Agamas. Om kesighne namah. Indra. Om vishnave namah. b) The swift Mover (into the hearts of His devotees or against demons). anirdesya-vapuh / a) He of indefinable form. om haraye namah.

b) He Who restored the Vedas during His Matsya incarnation. penance. brahmanyah / a) He who is beneficial to all the big things both acetana and cetana. Paramatma. Sloka 71 667. the creator of big things. 669. Purusha. brahmi / a) He who possesses all that goes by the term brahma . brahmana-priyah / a) He for Whom the brahamanas are of special liking.prakriti. Isvara. 673. Om brahma-krt-brahmane namah. brahmanjah / The Knower of the inner meaning of the Vedas. 671. om brahmavide namah. b) He Who grows and nurtures everything in a big way. brahmavit / a) The Knower of the Vedas. om brahmine namah. Om dhananjayaya namah. brahma-vivardhanah / a) He Who makes dharma grow.666. Om brahmane namah. both seen and unseen. 672. 668. b) He Who has the four-faced Brahma in His nabhikamalam. Sloka 72 . namely the Veda. Om brahma-vivardhanaya namah. etc. brahmans well-versed in scripture. brahma / The Supreme Brahman. the conqueror of wealth. b) He who is beneficial to Brahman. brahmanah / The Instructor of the Vedas. b) One Who manifested Himself as Arjuna. namely prakriti and atman. om brahamnaya namah. b) He Who is specially liked by the brahamanas. and those that can only be inferred. brahma-krt-brahma / The Creator Who created Brahma. Veda. dhananjayah / a) He Who surpasses all other wealth in being desired. etc. c) He Who knows everything big. Om brahmanyaya namah. 670. 675. om brahamna-priyaya namah. om brahmajnaya namah. 674.

mahakarma / He of great actions. Om mahatejase namah. Vasuki. d) He Whose Feet are great (to surrender). Om mahoragaya namah. c) He Who manifests Himself in the form of the great serpent Ananta. 682. mahayajnah / a) He Who is the best among those to be worshiped. mahakramah / a) He Who provides easy step-by-step access for the elevation of His devotee. b) He Who has a great heart (uras). b) He Who can be easily worshiped. b) He of the three great strides (in His Trivikrama incarnation). c) He Who can be worshiped in many ways d) He Who is the Great Sacrifice (that gives the best results). Om mahahavishe namah. 678. c) He Who accepts the whole Universe as havis at the time pralaya. mahayajva / a) He Who performs great sacrifices. Om mahakarmane namah. e) He Who performed the great sacrifice called the pancaratra kratu. 683. 679. b) He Who manifests Himself in the form of the great Offering. mahoragah / a) He Who is great. b) He Who has the special class of devotees (mahayajvas) of a superior nature. om mahayajvane namah. mahahavih / a) He Who is worshiped with supreme oblations. mahatejah / He of great Resplendence. Om mahakratave namah. c) He Who is worshiped by the great jnanis. 681. and blesses us. d) He Who has the serpent ananta as His bed. om mahakramaya namah 677.676. Om mahayajnaya namah. mahakratuh / a) He Who is worshiped by the great yagas. etc. 680. and enters into our heart (uras). b) He Who manifests Himself in the form of the best of yajnas. or He Who is worshiped through great sacrifices. e) he Who traverses everywhere in the form of the Sun with His broad chest. Sloka 73 . c) He Whose strides are great in that He reaches everything faster than anyone else.

Om stavyaya namah. 692.684. b) He Who delights in the auspicious sounds in places of worship. 688. b) He Who is praised by all. b) He Who is excellent in performing pious activities. c) He Who moves around happily in the form of the Sun etc. b) He Who is beyond pain or suffering . punya.internal. etc. purnah / He Who is complete. rana-priyah / a) He Who delights in battle. Om stotraya namah. 685. stavyah / a) He Who is worthy of praise. 689. 690. Sloka 74 . om stava-priyaya namah. b) He Who is also the form of the Eulogizer of Bhagavan. 691. external. 693. om anamayaya namah. anamayah / a) He Who removes the disease of samsara. karma-related. purayita / The Fulfiller of the desires of His devotees. Om purnaya namah. Om punyaya namah. punyah / a) The Purifier. 686.kirtih / He Whose kirti or praise is also purifying (in addition to Him being the Purifier). stava-priyah / He Who is pleased by the praise in whatever form it is offered. stutah / He Who is praised. Om stutaya namah. Om rana-priyaya namah. stotram / The Eulogy Incarnate. Om stotre namah. stota / a) He Who praises those who extol Him. 694. Om punya-kirtaye namah. Om purayitre namah. 687. but who does not have to praise anyone else.

without any afflictions. Om havishe namah. c) He Who is the cause or origin of the universe. Om vasu-retase namah. g) He Who is the final dwelling place for all. vasu-pradah / a) The Giver of Treasure (in the form of Himself). e) He Who lives in everything and Who keeps them moving around. havih / a) The Sacrificial Offering. mano. 697. d) He Who is in the form of the vasu-s. b) He Whose mind is always with vasudeva. d) He Who provides the place for dwelling for all beings. vasu-manah / a) He Who has a Mind which thinks of His devotees as a treasure. 702. c) He Who resides in the Milk-Ocean. Om tirtha-karaya namah. 698. c) The presiding Deity of the well-known 12-lettered vasu-deva mantra. g) He Who has complete knowledge of the type of body and other needs of all beings. vasu-retah / a) The Source of Luster. Om vasu-pradaya namah. 700. Om vasudevaya namah.695. b) The Son of vasudeva. vasuh / a) The Dweller (in the hearts of His devotees). 701. e) He Who has a mind which is filled with vatsalyam to His devotees. vasu-devah / a) He Who pervades and sports. 699. c) He Whose touch of hand is purifying. b) He Who shines like gold in the context of creation. 696. Om mano-javase namah. c) The Bestower of moksham. h) He Whose mind was with bhishma as he lay in his death-bed of arrows. b) He Who makes us cross over the ocean of samsara. d) He Who has a pure mind (He dwells in every thing without distinction). c) He Who has a golden mind . f) He Who has a mind that leads to His removing the difficulties of His devotees. d) The Deity Who is adored by His devotees. Om vasave namah. d) He Who has provided simple steps to access Him through His various incarnations. Sloka 75 .pure.javah / He Who is swift as thought. b) He Who is satisfied or pleased. tIrtha-karah / a) He Who is the source of the holy waters. 703. Om vasu-manase namah. b) The Best of wealth that is sought after. f) He Who conceals Himself (from those who are not devoted to Him). b) The Giver of Glory or Dignity. e) He Who lives in everything and in whom everything lives.

705.end). sarvasunilayah / The Abode and support of all souls. c) He Who has superior intellect. e) He Who is unlimited (in His Glories) (alam . vasudevah. Om satkrtaye namah. durdharah / a) He Who is difficult to control (as child Krishna). sura-senah / a) He with a valiant army. satparayanam / a) The Support for the good. d) He Who is attainable by the good. c) He Who receives the prana sakti as His own and functions in the form of the jivatma (Sri Samkara). b) The Bestower of beauty and attractiveness in everything. d) He Who is beyond smell etc. / Om vasu-devaya namah. b) He Who cannot be constrained by the evil-minded (Duryodhana). bhutavasah / a) He Who is the abode of all creatures. 717. 707. [This nama has been covered under nama 700] 715. c) He Who is difficult to be held in . 714. d) He Who lifts up and protects the jivas during the time of pralaya. sadgatih / a) He Who who provides the right path for the good. 718. bound together and functioning as a unit. sadbhutih / a) The wealth. b) He Who cannot tolerate the offense committed to His devotees. d) He Who manifests Himself in infinite forms. b) He Who is attended by the good Yamunas. c) He Who has beautiful collyrium in His eyes. darpa-dah / a) The Bestower of pride (to His devotees). in all forms. Sloka 76 713. om yadu-sreshthaya namah. and full of good actions. satta / Existence Incarnate. suyamunah / a) He with the delightful sport in the Yamuna river.end).opposition). darpaha / The Destroyer of pride. h) One Who has no opposition (alam . b) He Who is Best among those who strive (for the redemption of the jiva-s). Om adrptaya namah. 716. analah / a) He Who is never satisfied that He has done enough for His devotees. satkrtih / He of lovable acts. 719. Om bhutavasaaya namah. b) He Who is Himself the right path for the good. Om suyamunaya namah. adrptah / a) He Who is not proud Himself. i) He who rejuvenates His devotees who intensely long for Him (an pranane ). b) He Who is endowed with rich glories (aisvaryam). Om sarvasunilayaya namah.paryapti . 708. Or driptah. om darpa-daya namah.paryapti . om sad-bhutaye namah. c) He Who has the good people as His support. 709. f) He Who is in the form of Fire. c) He Who is proud. Om sattayai namah. 711. b) He Who is ever happy. for the good. Om sannivasaya namah. Om darpaghnaya namah. b) He Who keeps everything that moves around. 710. g) One Who has no end (alam . Om analaya namah. yadu-sreshthah / a) The pre-eminent among the Yadavas. b) He Who dwells in the hearts of His devotees.704. sannivasah / The Abode of the saintly. 720. b) The supreme Goal for the good. 712. 706. Om sad-gataye namah. c) He Who alone truly exists. om satparayanaya namah. Om sura-senaya namah. c) The dwelling place of the Great Elements.

Om durdharaya namah.concentration (except by those of trained mind). Om visva-murtaye namah. Sloka 77 722. e) He Who takes whatever Forms He pleases as His incarnations. and thus One Who has no fixed forms. 721. etc. visvamurtih / a) He Who has the Universe as His body. amurtiman / a) He Who has even the subtle and formless things as His possessions. inflexible. 727. c) He Who has a disposition that is not hard. c) He Who has maya sakti in the form of the Universe. He Who cannot be easily realized. aparajitah / The Invincible.. and not fixed. 728. etc. Satamurtisa / He with a hundred forms. Om diptamurtaye namah. Sloka 78 . d) He Who has a Form that can induce maya in everything. Om mahamurtaye namah. 725. avyaktaha / He Who is not manifest. mouth.) for life to be sustained. b) He Who has a beautiful Form that finds entry into the mind. b) He Who is immensely worthy of worship. Om satananaya namah. d) He Who is viewed in different "faces" (in different ways) by different faiths. b) He Who Forms that are not the result of karma. Om aparajitaya namah. of His devotees. 729. 724. Om amurtimate namah. Om anekamurtaye namah. 723. mahamurtih / a) He of Immense form. eyes. satanana / a) He Who is many-faced. c) He Who has created various life-forms and provided easy means for their survival. anekamurtaye / He of many forms. 726. Om satamurtaye namah. diptamurtih / He with a shining form. d) He Who has Forms that are indescribable. Om avyaktaya namah. b) He Who has provided many different means (such as nose. etc.

d) One Who provides instructions as a kinsman on what is right and what is wrong through the SAstra-s. sah . g) He Who gives troubles as needed to those who need to be disciplined.The Consort of Lakshmi.a) He Who increases (the jnanam and bhakti about Him in the devotees). c) He Who is fit to be enquired about or sought after. om bhakta-vatsalaya namah Sloka 79 . b) He Who is invoked or praised through words by devotees. e) One Who is born in the race of madhu. d) He Who remains an unanswered Question Mark when approached through "intellection". b) The Unexcelled Protector of His devotees.Where is He. om kime namah 736. loka-bandhuh . om madhavaya namah 742. om loka-nathaya namah 741. kim . bhakta-vatsalah . b) He Who increases the kIrti (fame) of His devotees. c) He Who expands the Universe from its subtle form to its visible form. c) One to Whom everything is related since He is their Best Friend their Father. c) He Who destroys all obstacles to His devotees. b) That Which already exists. b) He Whose praise is sung by His devotees. om loka-bandhave namah 740. f) He Who is the final Knowledge. and Who dwells everywhere (savah). Who is He. b) The Bestower or Propounder of Knowledge about Himself. tat . om ekaya namah 731. om padaya anuttamAya namah 739.a) He Who shines.a) The Supreme Goal.One Who is Unique and matchless in all respects. c) One Who is attained through the madhu vidyA.a) The Relative of the World. dhyAna and yoga. g) One for whom there is no Lord above. vah . d) He Who is not seen by senses etc. to the point of being pointed out as "He" by the youngsters of Ayarpadi. b) He Who bestows aisvaryam on all as a result of His unlimited aiSvaryam. d) He Who is easily accessible. c) That from Which everything in this Universe came about. padam anuttamam .a) Affectionate towards the devotees. d) One Who is attained through mauna. om naikaya namah 732.a) The Protector of the world. om vaya namah 734. f) The nAma that reveals the eternal relationship of the Mother and Father with the rest of the Universe. b) He Who goes to the devotees who makes offerings to Him through yajna. om tate namah 738. ekah . om kaya namah 735. a) The Consort of MA or Lakshmi. madhavah . om saya namah 733. om yate namah 737. or He Who regulates the world by energizing. e) He Who comforts or blesses the world. b) He Who is the final authority on all knowledge. a yAdhava. e) He Who is of the form the soma sacrifice (when the nAma is taken as savah). who are dear to Him like a calf to the cow. b) One to Whom everything is bound since He is their Support. c) He Who is the personification of happiness.a) He Who takes efforts. c) He Who takes the devotees to Him.).730.a) He about Whom all questions are asked by seekers of Truth (such as .The Dweller. kah . c) He Who is sought after or prayed by all. d) He Who shines in the world. loka-nathah . e) One Who limits everything through things such as limited life etc. f) He Who rules over the world. yat .He Who is not One only.a) He Who spreads knowledge. naikah. etc. What is He.

c) He Who rushed out of SrI vaikunTham at the cry for help from Gajendra. d) He Who leads the jivas to moksha by showing them the right path. viraha . d) He Who has a'ngada as His pleasing devotee. om sunyaya namah 750. c) He from Whom all desires have flown away. because He is everywhere already.He Who is adorned with delightful armlets. etc. b) The Destroyer of those who indulge in vain arguments and distract others from meditating on Him.The golden-hued. om ghrtasishe namah 751. c) The Destroyer of the bonds of yama. e) He Who is not accessible when we seek Him through our senses. om vishamaya namah 749. b) He Who has beautiful limbs.a) He of unequal (conflicting) acts towards His devotees vs. om viraghne namah 748.a) He Who is unshakable against His enemies. suvarna-varnah . vishamah . candana'ngadI . om suvarna-varnaya namah 744. d) He Who is full of leelas. d) He Who cleans out everything at the time of pralaya. sunyah . c) He Who goes everywhere.a) The Slayer of the strong demons. b) He Who moves (in the form of vAyu etc. c) He Who does not move anywhere. f) He Who is accompanied by Garuda and Vayu when destroying the asura-s. g) He Who ends the various paths that go from birth to birth. wisdom. His enemies. vara'ngah . e) He Who provides different ways for His creations to move around. b) He Who is immutable in His nature. om candana'ngadine namah 747.suvarna-varno hema'ngo vara'ngah candana'ngadI | vira-ha vishamah sunyo ghrtasir_acalas_calah || 743.He of golden-hued limbs. om hema'ngaya namah 745. om calaya namah Sloka 80 .a) He Who displayed His Divine Form to devaki in response to her prayers. om acalaya namah 752) calah . hema'ngah . b) He Who is without any attributes (advaita interpretation). power.). ghrtasIh . or is present everywhere. d) He Who enjoys the offering of ghee in the homa etc.a) He Who sprinkles the world with prosperity. om vara'ngaya namah 746. c) He Who destroyed the effect of the poison that was consumed by rudra during the churning of the Milk Ocean.a) He Who swerves. c) He Who has a lovable Form that is pleasing to those who meditate on Him. c) He Who provides us all with the means and ways to be happy.a) He Who is devoid of defects when He takes births as one of us. b) He Who is desirous of the butter in the gopis' houses. b) He Who is besmeared with pleasing sandal. a-calah . b) He for Whom there is no equal.

Om dhanyaya namah. mana. b) He Who supports the earth. b) He Who has a firm control over all creation.with foresight and minuteness.a-manI manado manyo loka-svamI tri-loka-dhrt | su-medha medhajo dhanyah satya-medha dhara-dharah || 753.a) The Subduer. b) He of true knowledge .The Best among those warriors who are armed with all weapons. 762. Om prgrahaya namah.jah . Om su-medhase namah. or induces a false sense of Atman in non-seekers (Sa'nkara).honest. e) He Who gives a measure and dimension to everything in the Universe. c) He Who is beyond all measure in all respects.The Controller. c) He Who removes the false understanding of Atman in true seekers. Om tri-loka-dhrte namah.a) He Who is not proud. 758.of the Vedas and their numerous branches. 761.The Well-Intentioned. tri-loka-dhrt . Om dyuti-dharaya namah.a) He Who supports the three worlds (the worlds above. pragrahah . the worlds below. Om dharadharaya namah. dream and deep sleep). satya-medhah . Om loka-svamine namah. . 765. Om nigrahaya namah.a) He Who showers His splendor on His devotees in the form of His protection.a) He of true thoughts .dharah . 755. Om tejo-vrshaya namah. 766. Om satya-medhase namah. b) He Who is realized as a result of sacrifices.varah . Om a-manine namah. nigrahah . tejo-vrshah . c) He Who makes His presence in the gatherings of bhakta-s. b) He Who confers rewards on His devotees. or denies rewards for the unrighteous (Sa'nkara). 759. dhanyah . Om manadaya namah. Om manyaya namah.a) He Who supported the Mountain (govardhana).The Object of honor. 760. sarva-Sastra-bhrtam.He Who possessed a majesty.a) He Who was born as a result of a sacrifice. su-medhah . loka-svamI . straightforward.a) He Who honors others. b) The Supporter of the three states of experience (waking. manyah . 757. c) He of true knowledge . d) He Who gives spiritual enlightenment to His devotees. a-manI . c) He Who showers His radiance on everything. b) He Who does not mistakenly identify things such as the body with Atman. medha. dharadharah . b) He Who showers rain through the sun.dah . 764. and earth in the middle). Om sarva-sastra-bhrtam-varaya namah. Sloka 81 tejo-vrsho dyut-dharah sarva-aastra-bhrtam-varah pragraho nigraho vyagro naika-sr'ngo gadagrajah | || 763. d) He Who showers His fierce weapons on His enemies in defense of His devotees. 756. 767.The Master of the Universe. dyuti.The Blessed. Om medhajaya namah. 754.

chandah purusha. makara. gadagrajah . d) He Who has the four horns in the form of the four Vedas. Om gadagrajaya namah. vyaghra.dvaita patham). to control the world through dharma. and jnanI).768. d) (a-vyagrah . d) He Who is skilled in keeping His atma pure from attachment etc.He of Four Forms.a) He Who is in the form of the four purushartha-s. b) He Who provides the four goals: indra. h) He Who has many rays of effulgence radiating from Him. and aniruddha). f) He Who manifests Himself in four forms to support the jiva in its four states . b) He Who was born as a result of mantra. and simha gati). 775. d) He Who is the goal of the four varna-s and the four asramas. c) He Who moves around in many different ways.a) He of the form of four Emanations (vyUha forms).a) The elder brother of gada.He Who is not confused . pradyumna. i) He Who has provided diverse means to the different living beings to cause harm to their enemies. catur-murtih . 773. Sloka 82 771. b) He Who has four manifestations in His vibhava incarnations of Krishna and Rama.a) He Who has four forms in His vyUha incarnation. 774. citta. and moksha. and maha purusha. d) He Whose Supremacy is established by the four-fold Vedas. c) He Who can be controlled (reached) through the Omkara. f) He Who has four kinds of greatness (vyuha = mahima). 772. Om catur-vyuhaya namah. e) He Who has many dimensions to His Lordship (prabhutvam). e) He Who uses Garuda as His vehicle. e) He Who is behind the functions of manas.akara. Om catur-murtaye namah. preservation and destruction. as also to defend themselves from their enemies. balarama. Om catur-bahave namah. vyagrah . b) He Who can be brought under control (realized) through the four horns in the form of the four veda-s. catur-bahuh . catur-atma . Om naika-sr'ngaya namah. f) He Who has many aspects to His role as a Bestower of His devotees' wishes. jijnasu. and ordinary speech). catur-gatih . brahma. and turiya. with its four "horns" . ukara. (catura -caturya atma). om catur-gataye namah. buddhi.The Four-armed.satya sandha yatiraja) . b) He Who has no end. c) He Who manifests Himself as purusha. prajna. c) He Who has a four-fold manifestation in His functions of creation.a) He Who adopted diverse tactics for controlling His devotees' enemies. Om vyagraya namah. 769. 770. catur-vyuhah . artharthI. e) He Who is in the form of four divisions of speech (three veda-s. and ahankAra. and nada. d) The Foremost among those who created sound (in the form of Vedas). g) He Who is the . taijasa.visva. c) He Who pervades those who walk and talk (gada + agra + jah). kaivalya. naika-sr'ngah .a) He Who was very enthusiastic (to destroy the enemies of His devotee during the mahAbhArata war).He Who took incarnation as the one-horned Varaha. c) He Who has the four gaits (vrshabha. g) (eka-sr'ngah . e) He Who keeps the brahamana-s healthy (spiritually). veda purusha. b) He Who had four manifestations in His vibhava form (as krshna. e) He Who is the Refuge for the four kinds of bhakata-s (arta. gaja.

paramatma. c) He Who makes it possible to know the four Vedas. c) He Whose true thoughts are always revolving around what He can do to help His devotees. even when He takes His incarnation amongst us (Krshna incarnation). asramas. c) He for whom all sorrow is bypassed. c) He Who makes it possible for us to conquer duhkham. catur-bhavah . Om caturatmane namah. (naranarayana incarnation). 783 dur-labhah . 781. samavartah . 778. om catur-veda-vide namah. purursharthas. h) He Who created the fit being . sorrow is the result. Om catur-bhavaya namah.antaryami of the four types of devotees . 776. catur-veda-vit . (anivrttatmA . om samavartaya namah. nivrttatma . Om eka-pade namah.the four-faced brahma (catura = kusala. Om dur-jayaya namah. b) He Whose True .Sankara). everything else (Trascendental Form). b) He Who performs His function of creation again and again in cycles. i) He whose mind turns away from any feeling of self-glory over His kirti or fame.Arta.He Who is difficult to attain for those who are not single-minded in their devotion to Him. Om dur-labhaya namah.a) He Who is known by those who are learned in the four Vedas. d) He Who can be won over by difficult practices such as samadhi etc.a) He Who takes incarnations again and again for the benefit of His devotees. artharthi. b) He Who is the Knower of the four Vedas. b) He whose mind is turned away from worldly attachments. Om dur-atikramaya namah.a) He Who cannot be under control except by devotion. etc. b) He Whose manifestation in the form of this Universe is only one-fourth of Himself.a) He Who gives expression to the four vyuha forms through four kinds of actions. and superior to. d) He whose nature is that He is free from the bonds of samsara. h) He Who is Himself un-impacted or withdrawn with respect to the effects of pralaya of srshti. 777. c) He Who created the four kinds of species.a) He Who manifests only a part of His mahima when He takes incarnations amongst humans. c) He Who is constantly on the look-out as our Sole Protector (ekapo + at).a) He whose Nature is different from. d) He by transgressing whose orders. 784 dur-gamah . f) He Who withdraws the jivas into Him during pralaya. b) The Source of the four . e) He who does not turn away from anything or anywhere because He is Omnipresent. Om nivrttatmane namah. eka-pat . jnanatma. antaratma.varnas.He Who is difficult to attain because of His Effulgence. dur-jayah . dur-atikramah .a) He Who cannot be bypassed by those who seek relief from samsara. etc. i) He Who manifest Himself in four kinds of Atmas: jiva. Sloka 83 samavarto nivrttatma dur-jayo dur-atikramah | dur-labho dur-gamo durgo duravaso durari-ha || 779. 782. c) He who is the AtmA of those who practice the nivrtti dharma (Bestower of benefits according to karma). 780. fit). b) He Who is Invincible. g) He Who has permeated everything completely. b) He Who cannot be transgressed because of fear of the consequences of disobeying Him.

krta-karma . 794. d) He Who expanded the yadava race in auspicious way by being born as the son of vasudeva. d) He Who expanded the Vasudeva family through pradyumna and others. namely pranava. b) He with an auspicious form that is meditated upon by His true devotees. and He to whom the jnani-s are attracted. Om tantu-vardhanaya namah 792. c) He Who has progeny such as brahmA.a) He Who preached the superficially acceptable goals in the world. Om su-tantave namah.He Whose place of residence (SrI vaikunTham) is not easy to attain. e) He Who pervades everywhere at all times with His auspicious form. to His devotees. Sloka 84 Subha'ngo loka-sara'ngah su-tantuh tantu-vardanah | Indra-karma maha-karma krta-karma krtagamah || 788. b) He Who is responsible for the powers of indra. etc. 789. c) He Who performs acts that reflect His Supreme Lordship. b) He Who has expanded this Universe starting from Himself. d) He Who causes pain and suffering to the evil-minded rAkshasa-s.Nature can be known only with difficulty. Om dur-avasaya namah. 787.a) He who has a powerful net of threads to capture the asuras and retain them from escaping.a) He with a bewitching form that mesmerizes the asura-s and misleads them. 793. c) One Who keeps repeating . loka-sara'ngah .a) The Dispeller of the evil-minded enemies. mahA-karma . 790. e) He Who is praised by the sAma gAnam which is difficult to master. Om maha-karmane namah. Om dur-gaya namah 786 dur-avasah . by protecting it. in order to convince them. b) Nor easily realized because of unanticipated obstacles during our efforts to seek Him. Om indra-karmane namah.a) He Who increases the meshes. d) He Who is the object of devotion (loka-sara). c) He Who can be known only by the difficult process of enquiry into the Upanishads.. d) He Who has beautiful gaits. su-tantuh .a) He Who did all this for the sake of Indra. f) He Who makes things functional in this Universal in a beautiful way. f) He Who bestows moksham.He of magnanimous actions. Om dur-gamaya namah 785 dur-gah . indra-karma . c) He Whose realization is constrained by our own limitations. g) He Who has devotees singing His auspicious qualities.He Who is separated from us by our avidyA which acts like a fortress between Him and us. durari-ha . tantu-vardhanah . b) He Who grasps the essence of the world like a sara'nga or honeybee. Subha'ngah . om subhangaya namh. b) He Who augments the expansion of Himself into this world. b) One Who has achieved all there is to achieve. g) He Who brings the auspicious aspects such as trust in sastra-s. Om loka-sara'ngaya namah. etc. c) He Who withdraws this world into Himself after creating it. Om durarighne namah. c) He Who is reachable through the essence (sara) of the vedas. 791. c) He Who makes the ashtanga yoga successful for those who follow this path with devotion.a) He Who practiced the acts He preached to the asura-s. b) The Dispeller of evil thoughts from the minds of the devotees. guru's words. e) He Who is attracted by bhakti.

a) He Who is handsome. 795. 802. krtagamah . sundah .Rig. e) He Who destroys the fear of birth in His devotees. Om sr'ngine namah.a) One with bewitching eyes. vaja-sanih . b) He Who propounded the Vedas .. b) He Who has the navel from which the gem among men -brahma . om krta-karmaNe namah. b) He Who is of a superior birth.a) He Who rose above samsara. udbhavah . . 799.in the form of ratna-s in the oceans. Om vaja-sanaye namah. 803. om su-locanaya namah. om krtagamaya namah. d) He Who has provided every creature with the means to express its sr'nga or expression of power. c) He Who is the Originator of the pancaratra Agama. c) He from Whom everything originated. f) He Who is born again and again for the protection of dharma. Om arkaya namah. 798. taking birth as He likes. 800. c) He With the peak of Govardhana mountain on His hand. sundarah . su-locanah . e) He Who created the exalted gods and goddesses. with perfection. ratna-nabhah .a) He Who advocated eating a lot (a Preacher of mundane pleasures. b) He Who had a horn in His matsya and varAha incarnations. Om sundaraya namah. Om sundaya namah. when He likes. Sama. e) He Who has separated or divided the different creatures well in many ways. b) He Who is in the form of the sun.a) The Propounder of Agama-s (Spiritual texts) including those dealing with Buddhism.a) He Who presents Himself as a very soft person to the asura-s in order to convince them to follow His deceitful methods. sr'ngi . b) He Who is soft to His devotees. d) He Who made His appearance at Dvaraka after performing His several leelas. Sloka 85 udbhavah sundarah sundo ratna-nabhah su-locanah | arko vaja-sanih sr'ngI jayantah sarva-vij-jayI || 796. b) He Who provides for the nourishment of all His creation. where He likes. 801. e) he Who makes His appearance repeatedly through different incarnations. Jainism. d) He Who gives everyone else the ability to see.the processes of creation etc. om udbhavaya namah 797. c) One Who has the wisdom and the vision of the Self. like eating). c) He Who bestows joy and happiness on His devotees. c) He Who destroys the asuras (aratna-nAbhah). d) One Who has performed acts that no one else can ever perform. b) He of superior wisdom. c) He Who killed sunda through upasunda (sunda-rah). arkah .a) He Who appears like one having a horn (with a bunch of peacock feathers in his hand). b) He Who has the beautiful conch pa'ncajanyam. etc. d) He Who resides in an exalted place ( SrI vaikunTham). d) He Who has ratna in His navel .originated. Om ratna-nabhaya namah. etc.a) He Who is praised. d) He Who is exceedingly well regarded and worshipped.a) He with a gem-like navel.

cheeks. or in His reclining on the Milk Ocean.He who is unshaken by desire. maha-nidhih . 810.a) He Who concealed the truth of the vedic path from the asura-s with sweet words. jayantah . Om sarva-vij-jayine namah. d) He Who resides in the great mountains such as Seshacala. 808. Om jayantaya namah. as in kAlIya mardanam. etc. Om maha-nidhaye namah. Om sarva-vag-isvara-isvaraya namah. Om maha-gartaya namah. 807 . c) He Who had won over the hearts of the all-knowing sages. maha-bhutah . suvarna-binduh . 809. Om akshobhyaya namah. b) He Who is Omniscient and Victorious. e) The Knower of the veda-s consisting of auspicious letters. c) He Who is the Origin of the five elements. Sloka 86 suvarnabindurakshobhyah sarvavagisvaresvarah | mahahrado mahagarto mahabhuto mahanidhih || 806. 805. and the devotees dip again and again to get relief. Om maha-bhutaya namah. Om maha-hradaya anamah. c) He Who has created the great oceans so that the earth does not become completely dry and perish. c) He Who is in the form of the auspicious praNava mantra. e) The Great Pit in which everything in this Universe originates. b) The Great Charioteer of mahabharata fame. d) He Who is like a treasure from which His devotees can draw at will. maha-hradah . b) He Who is a great treasure for His devotees. 812. c) He Who is the Abode of everything in the Universe.a-kshobhyah .a) The Conqueror of those who had learnt all things.a) He Who pushes the great sinners into the great pit of samsAra. sarva-vij-jayI .a) The Vast Lake in which the sinners drown never to rise again. b) He Who is associated with the deep waters. b) He Who is a Great Being. maha-gartah . . and merges back. sarva-vag-isvara-isvarah .a) He Who considers great men as His own.a) He Who has the great treasure in the form of His devotees. d) He Who has a beautiful form. Om suvarna-bindave namah. and Who has beautifully divided the creatures of the universe into their various parts. 811. b) He Who has a beautiful form with golden-colored beautiful limbs.804.The Conquerer. resides.The Lord of all who have a mastery over all words. c) The One with the Great Chariot (with the Garuda in its flag). f) He Who has the beautiful golden-colored sandalwood marks on His forehead.

819. b) He from whom a superior birth is attained. kundarah . b) He Who dissolves or eliminates the sins accumulated over countless births (kun-darah).a) He Who grants the successive stages of higher knowledge. anilah . b) He Who moves to His devotees to remove their distress. f) One Who gives what is sought or what is desired. d) He Who bestows purity like the kunda flower to His devotees. c) He Who bestows benefits as agreeable as the kunda flower (kunda-rah). etc. g) He Who created the oceans by tearing apart the earth (kumdarah). Om parjanyaya namah. d) He Who protects the protectors . Om kundaraya namah. f) One Who needs no support. i) One Who has no binding to papa. h) He Who eliminated the bad kshatriya kings from the earth. water.a) He Who is on this earth with delight by enjoying the association with His devotees.the kings (pA + avanah). g) He Who gave an offering of the earth to kasyapa rshi. e) He Who wears a garland made of blue lilies. punya. i) He Who cleanses the earth through the sun.a) He Who need not be goaded by anyone in His blessing the devotees (anilah). e) He Who pierced the earth in His varAha incarnation in search of hiranyaksha (kum-darah). d) He Who is the Giver of life-breath to everything else. e) He Who is ever awakened. c) He Who is pure and beautiful like the kunda (jasmine) flower. c) He Who purifies in the form of wind. c) One Who has an ever-living will to . 817. 815. d) He Who accepts offering that are pure like the kunda flowers (kunda-lah). c) One Who bestows the auspicious world of parama padam. b) He Who cleanses the sins of His devotees.a) He Who feeds His devotees with the Nectar . 816. 814. b) He Who consumed the nectar after churning the Milk Ocean.a) He Who is the forrn of the wind. Om kumudaya namah. b) One Who gladdens the earth by ridding it of the evil-doers. kumudah .a) He Who bestows His blessings on the devotees like the rain-cloud. etc. 818. b) He Who has no enforcer above Him. in the form of the sun. f) One who is sharp like the kunta spear in removing the sins of His devotees (kuntah). etc. om anilaya namah.Himself. etc. e) He Who has the spear by name kunta (kuntah). amrtasah . h) He Who is very pleased with the offerings of the kunda pushpa-s by His devotees (kunda-rah). k) He Who spent sleepless nights (planning how to save rukmini). agni. h) He Who has no end. parjanyah . c) He Who protects. g) One Who does not have a fixed residence. Om pavanaya namah. kundah . pavanah . d) One Who delights in the sky. j) He Who gave the kingdom (to ugrasena after killing kamsa).a) The Bestower of the knowledge of the Supreme Reality (kunda-rah). c) He Who is easily accessible to His devotees (a-nilah).Sloka 87 kumudah kundarah kundah parjanyah pavano'nilah | amrtaso'mrta-vapuh sarva~jnah sarvato-mukhah || 813. rain. One Who is in the form of the wind. Om kundaya namah.

a) He Who can be approached from many paths. b) He Who has an immortal form.the already existing means . but Who is at the command of the devotees who approach Him with folded hands.for attaining moksham.jits to torment His devotees' enemies.in their tapas and other efforts to attain Him. c) He Who nourishes the world in the form of food etc.a) He Who can be easily attained. 826. f) One Who provides unending means of survival for His creation.e. as His form. without dependence on anyone or anything else. om siddhaya namah.a) He Who has taken a good.He Who occupies the bodies of Satru. g) He Who accomplishes all His undertakings flawlessly to completion and perfection. 824. Om suvrataya namah. su-vratah . siddhah . om nyagrodhodumbaraya namah. d) He Who controls everything in this universe and keeps them in order. b) He Who knows all the needs of all His devotees. i. 821. Satru-jit-satru-tapanah . Sloka 88 sulabhah su-vratah siddhah Satru-jit Satru-tapanah | nyag-rodhodumbaro'Svatthah canurandhra-nishudanah || 823.a) He of a Nectar-like body. Om su-labhaya namah.the veda-s. e) He Who gave us the Sastras. Om amrtasaya namah. nama-sankirtanas etc.through all means of proof available to us. f) The final conclusion . c) He Who controlled what He consumed appropriately in His nara-narayana incarnation.the Ultimate Truth . even though He was the Supreme Soul. c) He Who sows and cuts the lives of this Universe continuously irrespective of time. Om sarvajnaya namah. c) He Who is fully accomplished. f) He Who has the superior pitambaram as His garment (ud. e) He Who observed all the vrata-s rigorously in His Krishna incarnation. sarvato-mukhah . amrta-vapuh . su-labhah .give fruits. d) One Whose wishes are failure-proof. Om amrtavapushe namah. nyag-rodhodumbarah . b) He Who is `above the sky'. superior to all. Om sarvato-mukhaya namah. strong vow. 820. 827. b) He Who makes it possible to attain sukham (sukham labhata).He Who has the Supreme Abode with Lakshmi and everything that is magnificent. d) One Who has the best of sounds . b) He Who has faces on all sides.a) He Who knows all.a) He Whose protection is ever available without any special effort on the part of His devotees. 825. e) He Who is praised by the highest and best of sounds . sarvaj~nah . b) He Who accepts only the pure food that is offered with sincerity by His selfless devotees.bhajans. or He Who bestows auspiciousness on us. . Om satru-jit-satru-tapanaya namah. d) He Who makes His devotees accomplished . e) One Who is dear to the mukta-s. 822. a) He Who has the most auspicious SrI vaikuntham as His own.ambarah). b) He Who is the siddhopaya ..

He Who destroys fear.a) He Who does not have a body that is the effect of karma similar to ours. a-murtih . Om anaghaya namah. canurandhra-nishudanah . b) He Whose tirumeni radiates with kanti that resembles infinite number or rays emanating from Him. sahasrarcih . 836. e) He Who protects the beings through facilities that has provided in units of seven . an-aghah .a) He Who has seven vehicles in the form of the seven Vedic mantra-s represented by the seven horses of the Sun. Om sapta-jihvaya namah. Sloka 89 sahasrarcih sapta-jihvah saptaidhah sapta-vahanah | a-murtir_anagho'cintyo bhaya-krt bhaya-nasanah || 830. b) He Who is described as the root of an eternal asvattha tree of samsara etc. duryodhana and the like. 831. sapta-jihvah . b) He Who supports the Universe in the form of the seven Sun-s. Om bhaya-krte namah. b) He Who causes utmost misery to those who cause hardship to the good people of sattvik disposition.828. 834. Om canurandhara-nishudanaya namah.seven types of fluids in our system. Sloka 90 . d) He Who has a vehicle with its horse named sapta. Om saptavahanaya namah. d) He Who does not suffer sorrow. 829. c) He Who is of blemishless character. saptaidhah . 838. sapta-vahanah . om asvattaya namah.He Who causes fear. b) He Who is signified by the letter `a' in pranavam. Om acintyaya namah.a) The Thousand-rayed. om a-murtaye namah 835. c) He Who slew canura. d) He Who pervades the entire universe in the form of the five great elements. etc. Om sahasrarcishe namah. b) He Who is opposed to sin. 837.a) He Who has established the impermanent gods for performing various functions. Om saptaidhase namah. f) He Who conducts the seven worlds with prosperity.a) He Who is incomparable to anything known. b) He Whose power cannot be imagined. a-cintyah . asvattah . bhaya-nasanah . Who illumines everything in this Universe. 833.The seven-tongued. bhya-krt . c) He Who cannot be completely comprehended in our minds. c) He Who eternally rules over the universe that is never the same. c) He Who supports the three worlds through the seven vayumandala-s or regions of air.a) He Who slew the wrestler by name canura.One Who is kindled in the form of fire by the seven kinds of offerings. and keeps constantly changing. seven holes in our face as sense organs. the seven objects of these sense-organs. 832. Om bhaya-nasanaya namah.a) The Sinless.

The Great. the Sastras.. rajas.a) He Who is supreme in everything. Om mahate namah. 844.anur_brhat_krsas_sthulo guna-bhrn_nir-guno mahan | adhrtah sva-dhrtah svasyah prag-vamso vamsa-vardhanah || 90 839. etc. brhat . b) He Who grows or enhances enormously the wealth of His devotees. Om krsaya namah. krsah . or He Who reveals the Vedas. b) He Who is the cause of the sound that permeates everywhere and is in everything (ana . Sloka 91 . b) The Unsustained. 845. the eternal souls in Sri Vaikuntham. c) He Who is worthy of worship. svasyah . Om a-dhrtaya namah.a) He Who is lighter than the light. Om guna-bhrte namah. etc. 842. 847. and tamas. the One who fosters and grows all the three categories of jIva-s. source and eternal support. guna-bhrt . Om anave namah. since He is their origin. through meditation . but who were once clouded by nescience. a-dhrtah . bhagavan. 840. Om brhate namah. Om svasyaya namah 849. Om sthulaya namah.sabde).He Who keeps His progeny growing. 841. and worshiped by the likes of Indra. c) He Who reduces or eliminates the difficulties to His devotees.He Who has a glorious status and is superior over the mukta-s. b) He Who supports the three guNa-s of sattva. (ana . prayer.a) He Who is immense.He Who is bereft of the qualities (common to others). anuh . sva-dhrtah .e.a) The Supporter of all that are subject to Him. e) He Who makes `light work' of the asura-s (i. sthulah . who have a status equivalent to Him in many respects. prag-vamsah . Om vamsa-vardhanaya namah. d) He Who pares down the form for the jiva-s to make it possible for them to live in comfort.a) He Who has the power of being smaller than anything small that is known to us.a) The Unconstrained. vamsa-vardhanah . b) He Who is thinner than anything thin.Sabde). Om nir-gunaya namah.He Who is the cause of the eternally free souls and is superior over the nitya-s. c) He Who is in the form of the Vedas. Om prag-vamsaya namah 850. nir-gunah . b) He Who is Great beyond comprehension. 846. 843. He Who destroys the asura-s).He Who is Self-sustained and superior over the baddha-s who may have some of the same ashTa aiSvarya-s that we saw above. c) He Who bears (has) infinite kalyana guna-s. Om svadhrtaya namah 848. mahan .

854. h) He Who is the Abode of Supreme Happiness (su-par-Nah). i) He Who bore the Earth (in His varAha incarnation). Om kshamaya namah. b) He Who helps the yogi-s cross the ocean of samsara.bhara-bhrt kathito yogi yogisah sarva-kama-dah | asramah sramanah kshamah suparno vayu-vahanah || 851. e) He Who remains hidden amongst us. Puranas. d) He Who has total control of His Self. d) He Who is in the form of the Vedas (as the "leaves" of the tree of samsara).a) One Who is in a diminished form (in the form of Dhruva. j) Remover of obstructions in the path of cows (ksham + ama). suparnah .in the form of hamsa. 860. Om asramaya namah. Om yogisaya namah. sarva-kama-dah . b) He Who is realized through yogic powers. yogI . etc. g) He Who has established the Universe in all its dimensions (ksha + mane).Hanuman" as His vehicle during His Rama incarnation. e) One Who is decorated with the beautiful green tulasi leaves. Om Sramanaya namah 858. vayu-vahanah . e) Subject matter of. c) He Who undertook tapas in the form of Nara Narayana for the welfare of the world. Om bhara-bhrte namah. 856.. h) He Who restrains and controls those of demonic disposition (ksha + mavate). . c) He Who alone is left behind at the time of pralaya. d) He Who reduces everything to its un-evolved state at the time of pralaya. g) One Who is easily pleased by pure devotion. asramah .i. c) He Who bonds everything together. and he in Whom everything is hidden. Om vayuvahanaya namah.e. 853. b) He Who helps the yogi to become well-equipped. Om sarva-kama-daya namah.a) He Who is endowed with super-human powers. j) He Who pervades the entire Universe completely.He Who is the foremost Lord of all yogins. and known by. b) He Who torments those who have not exercised their discriminating ability. 859.a) One Who has beautiful wings . c) He Who enables everything to move around. om kathitaya namah. kathitah . 855. i) He Who rests on the beautiful tender green fig-tree leaf (at the time of prlaya). etc. Om yogine namah. d) He Who is the source of subsistence for sanyAsin-s.He Who provides an abode of rest for the seekers. He Who bestows the devotees' wishes. Om suparnaya namah. b) He Who lifts up the fallen with the swiftness of air with the help of Garuda. Sramanah .He Who shoulders the burden.He Whose greatness is extolled by all the Vedas. bhara-bhrt .Garuda as His vahana. c) He Who had "The Vayu . f) One Who has the green color of emerald because of His association with Lakshmi. hymns of praise.He Who bestows all desires. 857. ksamah . f) He Who is the final abode for all (kshayati). Garuda.a) He Who makes the wind flow for the benefit of sustaining life. e) He Who unites the devotees with their wishes . k) He Who has suparna .a) He Who makes it possible to continue the effort of uncompleted yoga in the next birth. k) He Who endures patiently. yogisah . the Pole Star). 852.

d) He Who has no Controller or Director above Him (aniyamah). b) The Knower of the Science of archery in its completeness (a reference to Lord Rama). dhanur-dharah . c) He Who is competent in all His actions. b) He Who conquers all His enemies. Om dandaya namah. e) He Who bestows sacred knowledge about Himself to devotees in full measure. c) He Who is beyond yama or mrityu (a-yamah). niyamah .a) He Who is not subdued by anyone. Om dhanur-vedaya namah. 863. 870. dhanur-vedah . 865. b) He Who is in the form of the good effects of punishment to those who err. 866. 864. Om dhanur-dharaya namah. c) He Whose Powers do not perish or diminish over time. and Who is Resplendent (a-pah + rajitah). a-damah . om niyantre namah 869.a) The Propounder of the science of archery. b) He Who is attained through the yogic path of yama (and niyama). Om yamaya namah.Sloka 92 dhanur-dharo dhanur-vedo dando damayita'damah | a-parajitah sarva-saho niyanta niyamo yamah || 861. g) One Who knows and prescribes the mandates that bestow virtue (aya+mah).a) The Subduer (of the enemies of His devotees). c) One Who has given the means of self-protection (dhanush) to all His creation.the danda.a) He Who is invincible.a) He Who controls. e) He Who bestows all wishes to His devotees.to surround). yamah .a) The Controller (of all the deva-s). damayita . om sarva-sahaya namah 868.niyanta). .The wielder of the bow. 867. dandah . Om a-parajitaya namah. d) One Who has propounded meditation on "OM" as the sure means of Self realization. c) He Who is attained through the yogic path of niyama (and yama). Om a-damaya namah. d) One Who has no one to command Him (a-yamah). f) One Who feeds His devotees with delectable food in the form of anubhavam of Himself. c) He Who is the means of control.pariveshane . sarva-sahah .a) The Supporter of all the other deities. b) He Who ordains. d) He Who controls everything. b) He Who is verily the weapon (power) of yama .a) He Who directs. niyanta . b) One Who has no one above Him to direct and control Him (a. a-parajitah . b) The Dispeller (of the miseries and sufferings of His devotees). d) He Who forgives the aparadha-s of everyone. Om niyamaya namah. d) He Who is the source of restraint for all beings so that they follow dharma. 862. Om damayitre namah. b) He Who has no protector above Him. c) He Whom no one else controls (a-dandah). f) He Who pervades and surrounds everything (yama . e) One Who brings to end all life at the time of pralaya.a) The source of punishment for the wicked.

and Who shows the path for. b) One Who possesses courage. Om abhiprayaya namah. b) One Who is essentially established in sattva guNa. c) He Who exclusively directs the activities of all others. d) He Who is Real. and who alone exists ( Sri Sankara). 875. 878. and surya. c) He Who provides the support to. those who follow the superior path of dharma. Sloka 94 vihayasa-gatir_jyotir_su-rucir_huta-bhug-vibhuh | ravir_iorocanah suryah savita ravi-locanah || . Om satya-dharma-parayanaya namah. b) He Who fulfills the love of His devotees. satyah . prIti-vardhanah .. satya-dharma-parayanah . d) Refuge of devotees such as yadu.a) He Who is the object of choice. b) He Who deserves to be offered our most beloved offerings. priya-krt . Om sattvikaya namah. anna.a) Who increases the joy of His devotees. turvasa. priyarhah . 872. b) He to Whom all beings go (praiti) directly (abhi) during pralaya. Truth and in righteousness.a) He Who confers the fruits of sattva guna. c) He Who is established in Truth. sattvikah . b) One Who is good in a supreme way.Sloka 93 sattva-van sattvikah satyah satya-dahrma-parayanah | abhiprayah priyarho_'rhah priya-krt prIti-vardhanah || 871. e) He Who is in the form of prana.a) He Who is rightly the object of love. and established in. strength etc. who take interest in discharging virtuous duties. 873. Om arhaya namah. Om satyaya namah. 879. b) He Who is ever devoted to. arhah . 877. etc.He Who does what is wanted by others. abhiprayah . 874. Om prIti-vardhanaya namah.The fitting Lord to be worshipped.a) He Who is pleased with the true dharma practiced by His devotees.a) One Who is well-disposed towards pious souls. Om sattva-vate namah.a) He Who controls the sattva guna that paves the way for liberation. c) One Who is determined to bestow His blessings on His devotees. om priya-krte namah. Om priyarhaya namah. sattva-van . 876.

882. Om ravaye namah. huta-bhug-vibhuh . 886. b) The Remover of happiness for the wicked. ananta-huta-bhug-bhokta .He that is the Bright Fortnight of the Moon. d) He because of Whom we get enlightenment. ravih . d) He Who is fond of praise. 883. Om vihayasa-gataye namah. the moon etc. jyotih .a) The Light that leads to Sri Vaikuntham. (vi-locanah). d) He Who is attained by tapasvins through their tapas (ha tyage .a) He Who produces or brings forth the crops etc. om virocanaya namaH. c) The Remover of tiny pleasures from His devotees (dyati . or He Who brings forth wealth. 884.cuts) so that they can seek the Higher Bliss.a) He Who illuminates (through the rays of the sun). 888. d) He Who gave special sight (divya cakshus) to arjuna. b) He Who is endless. b) He of various splendors . c) One who generates Sri or brilliance in surya or agni (sacred fire).a) He Who is indra and brahmA of immeasurable greatness. and Who consumes the offerings through fire. sukha-dah . b) He Who brings forth everything. b) He Who is responsible for the ability of all cetana-s and acetana-s to make sound. c) He Who is praised by His devotees. om ravi-locanaya namah. b) He that has the Sun for His eye. 887. sa'njaya etc. om anantahuta-bhug-bhoktre namah. b) One Who has the good desire or Will to protect the world.a) He of lovely effulgence . Sloka 95 ananta-huta-bhug-bhokta sukha-do naikado-'grajah | a-nirvinnah sadamarshI lokadhishthanam_adbhutah || 889.a) The Sun in his uttarayana or Summer solstice.a) The Giver of Bliss to His devotees..to abandon). Om jyotishe namah. d) The Remover of unhappiness for His devotees (a.a) He Who is the means for the attainment of paramapadam. su-rucih . 885. ravi-locanah . b) The Light that is self-luminous. b) He Who travels in the form of the Sun. c) He Who shines in the minds of His devotees in various special ways.a) The source of movement in the form of wind. c) The Light that illuminates the Sun. Om huta-bhugvibhave namah.). . Om suryaya namah. day.The Day time. c) He Who is the cause of all the effulgence in everything. Om su-rucaye enamah. 881.sukha-dah.the King of birds. virocanah . om savitre namah. savita . moon. in the form of the Sun.880. c) He from Whose eyes the Sun was born.a) The Illuminant (the year). etc. suryah . b) He Who brings forth everything in the Universe (including the sun etc. d) He Who has intense attachment to His devotees. vihayasa-gatih . 890.such as Sun. c) He Who travels in space through His vehicle Garuda. night.

a) He Who is not despondent that the jIva-s are not resorting to Him for redemption. svasti-bhuk . Sloka 97 . d) He Who is not tired of fulfilling the wishes of His devotees. 894. 901. c) He Who enables His devotees to enjoy bliss.a) The Object of enjoyment. om svasti-bhuje namah.He Who is of beautiful complexion. om svasti-daya namah. om adbhutaya namah. kapir-avyayah . Immutable.a) He Who is extremely wonderful. svasti-krt . 904. lokadhishthanam . The Giver of Not just one thing). b) The Enjoyer of Bliss. 896. adbhutah . om a-nir-viNNAya namaH.The Giver of Auspiciousness. agra-jah .The Most Ancient. b) He Who is not `born' just once. f) He Who has given a beautiful body to the jivas. om sanate namah. exist (Adyam = grains). and always of the same beautiful Form.a) The Protector of all that is auspicious. 905. 891. Om lokadhishthanaya namah.He Who enjoys the never-diminishing Bliss. 892. svasti-dah . but many times (naika-jaH). om svasti-dakshinaya namh. om agra-jAya namaH. om kapaye-avyayaya namah. Om naika-dAya namaH.He Who gives auspicious things as dakshina to His devotees. kapilah . e) He Who is the source of water for all beings (sukham = udakam = water). 899.The Doer of good to the devotees. 900. b) He Who is patient towards the mistakes of good people (sat +A+marshI). om svasti-krte namah. naika-dah . svasti-dakshinah .He Who is Auspiciousness.dyati . food etc. b ) He Who is relieved of worry after having liberated a jIva who becomes a mukta.a) He Who is ever patient (sada_marshI).a) The Giver of many things (Literally.The Support of all the worlds. b) He Who makes appearances occasionally amongst us. sanatana-tamah . Om kapilaya namah. a-nir-vinnah . Om sada-marshine namah. 893. om svastine namah. 903. 895. c) He because of Whom grains. c) He Who is Eternal.He Who manifests in front of the mukta-s. c) He Who is extremely impatient with the wicked people (sada + amarshI). 898. 902. om sanatana-tamaya namah. c) He Who is not depressed because He has nothing to wish for. svasti . sanat . sada-marshI . Om sukha-dAya namah. Sloka 96 sanat sanatana-tamah kapilah kapir_avyayah | svasti-dah sasti-krt svasti svasti-bhuk svasti-dakshinah || 897.cuts). b) He Who is in the form of Time.

909. om cakrine namah. cakrI .a) He Who is charming. b2) He Who had the Sakti . om vikramine namah. kundali . a-krurah .He Who shoulders the burden of the words of cry of distress.a) He Who has prowess. or manifests Himself as. sisirah .tamo vita-bhayah punya-sravana-kirtanah | || 915.He Who was not cruel (while rescuing gajendra). 916.the time for rest. sabdatigah .dexterous). om sarvari-karaya namah. urjita-sasanah . b) The Maker of `night' . om sisiraya namah.vikrama incarnation). b) He with the characteristic stride (in His tri. om kundaline namah. pesalah . .karah . to arrive very fast at the scene of Gajendra's suffering. 908. a-raudrah .power.He Who is beyond words. om akruraya namah. c) He Who grows into. d) He Who is in the form of the cool rays of the moon in the nights. vikrami .himsanayoh).He Who is not driven to anger easily. 914. the Universe (daksh . e) He Who causes destruction of His enemies.a) He Who removes evil elements very quickly (daksh sighrarthe). om a-raudraya namaH.a-raudrah kundali cakrI vikram_yurjita-sasanah sabdatigah sabda-sahah sisirah sarvikarah | || 906. om dakshaya namah. d) He Who has a distinguishing role . 912. 910.varah vidvat.He Who rushed to render help. c) The maker of night . e) He Who destroys His enemies (daksh . om pesalaya namah. sarvari. b1) He Who came to the rescue of gajendra very fast (daksh sighrarthe). 907. sabda-sahah .a) He Who had the destructive weapons in His hands. c) He Who has no difference in His different incarnations. 913. 917. om sabda-sahaya namah. om urjita-sasanaya namah. om sabdatigaya namah. sustenance and destruction (daksha .in the form of samsara.He Who is bedecked with beautiful ear-rings. 911.One with the Discus in His arm.He of inviolable commands. b) One Who is supremely soft. d) He Who is deft in His creation.that of protection.to grow). Sloka 98 a-kruraH pesalo daksho dakshinah kshaminam. dakshah .

a) The foremost in bearing the burden of protection of His devotees.a) He Who slays the evil-doers. f) He Who is worshipped. om dus-svapnanasanaya namah. dakshinah . 927.kIrtanah . b) He Who is devoid of fear. vIra-ha . om vira-ghne namah. 919. jivanah . 922. punyah . om uttaranaya namah. e) He Who is present everywhere and permeates everything. 928. Sloka 99 uttarano dushkrti.a) He because of Whom fear is dispelled. and kind. 921. dushkrti. om kshaminam.ha . b) He Who pervades everywhere. vidvat. d) He Who is very liberal. d) He Who manifests Himself in the form of holy men.ha punyo duh-svapna. c) He Who destroys everything (at the time of pralaya).918.He Who destroyed the powerful bonds that tied Gajendra to death. om punya.He Who lifts up. om vIta-bhayaya namah. 930.a) He Who makes those who have sought refuge in Him prosper. kshaminam.The Savior.varah . om dushkrti-ghne namah.The Life. c) He Who bestows the desired benefits on His devotees. rakshanah . om dakshinaya namah. om jivanaya namah.nasanah vira-ha rakshanah santo jivanah paryavasthitah | || 923. g) He Who expands the world in a controlled way. om vidvattamaya namah. 920.He Who stands beside. b) The Foremost among those who bear the burden of the Universes.The Best among those who know what to do. uttaranah . 926.a) He Who is pleasing and amiable.nasanah . vIta-bhayah . paryavasthitah . santah . b) He Who destroys the sins of those who surrender to Him. Sloka 100 . om paryavasthitaya namah. 924. dus_svapna. b) He Who exists for His devotees. 925.tamah .Giver.The Remover of evil dreams.He Whose nama sravanam and kirtanam are purifying.kirtanaya namah. 929.sravana.The Purifier. charitable. om rakshanaya namah. 931.varaya namah. om santaya namah. om punyaya namah. punya-sravana.

a) He Who is not realized by many because of their ignorance etc.He Who commands. b) He Who bestows different benefits on devotees based on their karma. om anadaye namah. 942. e) He Who is the cause of happiness for the knowers (of Brahman) . ananta.ananta. forms.rupo_'nanta-srih jita-manyur_bhayapahah | catur-asro gabhiratma vidiso vyadiso disah || 932. glory. bhur-bhuvah . power. b) One Who is fair to everybody. b) He of unending (never decaying) form. d) He Who pervades everywhere.rupah . that will never diminish. 938. and qualities are spread out in all directions. om disaya namah. b) One Who can be reached from all directions. glory..parakramah || 941.a) He of infinite Forms.He Who has conquered His anger. vidisah .a) One Whose nature. d) One Who pervades in all four directions. 936. in all directions. f) He Who has revealed all sastras in elaborate detail. gabhiratma .a) One Who is skilled in all aspects. om gabhiratmane namah. b) He Who supports that which supports .He Who destroys the fear (of samsara) in the mind of the devotee. 934. jita-manyuh .to know. c) He of indescribable form . om ananta. e) One Who nourishes and feeds everything in all four directions f) One Who is worshipped by the knowledgeable people. b) He Who has no beginning.a) He Who is the abode of those who really live (by realizing their relation to the Lord). om bhayapahaya namah. bayapahah .based on vid . 933.s. om ananta. 940. disah . anadih . om vidisaya namah.a) He Who appoints the different gods in their respective positions. om jita-manyave namah.extending infinitely in all directions. power etc. om caturasraya namah. etc. 935.srih .sriye namah.He of deep and profound nature. ananta. catur-asrah . c) He Who bestows all benefits on His devotees.rupaya namah . vyadisah . b) He of wealth. Sloka 101 anadir_bhur.bhuvo lakshmih su-viro rucira'ngadah | janano jana-janmadir_bhimo bhima. om vyadisaya namah. 939. and is in everything. c) One from whom wishes are asked for. c) He Who gives directions to the different gods as appropriate.a) He of infinite wealth. 937.

bhima." The bud opens and manifests into the lord at the time of deluge existed as the total Unmanifest. and there after. om bhimaya namah.Nature.a) He Who bestows His lovely form for His devotees to enjoy. suviro .available" and is never asleep to his Eternal-Divine. Sloka 102 aadhaaranilayo. bhimah . 950.Giver are one and the same. 948.backed woman). 949. 954. other people will implicitly follow. All things and all beings are supported by the earth which itself rests upon the lord.g. 947. om bhuvo-bhuve namah. Oordhvagah -"One who walks the path of truth" -a path which other implicitly follow to reach the Truth Inifinite. om jananaya namah.He Who is frightful to those who do not follow dharma. Prajaagarah -"Ever-Awaked" -He who knows no sleep. jananah .apprehension' of I and mine. at the maturity of the vaasanaas. d) He Who is the Source of all knowledge.a) He Who is the root cause of all beings. d) He Who has given elegant means for all creatures to move about. b) He Who is the ultimate goal of all beings. 944. and the world of pains and shocks." warns Krishna in Bhagava Geeta. om jana-janmadaye namah. b) He Who gives a beautiful body to those who are devoted (e.adhaata pushpahaasah prajaagarah oordhvagah satpathaachaarah praanadah prranavah panah.all (namely. He came to be indicated by this term. jana-janmadih . c) He Who exists in Himself (with no other support).The Creator. 951. 945. "Whatever an adored one does. Since Narayana is the self.parakramya . 946. rucira'ngadah . c) He Who is adorned with beautiful shoulder ornaments (angadas). 953..' This 'non-apprehension' of reality is called 'Avidyaa' (nescience) which produces our 'mis. Adhaataa -"Above whom there is no other to control or to command" -One who is the supreme controller of all. lakshmih . Pushpahaasah -"He who shines like an opening flower. the earth). Sleep means 'non-apprehension. He is 'Ever. the eternal truth is that the Law and the Law. opens up as the manifest world of things and beings. He is the Law. Lord is . om rucira'ngadaya namah.The Wealth. to the hunch. Aadhaaranilayah -"One who is the fundamental sustainer" -the support for all that exists.om su-viraya namah. 943. the self.parakramaya namah. that each mind projects the entire world of names and forms.om bhima. 952. om lakshmyai namah.

the standard of perfection" and all devotees place him as the ideal -trying to imitate. Lord both orders and justly manages all activities of each individuals and things constituting this scientifically precise universe. Therefore. Narayana. mind and intellect barrow their power of perception. 956. His Absolute Goodness. Praanadah -"One who gives 'Praana' to all." The root 'Pana' means "to transact. 957. Pramaanam -"He whose very form is the Vedas" -which are the only 'proof' for the Eternal Reality. Factor-Divine. Panah -"The supreme Manager of the universe. achieve the fruits thereof. 961. Praana-brit -"He who rules over all 'Praanas' -Sree Hari is the one who causes everyone to eat." He who is very substratum -vital foundation -for all 'activities' manifested in a living organism. Pranavah -"Om. Praana-jeevanah -"He who maintains the life-birth in all living creatures. and by His Presence He initiates and maintains all these activities in all living creatures upon the earth's surface." This interpretation is not a happy one as this meaning has just . act. is the Vital Source from which all sense organs. the self." The Infinite reality is indicated by 'OM' in the Vedas. Or." 958. Absolute Love and Absolute Peace. "Consciousness is the Infinite Reality.kaara is Pranava. we may read it: He who is pure Infinite Consciousness (Prajnaanam) as we have it in the great Commandment. In all 'activities. digest. capacities of feeling and their faculties of thinking and understanding.' the great One. the self. presides in silent detachment. Sree Narayana is called 'Pranavah': meaning he is of the 'nature of Omkaara. Therefore." By giving the exact rewards for all actions.commanding." 960. in their own lives. Sloka 103 pramaanam prananilayah praanabhrit praanajeevanah tattvam tattvavidekaatmaa janmamrityujaraatigah. grow old and die. Sree Narayana. 959. feel energized. 962." The term 'Praana' in our Sastras means the physiological functions. Praananilayah -"He in whom all 'praanas' stand established. the manifestations of life in man. 'OM' is the manifesting sound of the supreme self.

"the Reality" -that which is eternal. these three terms." Sree Narayana. decay. Tattvam. 964." Therefore." The famous Vedic terms bhooh Bhuvah and Svah connote the three worlds (lokas).flowering out to even embrace all experiences in all planes of Consciousness. His constant Yajna to nurture and nourish the Universe." and once It has existed. So. Ever. the changeless Self. endearing term. Bhoor. that very self. 967. 965. subjectively represents all our experiences in the walking.the-same Supreme. "That which one gains in subjective realization is the self. Geeta thunders the nature of the self to be "ever. But. dream and deep-sleep states of consciousness.touch in every breath. Janma. . Tattvavit -"One who has realized fully the reality" -meaning the original essential nature of the self. our-world and the lower world. and the Eternal. Who expresses himself as the individualities of the infinite entities in the universe. of course. Ekaatmaa -"The Advaita Reality" -Narayana is the One self. They are birth. In love. 966. this epithet has been given to Sree Narayana. therefore.come in the preceding. the glorious Essence (Sap) that pervades the entire Tree.of-Life. Self never becomes non-existent.birthless and never dying. Sloka 104 bhoorbhuvah svastarustaarah savitaaa prapitaamahah yajno yajnapatiryajvaa yajnaango yajnavaahmah. Sree Narayana. The world 'Loka' in Sanskrit means "a field of experience. On realizing the self.mrityu-jaraa-atigah -"One who knows no change or modifications in Himself. called Vyaahritees.bhuvas-svas-taruh -"One who is snap in the tree-of-life existing in all the universe of the higher world. is One who has realized fully the Reality which is His Own Nature Divine. growth. the infinite Self." Ever finite object in the world undergoes constant 'change' and each of them is extremely painful. the essence. Sree Narayana. we can find yet a new depth of suggestion if we understand this term to mean "One who is the very life-giving divine. in the everything at all times. the Oversoul." 963. there is no rule that the lover should not repeat the same loving words to address his beloved. the individual become the self and. Everywhere. in fact.

and there is Beattitude to experience the Self. Yajna-patih -"The lord of all yajnas." The term yajna means "work undertaken with a pure spirit of total dedication in complete cooperative endeavor with total selflessness.968. Tarrah -"One who helps all to cross -over" -the Eternal Boat." I am the 'Enjoyer' in all self -dedicated. Yajna-vaahanah -"One who fulfils Yajnas in complete and exact accord with the Vedic instructions.man.' the creator. Brahmaaji. 975." 973. Yajna-bhrit -"the ruler of the Yajnas" -the One who helps us to conclude successfully all our 'good. 971. . devoted meditation. 976." The creator Himself rose from the Absolute self. Creator is known in our scriptural language as Pitaamaha -the Father. Pra-pitaamahah -"He who is the father of even the 'Father of all Beings. Through exclusive. to whom. "The 'Enjoyer' and the 'lord' in all yajnas am I. These are the joyous words of the lord who Himself declares. Selfless acts of service to others' -Yajnas. co-operative endeavors (Yajna). he will surely row them across the "Ocean of samsara:" that one is Taarah. Yajnaangah -"One whose limbs are the 'things' employed in Yajna." In Harivamsa we told that 'things' are the very aspects of Lord Sree Narayana. 969.Sree Hari. Savitaa -"He who is the father of All" -Who is the eternal father of the entire Universe. of the trinity. there is Sree Narayana in action through His creatures. alert with understanding. Yajvaa -"The one who performs Yajna according to the strict prescriptions laid down in Vedas" -the one who maintains in ll his divine actions the true Yajna spirit. Yajnah -"One whose very nature is yajna." Sloka 105 yajnabhridyajnakridyajnee yajnabhugyajnasaadhah yajnaantakridyajnaguhyamannamannaada eva cha. the eternal Brahman . if the devotees can surrender in unswerving faith and true devotion. the individuality in each of us wakes up to the higher plane . 970. 974. 972. dedicated.

At that time. Lord issued forth the creation as an act of yajna. Yajnee -"All that is offered into the scared Fire during a Yajna. yagna-guhyam -"Sree Narayana is the most profound truth to be realised in all yajnas." 982. gain spectacular success." for all deities are but Narayana in different forms. 984. comes to manifest in all His divine Splendour. Yajna-saadhanah -"One who fulfills all Yajnas." In all Yajnas.' 979. concluding act in all Yajnas. but the subjective. in tender devotion and joy. Sometimes this is interpreted as "One who 'performs' the yajnas of the good people and one who 'destroys' the Yajnas of the evil minded folk. Annaadah -"One who eats the 'food. and in the end He must also undertake the total dissolution of this very yajna. the individuality in each of us who . Yajna is never complete." The same term also mean One who destroys the yajnas. functioning through the "equipment" is the jeevaatman.god-dedicated. Annam -"One who has himself become the 'food' " -sense -objects which are the 'food' consumed by the sense -organs. undertaken in an honest and true sincerity. he is the one in whom the world remains absorbed in the pralaya. is of the form of Poorna-Aahuti -in the sense that when 'total' surrender of all vehicles and their actions is accomplished." The self is the most noble truth to be sought through 'offerings' all the 'Dravya' (objects) into the "consciousness" (Fire) in the "body" (kunda)." 978. taken the meaning of the Yajna-antanot as "the last item in yajna" but as 'anta. the transcendental experience of the Self." It is by his grace alone all noble endeavours.' is Sree Narayana. Without this prayer. though with an invocation to any of the deities.977. The one in whom alone the world of names and forms can remain in their 'seed-form. The term Yajna connotes all noble and divine actions of service and love undertaken in a pure sense of God dedication. 981." The final item in a yajna is the "total -offerings" (Poorna-Aahuti) when Sree Narayana is reverently and earnestly invoked. the self.to him alone is the attribute of being the only single 'Enjoyer.' the 'fruit' of the yajna by which they bestow the meaning that Narayana is the "One who gives away the 'fruits' for all Hari-dedicated. Sree Hari. Yajnaantakrit -"One who performs the last.' " not only the objective world is the projection on Narayana. selflessness and joy. the ego.is also Narayana. 980. the "One receiver of all that is offered.ritual. that experiences. Yajna-Krit -"One who performs Yajna. selfless acts of love and service. Goes to Him alone. Yajnee -"One who is constant 'Enjoyer' of the perpetual Yajnas." This is also called in the Vedas as Brahma. Narayana alone. therefore. Some commentators have.Yajna. because every act is Narayana -centered. The self. just as our individual world each day gets dissolved in our sleep.Yajna is called in the Geeta as "Knowledge-Yajna. however. This kind of subjective.enjoyer -the individuality. As a verb it can be used as One who "Eats" the whole universe at the time of the great dissolution. 983.

gaayanah -"One who signs the Saama. and the 'Efficient sree Narayana's self-projection." Sree Narayana is the husband of mother Earth. Sree Narayana. Himself. Vai. In that all these three causes in all 'creation' in the pluralistic world: the "Instrumental cause' (wheel). Sloka 106 aatnayonih svayamjaato vaikhaanah saamagaayanah devakeenandanah srashtaa kshiteesah paapanaasanah. apprehend and kill the subtle Hirnyaksha. 991. are He. Aatma." Even the Creator can perform his job only by drawing his abilities and capacities from the infinite self. see. 986. as the lord of the universe. from afar." 989.mind becomes the "experiencer" and the "experienced" in our dream." And since Devakee could only."experiences. the terrible and the monstrous who had tried to destroy the spiritual values in the world. Kshiteesah -"One who is the lord of the earth. Devakeenandhanah -"He who appeared as born to Devakee in his Incarnation as Krishna. watch and enjoy the pranks and play of her blessed child in Gokula. is shown in these term.Khaanah -"The one who dug through the earth" -cutting through the denseness of the gross to reach. Her nurtuer and nourisher.songs. 990. He is her protector." Thus the self is the both 'food' (Annam) and 'eater-of-food' (Annaadah) just as our own waking. has no other 'Instrumental cause' (Nimitta.nandhana). saama." the self born.Kaarana) in projecting Himself.world. 988. 987. the uncaused cause." Three cause are necessary Material cause' (mud).jaatah -"One who.yohin -"One who is himself the 'material cause' (Upaadaana Kaarana) for himself. Svayam. . as in the dream. The self has to reach us to destroy the ego in us and give us the 'liberation' from our evil adherence to the body-mindintellect. Krishna is called as the "Joy of Devakee" (Devakee. the cause' (the pot maker). 985. Srashtaa -"One who creates.

Samkha. Through meditation upon the self.Tattva." The term SuDarsana means "that gives the auspicious vision. all sins are dissolved and totally removed.Her. When the individuals.Tattva) with which the seeker can destroy all his "ignorance" of the self in him. so it stands for the mind." The word meaning is this term pancha-janya is "that which is born of the five" (sense organs). The word Nandakam mean "that which brings bliss. 996.bhrit -"One who has the divine conch named "Paanchajanya.this term indicates one who holds and wields the Nandaka sword. acts and fulfils his duties. Sloka 107 Samkhabhirnnandakee chakree saarngadhanvaa gadaadharah Rathaangapaanirakshobhyah sarvapraharanaayudhah. In this concluding Stanza. 993. the sastras declare that the conch in the divine hand of Sree Narayana is the ego-factor (Ahamkaara. as the 'apex' of all the sense organs. Mind being the seat of ego. surrendering in love to Him. 992.Spiritual (Vidyaa. Nandakee -The lord's sword is called Nandaka.Tattva) in our personality. the instruments of Blessing in sree Narayana's hands are remembered with reverence and devotion. 994. Paapa-naasanah -meditating upon whom.Pati. Saarnga." The sastras attribute to this discus." The Sastras sing that the divine sword in the sacred hands of the lord hari represents the knowledge. Ahankaara.dhanvaa -"One who aims his unerring bow called Saarnga. all vaasanaas (sins) are liquidated. earth may stand for all that is gross -the entire maayaa-and Narayana is the Lakshmee. all his existing vaasanaas are destroyed and no new ones are created -this is the very root in the theory of karma Yoga in the Vedas." This bow of Narayana is glorified in our texts as representing the Ego. Chakree -"one who carries the discus called Sudarsana.Divine the representation of the human mind. 995. Therefore. .

The term suggests Infinite patience." No enemy can surprise Him. it should be quite natural. in fact. there are others who would like to interpret this term in other ways. by any act or acts. 1000. 999. Sarva-praharanaayudhah -"He who has all implements for all kinds of assault and fight." One whose peace and calm cannot be stormed out by any happening in his outer world.997. In a glorification." This means the discuss which already has been mentioned in this very Stanza as Chakree. repetition is no sin. love and kindness towards man and his frailties.Hymn or devotional-Chant. however blasphemous they may be.Tattva). 998. The 'conqueror of all. Gadda. "One who has the 'wheel of the chariot' as his weapon. of course. Ever-peaceful. Akshobhyah -"One who cannot be exasperated by anyone. However powerful.' One who has weapons to meet any missile. Sloka 108 Vanamalee gadhee sarnghee Sanghee Chakree ca nandaki | Sreemaan NaarayaNo VishnurVasuDevOabhirakshathu || Sree VasuDeVoabhirakshathu Om Nama: ithi | .dharah -"One who holds his divine club (Mace) celebrated as Kaumodakee -which generates and spreads beauty and joy. But." This Mace is described as representing the intellect in man (Buddhi. Rathanga-paanih -"The traditional meaning is.

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