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

Located in the sand of precious stones. And who has the mace . And is composed in Anusthup metre. Who is God of Gods. And has Vyasa as the sage. Vishnu 2 . Sprayed of drops of nectar. Who is in every being. Who sits on the throne of garland of pearls . 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.Vishnum Jishnum Mahavishnum Prabha vishnun Maheswaram Aneka Roopa Daityantham Namami purushottamam These thousand names Yudishtra Are Sung for peace. Chitram ram ramyathe tham thribhuvana vapusham vishnumeesam namami I bow before that God. Among all purushas. Who is everywhere. Who gets happy of the white cloud. Who wears all over his body Pearls made of spatika. And its root is Amrutamsudbhava And its strength the baby of Devaki. And has its God the son of Devaki. Who is the killer of asuras. Who is ever victorious. the wheel and the lotus in His hands. And who is the greatest. By the side of the sea of milk. And its heart is Trissama Bow I before Him. 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.

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

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

3: vashatkara / One who controls and directs (not merely pervades). 13: avyayah / a) One who does not send back anyone who has reached Him (to the cycle of birth and rebirth . and can lead. and present.One who is untainted by the effects of karma good or bad. . d) One who completes and fulfills existence everywhere . 8: bhutatma / The AtmA or soul of all beings .pUrayati iti purushah 15: sakshi / One who directly witnesses everything .(Sri Bhattar) b) Indestructible (Sri Sankara) 14: purushah / a) One who bestows on the Muktas the enjoyment of the Bliss of Himself in plenty.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. present.One who has the pure Atma is pUtAtmA. 4: bhuta-bhavya-bhavat-prabhu: The Master of all things past.as it is. Puta Atma yasya sa putatma . 6 : bhuta-bhrt / The supporter of all things. independent of anything else. The All-Knower.purA AsIt iti purushah.. c) One who existed before anything else existed . Nirukti . the muktas to the exact place where the muktas will get their sought-after Supreme Bliss. and future. The Omniscient 16:kshetrajnah / One who knows. Bhutani bibharti iti bhuta-bhrt One who supports all.puri sete iti purushah. b) One who is reclining in this body . (seems to be further elaborated by namas 8 and 9) 7: bhavah / He who exists with all the splendor. .sarvesham bhutanam atma 9: bhuta-bhavanah / One who nourishes and nurtures all beings that He created.The Lord of all things that exist in the past. 5: bhuta-krit / The creator of all beings. He who exists always. future. 11: paramatma / The Supreme Soul .trikAla vartinAm seshi .puru sanoti iti purushah. Sloka 2 10: Putatma / The Pure Self .

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

27. 33. Isvarah / a) One who has the supreme power of control over all beings. c) The very source of the panca bhutas. subha avahasca sivah . prabhuh / He who is all powerful.). b) One who has the ability to do anything without the help of any other beings or things Sloka 5 . One who manifests Himself at will to those who sincerely seek Him.firm in His benefits and anugraha to the devotees. bhavanah / (Having manifested thus). bharta / Supporter. prabhavah / One whose birth is of a sublime nature. 30. bhutadih / a) One who is eagerly sought after by all beings. 35. 31. sharvah / (sa as in Shiva) The Remover of all sins. 32.25. matsya. etc. He manifests Himself at any place and at any time and in any form (e. One who regenerates all by dispelling all their evils. sthanuh / One who is . kurma.. 26.g. nrsimha. b) The source or cause of all beings. 36. 29.the cause of creation and destruction of all things. 28. sambhavah / (Though like a Hidden Treasure).One who bestows auspiciousness on all. 34. nidhiravyayah / The inexhaustible treasure. shivah / One who confers auspiciousness. sarvah / (sa as in sanatana) One who is all .

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

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

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

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

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

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

. visva-yonih / a) The cause of this world. amritah / a) The unsatiating nectar to His devotees. Om visva-yonaye namah. vararohah / a) One who is the most supreme object of attainment. 118.tapah / One who is endowed with great knowledge. bahu.sirAh / One who is multi-headed. maha. Om sarva-vide namah. Om bahu-sirase namah. Om rudraya namah. 121. c) One who destroys misery. b) One whose names are worthy of being heard. sasvata-sthanuh / One who is Eternally Firm. b) One who unites His devotees with Himself. 116. b) One who is Immortal. 125. Om maha-tapase namah. sarva-vit / One who is the All-knower. Om sarvagaya namah. 117. Om babhrave namah.115. 120. Om Sasvata-sthanave namah. Om Suci-Sravase namah. rudrah / a) One who brings tears to the eyes. b) One who confers the good on the devotees. c) One who has beautiful and divine ears. babhruh / The Supporter. suci-sravah / a) One who listens to words which are pure. Sloka 14 124. 123. 119. Om vararohaya namah. 122. b) One of Excellent Ascent. Om amritaya namah. sarva-gah / One who reaches all.

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

upendrah / a) One who appeared as the younger brother of Indra to help him. Om brajishnave namah. punarvasuh / One who lives again and again as the antaratma of all His creations. 150. 144. 157. 152. visva. 148. 154. uncontaminated. Om sahishnave namah. 158.143. 147. Om pramsave namah. Om upendraya namah. 155. Om jetre namah. bhrajishnuh / One who is effulgent. vijayah / Victory Incarnate. Om jagadadijaya namah.yonih / The Cause of the Universe. Om visva-yonaye namah. . 156. vamanah / One with the Dwarf form. Om vijayaya namah. Om amoghaya namah. Om Urjitaya namah. sahishnuh / The Forgiver. 159. 149. Om vamanaya namah. 151. bhokta / The Enjoyer. jeta / The conqueror. Om anaghaya namah. jagadadijah / He who was born at the beginning of the Universe. anaghah / One who is Sinless. Om sucaye namah. b) One who is superior to Indra. Om atindraya namah. sucih / Pure. Om bhojanaya namah. 146. amoghah / One whose acts are never purposeless. urjitah / One who is endowed with immense strength. atIndrah / One who is superior to Indra. bhojanam / One who is the object of enjoyment. 145. pramsuh / The Tall. Sloka 17 153. Om bhoktre namah.

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

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

Om hiranya-nabhaya namah. Om govidam-pataye namah. Om padma nabhaya namah. Om suparnaya namah. Om suranandaya namah. 197. hamsah / One who is like the swan. 190. padma_nabhah / a) One who has the lotus emanating from his navel (carrying Brahma). . 195. suparnah / a) (literally) One possessed of charming feathers. b) One with consistent creative thinking. hiranya-nabhah / One who has a beautiful navel with a golden hue.187. Om hamsaya namah. aniruddhah / One who cannot be obstructed or resisted by anyone. Om bhujagottamaya namah. prajapatih / The Lord of beings. Sloka 21 191. amrityuh / One who is beyond death or decay. Sloka 22 200. 196. 188. Om damanaya namah 193. govindah / a) One who is praised by the gods (for His help). govidam patih / The protector of those who know the Vedas. Om maricaye namah. c) The protector of cows. 192. bhujagottamah / The Master of the Serpent AdiSesha. b) One who dug out the Earth from the depths of the Ocean. Om prajapataye namah. 194. 189. maricih / Ray of light. sutapah / a) One who is possessed of supreme knowledge. b) One who controls and punishes those who swerve from their prescribed path. d) One who confers the Vedas. 198. suranandah / One who gives delight to the gods. b) One who can lead men to the other shore across the ocean of samsara. b) One who resides in the center of everyone's heart. Om aniruddhaya namah. Om govindaya namah. 199. One who supports in His navel the creator. Om amrityave namah. hiranyagarbha. Om sutapase namah. damanah / a) Dispeller (of the samsara bharam).

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

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

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

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

b) The God of Indra and other gods. 264. Om mahendraya namah. mahendrah / a) He of great wealth. c) He from whom the veda-s originated. Om vrishaparvane namah. Om vrishodharaya namah. vasu-dah / The Giver of wealth. brihad-rupah / He of an immense form. dur-dharah / a) The irresistible. 275. Om viviktaya namah. su-bhujah / One with majestic arms. vrisha-parva / He who has provided the steps of dharma to reach Him. Sloka 29 266. vardhamanah / He who grows. Om sipi-vishtaya namah. Sloka 30 . 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. 269. b) One who illumines everything. Om vagmine namah. 271. 263. Om vardhanaya namah. Om sruti-sagaraya namah. Om vasave namah. Om vardhamanaya namah. naika-rupah / He of Infinite forms (as seen in visvarupa). Om brihad-rupaya namah. viviktah / He who is unique.260. vasuh / He who is Himself the wealth sought by those who have realized the Truth. Om su-bhujaya namah. Om naikarupaya namah. 274. 268. 265. vardhanah / He who nourishes. b) He who has powerful words. vrishodarah / One who has dharma as His mid-region or belly. 262. sruti-sagarah / He who is the sea where all Vedas take us. 273. 272. vagmi / a) He who has words which are praise-worthy. 261. Sipi-vishtah / He who pervades the rays. Om prakasanaya namah. prakasanah / a) One who shows Himself to His devotees. 267. 270.

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

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

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

pranah / The Life-Breath. om skandaya namah. b) The Destroyer of the sufferings from the adi-daivika causes. purandarah / a) The Destroyer of the cities. om vasavanujaya namah. skanda-dharah / The Supporter of skanda. sukshma and karana sarIras. prana-dah / The Life-Giver. pratishthitah / He who is self-dependent. om vasu-devaya namah. om skanda-dharaya namah. One who is of great reputation. om pratishthitsya namah. vasu-devah / He who pervades and sports. om varadaya namah. vara-dah / The Grantor of boons. 337. 326. d) He who brings an end to the bodies of all beings. om pranaya namah. 335.321. 336. Sloka 36 329. 324. adi-devah / The First Deity. 322. Sloka 37 . 327. adhishthanam / The Support. 325. om prathitaya namah. 334. om dhuryaya namah. om apam-nidhaye namah. om adhishthanaya namah. om pranadaya namah. brhad-bhanuh / He of profuse luster. 333. vayu-vahanah / He who has Vayu as His vehicle. om brhad-bhanave namah. prathitah / One who is famous. 332. 331. 330. dhuryah / The Supporter. 328. Om purandaraya namah. om vayu-vahanaya namah. apramattah / The Vigilant. om adi-devaya namah. skandha / He who dries up (destroys). vasavanujah / The younger brother of vasava or indra. apam-nidhih / The Sustainer of the waters of the ocean. 323. om apramattaya namah. c) He who helps the devotee in transcending the attachment to sthula.

349. 353. janesvarah / The Lord of the people. om maharddhaye namah. 343. vrddhatma / One who is full-grown. om satavartaya namah. 354. 356. om padmine namah. om taranaya namah. mahakshah / a) He with a (vehicle of) powerful axle. the cakras of grahas. anukulah / One who is within bounds. 344. 340. 346. om rddhaya namah. the name of Vasudeva's father. om garuda-dvajaya namah. om a-sokaya namah. 347. a-sokah / The dispeller of sorrows. aravindakshah / The Lotus-eyed. b) He whose wealth is bubbling but not overflowing (like vortices). padma-nabhah / One with a lotus-like navel. garuda-dvajah / One who has Garuda in His banner. b) The grandson of Sura. Prosperous. om anukulaya namah. om aravindakshaya namah. 341. om janesvaraya namah. 339. satavartah / a) He who has several incarnations to sustain dharma. 345.338.the cycle of samsara for all the beings. om taraya namah. . sarira-bhrt / The Protector of the bodies of everyone through food and lifeenergy. c) The descendant of the group of people called Suras in the Yadava race. b) One with Great Eyes. nakshatra-s etc. padmi / He who carries the lotus in His hand. rddhah / One who keeps growing. etc. 342. om padama-nibhkshanaya namah. surah / The Valiant. saurih / a) The son of valiant people like vasudeva. padma-nibhekshanah / One who has eyes which resemble the lotus. 350. 351. om padmanabhAya namah. 352. taranah / He who takes others to the other shore (a boat). tarah / The Savior. Sloka 38 348. maharddhih / He of immense riches. om sarira-bhrte namah. om vrddhatmane namah. 355. om sauraye namah. om padma-garbhaya namah. padma-garbhah / He who is installed in a lotus. om suraya namah. c) He who maintains and manages several cycles . om mahakshaya namah. dasaratha.

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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.

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

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

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

c) He who is in the form of good and meritorious acts. b) The Supporter of the Universe. asat-ksharam / He who moves away from the bad. 486. d) He who distinguished the different species by external and internal attributes. c) He who is non-existent for those who do not follow the path of dharma. avijnata / The Non-cognizant. but existed in the past as well as will exist in the future. b) He who is ever existent. krta-lakshanah / a) He who has prescribed the distinguishing characteristics for the pious. c) The Creator of brahma. om akshara-sate namah. 484. dharma-gup / He who protects dharma. b) He who is the cause of misery to those who do sinful acts. om vidhatre namah. 482. 479. dharma-krt / a) He who induces His devotees to follow dharma. om dharmine namah. om sahasramsave namah. 478. b) He who practices dharma. Sloka 52 . b) sad-aksharam . sat / a) He who is commendable. 477. 483. c) He who has created the Vedas. om dharma-gupe namah. om sate namah. 481. om avijnatre namah. 485. sahasramsuh / He who has a thousand rays (of knowledge).476. b) He who has created distinguishing marks for Himself. dharmi / He who has dharma as an instrument. om asat-ksharaya namah. om a-sate namah. om dharma-krte namah. a-sat / a) That which does not exist now. vidhata / a) The (Supreme) Controller.He who never forsakes the good. aksharam (sat) / a) He whose existence is never diminished or destroyed in any way. 480. om krta-lakshanaya namah.

jnana-gamyah / He who is to be realized by knowledge. the Sun). om sattva-sthaya namah. gabhasti-nemih / a) He who has the effulgent cakra as His weapon. b) He who abides in sattva-guna. d) Protector of the cows in His krishnavatara. maha-devah / The great Player. b) He who took the nrisimha form. sarira-bhuta-bhrit / a) He who supports all the tattvas which constitute the sarira. c) He who is the Center of the planetary system (viz. b) The Foremost Deity. om deva-bhrite namah. om gabhasti-nemaye namah. om puratanaya namah. 489. om maha-devaya namah. f) The Lord of Mother Earth.] 499. om adi-devaya namah. c) The Protector of His bhakta's words. go-patih / a) The Master of all words (Vedas as well as all languages). simhah / a) He who punishes (those who harm His devotees). 497. om go-pataye namah. 493. 491. om simhaya namah. c) He who is most powerful. om bhuta-mahesvaraya namah. om uttaraya namah. 492. devesah / The Ruler of Gods.487. c) He who resides in all beings. b) The Protector of His own word. [This nama reoccurs as nama 599. c) He who protects the . g) The Lord of the (celestial) world. 490. adi-devah / a) He who is the first cause and is endowed with effulgence. om jnana-gamyaya namah. 501. deva-bhrit / The Supporter of gods.] 498. om goptre namah. b) He who hides Himself from non-devotees. c) He who transcends the bounds of birth and transmigration. om gurave namah. sattva-sthah / a) He who is in the hearts of the devotees. 488. uttarah / a) The Rescuer (of brahma and others from the asuras). puratanah / The Ancient. 500. [This nama re-occurs as nama 600. 494. guruh / The Preceptor. e) Protector of all that moves around. and releases at the time of creation. b) He who enlightens everything by His effulgence. b) He who supports all beings which are part of His body. Sloka 53 496. gopta / a) The Savior. b) The Savior (of devotees from samsara). om devesaya namah. c) He who swallows the three worlds at the time of pralaya. bhuta-mahesvarah / The Supreme Lord of all beings. 495.

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

521. manes. om antakaya namah. d) He who is present everywhere and in everything without exception. b) He who is in the form of the Oceans. om amita-vikramaya namah. 517. 516. b) He who is not born. . om vinayitre namah. jivah / He who gives true life to His devotees. and asuras). 523. mahodadhi-sayah / He Who is reclining in the vast ocean. d) He who goes where the devotee is. 518. om sakshine namah. men. on anantatmane namah. om mukundaya namah. 522. c) He who drives away the darkness in the mind of the devotee. h) He who is everywhere and in everything. Sloka 56 524.515. amita-vikramah / a) He of boundless valor. maharhah / He who is worthy of worship. ambho-nidhih / a) He who has the waters as His abode (Kurma incarnation). b) He who is by nature fit to be the Master. c) He who is naturally without a beginning. b) He of the three great strides (trivikrama). b) He who shows the path to everyone. ajah / a) He who is signified by the letter 'a'. om svabhavyaya namah. 525. om ajaya namah. om mahodadhi-sayaya namah. om ambho-nidhaye namah. om maharhaya namah. 526. sakshi / The Observer. vinayita / a) The Savior. 519. e) He who is the cause of motion in the heart. svabhavyah / a) He who is to be meditated upon by those who belong to Him. anantatma / The Inner Soul of ananta. f) He who is ever active in bestowing the effects of karma. om jivaya namah. 520. c) He who sustains the Ambhas (devas. antakah / He Who beings out the end of all. g) The collections of things that exist. mukundah / He who gives moksha.

om tridasadhyakshaya namah. satya-dharma / a) He Who performs His dharma truthfully. b) He Who protects those who have surrendered to Him without exception. c) He Who pervades all the three worlds completely. b) He who has conquered anger. tri-vikramah / a) He Who pervades the three Vedas. etc. om jitamitraya namah. mamakaram. etc. om tri-vikramaya namah. b) The Master of the three states. 540. 536. maharshih / The Great Seer. om satya-dharmane namah. b) He Who is in the form of pranava mantra with three letters. 531. sleep. d) He Who triumphed over the worlds with three steps. tridasadhyakshah / a) The Savior of the thirty-three gods. medinipatih / The Lord or Protector of the Earth. kamam. krtajnah / a) He Who remembers the good deed done. c) He Who truly all the kalyana guna-s in perfection. om krtajnaya namah. 535. om nandaya namah. b) He who is always joyful. kamam. 537. c) He who has conquered His enemies such as ravana etc. e) He Who is the Lord of the past. Sloka 57 534. c) The Master of the three gunas. 538. b) He Who measured the three worlds with three strides. om anandaya namah. om maharshaye namah. nandah / He Who is full of things that are Blissful. ahamkaram. tripadah / a) The Propounder of the three tattvas. 539. om pramodanaya namah. b) He Who is both the Created and the Creator. 533. present. om tri-padaya namah. om mahasringaya namah. d) He Who has transcended the waking. kapilacaryah / He Who is of brown complexion and also an acarya. om nandanaya namah. c) He Who assumed the form of a Boar with three humps. and deep-sleep states. 528. b) He who took the matsya rupam with the big horn. 530. . c) He Who knows everything about His Creation. and future. 529. maha-sringah / a) The Big-tusked Varaha. om medinipataye namah. om kapilacaryaya namah. jitamitrah / a) He who helps His devotees conquer enemies such as anger. anandah / He Who is Bliss. pramodanah / a) He who delights His devotees. 532.527. nandanah / The Bliss-Giver.

d) One who confers the Vedas. d) He who brings about the end to the manifested condition of the Universe. kritantakrit / a) The Slayer of hiranyaksha. b) He who is the witness in everyone. b) He Who has an army of auspicious associates. mahavarahah / He Who appeared in the form of the Great Boar. om govindaya namah. om mahavarahaya namah. 546. Sloka 58 542. om guptaya namah. om kanakangadaye namah. om cakragadadharaya namah. sushenah / a) He who is equipped with a body with suddha sattva sakti-s that are like an army.541. om sushenaya namah. c) The protector of cows. kanakangadi / He Who is adorned by armlets of gold. g) He who is responsible for all things that move. 548. f) He who is known by Vedic sentences. 544. cakragadadharah / The bearer of the discus and the mace. govindah / a) One who is praised by the gods (for His help). 550. Inexplicable. gahanah / a) He who is deep. b) He who kills death himself. gabhirah / He who is deep or mysterious. 545. guyhah / He who is concealed. c) He who proclaimed the kritanta (siddhanta). om kritantakrite namah. guptah / He who is hidden. e) He who rescued the Earth. om guhyaya namah. b) One who dug out the Earth from the depths of the Ocean. om gabhiraya namah. om gahanaya namah. Sloka 59 . 547. Impenetrable. 543. 549.

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

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

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

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

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

616. . b) The Best among those who possess knowledge of the Vedas. c) He who makes His devotees shine with Sri (glory). Srinidhih / a) He who has Lakshmi as His wealth. Srikarah / a) He who makes Lakshmi (follow Him in His incarnations). Sloka 65 612. c) He who is the treasure house for Sri. including moksham (nitya-sri). Sridharah / The Bearer of Sri. om srivibhavanaya namah 617.610. srI-patih / a)The Consort of Lakshmi. b) He who is the substratum for the worlds-of-experiences of waking. 620. d) He who has taken the hand of Sri (Mahs Lakshmi). Om loka-trayasrayaya namah. loka-trayasrayah / a) He Who is the Resort for all three worlds. 618. 619. Om Sri-karaya namah. b) He in whom all wealth resides. srImatam-varah / a) The Best Among those who possess affluence. dream. b) He Who has Sri as His Ruler. om Srinivasaya namah. d) He who resides where Lakshmi resides. b) The Master of the Supreme Cosmic Power. om Sridaya namh. SriSah / a) He Who is the Isa or Lord of Sri. Sridah / The Giver of Glories. sreyas-sriman / a) He that has Lakshmi who is resorted to by devotees for attaining the good. Om srI-pataye namah. Om sreyassrImate namah. Srivibhavanah / a) He who owes His greatness to Lakshmi. 614. 613. katakam. Om srimatam-varaya namah. b) He who confers Sri (spiritual wealth) on the devotees. b) He who makes Lakshmi's fame (vivhavam) known to everyone. 615. Om sridharaya namah. 611. etc. om Srisaya namah. kiritam. c) He who dwells in purified hearts. b) The Support of Lakshmi. keyuram. b) He who is decorated with the exquisitely beautiful wealth of ornaments such as His nupuram. a) He who bestows greatness on all according to their karma. and deep sleep. Srinivasah / a) The Abode of Lakshmi. om srinivasaya namah.

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

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

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

b) The swift Mover (into the hearts of His devotees or against demons). kama-palah / a) The Protector of the gifts that He bestows. om kamine namah. anantah / a) The Limitless. om krtagamaya namah. 664.655. 660. d) He Who makes the enemies tremble in front of Him and run. Om anantaya namah. Om vIraya namah. c) He Who wards off samsara with its cause from His devotees. and Effulgent. 659. b) He Who causes the end of Brahma at the end of his period. 658. 663. showing their backs. vishnuh / The Pervader. f) He Who appears to His devotees again and again in whatever form they desire. Om kama-devaya namah. c) He Who is present everywhere. anirdesya-vapuh / a) He of indefinable form. e) He who victoriously entered the gathering of His kith and kin after slaying Kesi. kantah / a) He Who is charming. kama-devah / a) The One who grants all desires. Indra. Sloka 70 kamadevah kama-palah kami kantah krtagamah | anirdesyavapurvishnur viro'nanto dhananjayah || 657. c) He Who destroys His enemies. d) He from Whom the krita yuga emerged. 656.krtagamah / a) The Revealer of the sacred mantra-s to the pure-minded. in their functions. om haraye namah. 661. Om kantaya namah. b) He who is of fulfilled desires. Om anirdesya-vapushe namah. Surya. Om kama-palaya namah. b) The Lord who is desired by those who seek the four purusharthas. b) He Who removes the distress of His devotees. harih / a) The green-hued. . virah / a) The Valiant. b) He who has propounded the Pancaratra Agamas. b) One who is beyond the reach of those who are not of pure mind. 662. c) He Who has given us the Srutis and the Smrtis. b) The Protector of those who desire Him. Om kesighne namah. Om vishnave namah. kesiha / a) He who killed the asura by name Kesi. b) He who directs Agni. d) The Destroyer of the Universe at the time of pralaya. kami / a) He who has all things that are desirable. 665. Vayu etc.

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

683. mahahavih / a) He Who is worshiped with supreme oblations. 682. b) He of the three great strides (in His Trivikrama incarnation). d) He Whose Feet are great (to surrender). Om mahahavishe namah. c) He Who accepts the whole Universe as havis at the time pralaya. c) He Who is worshiped by the great jnanis. Vasuki. c) He Who can be worshiped in many ways d) He Who is the Great Sacrifice (that gives the best results). e) he Who traverses everywhere in the form of the Sun with His broad chest. d) He Who has the serpent ananta as His bed. 678. or He Who is worshiped through great sacrifices.676. etc. Sloka 73 . mahayajnah / a) He Who is the best among those to be worshiped. and enters into our heart (uras). 679. Om mahoragaya namah. Om mahakarmane namah. mahayajva / a) He Who performs great sacrifices. mahoragah / a) He Who is great. c) He Who manifests Himself in the form of the great serpent Ananta. om mahayajvane namah. b) He Who manifests Himself in the form of the great Offering. Om mahakratave namah. mahatejah / He of great Resplendence. c) He Whose strides are great in that He reaches everything faster than anyone else. e) He Who performed the great sacrifice called the pancaratra kratu. mahakarma / He of great actions. Om mahayajnaya namah. and blesses us. b) He Who can be easily worshiped. b) He Who has the special class of devotees (mahayajvas) of a superior nature. mahakratuh / a) He Who is worshiped by the great yagas. 680. b) He Who has a great heart (uras). om mahakramaya namah 677. Om mahatejase namah. mahakramah / a) He Who provides easy step-by-step access for the elevation of His devotee. b) He Who manifests Himself in the form of the best of yajnas. 681.

purnah / He Who is complete. 692. Om purayitre namah. 694. purayita / The Fulfiller of the desires of His devotees. b) He Who delights in the auspicious sounds in places of worship. stotram / The Eulogy Incarnate. etc. but who does not have to praise anyone else. Om stutaya namah. b) He Who is also the form of the Eulogizer of Bhagavan. b) He Who is excellent in performing pious activities. Om stotre namah. anamayah / a) He Who removes the disease of samsara. 686. rana-priyah / a) He Who delights in battle. 689. c) He Who moves around happily in the form of the Sun etc. stota / a) He Who praises those who extol Him.kirtih / He Whose kirti or praise is also purifying (in addition to Him being the Purifier). 685.684. external. karma-related. Sloka 74 . Om punya-kirtaye namah. 688. om anamayaya namah. Om punyaya namah. b) He Who is praised by all. 691. 693. Om rana-priyaya namah. Om purnaya namah. Om stotraya namah. Om stavyaya namah. 690. punya.internal. om stava-priyaya namah. punyah / a) The Purifier. stava-priyah / He Who is pleased by the praise in whatever form it is offered. stutah / He Who is praised. stavyah / a) He Who is worthy of praise. b) He Who is beyond pain or suffering . 687.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The seven-tongued. bhaya-nasanah . f) He Who conducts the seven worlds with prosperity. 832. an-aghah .seven types of fluids in our system. om a-murtaye namah 835. Om sahasrarcishe namah. b) He Whose power cannot be imagined. and keeps constantly changing. c) He Who is of blemishless character. om asvattaya namah. Om saptavahanaya namah. etc. sapta-vahanah .a) The Sinless.He Who destroys fear. Om canurandhara-nishudanaya namah. 831.a) He Who is incomparable to anything known. 836.828. Om anaghaya namah. asvattah . b) He Who causes utmost misery to those who cause hardship to the good people of sattvik disposition. Om bhaya-nasanaya namah. b) He Who is signified by the letter `a' in pranavam. canurandhra-nishudanah . b) He Whose tirumeni radiates with kanti that resembles infinite number or rays emanating from Him. Om saptaidhase namah. sapta-jihvah . Who illumines everything in this Universe. the seven objects of these sense-organs. seven holes in our face as sense organs. sahasrarcih . c) He Who supports the three worlds through the seven vayumandala-s or regions of air. b) He Who is described as the root of an eternal asvattha tree of samsara etc. 829. c) He Who cannot be completely comprehended in our minds. Om bhaya-krte namah. c) He Who slew canura.a) He Who slew the wrestler by name canura. duryodhana and the like. d) He Who pervades the entire universe in the form of the five great elements. 834. d) He Who has a vehicle with its horse named sapta.a) He Who has seven vehicles in the form of the seven Vedic mantra-s represented by the seven horses of the Sun.a) He Who has established the impermanent gods for performing various functions. c) He Who eternally rules over the universe that is never the same. 838.He Who causes fear.a) He Who does not have a body that is the effect of karma similar to ours. Sloka 89 sahasrarcih sapta-jihvah saptaidhah sapta-vahanah | a-murtir_anagho'cintyo bhaya-krt bhaya-nasanah || 830. saptaidhah . 833. a-murtih . a-cintyah . bhya-krt . b) He Who supports the Universe in the form of the seven Sun-s. Sloka 90 . Om sapta-jihvaya namah.a) The Thousand-rayed. b) He Who is opposed to sin. 837. e) He Who protects the beings through facilities that has provided in units of seven . Om acintyaya namah.One Who is kindled in the form of fire by the seven kinds of offerings. d) He Who does not suffer sorrow.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

" The sastras attribute to this discus. Through meditation upon the self.Tattva) in our personality. as the 'apex' of all the sense organs.dhanvaa -"One who aims his unerring bow called Saarnga. 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. the sastras declare that the conch in the divine hand of Sree Narayana is the ego-factor (Ahamkaara.Her. The word Nandakam mean "that which brings bliss. Nandakee -The lord's sword is called Nandaka. acts and fulfils his duties. the instruments of Blessing in sree Narayana's hands are remembered with reverence and devotion. so it stands for the mind.Tattva." The word meaning is this term pancha-janya is "that which is born of the five" (sense organs). In this concluding Stanza. 996. 995." The Sastras sing that the divine sword in the sacred hands of the lord hari represents the knowledge." This bow of Narayana is glorified in our texts as representing the Ego. Chakree -"one who carries the discus called Sudarsana. earth may stand for all that is gross -the entire maayaa-and Narayana is the Lakshmee. 993.Pati.bhrit -"One who has the divine conch named "Paanchajanya. surrendering in love to Him. Paapa-naasanah -meditating upon whom. 994. . Sloka 107 Samkhabhirnnandakee chakree saarngadhanvaa gadaadharah Rathaangapaanirakshobhyah sarvapraharanaayudhah.Tattva) with which the seeker can destroy all his "ignorance" of the self in him. Saarnga.Spiritual (Vidyaa. Mind being the seat of ego. When the individuals.this term indicates one who holds and wields the Nandaka sword. Samkha. Therefore.Divine the representation of the human mind. Ahankaara." The term SuDarsana means "that gives the auspicious vision. 992. all vaasanaas (sins) are liquidated. all sins are dissolved and totally removed.

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

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