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1000 Names of Lord Vishnu(Part-1)

Whenever evil tries to overcome righteousness, a divine strength in someway or the other protects the ‘Wheel Of Dharma’. Protector of mankind Vishnu, has thousand names. So, before I end my writing for today, let me inscribe the thousand names of Vishnu in this missive. The names are as follows:

Name Meaning
Vishvam He who is the universe, the virat-purusha
Vishnuh He who pervades everywhere
Vashatkaarah He who is invoked for oblations
Bhoota-bhavya-bhavat-prabhuh The Lord of past, present and future
Bhoota-krit The creator of all creatures
Bhoota-bhrit He who nourishes all creatures
Bhaavo He who becomes all moving and non moving things
Bhootaatmaa The aatman of all beings
Bhoota-bhaavanah The cause of the growth and birth of all creatures
Pootaatmaa He with an extremely pure essence
Paramaatmaa The Super soul
Muktaanaam paramaa gatih The final goal, reached by liberated souls
Avyayah Without destruction
Purushah He who dwells in the city of nine gates
Saakshee The witness
Kshetrajnah The one who knows field
Akshara Indestructible
Yogah He who is realized through yoga
Yoga-vidaam netaa The guide of those who know yoga
Pradhaana-purusheshvarah Lord of pradhaana and purusha
Naarasimha-vapuh He whose form is man-lion
Shreemaan He who is always with shree
Keshavah He who has beautiful locks of hair
Purushottamah The Supreme Controller
Sarvah He who is everything
Sharvas The auspicious
Shivah He who is eternally pure
Stanch The pillar, the immovable truth
Bhootaadih The cause of the five great elements
Nidhir-avyayah The imperishable treasure
Sambhavah He who descends of His own free will
Bhaavanah He who gives everything to his devotees
Bhartaa He who governs the entire living world
Prabhavah The womb of the five great elements
Prabhuh The Almighty Lord
Eeshvarah He who can do anything without any help
Svayambhooh He who manifests from Himself
Shambhuh He who brings auspiciousness
Aadityah The son of Aditi (Vaamana)
Pushkaraakshah He who has eyes like the lotus
Mahaasvanah He who has a thundering voice
Anaadi-nidhanah He without origin or end
Dhaataa He who supports all fields of experience
Vidhaataa The dispenser of fruits of action
Dhaaturuttamah The subtlest atom
Aprameyah He who cannot be perceived
Hrisheekeshah The Lord of the senses
Padmanaabhah He from whose navel comes the lotus
Amaraprabhuh The Lord of the deva
Vishvakarmaa The creator of the universe
Name Meaning
Manuh He who has manifested as the Vedic mantras
Tvashtaa He who makes huge things small
Sthavishtah The supremely gross
Sthaviro dhruvah The ancient, motionless one
Agraahyah He who is not perceived sensually
Shaashvatah He who always remains the same
Krishno He whose complexion is dark
Lohitaakshah Red-eyed
Pratardanah The Supreme destruction
Prabhootas Ever-full
Trikakub-dhaama The support of the three quarters
Pavitram He who gives purity to the heart
Mangalam param The Supreme auspiciousness
Eeshanah The controller of the five great elements
Praanadah He who gives life
Praano He who ever lives
Jyeshthah Older than all
Shreshthah The most glorious
Prajaapatih The Lord of all creatures
Hiranyagarbhah He who dwells in the womb of the world
Bhoogarbhah He who is the womb of the world
Maadhavah Husband of Lakshmi
Madhusoodanah Destroyer of the Madhu demon
Eeshvarah The controller
Vikramee He who is full of prowess
Dhanvee He who always has a divine bow
Medhaavee Supremely intelligent
Vikramah He who stepped (Vaamana)
Kramah All-pervading
Anuttamah Incomparably great
Duraadharshah He who cannot be attacked successfully
Kritajnah He who knows all that is
Kritih He who rewards all our actions
Aatmavaan The self in all beings
Sureshah The Lord of the demigods
Sharanam The refuge
Sharma He who is Himself infinite bliss
Visva-retaah The seed of the universe
Prajaa-bhavah He from whom all praja comes
Ahah He who is the nature of time
Samvatsarah He from whom the concept of time comes
Vyaalah The serpent (vyaalah) to atheists
Pratyayah He whose nature is knowledge
Sarvadarshanah All-seeing
Ajah Unborn
Sarveshvarah Controller of all
Siddhah The most famous
Siddhih He who gives moksha
Sarvaadih The beginning of all
Achyutah Infallible