Ashtottara Shatanamavali

Brahma Namavali | 108 Names of Lord Brahma | Vedanatha, Gyaneshwar, Virinchi, Chaturmukha

Brahma was self-born in the water and the seed from which he was born was a golden egg, which opened and spread throughout creation. Other sources say that he was born from a lotus or was born from a lotus that sprouted from Lord Maha Vishnu naval. Brahma is the first god of the Hindu Trimurtis. The Trimurtis are three gods responsible for the creation, maintenance and destruction of the world. Within the Hindu trinity of Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva, Lord Brahma is the Creator, Lord Vishnu the Preserver and Lord Shiva the Destroyer. Lord Brahma, the Creator God of the Trinity appears seated in a lotus.

Svayambhu Namavali:

om brahmane namah | gayatri-pataye | savitri-pataye | sarasvati-pataye | prajapataye | hiranyagarbhaya | kamandalu-dharaya | rakta-varnaya | urdhvaloka-palaya | varadaya || 10 ||

vana-maline | sura-sresthaya namah | pita-mahaya | veda-garbhaya | caturmukhaya | srsti-kartre | brhaspataye | bala-rupine | sura-priyaya | cakra-devaya || 20 ||

bhuvanadhipaya | pundarikaksaya | pitaksaya | vijayaya | purusottamaya | padmahastaya | tamo-nudaya | jananandaya | jana-priyaya | brahmane || 30 ||

munaye | srinivasaya | subhankaraya | devakartre | srastre | visnave | bhargavaya | gonardaya | pitamahaya | maha-devaya || 40 ||

raghavaya | virincaye | varahaya | sankaraya | sruca-hastaya | padma-netre | kusahastaya | govindaya | surendraya | padma-tanave || 50 ||

madhvaksaya | kanakaprabhaya | annadataya | sambhave | paulastyaya | hamsavahanaya | vasisthaya | naradaya | srutidatre | yajusam-pataye || 60 ||

madhu-priyaya | narayanaya | dvija-priyaya | brahma-garbhaya | suta-priyaya | maha-rupaya | surupaya | visvakarmane | janadhyaksaya | devadhyaksaya || 70 ||

gangadharaya | jaladaya | tripuraraye | trilocanaya | vadha-nasanaya | sauraye | cakra-dharakaya | virupaksaya | gautamaya | malyavane || 80 ||

dvijendraya | divanathaya | purandaraya | hamsa-bahave | garuda-priyaya | mahayaksaya | suyajnaya | sukla-varnaya | padma-bodhakaya | lingine || 90 ||

uma-pataye | vinayakaya | dhanadhipaya | vasukaye | yugadhyaksaya | strirajyaya | subhogaya | taksakaya | papa-hartre | sudarsanaya || 100 ||

maha-viraya | durga-nasanaya | padma-grhaya | mrga-lancanaya | veda-rupine | aksa-mala-dharaya | brahmana-priyaya | vidhaye || 108 ||

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