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Lord Maha Vishnu Sahasranamam With Meaning | 1000 Names of Lord Vishnu

This is the complete list of names, in loose anglicized spelling and with idiosyncratic translations.

Sri Visnu Sahasranamam:

vishwam = Who is the universe himself
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
bhaavah = He who becomes all moving and nonmoving 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 Supersoul
muktaanaam paramaa gatih = The final goal, reached by liberated souls
avyayah = Without destruction
purushah = He who is manifestation of A soul with strong masculinity
saakshee = The witness
kshetrajnah = The knower of the field
aksharah = 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 = keshavah: He who has beautiful locks of hair, slayer of Keshi and one who is himself the three
purushottamah = The Supreme Controller, best among the purushas
sarvah = He who is everything ॥ 25 ॥

sharvas = The auspicious
shivah = He who is eternally pure
sthaanuh = 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 devas
vishvakarmaa = The creator of the universe ॥ 50 ॥

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
krishnah = 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
praanah = 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 ॥ 75 ॥

dhanvee = He who always has a divine bow
medhaavee = Supremely intelligent
vikramah = Valorous
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 (vyaalahto 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 ॥ 100 ॥

vrishaakapih = He who lifts the world to dharma
ameyaatmaa = He who manifests in infinite varieties
sarva-yoga-vinissritah = He who is free from all attachments
vasuh = The support of all elements
vasumanaah = He whose mind is supremely pure
satyah = The truth
samaatmaa = He who is the same in all
sammitah = He who has been accepted by authorities
samah = Equal
amoghah = Ever useful
pundareekaakshah = He who dwells in the heart
vrishakarmaa = He whose every act is righteous
vrishaakritih = The form of dharma
rudrah = He who is mightiest of the mighty or He who is “fierce”
bahu-shiraah = He who has many heads
babhrur = He who rules over all the worlds
vishvayonih = The womb of the universe
shuchi-shravaah = He who listens only the good and pure
amritah = Immortal
shaashvatah-sthaanur = Permanent and immovable
varaaroho = The most glorious destination
mahaatapaah = He of great tapas
sarvagah = All-pervading
sarvavid-bhaanuh = All-knowing and effulgent
vishvaksenah = He against whom no army can stand ॥ 125 ॥

janaardanah = He who gives joy to good people
vedah = He who is the Vedas
vedavid = The knower of the Vedas
avyangah = Without imperfections
vedaangah = He whose limbs are the Vedas
vedavit = He who contemplates upon the Vedas
kavih = The seer
lokaadhyakshah = He who presides over all lokas
suraadhyaksho = He who presides over all devas
dharmaadhyakshah = He who presides over dharma
krita-akritah = All that is created and not created
chaturaatmaa = The four-fold self
chaturvyoohah = Vasudeva, Sankarshan etc.
chaturdamstrah = He who has four canines (Nrsimha)
chaturbhujah = Four-handed
bhraajishnur = Self-effulgent consciousness
bhojanam = He who is the sense-objects
bhoktaa = The enjoyer
sahishnuh = He who can suffer patiently
jagadaadijah = Born at the beginning of the world
anaghah = Sinless
vijayah = Victorious
jetaa = Ever-successful
vishvayonih = He who incarnates because of the world
punarvasuh = He who lives repeatedly in different bodies ॥ 150 ॥

upendra = The younger brother of Indra (Vamana)
vaamanah = He with a dwarf body
praamshuh = He with a huge body
amoghah = He whose acts are for a great purpose
shuchih = He who is spotlessly clean
oorjitah = He who has infinite vitality
ateendrah = He who surpasses Indra
samgrahah = He who holds everything together
sargah = He who creates the world from Himself
dhritaatmaa = Established in Himself
niyamah = The appointing authority
yamah = The administrator
vedyah = That which is to be known
vaidyah = The Supreme doctor
sadaa-yogee = Always in yoga
veerahaa = He who destroys the mighty heroes
maadhavah = The Lord of all knowledge
madhuh = Sweet
ateendriyo = Beyond the sense organs
mahaamayah = The Supreme Master of all Maya
mahotsaahah = The great enthusiast
mahaabalah = He who has supreme strength
mahaabuddhir = He who has supreme intelligence
mahaa-veeryah = The supreme essence
mahaa-shaktih = All-powerful ॥ 175 ॥

mahaa-dyutih = Greatly luminous
anirdeshya-vapuh = He whose form is indescribable
shreemaan = He who is always courted by glories
ameyaatmaa = He whose essence is immeasurable
mahaadri-dhrik = He who supports the great mountain
maheshvaasah = He who wields shaarnga
maheebhartaa = The husband of mother earth
shreenivaasah = The permanent abode of Shree
sataam gatih = The goal for all virtuous people
aniruddhah = He who cannot be obstructed
suraanandah = He who gives out happiness
govindah = The protector of the Cows.
govidaam-patih = The Lord of all men of wisdom
mareechih = Effulgence
damanah = He who controls rakshasas
hamsah = The swan
suparnah = Beautiful-winged (Two birds analogy)
bhujagottamah = The serpent Ananta
hiranyanaabhah = He who has a golden navel
sutapaah = He who has glorious tapas
padmanaabhah = He whose navel is like a lotus
prajaapatih = He from whom all creatures emerge
amrityuh = He who knows no death
sarva-drik = The seer of everything
simhah = He who destroys ॥ 200 ॥

sandhaataa = The regulator
sandhimaan = He who seems to be conditioned
sthirah = Steady
ajah = He who takes the form of Aja, Brahma
durmarshanah = He who cannot be vanquished
shaastaa = He who rules over the universe
vishrutaatmaa = He who is celebrated, most famous and heard about by one and all.
suraarihaa = Destroyer of the enemies of the devas
guruh = The teacher
gurutamah = The greatest teacher
dhaama = The goal
satyah = He who is Himself the truth
satya-paraakramah = Dynamic Truth
nimishah = He who has closed eyes in contemplation
animishah = He who remains unwinking; ever knowing
sragvee = He who always wears a garland of undecaying flowers
vaachaspatir-udaara-dheeh = He who is eloquent in championing the Supreme law of life; He with a large-hearted intelligence
agraneeh = He who guides us to the peak
graamaneeh = He who leads the flock
shreemaan = The possessor of light, effulgence, glory
nyaayah = Justice
netaa = The leader
sameeranah = He who sufficiently administers all movements of all living creatures
sahasra-moordhaa = He who has endless heads
vishvaatmaa = The soul of the universe ॥ 225 ॥

sahasraakshah = Thousands of eyes
sahasrapaat = Thousand-footed
aavartanah = The unseen dynamism
nivritaatmaa = The soul retreated from matter
samvritah = He who is veiled from the jiva
sam-pramardanah = He who persecutes evil men
ahassamvartakah = He who thrills the day and makes it function vigorously
vahnih = Fire
anilah = Air
dharaneedharah = He who supports the earth
suprasaadah = Fully satisfied
prasanaatmaa = Ever pure and all-blissful self
vishva-dhrik = Supporter of the world
vishvabhuk = He who enjoys all experiences
vibhuh = He who manifests in endless forms
satkartaa = He who adores good and wise people
satkritah = He who is adored by all good people
saadhur = He who lives by the righteous codes
jahnuh = Leader of men
naaraayanah = He who resides on the waters
narah = The guide
asankhyeyah = He who has numberless names and forms
aprameyaatmaa = A soul not known through the pramanas
vishishtah = He who transcends all in His glory
shishta-krit = The lawmaker ॥ 250 ॥

shuchih = He who is pure
siddhaarthah = He who has all arthas
siddhasankalpah = He who gets all He wishes for
siddhidah = The giver of benedictions
siddhisaadhanah = The power behind our sadhana
vrishaahee = Controller of all actions
vrishabhah = He who showers all dharmas
vishnuh = Long-striding
vrishaparvaa = The ladder leading to dharma (As well as dharma itself)
vrishodarah = He from whose belly life showers forth
vardhanah = The nurturer and nourisher
vardhamaanah = He who can grow into any dimension
viviktah = Separate
shruti-saagarah = The ocean for all scripture
subhujah = He who has graceful arms
durdharah = He who cannot be known by great yogis
vaagmee = He who is eloquent in speech
mahendrah = The lord of Indra
vasudah = He who gives all wealth
vasuh = He who is Wealth
naika-roopo = He who has unlimited forms
brihad-roopah = Vast, of infinite dimensions
shipivishtah = The presiding deity of the sun
prakaashanah = He who illuminates
ojas-tejo-dyutidharah = The possessor of vitality, effulgence and beauty ॥ 275 ॥

prakaashaatmaa = The effulgent self
prataapanah = Thermal energy; one who heats
riddhah = Full of prosperity
spashtaaksharah = One who is indicated by OM
mantrah = The nature of the Vedic mantras
chandraamshuh = The rays of the moon
bhaaskara-dyutih = The effulgence of the sun
amritaamshoodbhavah = The Paramatman from whom Amrutamshu or the Moon originated at the time of the churning of the Milk-ocean.
bhaanuh = Self-effulgent
shashabindhuh = The moon who has a rabbit-like spot
sureshvarah = A person of extreme charity
aushadham = Medicine
jagatas-setuh = A bridge across the material energy
satya-dharma-paraakramah = One who champions heroically for truth and righteousness
bhoota-bhavya-bhavan-naathah = The Lord of past, present and future
pavanah = The air that fills the universe
paavanah = He who gives life-sustaining power to air
analah = Fire
kaamahaa = He who destroys all desires
kaamakrit = He who fulfills all desires
kaantah = He who is of enchanting form
kaamah = The beloved
kaamapradah = He who supplies desired objects
prabhuh = The Lord
yugaadi-krit = The creator of the yugas ॥ 300 ॥

yugaavartah = The law behind time
naikamaayah = He whose forms are endless and varied
mahaashanah = He who eats up everything
adrishyah = Imperceptible
vyaktaroopah = He who is perceptible to the yogi
sahasrajit = He who vanquishes thousands
anantajit = Ever-victorious
ishtah = He who is invoked through Vedic rituals
visishtah = The noblest and most sacred
sishteshtah = The greatest beloved
Sidddhaaartha = one who attains perfection, birth name of Buddha avatar in the last epoch of Kali Yuga
nahushah = He who binds all with maya
vrishah = He who is dharma
krodhahaa = He who destroys anger
krodhakrit-kartaa = He who generates anger against the lower tendency
visvabaahuh = He whose hand is in everything
maheedharah = The support of the earth
achyutah = He who undergoes no changes
prathitah = He who exists pervading all
praanah = The prana in all living creatures
praanadah = He who gives prana
vaasavaanujah = The brother of Indra
apaam-nidhih = Treasure of waters (the ocean)
adhishthaanam = The substratum of the entire universe
apramattah = He who never makes a wrong judgement ॥ 325 ॥

pratishthitah = He who has no cause
skandah = He whose glory is expressed through Subrahmanya
skanda-dharah = Upholder of withering righteousness
dhuryah = Who carries out creation etc. without hitch
varadah = He who fulfills boons
vaayuvaahanah = Controller of winds
vaasudevah = Dwelling in all creatures although not affected by that condition
brihat-bhaanuh = He who illumines the world with the rays of the sun and moon
aadidevah = The primary source of everything
purandarah = Destroyer of cities
ashokah = He who has no sorrow
taaranah = He who enables others to cross
taarah = He who saves
shoorah = The valiant
shaurih = He who incarnated in the dynasty of Shoora
janeshvarah = The Lord of the people
anukoolah = Well-wisher of everyone
shataavarttah = He who takes infinite forms
padmee = He who holds a lotus
padmanibhekshanah = Lotus-eyed
padmanaabhah = He who has a lotus-navel
aravindaakshah = He who has eyes as beautiful as the lotus
padmagarbhah = He who is being meditated upon in the lotus of the heart
shareerabhrit = He who sustains all bodies
maharddhi = One who has great prosperity ॥ 350 ॥

riddhah = He who has expanded Himself as the universe
Vriddhaatmaa = The ancient self
mahaakshah = The great-eyed
garudadhvajah = One who has Garuda on His flag
atulah = Incomparable
sharabhah = One who dwells and shines forth through the bodies
bheemah = The terrible
samayajnah = One whose worship is nothing more than keeping an equal vision of the mind by the devotee
havirharih = The receiver of all oblation
sarva-lakshana-lakshanyah = Known through all proofs
lakshmeevaan = The consort of Laksmi
samitinjayah = Ever-victorious
viksharah = Imperishable
rohitah = The fish incarnation
maargah = The path
hetuh = The cause
daamodarah = Who has a rope around his stomach
sahah = All-enduring
maheedharah = The bearer of the earth
mahaabhaagah = He who gets the greatest share in every Yajna
vegavaan = He who is swift
amitaashanah = Of endless appetite
udbhavah = The originator
kshobhanah = The agitator
devah = He who revels ॥ 375 ॥

shreegarbhah = He in whom are all glories
parameshvarah = Parama + Ishvara = Supreme Lord, Parama (MahaLakshmi i.e. above all the shaktis+ Ishvara (Lord= Lord of MahaLakshmi
karanam = The instrument
kaaranam = The cause
kartaa = The doer
vikartaa = Creator of the endless varieties that make up the universe
gahanah = The unknowable
guhah = He who dwells in the cave of the heart
vyavasaayah = Resolute
vyavasthaanah = The substratum
samsthaanah = The ultimate authority
sthaanadah = He who confers the right abode
dhruvah = The changeless in the midst of changes
pararddhih = He who has supreme manifestations
paramaspashtah = The extremely vivid
tushtah = One who is contented with a very simple offering
pushtah = One who is ever-full
shubhekshanah = All-auspicious gaze
raamah = One who is most handsome
viraamah = The abode of perfect-rest
virajo = Passionless
maargah = The path
neyah = The guide
nayah = One who leads
anayah = One who has no leader ॥ 400 ॥

veerah = The valiant
shaktimataam-shresthah = The best among the powerful
dharmah = The law of being
dharmaviduttamah = The highest among men of realisation
vaikunthah = Lord of supreme abode, Vaikuntha
purushah = One who dwells in all bodies
praanah = Life
praanadah = Giver of life
pranavah = He who is praised by the gods
prituh = The expanded
hiranyagarbhah = The creator
shatrughnah = The destroyer of enemies
vyaaptah = The pervader
vaayuh = The air
adhokshajah = One whose vitality never flows downwards
rituh = The seasons
sudarshanah = He whose meeting is auspicious
kaalah = He who judges and punishes beings
parameshthee = One who is readily available for experience within the heart
parigrahah = The receiver
ugrah = The terrible
samvatsarah = The year
dakshah = The smart
vishraamah = The resting place
vishva-dakshinah = The most skilful and efficient ॥ 425 ॥

vistaarah = The extension
sthaavarah-sthaanuh = The firm and motionless
pramaanam = The proof
beejamavyayam = The Immutable Seed
arthah = He who is worshiped by all
anarthah = One to whom there is nothing yet to be fulfilled
mahaakoshah = He who has got around him great sheaths
mahaabhogah = He who is of the nature of enjoyment
mahaadhanah = He who is supremely rich
anirvinnah = He who has no discontent
sthavishthah = One who is supremely huge
a-bhooh = One who has no birth
dharma-yoopah = The post to which all dharma is tied
mahaa-makhah = The great sacrificer
nakshatranemir = The nave of the stars
nakshatree = The Lord of the stars (the moon)
kshamah = He who is supremely efficient in all undertakings
kshaamah = He who ever remains without any scarcity
sameehanah = One whose desires are auspicious
yajnah = One who is of the nature of yajna
ijyah = He who is fit to be invoked through yajna
mahejyah = One who is to be most worshiped
kratuh = The animal-sacrifice
satram = Protector of the good
sataam-gatih = Refuge of the good ॥ 450 ॥

sarvadarshee = All-knower
vimuktaatmaa = The ever-liberated self
sarvajno = Omniscient
jnaanamuttamam = The Supreme Knowledge
suvratah = He who ever-performing the pure vow
sumukhah = One who has a charming face
sookshmah = The subtlest
sughoshah = Of auspicious sound
sukhadah = Giver of happiness
suhrit = Friend of all creatures
manoharah = The stealer of the mind
jita-krodhah = One who has conquered anger
veerabaahur = Having mighty arms
vidaaranah = One who splits asunder
svaapanah = One who puts people to sleep
svavashah = He who has everything under His control
vyaapee = All-pervading
naikaatmaa = Many souled
naikakarmakrit = One who does many actions
vatsarah = The abode
vatsalah = The supremely affectionate
vatsee = The father
ratnagarbhah = The jewel-wombed
dhaneshvarah = The Lord of wealth
dharmagub = One who protects dharma ॥ 475 ॥

dharmakrit = One who acts according to dharma
dharmee = The supporter of dharma
sat = existence
asat = illusion
ksharam = He who appears to perish
aksharam = Imperishable
avijnaataa = The non-knower (The knower being the conditioned soul within the body)
sahasraamshur = The thousand-rayed
vidhaataa = All supporter
kritalakshanah = One who is famous for His qualities
gabhastinemih = The hub of the universal wheel
sattvasthah = Situated in sattva
simhah = The lion
bhoota-maheshvarah = The great lord of beings
aadidevah = The first deity
mahaadevah = The great deity
deveshah = The Lord of all devas
devabhrit-guruh = Advisor of Indra
uttarah = He who lifts us from the ocean of samsara
gopatih = The shepherd
goptaa = The protector
jnaanagamyah = One who is experienced through pure knowledge
puraatanah = He who was even before time
shareera-bhootabhrit = One who nourishes the nature from which the bodies came
bhoktaa = The enjoyer ॥ 500 ॥

kapeendrah = Lord of the monkeys (Rama)
bhooridakshinah = He who gives away large gifts
somapah = One who takes Soma in the yajnas
amritapah = One who drinks the nectar
somah = One who as the moon nourishes plants
purujit = One who has conquered numerous enemies
purusattamah = The greatest of the great
vinayah = He who humiliates those who are unrighteous
jayah = The victorious
satyasandhah = Of truthful resolution
daashaarhah = One who was born in the Dasarha race
saatvataam-patih = The Lord of the Satvatas
jeevah = One who functions as the ksetrajna
vinayitaa-saakshee = The witness of modesty
mukundah = The giver of liberation
amitavikramah = Of immeasurable prowess
ambho-nidhir = The substratum of the four types of beings
anantaatmaa = The infinite self
mahodadhishayah = One who rests on the great ocean
antakah = The death
ajah = Unborn
mahaarhah = One who deserves the highest worship
svaabhaavyah = Ever rooted in the nature of His own self
jitaamitrah = One who has conquered all enemies
pramodanah = Ever-blissful ॥ 525 ॥

aanandah = A mass of pure bliss
nandanah = One who makes others blissful
nandah = Free from all worldly pleasures
satyadharmaa = One who has in Himself all true dharmas
trivikramah = One who took three steps
maharshih kapilaachaaryah = He who incarnated as Kapila, the great sage
kritajnah = The knower of the creation
medineepatih = The Lord of the earth
tripadah = One who has taken three steps
tridashaadhyaksho = The Lord of the three states of consciousness
mahaashringah = Great-horned (Matsya)
kritaantakrit = Destroyer of the creation
mahaavaraaho = The great boar
govindah = One who is known through Vedanta
sushenah = He who has a charming army
kanakaangadee = Wearer of bright-as-gold armlets
guhyo = The mysterious
gabheerah = The unfathomable
gahano = Impenetrable
guptah = The well-concealed
chakra-gadaadharah = Bearer of the disc and mace
vedhaah = Creator of the universe
svaangah = One with well-proportioned limbs
ajitah = Vanquished by none
krishnah = Dark-complexioned ॥ 550 ॥

dridhah = The firm
sankarshanochyutah = He who absorbs the whole creation into His nature and never falls away from that nature
varunah = One who sets on the horizon (Sun)
vaarunah = The son of Varuna (Vasistha or Agastya)
vrikshah = The tree
pushkaraakshah = Lotus eyed
mahaamanaah = Great-minded
bhagavaan = One who possesses six opulences
bhagahaa = One who destroys the six opulences during pralaya
aanandee = One who gives delight
vanamaalee = One who wears a garland of forest flowers
halaayudhah = One who has a plough as His weapon
aadityah = Son of Aditi
jyotiraadityah = The resplendence of the sun
sahishnuh = One who calmly endures duality
gatisattamah = The ultimate refuge for all devotees
sudhanvaa = One who has Shaarnga
khanda-parashur = One who holds an axe
daarunah = Merciless towards the unrighteous
dravinapradah = One who lavishly gives wealth
divah-sprik = Sky-reaching
sarvadrik-vyaaso = One who creates many men of wisdom
vaachaspatir-ayonijah = One who is the master of all vidyas and who is unborn through a womb
trisaamaa = One who is glorified by Devas, Vratas and Saamans
saamagah = The singer of the sama songs ॥ 575 ॥

saama = The Sama Veda
nirvaanam = All-bliss
bheshajam = Medicine
bhishak = Physician
samnyaasa-krit = Institutor of sannyasa
samah = Calm
shaantah = Peaceful within
nishthaa = Abode of all beings
shaantih = One whose very nature is peace
paraayanam = The way to liberation
shubhaangah = One who has the most beautiful form
shaantidah = Giver of peace
srashtaa = Creator of all beings
kumudah = He who delights in the earth
kuvaleshayah = He who reclines in the waters
gohitah = One who does welfare for cows
gopatih = Husband of the earth
goptaa = Protector of the universe
vrishabhaaksho = One whose eyes rain fulfilment of desires
vrishapriyah = One who delights in dharma
anivartee = One who never retreats
nivrittaatmaa = One who is fully restrained from all sense indulgences
samksheptaa = The involver
kshemakrit = Doer of good
shivah = Auspiciousness ॥ 600 ॥

shreevatsa-vakshaah = One who has sreevatsa on His chest
shrevaasah = Abode of Sree
shreepatih = Lord of Laksmi
shreemataam varah = The best among glorious
shreedah = Giver of opulence
shreeshah = The Lord of Sree
shreenivaasah = One who dwells in the good people
shreenidhih = The treasure of Sree
shreevibhaavanah = Distributor of Sree
shreedharah = Holder of Sree
shreekarah = One who gives Sree
shreyah = Liberation
shreemaan = Possessor of Sree
loka-trayaashrayah = Shelter of the three worlds
svakshah = Beautiful-eyed
svangah = Beautiful-limbed
shataanandah = Of infinite varieties and joys
nandih = Infinite bliss
jyotir-ganeshvarah = Lord of the luminaries in the cosmos
vijitaatmaa = One who has conquered the sense organs
vidheyaatmaa = One who is ever available for the devotees to command in love
sat-keertih = One of pure fame
chinnasamshayah = One whose doubts are ever at rest
udeernah = The great transcendent
sarvatah-chakshuh = One who has eyes everywhere ॥ 625 ॥

aneeshah = One who has none to Lord over Him
shaashvata-sthirah = One who is eternal and stable
bhooshayah = One who rested on the ocean shore (Rama)
bhooshanah = One who adorns the world
bhootih = One who is pure existence
vishokah = Sorrowless
shoka-naashanah = Destroyer of sorrows
archishmaan = The effulgent
architah = One who is constantly worshipped by His devotees
kumbhah = The pot within whom everything is contained
vishuddhaatmaa = One who has the purest soul
vishodhanah = The great purifier
aniruddhah = He who is invincible by any enemy
apratirathah = One who has no enemies to threaten Him
pradyumnah = Very rich
amitavikramah = Of immeasurable prowess
kaalanemi-nihaa = Slayer of Kalanemi
veerah = The heroic victor
shauri = One who always has invincible prowess
shoora-janeshvarah = Lord of the valiant
trilokaatmaa = The self of the three worlds
trilokeshah = The Lord of the three worlds
keshavah = One whose rays illumine the cosmos
keshihaa = Killer of Kesi
hari = The creator ॥ 650 ॥

kaamadevah = The beloved Lord
kaamapaalah = The fulfiller of desires
kaamee = One who has fulfilled all His desires
kaantah = Of enchanting form
kritaagamah = The author of the agama scriptures
anirdeshya-vapuh = Of Indescribable form
vishnuh = All-pervading
veerah = The courageous
anantah = Endless
dhananjayah = One who gained wealth through conquest
brahmanyah = Protector of Brahman (anything related to Narayana)
brahmakrit = One who acts in Brahman
brahmaa = Creator
brahma = Biggest
brahma-vivardhanah = One who increases the Brahman
brahmavid = One who knows Brahman
braahmanah = One who has realised Brahman
brahmee = One who is with Brahma
brahmajno = One who knows the nature of Brahman
braahmana-priyah = Dear to the brahmanas
mahaakramo = Of great step
mahaakarmaa = One who performs great deeds
mahaatejaah = One of great resplendence
mahoragah = The great serpent
mahaakratuh = The great sacrifice ॥ 675 ॥

mahaayajvaa = One who performed great yajnas
mahaayajnah = The great yajna
mahaahavih = The great offering
stavyah = One who is the object of all praise
stavapriyah = One who is invoked through prayer
stotram = The hymn
stutih = The act of praise
stotaa = One who adores or praises
ranapriyah = Lover of battles
poornah = The complete
poorayitaa = The fulfiller
punyah = The truly holy
punya-keertir = Of Holy fame
anaamayah = One who has no diseases
manojavah = Swift as the mind
teerthakaro = The teacher of the tirthas
vasuretaah = He whose essence is golden
vasupradah = The free-giver of wealth
vasupradah = The giver of salvation, the greatest wealth
vaasudevo = The son of Vasudeva
vasuh = The refuge for all
vasumanaa = One who is attentive to everything
havih = The oblation
sadgatih = The goal of good people
satkritih = One who is full of Good actions ॥ 700 ॥

satta = One without a second
sadbhootih = One who has rich glories
satparaayanah = The Supreme goal for the good
shoorasenah = One who has heroic and valiant armies
yadu-shresthah = The best among the Yadava clan
sannivaasah = The abode of the good
suyaamunah = One who attended by the people dwelling on the banks of Yamuna
bhootaavaaso = The dwelling place of the elements
vaasudevah = One who envelops the world with Maya
sarvaasunilayah = The abode of all life energies
analah = One of unlimited wealth, power and glory
darpahaa = The destroyer of pride in evil-minded people
darpadah = One who creates pride, or an urge to be the best, among the righteous
driptah = One who is drunk with Infinite bliss
durdharah = The object of contemplation
athaaparaajitah = The unvanquished
vishvamoortih = Of the form of the entire Universe
mahaamortir = The great form
deeptamoortir = Of resplendent form
a-moortirmaan = Having no form
anekamoortih = Multi-formed
avyaktah = Unmanifeset
shatamoortih = Of many forms
shataananah = Many-faced
ekah = The one ॥ 725 ॥

naikah = The many
savah = The nature of the sacrifice
kah = One who is of the nature of bliss
kim = What (the one to be inquired into)
yat = Which
tat = That
padam-anuttamam = The unequalled state of perfection
lokabandhur = Friend of the world
lokanaathah = Lord of the world
maadhavah = Born in the family of Madhu
bhaktavatsalah = One who loves His devotees
suvarna-varnah = Golden-coloured
hemaangah = One who has limbs of gold
varaangah = With beautiful limbs
chandanaangadee = One who has attractive armlets
veerahaa = Destroyer of valiant heroes
vishama = Unequalled
shoonyah = The void
ghritaaseeh = One who has no need for good wishes
acalah = Non-moving
chalah = Moving
amaanee = Without false vanity
maanadah = One who causes, by His maya, false identification with the body
maanyah = One who is to be honoured
lokasvaamee = Lord of the universe ॥ 750 ॥

trilokadhrik = One who is the support of all the three worlds
sumedhaa = One who has pure intelligence
medhajah = Born out of sacrifices
dhanyah = Fortunate
satyamedhah = One whose intelligence never fails
dharaadharah = The sole support of the earth
tejovrisho = One who showers radiance
dyutidharah = One who bears an effulgent form
sarva-shastra-bhritaam-varah = The best among those who wield weapons
pragrahah = Receiver of worship
nigrahah = The killer
vyagrah = One who is ever engaged in fulfilling the devotee’s desires
naikashringah = One who has many horns
gadaagrajah = One who is invoked through mantra
chaturmoortih = Four-formed
chaturbaahuh = Four-handed
chaturvyoohah = One who expresses Himself as the dynamic centre in the four vyoohas
chaturgatih = The ultimate goal of all four varnas and asramas
chaturaatmaa = Clear-minded
chaturbhaavas = The source of the four
chatur-vedavid = Knower of all four vedas
ekapaat = One-footed (BG 10.42)
samaavartah = The efficient turner
nivrittaatmaa = One whose mind is turned away from sense indulgence
durjayah = The invincible ॥ 775 ॥

duratikramah = One who is difficult to be disobeyed
durlabhah = One who can be obtained with great efforts
durgamah = One who is realised with great effort
durgah = Not easy to storm into
duraavaasah = Not easy to lodge
duraarihaa = Slayer of the asuras
shubhaangah = One with enchanting limbs
lokasaarangah = One who understands the universe
sutantuh = Beautifully expanded
tantu-vardhanah = One who sustains the continuity of the drive for the family
indrakarmaa = One who always performs gloriously auspicious actions
mahaakarmaa = One who accomplishes great acts
kritakarmaa = One who has fulfilled his acts
kritaagamah = Author of the Vedas
udbhavah = The ultimate source
sundarah = Of unrivalled beauty
sundah = Of great mercy
ratna-naabhah = Of beautiful navel
sulochanah = One who has the most enchanting eyes
arkah = One who is in the form of the sun
vaajasanah = The giver of food
shringee = The horned one
jayantah = The conqueror of all enemies
sarvavij-jayee = One who is at once omniscient and victorious
suvarna-binduh = With limbs radiant like gold ॥ 800 ॥

akshobhyah = One who is ever unruffled
sarva-vaageeshvareshvarah = Lord of the Lord of speech
mahaahradah = One who is like a great refreshing swimming pool
mahaagartah = The great chasm
mahaabhootah = The great being
mahaanidhih = The great abode
kumudah = One who gladdens the earth
kundarah = The one who lifted the earth
kundah = One who is as attractive as Kunda flowers
parjanyah = He who is similar to rain-bearing clouds
paavanah = One who ever purifies
anilah = One who never slips
amritaashah = One whose desires are never fruitless
amritavapuh = He whose form is immortal
sarvajna = Omniscient
sarvato-mukhah = One who has His face turned everywhere
sulabhah = One who is readily available
suvratah = One who has taken the most auspicious forms
siddhah = One who is perfection
shatrujit = One who is ever victorious over His hosts of enemies
shatrutaapanah = The scorcher of enemies
nyagrodhah = The one who veils Himself with Maya
udumbarah = Nourishment of all living creatures
ashvattas = Tree of life
chaanooraandhra-nishoodanah = The slayer of Canura ॥ 825 ॥

sahasraarchih = He who has thousands of rays
saptajihvah = He who expresses himself as the seven tongues of fire (Types of agni)
saptaidhaah = The seven effulgences in the flames
saptavaahanah = One who has a vehicle of seven horses (sun)
amoortih = Formless
anaghah = Sinless
achintya = Inconceivable
bhayakrit = Giver of fear
bhayanaashanah = Destroyer of fear
anuh = The subtlest
brihat = The greatest
krishah = Delicate, lean
sthoolah = One who is the fattest
gunabhrit = One who supports
nirgunah = Without any properties
mahaan = The mighty
adhritah = Without support
svadhritah = Self-supported
svaasyah = One who has an effulgent face
praagvamshah = One who has the most ancient ancestry
vamshavardhanah = He who multiplies His family of descendants
bhaarabhrit = One who carries the load of the universe
kathitah = One who is glorified in all scriptures
yogee = One who can be realised through yoga
yogeeshah = The king of yogis ॥ 850 ॥

sarvakaamadah = One who fulfils all desires of true devotees
aashramah = Haven
shramanah = One who persecutes the worldly people
kshaamah = One who destroys everything
suparnah = The golden leaf (VedasBG 15.1
vaayuvaahanah = The mover of the winds
dhanurdharah = The wielder of the bow
dhanurvedah = One who declared the science of archery
dandah = One who punishes the wicked
damayitaa = The controller
damah = Beautitude in the self
aparaajitah = One who cannot be defeated
sarvasahah = One who carries the entire Universe
aniyantaa = One who has no controller
niyamah = One who is not under anyone’s laws
ayamah = One who knows no death
sattvavaan = One who is full of exploits and courage
saattvikah = One who is full of sattvic qualities
satyah = Truth
satya-dharma-paraayanah = One who is the very abode of truth and dharma
abhipraayah = One who is faced by all seekers marching to the infinite
priyaarhah = One who deserves all our love
arhah = One who deserves to be worshiped
priyakrit = One who is ever-obliging in fulfilling our wishes
preetivardhanah = One who increases joy in the devotee’s heart ॥ 875 ॥

vihaayasa-gatih = One who travels in space
jyotih = Self-effulgent
suruchih = Whose desire manifests as the universe
hutabhuk = One who enjoys all that is offered in yajna
vibhuh = All-pervading
ravi = One who dries up everything
virochanah = One who shines in different forms
sooryah = The one source from where everything is born
savitaa = The one who brings forth the Universe from Himself
ravilochanah = One whose eye is the sun
anantah = Endless
hutabhuk = One who accepts oblations
bhoktaaA = One who enjoys
sukhadah = Giver of bliss to those who are liberated
naikajah = One who is born many times
agrajah = The first amongst eternal [ Pradhana Purusha ]. Agra means first and ajah means never born. Both individual souls and Vishnu are eternal but Ishvara is Pradhana Taatva.Hence the word agra.
anirvinnah = One who feels no disappointment
sadaamarshee = One who forgives the trespasses of His devotees
lokaadhishthaanam = The substratum of the universe
adbhutah = Wonderful
sanaat = The beginningless and endless factor
sanaatanatamah = The most ancient
kapilah = The great sage Kapila
kapih = One who drinks water
avyayah = The one in whom the universe merges ॥ 900 ॥

svastidah = Giver of Svasti
svastikrit = One who robs all auspiciousness
svasti = One who is the source of all auspiciouness
svastibhuk = One who constantly enjoys auspiciousness
svastidakshinah = Distributor of auspiciousness
araudrah = One who has no negative emotions or urges
kundalee = One who wears shark earrings
chakree = Holder of the chakra
vikramee = The most daring
oorjita-shaasanah = One who commands with His hand
shabdaatigah = One who transcends all words
shabdasahah = One who allows Himself to be invoked by Vedic declarations
shishirah = The cold season, winter
sharvaree-karah = Creator of darkness
akroorah = Never cruel
peshalah = One who is supremely soft
dakshah = Prompt
dakshinah = The most liberal
kshaminaam-varah = One who has the greatest amount of patience with sinners
vidvattamah = One who has the greatest wisdom
veetabhayah = One with no fear
punya-shravana-keertanah = The hearing of whose glory causes holiness to grow
uttaaranah = One who lifts us out of the ocean of change
dushkritihaa = Destroyer of bad actions
punyah = Supremely pure ॥ 925 ॥

duh-svapna-naashanah = One who destroys all bad dreams
veerahaa = One who ends the passage from womb to womb
rakshanah = Protector of the universe
santah = One who is expressed through saintly men
jeevanah = The life spark in all creatures
paryavasthitah = One who dwells everywhere
anantaroopah = One of infinite forms
anantashreeh = Full of infinite glories
jitamanyuh = One who has no anger
bhayapahah = One who destroys all fears
chaturashrah = One who deals squarely
gabheeraatmaa = Too deep to be fathomed
vidishah = One who is unique in His giving
vyaadishah = One who is unique in His commanding power
dishah = One who advises and gives knowledge
anaadih = One who is the first cause
bhoor-bhuvo = The substratum of the earth
lakshmeeh = The glory of the universe
suveerah = One who moves through various ways
ruchiraangadah = One who wears resplendent shoulder caps
jananah = He who delivers all living creatures
jana-janmaadir = The cause of the birth of all creatures
bheemah = Terrible form
bheema-paraakramah = One whose prowess is fearful to His enemies
aadhaaranilayah = The fundamental sustainer ॥ 950 ॥

adhaataa = Above whom there is no other to command
pushpahaasah = He who shines like an opening flower
prajaagarah = Ever-awakened
oordhvagah = One who is on top of everything
satpathaachaarah = One who walks the path of truth
praanadah = Giver of life
pranavah = Omkara
panah = The supreme universal manager
pramaanam = He whose form is the Vedas
praananilayah = He in whom all prana is established
praanibhrit = He who rules over all pranas
praanajeevanah = He who maintains the life-breath in all living creatures
tattvam = The reality
tattvavit = One who has realised the reality
ekaatmaa = The one self
janma-mrityu-jaraatigah = One who knows no birth, death or old age in Himself
bhoor-bhuvah svas-taruh = The tree of the three worlds (bhoo=terrestrial, svah=celestial and bhuvah=the world in between)
taarah = One who helps all to cross over
savitaa = The father of all
prapitaamahah = The father of the father of beings (Brahma)
yajnah = One whose very nature is yajna
yajnapatih = The Lord of all yajnas
yajvaa = The one who performs yajna
yajnaangah = One whose limbs are the things employed in yajna
yajnavaahanah = One who fulfils yajnas in complete ॥ 975 ॥

yajnabhrid = The ruler of the yajanas
yajnakrit = One who performs yajna
yajnee = Enjoyer of yajnas
yajnabhuk = Receiver of all that is offered
yajnasaadhanah = One who fulfils all yajnas
yajnaantakrit = One who performs the concluding act of the yajna
yajnaguhyam = The person to be realised by yajna
annam = One who is food
annaadah = One who eats the food
aatmayonih = The uncaused cause
svayamjaatah = Self-born
vaikhaanah = The one who cut through the earth
saamagaayanah = One who sings the sama songs; one who loves hearing saama chants;
devakee-nandanah = Son of Devaki
srashtaa = Creator
kshiteeshah = The Lord of the earth
paapa-naashanah = Destroyer of sin
sankha-bhrit = One who has the divine Pancajanya
nandakee = One who holds the Nandaka sword
chakree = Carrier of Sudarsana
shaarnga-dhanvaa = One who aims His shaarnga bow
gadaadharah = Carrier of Kaumodaki club
rathaanga-paanih = One who has the wheel of a chariot as His weapon; One with the strings of the chariot in his hands;
akshobhyah = One who cannot be annoyed by anyone
sarva-praharanaayudhah = He who has all implements for all kinds of assault and fight ॥ 1000 ॥

Lord Maha Vishnu Sahasranamam With Meaning | 1000 Names of Lord Vishnu

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