The one thousand names of Lord Vishnu and their meanings.

  1. Vishvam: He who is the universe, the virat-purusha
  2. vishnuh: He who pervades everywhere
  3. vashatkaarah: He who is invoked for oblations
  4. bhoota-bhavya-bhavat-prabhuh: The Lord of past, present and future
  5. bhoota-krit: The creator of all creatures
  6. bhoota-bhrit: He who nourishes all creatures
  7. bhaavo: He who becomes all moving and nonmoving things
  8. bhootaatmaa: The aatman of all beings
  9. bhoota-bhaavanah: The cause of the growth and birth of all creatures
  10. pootaatmaa: He with an extremely pure essence
  11. paramaatmaa: The Supersoul
  12. muktaanaam paramaa gatih: The final goal, reached by liberated souls
  13. avyayah: Without destruction
  14. purushah: He who dwells in the city of nine gates
  15. saakshee: The witness
  16. kshetrajnah: The knower of the field
  17. akshara: Indestructible
  18. yogah: He who is realized through yoga
  19. yoga-vidaam netaa: The guide of those who know yoga
  20. pradhaana-purusheshvarah: Lord of pradhaana and purusha
  21. naarasimha-vapuh: He whose form is man-lion
  22. shreemaan: He who is always with shree
  23. keshavah: He who has beautiful locks of hair
  24. purushottamah: The Supreme Controller
  25. sarvah: He who is everything
  26. sharvas: The auspicious
  27. shivah: He who is eternally pure
  28. stanch: The pillar, the immovable truth
  29. bhootaadih: The cause of the five great elements
  30. nidhir-avyayah: The imperishable treasure
  31. sambhavah: He who descends of His own free will
  32. bhaavanah: He who gives everything to his devotees
  33. bhartaa: He who governs the entire living world
  34. prabhavah: The womb of the five great elements
  35. prabhuh: The Almighty Lord
  36. eeshvarah: He who can do anything without any help
  37. svayambhooh: He who manifests from Himself
  38. shambhuh: He who brings auspiciousness
  39. aadityah: The son of Aditi (Vaamana)
  40. pushkaraakshah: He who has eyes like the lotus
  41. Mahaasvanah: He who has a thundering voice
  42. anaadi-nidhanah: He without origin or end
  43. dhaataa: He who supports all fields of experience
  44. vidhaataa: The dispenser of fruits of action
  45. dhaaturuttamah: The subtlest atom
  46. aprameyah: He who cannot be perceived
  47. hrisheekeshah: The Lord of the senses
  48. padmanaabhah: He from whose navel comes the lotus
  49. amaraprabhuh: The Lord of the devas
  50. vishvakarmaa: The creator of the universe
  51. manuh: He who has manifested as the Vedic mantras
  52. tvashtaa: He who makes huge things small
  53. sthavishtah: The supremely gross
  54. sthaviro dhruvah: The ancient, motionless one
  55. agraahyah: He who is not perceived sensually
  56. shaashvatah: He who always remains the same
  57. krishno: He whose complexion is dark
  58. lohitaakshah: Red-eyed
  59. pratardanah: The Supreme destruction
  60. prabhootas: Ever-full
  61. trikakub-dhaama: The support of the three quarters
  62. pavitram: He who gives purity to the heart
  63. mangalam param: The Supreme auspiciousness
  64. eeshanah: The controller of the five great elements
  65. praanadah: He who gives life
  66. praano: He who ever lives
  67. jyeshthah: Older than all
  68. shreshthah: The most glorious
  69. prajaapatih: The Lord of all creatures
  70. hiranyagarbhah: He who dwells in the womb of the world
  71. bhoogarbhah: He who is the womb of the world
  72. maadhavah: Husband of Lakshmi
  73. madhusoodanah: Destroyer of the Madhu demon
  74. eeshvarah: The contoller
  75. vikramee: He who is full of prowess
  76. dhanvee: He who always has a divine bow
  77. medhaavee: Supremely intelligent
  78. vikramah: He who stepped (Vaamana)
  79. kramah: All-pervading
  80. anuttamah: Incomparably great
  81. duraadharshah: He who cannot be attacked successfully
  82. kritajnah: He who knows all that is
  83. kritih: He who rewards all our actions
  84. aatmavaan: The self in all beings
  85. sureshah: The Lord of the demigods
  86. sharanam: The refuge
  87. sharma: He who is Himself infinite bliss
  88. visva-retaah: The seed of the universe
  89. prajaa-bhavah: He from whom all praja comes
  90. ahah: He who is the nature of time
  91. samvatsarah: He from whom the concept of time comes
  92. vyaalah: The serpent (vyaalah) to athiests
  93. pratyayah: He whose nature is knowledge
  94. sarvadarshanah: All-seeing
  95. ajah: Unborn
  96. sarveshvarah: Controller of all
  97. siddhah: The most famous
  98. siddhih: He who gives moksha
  99. sarvaadih: The beginning of all
  100. achyutah: Infallible
  101. vrishaakapih: He who lifts the world to dharma
  102. ameyaatmaa: He who manifests in infinite varieties
  103. sarva-yoga-vinissritah: He who is free from all attachments
  104. vasuh: The support of all elements
  105. vasumanaah: He whose mind is supremely pure
  106. satyah: The truth
  107. samaatmaa: He who is the same in all
  108. sammitah: He who has been accepted by authorities
  109. samah: Equal
  110. amoghah: Ever useful
  111. pundareekaakshah: He who dwells in the heart
  112. vrishakarmaa: He whose every act is righteous
  113. vrishaakritih: The form of dharma
  114. rudrah: He who makes all people weep
  115. bahu-shiraah: He who has many heads
  116. babhrur: He who rules over all the worlds
  117. vishvayonih: The womb of the universe
  118. shuchi-shravaah: He who has beautiful, sacred names
  119. amritah: Immortal
  120. shaashvatah-sthaanur: Permanent and immovable
  121. varaaroho: The most glorious destination
  122. mahaatapaah: He of great tapas
  123. sarvagah: All-pervading
  124. sarvavid-bhaanuh: All-knowing and effulgent
  125. vishvaksenah: He against whom no army can stand
  126. janaardanah: He who gives joy to good people
  127. vedah: He who is the Vedas
  128. vedavid: The knower of the Vedas
  129. avyangah: Without imperfections
  130. vedaangah: He whose limbs are the Vedas
  131. vedavit: He who contemplates upon the Vedas
  132. kavih: The seer
  133. lokaadhyakshah: He who presides over all lokas
  134. suraadhyaksho: He who presides over all devas
  135. dharmaadhyakshah: He who presides over dharma
  136. krita-akritah: All that is created and not created
  137. chaturaatmaa: The four-fold self
  138. chaturvyoohah: Vasudeva, Sankarshan etc
  139. chaturdamstrah: He who has four canines (Nrsimha)
  140. chaturbhujah: Four-handed
  141. bhraajishnur: Self-effulgent consciousness
  142. bhojanam: He who is the sense-objects
  143. bhoktaa: The enjoyer
  144. sahishnuh: He who can suffer patiently
  145. jagadaadijah: Born at the beginning of the world
  146. anaghah: Sinless
  147. vijayah: Victorious
  148. jetaa: Ever-successful
  149. vishvayonih: He who incarnates because of the world 150) punarvasuh: He who lives repeatedly in different bodies
  150. upendrah: The younger brother of Indra (vaamana)
  151. vaamanah: He with a dwarf body
  152. praamshuh: He with a huge body
  153. amoghah: He whose acts are for a great purpose
  154. shuchih: He who is spotlessly clean
  155. oorjitah: He who has infinite vitality
  156. ateendrah: He who surpasses Indra
  157. samgrahah: He who holds everything together
  158. sargah: He who creates the world from Himself
  159. dhritaatmaa: Established in Himself
  160. niyamo: The appointing authority
  161. yamah: The administrator
  162. vedyah: That which is to be known
  163. vaidyah: The Supreme doctor
  164. sadaa-yogee: Always in yoga
  165. veerahaa: He who destroys the mighty heroes
  166. maadhavo: The Lord of all knowledge
  167. madhuh: Sweet
  168. ateendriyo: Beyond the sense organs
  169. mahaamayo: The Supreme Master of all Maayaa
  170. mahotsaaho: The great enthusiast
  171. mahaabalah: He who has supreme strength
  172. mahaabuddhir: He who has supreme intelligence
  173. mahaa-veeryah: The supreme essence
  174. mahaa-shaktih: All-powerful
  175. mahaa-dyutih: Greatly luminous
  176. anirdeshya-vapuh: He whose form is indescribable
  177. shreemaan: He who is always courted by glories
  178. ameyaatmaa: He whose essence is immeasurable
  179. mahaadri-dhrik: He who supports the great mountain
  180. maheshvaasah: He who wields shaarnga
  181. maheebhartaa: The husband of mother earth
  182. shreenivaasah: The permanent abode of Shree
  183. sataam gatih: The goal for all virtuous people
  184. aniruddhah: He who cannot be obstructed
  185. suraanando: He who gives out happiness
  186. govindah: The protector of the cows
  187. govidaam-patih: The Lord of all men of wisdom
  188. mareechih: Effulgence
  189. damanah: He who controls rakshasas
  190. hamsah: The swan
  191. suparnah: Beautiful-winged (Two birds analogy)
  192. bhujagottamah: The serpent Ananta
  193. hiranyanaabhah: He who has a golden navel
  194. sutapaah: He who has glorious tapas
  195. padmanaabhah: He whose navel is like a lotus
  196. prajaapatih: He from whom all creatures emerge
  197. amrityuh: He who knows no death
  198. sarva-drik: The seer of everything
  199. simhah: He who destroys
  200. simhah: He who destroys
  201. sandhaataa: The regulator
  202. sandhimaan: He who seems to be conditioned
  203. sthirah: Steady
  204. ajah: He who takes the form of Aja, Brahma
  205. durmarshanah: He who cannot be vanquished
  206. shaastaa: He who rules over the universe
  207. visrutaatmaa: He who is called atma in the Vedas
  208. suraarihaa: Destroyer of the enemies of the devas
  209. guruh: The teacher
  210. gurutamah: The greatest teacher
  211. dhaama: The goal
  212. satyah: He who is Himself the truth
  213. satya-paraakramah: Dynamic Truth
  214. nimishah: He who has closed eyes in contemplation
  215. animishah: He who remains unwinking; ever knowing
  216. sragvee: He who always wears a garland of undecaying flowers
  217. vaachaspatir-udaara-dheeh: He who is eloquent in championing the Supreme law of life; He with a large-hearted intelligence
  218. agraneeh: He who guides us to the peak
  219. graamaneeh: He who leads the flock
  220. shreemaan: The possessor of light, effulgence, glory
  221. nyaayah: Justice
  222. netaa: The leader
  223. sameeranah: He who sufficiently administers all movements of all living creatures
  224. sahasra-moordhaa: He who has endless heads
  225. vishvaatmaa: The soul of the universe
  226. sahasraakshah: Thousands of eyes
  227. sahasrapaat: Thousand-footed
  228. aavartanah: The unseen dynamism
  229. nivritaatmaa: The soul retreated from matter
  230. samvritah: He who is vieled from the jiva
  231. sam-pramardanah: He who persecutes evil men
  232. ahassamvartakah: He who thrills the day and makes it function vigorously
  233. vahnih: Fire
  234. anilah: Air
  235. dharaneedharah: He who supports the earth
  236. suprasaadah: Fully satisfied
  237. prasanaatmaa: Ever pure and all-blissful self
  238. vishva-dhrik: Supporter of the world
  239. vishvabhuk: He who enjoys all experiences
  240. vibhuh: He who manifests in endless forms
  241. satkartaa: He who adores good and wise people
  242. satkritah: He who is adored by all good people
  243. saadhur: He who lives by the righteous codes
  244. jahnuh: Leader of men
  245. naaraayanah: He who resides on the waters
  246. narah: The guide
  247. asankhyeyah: He who has numberlesss names and forms
  248. aprameyaatmaa: A soul not known through the pramanas
  249. vishishtah: He who transcends all in His glory
  250. shishta-krit: The law-maker
  251. shuchih: He who is pure
  252. siddhaarthah: He who has all arthas
  253. siddhasankalpah: He who gets all He wishes for
  254. siddhidah: The giver of benedictions
  255. siddhisaadhanah: The power behind our sadhana
  256. vrishaahee: Controller of all actions
  257. vrishabhah: He who showers all dharmas
  258. vishnuh: Long-striding
  259. vrishaparvaa: The ladder leading to dharma (As well as dharma itself)
  260. vrishodarah: He from whose belly life showers forth
  261. vardhanah: The nurturer and nourisher
  262. vardhamaanah: He who can grow into any dimension
  263. viviktah: Separate
  264. shruti-saagarah: The ocean for all scripture
  265. subhujah: He who has graceful arms
  266. durdurdharah: He who cannot be known by great yogis 267) vaagmee: He who is eloquent in speech
  267. mahendrah: The lord of Indra
  268. vasudah: He who gives all wealth
  269. vasuh: He who is Wealth
  270. naika-roopo: He who has unlimited forms
  271. brihad-roopah: Vast, of infinite dimensions
  272. shipivishtah: The presiding deity of the sun
  273. prakaashanah: He who illuminates
  274. ojas-tejo-dyutidharah: The possessor of vitality, effulgence and beauty
  275. prakaashaatmaa: The effulgent self
  276. prataapanah: Thermal energy; one who heats
  277. riddhah: Full of prosperity
  278. spashtaaksharo: One who is indicated by OM
  279. mantrah: The nature of the Vedic mantras
  280. chandraamshuh: The rays of the moon
  281. bhaaskara-dyutih: The effulgence of the sun
  282. amritaamsoodbhavo: The moon who gives flavor to vegetables
  283. bhaanuh: Self-effulgent
  284. shashabindhuh: The moon who has a rabbit-like spot 286) sureshvarah: A person of extreme charity
  285. aushadham: Medicine
  286. jagatas-setuh: A bridge across the material energy
  287. satya-dharma-paraakramah: One who champions heroically for truth and righteousness
  288. bhoota-bhavya-bhavan-naathah: The Lord of past, present and future
  289. pavanah: The air that fills the universe
  290. paavanah: He who gives life-sustaining power to air
  291. analah: Fire
  292. kaamahaa: He who destroys all desires
  293. kaamakrit: He who fulfills all desires
  294. kaantah: He who is of enchanting form
  295. kaamah: The beloved
  296. kaamapradah: He who supplies desired objects
  297. prabhuh: The Lord
  298. yugaadi-krit: The creator of the yugas
  299. yugaavartah The law behind time
  300. naikamaayah: He whose forms are endless and varied 303) mahaashanah: He who eats up everything
  301. adrishyah: Imperceptible
  302. vyaktaroopah: He who is perceptible to the yogi
  303. sahasrajit: He who vanquishes thousands
  304. anantajit: Ever-victorious
  305. ishtah: He who is invoked through Vedic rituals
  306. visishtah: The noblest and most sacred
  307. sishteshtah: The greatest beloved
  308. shikhandee: He who wears a peacock feather
  309. nahushah: He who binds all with maya
  310. vrishah: He who is dharma
  311. krodhahaa: He who destroys anger
  312. krodhakrit-kartaa: He who generates anger against the lower tendency
  313. visvabaahuh: He whose hand is in everything
  314. maheedharah: The support of the earth
  315. achyutah: He who undergoes no changes
  316. prathitah: He who exists pervading all
  317. praanah: The prana in all living creatures
  318. praanadah: He who gives prana
  319. vaasavaanujah: The brother of Indra
  320. apaam-nidhih: Treasure of waters (the ocean)
  321. adhishthaanam: The substratum of the entire universe
  322. apramattah: He who never makes a wrong judgement 326) pratishthitah: He who has no cause
  323. skandah: He whose glory is expressed through Subrahmanya
  324. skanda-dharah: Upholder of withering righteousness
  325. dhuryah: Who carries out creation etc without hitch
  326. varadah: He who fulfills boons
  327. vaayuvaahanah: Controller of winds
  328. vaasudevah: Dwelling in all creatures although not affected by that condition
  329. brihat-bhaanuh: He who illumines the world with the rays of the sun and moon
  330. aadidevah: The primary source of everything
  331. purandarah: Destroyer of cities
  332. ashokah: He who has no sorrow
  333. taaranah: He who enables others to cross
  334. taarah: He who saves
  335. shoorah: The valiant
  336. shaurih: He who incarnated in the dynasty of Shoora
  337. janeshvarah: The Lord of the people
  338. anukoolah: Well-wisher of everyone
  339. sataavarttah: He who takes infinite forms
  340. padmee: He who holds a lotus
  341. padmanibhekshanah: Lotus-eyed
  342. padmanaabhah: He who has a lotus-navel
  343. aravindaakshah: He who has eyes as beautiful as the lotus
  344. padmagarbhah: He who is being meditated upon in the lotus of the heart
  345. shareerabhrit: He who sustains all bodies
  346. maharddhi: One who has great prosperity
  347. riddhah: He who has expanded Himself as the universe
  348. Vriddhaatmaa: The ancient self
  349. mahaakshah: The great-eyed
  350. garudadhvajah: One who has Garuda on His flag
  351. atulah: Incomparable
  352. sharabhah: One who dwells and shines forth through the bodies
  353. bheemah: The terrible
  354. samayajnah: One whose worship is nothing more than keeping an equal vision of the mind by the devotee
  355. havirharih: The receiver of all oblation
  356. sarva-lakshana-lakshanyah: Known through all proofs
  357. lakshmeevaan: The consort of Laksmi
  358. samitinjayah: Ever-victorious
  359. viksharah: Imperishable
  360. rohitah: The fish incarnation
  361. maargah: The path
  362. hetuh: The cause
  363. daamodarah: Whose stomach is marked with three lines
  364. sahah: All-enduring
  365. maheedharah: The bearer of the earth
  366. mahaabhaago: He who gets the greatest share in every Yajna
  367. vegavaan: He who is swift
  368. amitaashanah: Of endless appetite
  369. udbhavah: The originator
  370. kshobhanah: The agitator
  371. devah: He who revels
  372. shreegarbhah: He in whom are all glories
  373. parameshvarah: The Supreme Lord
  374. karanam: The instrument
  375. kaaranam: The cause
  376. kartaa: The doer
  377. vikartaa: Creator of the endless varieties that make up the universe
  378. gahanah: The unknowable
  379. guhah: He who dwells in the cave of the heart
  380. vyavasaayah: Resolute
  381. vyavasthaanah: The substratum
  382. samsthaanah: The ultimate authority
  383. sthaanadah: He who confers the right abode
  384. dhruvah: The changeless in the midst of changes
  385. pararddhih: He who has supreme manifestations
  386. paramaspashtah: The extremely vivid
  387. tushtah: One who is contented with a very simple offering
  388. pushtah: One who is ever-full
  389. shubhekshanah: All-auspicious gaze
  390. raamah: One who is most handsome
  391. viraamah: The abode of perfect-rest
  392. virajo: Passionless
  393. maargah: The path
  394. neyah: The guide
  395. nayah: One who leads
  396. anayah: One who has no leader
  397. veerah: The valiant
  398. shaktimataam-shresthah: The best among the powerful
  399. dharmah: The law of being
  400. dharmaviduttamah: The highest among men of realization
  401. vaikunthah: One who prevents men from straying on wrong paths
  402. purushah: One who dwells in all bodies
  403. praanah: Life
  404. praanadah: Giver of life
  405. pranavah: He who is praised by the gods
  406. prituh: The expanded
  407. hiranyagarbhah: The creator
  408. shatrughnah: The destroyer of enemies
  409. vyaaptah: The pervader
  410. vaayuh: The air
  411. adhokshajah: One whose vitality never flows downwards
  412. rituh: The seasons
  413. sudarshanah: He whose meeting is auspicious
  414. kaalah: He who judges and punishes beings
  415. parameshthee: One who is readily available for experience within the heart
  416. parigrahah: The receiver
  417. ugrah: The terrible
  418. samvatsarah: The year
  419. dakshah: The smart
  420. vishraamah: The resting place
  421. vishva-dakshinah: The most skilful and efficient
  422. vistaarah: The extension
  423. sthaavarah-sthaanuh: The firm and motionless
  424. pramaanam: The proof
  425. beejamavyayam: The Immutable Seed
  426. arthah: He who is worshiped by all
  427. anarthah: One to whom there is nothing yet to be fulfilled
  428. mahaakoshah: He who has got around him great sheaths
  429. mahaabhogah: He who is of the nature of enjoyment
  430. mahaadhanah: He who is supremely rich
  431. anirvinnah: He who has no discontent
  432. sthavishthah: One who is supremely huge
  433. a-bhooh: One who has no birth
  434. dharma-yoopah: The post to which all dharma is tied
  435. mahaa-makhah: The great sacrificer
  436. nakshatranemir: The nave of the stars
  437. nakshatree: The Lord of the stars (the moon)
  438. kshamah: He who is supremely efficient in all undertakings
  439. kshaamah: He who ever remains without any scarcity
  440. sameehanah: One whose desires are auspicious
  441. yajnah: One who is of the nature of yajna
  442. ijyah: He who is fit to be invoked through yajna
  443. mahejyah: One who is to be most worshiped
  444. kratuh: The animal-sacrifice
  445. satram: Protector of the good
  446. sataam-gatih: Refuge of the good
  447. sarvadarshee: All-knower
  448. vimuktaatmaa: The ever-liberated self
  449. sarvajno: Omniscient
  450. jnaanamuttamam: The Supreme Knowledge
  451. suvratah: He who ever-performing the pure vow
  452. sumukhah: One who has a charming face
  453. sookshmah: The subtlest
  454. sughoshah: Of auspicious sound
  455. sukhadah: Giver of happiness
  456. suhrit: Friend of all creatures
  457. manoharah: The stealer of the mind
  458. jita-krodhah: One who has conquered anger
  459. veerabaahur: Having mighty arms
  460. vidaaranah: One who splits asunder
  461. svaapanah: One who puts people to sleep
  462. svavashah: He who has everything under His control
  463. vyaapee: All-pervading
  464. naikaatmaa: Many souled
  465. naikakarmakrit: One who does many actions
  466. vatsarah: The abode
  467. vatsalah: The supremely affectionate
  468. vatsee: The father
  469. ratnagarbhah: The jewel-wombed
  470. dhaneshvarah: The Lord of wealth
  471. dharmagub: One who protects dharma
  472. dharmakrit: One who acts according to dharma
  473. dharmee: The supporter of dharma
  474. sat: existence
  475. asat: illusion
  476. ksharam: He who appears to perish
  477. aksharam: Imperishable
  478. avijnaataa: The non-knower (The knower being the conditioned soul within the body)
  479. sahasraamshur: The thousand-rayed
  480. vidhaataa: All supporter
  481. kritalakshanah: One who is famous for His qualities
  482. gabhastinemih: The hub of the universal wheel
  483. sattvasthah: Situated in sattva
  484. simhah: The lion
  485. bhoota-maheshvarah: The great lord of beings
  486. aadidevah: The first deity
  487. mahaadevah: The great deity
  488. deveshah: The Lord of all devas
  489. devabhrit-guruh: Advisor of Indra
  490. uttarah: He who lifts us from the ocean of samsara
  491. gopatih: The shepherd
  492. goptaa: The protector
  493. jnaanagamyah: One who is experienced through pure knowledge
  494. puraatanah: He who was even before time
  495. shareera-bhootabhrit: One who nourishes the nature from which the bodies came
  496. bhoktaa: The enjoyer
  497. kapeendrah: Lord of the monkeys (Rama)
  498. bhooridakshinah: He who gives away large gifts
  499. somapah: One who takes Soma in the yajnas
  500. amritapah: One who drinks the nectar
  501. somah: One who as the moon nourishes plants
  502. purujit: One who has conquered numerous enemies
  503. purusattamah: The greatest of the great
  504. vinayah: He who humiliates those who are unrighteous
  505. jayah: The victorious
  506. satyasandhah: Of truthful resolution
  507. daashaarhah: One who was born in the Dasarha race
  508. saatvataam-patih: The Lord of the Satvatas
  509. jeevah: One who functions as the ksetrajna
  510. vinayitaa-saakshee: The witness of modesty
  511. mukundah: The giver of liberation
  512. amitavikramah: Of immeasurable prowess
  513. ambho-nidhir: The substratum of the four types of beings
  514. anantaatmaa: The infinite self
  515. mahodadhishayah: One who rests on the great ocean
  516. antakah: The death
  517. ajah: Unborn
  518. mahaarhah: One who deserves the highest worship
  519. svaabhaavyah: Ever rooted in the nature of His own self
  520. jitaamitrah: One who has conquered all enemies
  521. pramodanah: Ever-blissful
  522. aanandah: A mass of pure bliss
  523. nandanah: One who makes others blissful
  524. nandah: Free from all worldly pleasures
  525. satyadharmaa: One who has in Himself all true dharmas
  526. trivikramah: One who took three steps
  527. maharshih kapilaachaaryah: He who incarnated as Kapila, the great sage
  528. kritajnah: The knower of the creation
  529. medineepatih: The Lord of the earth
  530. tripadah: One who has taken three steps
  531. tridashaadhyaksho: The Lord of the three states of consciousness
  532. mahaashringah: Great-horned (Matsya)
  533. kritaantakrit: Destroyer of the creation
  534. mahaavaraaho: The great boar
  535. govindah: One who is known through Vedanta
  536. sushenah: He who has a charming army
  537. kanakaangadee: Wearer of bright-as-gold armlets
  538. guhyo: The mysterious
  539. gabheerah: The unfathomable
  540. gahano: Impenetrable
  541. guptah: The well-concealed
  542. chakra-gadaadharah: Bearer of the disc and mace
  543. vedhaah: Creator of the universe
  544. svaangah: One with well-proportioned limbs
  545. ajitah: Vanquished by none
  546. krishnah: Dark-complexioned
  547. dridhah: The firm
  548. sankarshanochyutah: He who absorbs the whole creation into His nature and never falls away from that nature
  549. varunah: One who sets on the horizon (Sun)
  550. vaarunah: The son of Varuna (Vasistha or Agastya)
  551. vrikshah: The tree
  552. pushkaraakshah: Lotus eyed
  553. mahaamanaah: Great-minded
  554. bhagavaan: One who possesses six opulences
  555. bhagahaa: One who destroys the six opulences during pralaya
  556. aanandee: One who gives delight
  557. vanamaalee: One who wears a garland of forest flowers
  558. halaayudhah: One who has a plough as His weapon
  559. aadityah: Son of Aditi
  560. jyotiraadityah: The resplendence of the sun
  561. sahishnuh: One who calmly endures duality
  562. gatisattamah: The ultimate refuge for all devotees
  563. sudhanvaa: One who has Shaarnga
  564. khanda-parashur: One who holds an axe
  565. daarunah: Merciless towards the unrighteous
  566. dravinapradah: One who lavishly gives wealth
  567. divah-sprik: Sky-reaching
  568. sarvadrik-vyaaso: One who creates many men of wisdom
  569. vaachaspatir-ayonijah: One who is the master of all vidyas and who is unborn through a womb
  570. trisaamaa: One who is glorified by Devas, Vratas and Saamans
  571. saamagah: The singer of the sama songs
  572. saama: The Sama Veda
  573. nirvaanam: All-bliss
  574. bheshajam: Medicine
  575. bhishak: Physician
  576. samnyaasa-krit: Institutor of sannyasa
  577. samah: Calm
  578. shaantah: Peaceful within
  579. nishthaa: Abode of all beings
  580. shaantih: One whose very nature is peace
  581. paraayanam: The way to liberation
  582. shubhaangah: One who has the most beautiful form
  583. shaantidah: Giver of peace
  584. shrashtaa: Creator of all beings
  585. kumudah: He who delights in the earth
  586. kuvaleshayah: He who reclines in the waters
  587. gohitah: One who does welfare for cows
  588. gopatih: Husband of the earth
  589. goptaa: Protector of the universe
  590. vrishabhaaksho: One whose eyes rain fulfilment of desires
  591. vrishapriyah: One who delights in dharma
  592. anivartee: One who never retreats
  593. nivrittaatmaa: One who is fully restrained from all sense indulgences
  594. samksheptaa: The involver
  595. kshemakrit: Doer of good
  596. shivah: Auspiciousness
  597. shreevatsa-vakshaah: One who has sreevatsa on His chest
  598. shrevaasah: Abode of Sree
  599. shreepatih: Lord of Laksmi
  600. shreemataam varah: The best among glorious
  601. shreedah: Giver of opulence
  602. shreeshah: The Lord of Sree
  603. shreenivaasah: One who dwells in the good people
  604. shreenidhih: The treasure of Sree
  605. shreevibhaavanah: Distributor of Sree
  606. shreedharah: Holder of Sree
  607. shreekarah: One who gives Sree
  608. shreyah: Liberation
  609. shreemaan: Possessor of Sree
  610. loka-trayaashrayah: Shelter of the three worlds
  611. svakshah: Beautiful-eyed
  612. svangah: Beautiful-limbed
  613. shataanandah: Of infinite varieties and joys
  614. nandih: Infinite bliss
  615. jyotir-ganeshvarah: Lord of the luminaries in the cosmos
  616. vijitaatmaa: One who has conquered the sense organs
  617. vidheyaatmaa: One who is ever available for the devotees to command in love
  618. sat-keertih: One of pure fame
  619. chinnasamshayah: One whose doubts are ever at rest
  620. udeernah: The great transcendent
  621. sarvatah-chakshuh: One who has eyes everywhere
  622. aneeshah: One who has none to Lord over Him
  623. shaashvata-sthirah: One who is eternal and stable
  624. bhooshayah: One who rested on the ocean shore (Rama)
  625. bhooshanah: One who adorns the world
  626. bhootih: One who is pure existence
  627. vishokah: Sorrowless
  628. shoka-naashanah: Destroyer of sorrows
  629. archishmaan: The effulgent
  630. architah: One who is constantly worshipped by His devotees
  631. kumbhah: The pot within whom everything is contained
  632. vishuddhaatmaa: One who has the purest soul
  633. vishodhanah: The great purifier
  634. anniruddhah: He who is invincible by any enemy
  635. apratirathah: One who has no enemies to threaten Him
  636. pradyumnah: Very rich
  637. amitavikramah: Of immeasurable prowess
  638. kaalanemi-nihaa: Slayer of Kalanemi
  639. veerah: The heroic victor
  640. shauri: One who always has invincible prowess
  641. shoora-janeshvarah: Lord of the valiant
  642. trilokaatmaa: The self of the three worlds
  643. trilokeshah: The Lord of the three worlds
  644. keshavah: One whose rays illumine the cosmos
  645. keshihaa: Killer of Kesi
  646. harih: The destroyer
  647. kaamadevah: The beloved Lord
  648. kaamapaalah: The fulfiller of desires
  649. kaamee: One who has fulfilled all His desires
  650. kaantah: Of enchanting form
  651. kritaagamah: The author of the agama scriptures
  652. anirdeshya-vapuh: Of Indescribable form
  653. vishnuh: All-pervading
  654. veerah: The courageous
  655. anantah: Endless
  656. dhananjayah: One who gained wealth through conquest
  657. brahmanyah: Protector of Brahman (anything related to Narayana)
  658. brahmakrit: One who acts in Brahman
  659. brahmaa: Creator
  660. brahma: Biggest
  661. brahma-vivardhanah: One who increases the Brahman
  662. brahmavid: One who knows Brahman
  663. braahmanah: One who has realised Brahman
  664. brahmee: One who is with Brahma
  665. brahmajno: One who knows the nature of Brahman
  666. braahmana-priyah: Dear to the brahmanas
  667. mahaakramo: Of great step
  668. mahaakarmaa: One who performs great deeds
  669. mahaatejaah: One of great resplendence
  670. mahoragah: The great serpent
  671. mahaakratuh: The great sacrifice
  672. mahaayajvaa: One who performed great yajnas
  673. mahaayajnah: The great yajna
  674. mahaahavih: The great offering
  675. stavyah: One who is the object of all praise
  676. stavapriyah: One who is invoked through prayer
  677. stotram: The hymn
  678. stutih: The act of praise
  679. stotaa: One who adores or praises
  680. ranapriyah: Lover of battles
  681. poornah: The complete
  682. poorayitaa: The fulfiller
  683. punyah: The truly holy
  684. punya-keertir: Of Holy fame
  685. anaamayah: One who has no diseases
  686. manojavah: Swift as the mind
  687. teerthakaro: The teacher of the tirthas
  688. vasuretaah: He whose essence is golden
  689. vasupradah: The free-giver of wealth
  690. vasupradah: The giver of salvation, the greatest wealth
  691. vaasudevo: The son of Vasudeva
  692. vasuh: The refuge for all
  693. vasumanaah: One who is attentive to everything
  694. havih: The oblation
  695. sadgatih: The goal of good people
  696. satkritih: One who is full of Good actions
  697. satta: One without a second
  698. sadbhootih: One who has rich glories
  699. satparaayanah: The Supreme goal for the good
  700. shoorasenah: One who has heroic and valiant armies
  701. yadu-shresthah: The best among the Yadava clan
  702. sannivaasah: The abode of the good
  703. suyaamunah: One who attended by the people who dwell on the banks of Yamuna
  704. bhootaavaaso: The dwelling place of the elements
  705. vaasudevah: One who envelops the world with Maya
  706. sarvaasunilayah: The abode of all life energies
  707. analah: One of unlimited wealth, power and glory
  708. darpahaa: The destroyer of pride in evil-minded people
  709. darpadah: One who creates pride, or an urge to be the best, among the righteous
  710. driptah: One whio is drunk with Infinite bliss
  711. durdharah: The object of contemplation
  712. athaaparaajitah: The unvanquished
  713. vishvamoortih: Of the form of the entire Universe
  714. mahaamortir: The great form
  715. deeptamoortir: Of resplendent form
  716. a-moortirmaan: Having no form
  717. anekamoortih: Multi-formed
  718. avyaktah: Unmanifeset
  719. shatamoortih: Of many forms
  720. shataananah: Many-faced
  721. ekah: The one
  722. naikah: The many
  723. savah: The nature of the sacrifice
  724. kah: One who is of the nature of bliss
  725. kim: What (the one to be inquired into)
  726. yat: Which
  727. tat: That
  728. padam-anuttamam: The unequalled state of perfection
  729. lokabandhur: Friend of the world
  730. lokanaathah: Lord of the world
  731. maadhavah: Born in the family of Madhu
  732. bhaktavatsalah: One who loves His devotees
  733. suvarna-varnah: Golden-coloured
  734. hemaangah: One who has limbs of gold
  735. varaangah: With beautiful limbs
  736. chandanaangadee: One who has attractive armlets
  737. veerahaa: Destroyer of valiant heroes
  738. vishama: Unequalled
  739. shoonyah: The void
  740. ghritaaseeh: One who has no need for good wishes
  741. acalah: Non-moving
  742. chalah: Moving
  743. amaanee: Without false vanity
  744. maanadah: One who causes, by His maya, false identification with the body
  745. maanyah: One who is to be honoured
  746. lokasvaamee: Lord of the universe
  747. trilokadhrik: One who is the support of all the three worlds
  748. sumedhaa: One who has pure intelligence
  749. medhajah: Born out of sacrifices
  750. dhanyah: Fortunate
  751. satyamedhah: One whose intelligence never fails
  752. dharaadharah: The sole support of the earth
  753. tejovrisho: One who showers radiance
  754. dyutidharah: One who bears an effulgent form
  755. sarva-shastra-bhritaam-varah: The best among those who wield weapons
  756. pragrahah: Receiver of worship
  757. nigrahah: The killer
  758. vyagrah: One who is ever engaged in fulfilling the devotee’s desires
  759. naikashringah: One who has many horns
  760. gadaagrajah: One who is invoked through mantra
  761. chaturmoortih: Four-formed
  762. chaturbaahuh: Four-handed
  763. chaturvyoohah: One who expresses Himself as the dynamic centre in the four vyoohas
  764. chaturgatih: The ultimate goal of all four varnas and asramas
  765. chaturaatmaa: Clear-minded
  766. chaturbhaavas: The source of the four
  767. chatur-vedavid: Knower of all four vedas
  768. ekapaat: One-footed (BG 10.42)
  769. samaavartah: The efficient turner
  770. nivrittaatmaa: One whose mind is turned away from sense indulgence
  771. durjayah: The invincible
  772. duratikramah: One who is difficult to be disobeyed
  773. durlabhah: One who obtained with effort
  774. durgamah: One who is realised with great effort
  775. durgah: Not easy to storm into
  776. duraavaasah: Not easy to lodge
  777. duraarihaa: Slayer of the asuras
  778. shubhaangah: One with enchanting limbs
  779. lokasaarangah: One who understands the universe
  780. sutantuh: Beautifully expanded
  781. tantu-vardhanah: One who sustains the continuity of the drive for the family
  782. indrakarmaa: One who always performs gloriously auspicious actions
  783. mahaakarmaa: One who accomplishes great acts
  784. kritakarmaa: One who has fulfilled his acts
  785. kritaagamah: Author of the Vedas
  786. udbhavah: The ultimate source
  787. sundarah: Of unrivalled beauty
  788. sundah: Of great mercy
  789. ratna-naabhah: Of beautiful navel
  790. sulochanah: One who has the most enchanting eyes
  791. arkah: One who is in the form of the sun
  792. vaajasanah: The giver of food
  793. shringee: The horned one
  794. jayantah: The conqueror of all enemies
  795. sarvavij-jayee: One who is at once omniscient and victorious
  796. suvarna-binduh: With limbs radiant like gold
  797. akshobhyah: One who is ever unruffled
  798. sarva-vaageeshvareshvarah: Lord of the Lord of speech
  799. mahaahradah: One who is like a great refreshing swimming pool
  800. mahaagartah: The great chasm
  801. mahaabhootah: The great being
  802. mahaanidhih: The great abode
  803. kumudah: One who gladdens the earth
  804. kundarah: The one who lifted the earth
  805. kundah: One who is as attractive as Kunda flowers
  806. parjanyah: He who is similar to rain-bearing clouds
  807. paavanah: One who ever purifies
  808. anilah: One who never slips
  809. amritaashah: One whose desires are never fruitless
  810. amritavapuh: He whose form is immortal
  811. sarvajna: Omniscient
  812. sarvato-mukhah: One who has His face turned everywhere
  813. sulabhah: One who is readily available
  814. suvratah: One who has taken the most auspicious forms
  815. siddhah: One who is perfection
  816. shatrujit: One who is ever victorious over His hosts of enemies
  817. shatrutaapanah: The scorcher of enemies
  818. nyagrodhah: The one who veils Himself with Maya
  819. udumbarah: Nourishment of all living creatures
  820. ashvattas: Tree of life
  821. chaanooraandhra-nishoodanah: The slayer of Canura
  822. sahasraarchih: He who has thousands of rays
  823. saptajihvah: He who expresses himself as the seven tongues of fire (Types of agni)
  824. saptaidhaah: The seven effulgences in the flames
  825. saptavaahanah: One who has a vehicle of seven horses (sun)
  826. amoortih: Formless
  827. anaghah: Sinless
  828. acintyo: Inconceivable
  829. bhayakrit: Giver of fear
  830. bhayanaashanah: Destroyer of fear
  831. anuh: The subtlest
  832. brihat: The greatest
  833. krishah: Delicate, lean
  834. sthoolah: One who is the fattest
  835. gunabhrit: One who supports
  836. nirgunah: Without any properties
  837. mahaan: The mighty
  838. adhritah: Without support
  839. svadhritah: Self-supported
  840. svaasyah: One who has an effulgent face
  841. praagvamshah: One who has the most ancient ancestry
  842. vamshavardhanah: He who multiplies His family of descendents
  843. bhaarabhrit: One who carries the load of the universe
  844. kathitah: One who is glorified in all scriptures
  845. yogee: One who can be realised through yoga
  846. yogeeshah: The king of yogis
  847. sarvakaamadah: One who fulfils all desires of true devotees
  848. aashramah: Haven
  849. shramanah: One who persecutes the worldly people
  850. kshaamah: One who destroys everything
  851. suparnah: The golden leaf (Vedas) BG 15.1
  852. vaayuvaahanah: The mover of the winds
  853. dhanurdharah: The wielder of the bow
  854. dhanurvedah: One who declared the science of archery
  855. dandah: One who punishes the wicked
  856. damayitaa: The controller
  857. damah: Beautitude in the self
  858. aparaajitah: One who cannot be defeated
  859. sarvasahah: One who carries the entire Universe
  860. aniyantaa: One who has no controller
  861. niyamah: One who is not under anyone’s laws
  862. ayamah: One who knows no death
  863. sattvavaan: One who is full of exploits and courage
  864. saattvikah: One who is full of sattvic qualities
  865. satyah: Truth
  866. satya-dharma-paraayanah: One who is the very abode of truth and dharma
  867. abhipraayah: One who is faced by all seekers marching to the infinite
  868. priyaarhah: One who deserves all our love
  869. arhah: One who deserves to be worshiped
  870. priyakrit: One who is ever-obliging in fulfilling our wishes
  871. preetivardhanah: One who increases joy in the devotee’s heart
  872. vihaayasa-gatih: One who travels in space
  873. jyotih: Self-effulgent
  874. suruchih: Whose desire manifests as the universe
  875. hutabhuk: One who enjoys all that is offered in yajna
  876. vibhuh: All-pervading
  877. ravih: One who dries up everything
  878. virochanah: One who shines in different forms
  879. sooryah: The one source from where everything is born
  880. savitaa: The one who brings forth the Universe from Himself
  881. ravilochanah: One whose eye is the sun
  882. anantah: Endless
  883. hutabhuk: One who accepts oblations
  884. bhoktaaA: One who enjoys
  885. sukhadah: Giver of bliss to those who are liberated
  886. naikajah: One who is born many times
  887. agrajah: The first-born
  888. anirvinnah: One who feels no disappointment
  889. sadaamarshee: One who forgives the trespasses of His devotees
  890. lokaadhishthaanam: The substratum of the universe
  891. adbhutah: Wonderful
  892. sanaat: The beginningless and endless factor
  893. sanaatanatamah: The most ancient
  894. kapilah: The great sage Kapila
  895. kapih: One who drinks water
  896. apyayah: The one in whom the universe merges
  897. svastidah: Giver of Svasti
  898. svastikrit: One who robs all auspiciousness
  899. svasti: One who is the source of all auspiciouness
  900. svastibhuk: One who constantly enjoys auspiciousness
  901. svastidakshinah: Distributor of auspiciousness
  902. araudrah: One who has no negative emotions or urges
  903. kundalee: One who wears shark earrings
  904. chakree: Holder of the chakra
  905. vikramee: The most daring
  906. oorjita-shaasanah: One who commands with His hand
  907. shabdaatigah: One who transcends all words
  908. shabdasahah: One who allows Himself to be invoked by Vedic declarations
  909. shishirah: The cold season, winter
  910. sharvaree-karah: Creator of darkness
  911. akroorah: Never cruel
  912. peshalah: One who is supremely soft
  913. dakshah: Prompt
  914. dakshinah: The most liberal
  915. kshaminaam-varah: One who has the greatest amount of patience with sinners
  916. vidvattamah: One who has the greatest wisdom
  917. veetabhayah: One with no fear
  918. punya-shravana-keertanah: The hearing of whose glory causes holiness to grow
  919. uttaaranah: One who lifts us out of the ocean of change
  920. dushkritihaa: Destroyer of bad actions
  921. punyah: Supremely pure
  922. duh-svapna-naashanah: One who destroys all bad dreams
  923. veerahaa: One who ends the passage from womb to womb
  924. rakshanah: Protector of the universe
  925. santah: One who is expressed through saintly men
  926. jeevanah: The life spark in all creatures
  927. paryavasthitah: One who dwells everywhere
  928. anantaroopah: One of infinite forms
  929. anantashreeh: Full of infinite glories
  930. jitamanyuh: One who has no anger
  931. bhayapahah: One who destroys all fears
  932. chaturashrah: One who deals squarely
  933. gabheeraatmaa: Too deep to be fathomed
  934. vidishah: One who is unique in His giving
  935. vyaadishah: One who is unique in His commanding power
  936. dishah: One who advises and gives knowledge
  937. anaadih: One who is the first cause
  938. bhoor-bhuvo: The substratum of the earth
  939. lakshmeeh: The glory of the universe
  940. suveerah: One who moves through various ways
  941. ruchiraangadah: One who wears resplendent shoulder caps
  942. jananah: He who delivers all living creatures
  943. jana-janmaadir: The cause of the birth of all creatures
  944. bheemah: Terrible form
  945. bheema-paraakramah: One whose prowess is fearful to His enemies
  946. aadhaaranilayah: The fundamental sustainer
  947. adhaataa: Above whom there is no other to command
  948. pushpahaasah: He who shines like an opening flower
  949. prajaagarah: Ever-awakened
  950. oordhvagah: One who is on top of everything
  951. satpathaachaarah: One who walks the path of truth
  952. praanadah: Giver of life
  953. pranavah: Omkara
  954. panah: The supreme universal manager
  955. pramaanam: He whose form is the Vedas
  956. praananilayah: He in whom all prana is established
  957. praanibhrit: He who rules over all pranas
  958. praanajeevanah: He who maintains the life-breath in all living creatures
  959. tattvam: The reality
  960. tattvavit: One who has realised the reality
  961. ekaatmaa: The one self
  962. janma-mrityu-jaraatigah: One who knows no birth, death or old age in Himself
  963. bhoor-bhuvah svas-taruh: The tree of bhur, bhuvah and svah
  964. taarah: One who helps all to cross over
  965. savitaa: The father of all
  966. prapitaamahah: The father of the father of beings (Brahma)
  967. yajnah: One whose very nature is yajna
  968. yajnapatih: The Lord of all yajnas
  969. yajvaa: The one who performs yajna
  970. yajnaangah: One whose limbs are the things employed in yajna
  971. yajnavaahanah: One who fulfils yajnas in complete
  972. yajnabhrid: The ruler of the yajanas
  973. yajnakrit: One who performs yajna
  974. yajnee: Enjoyer of yajnas
  975. yajnabhuk: Receiver of all that is offered
  976. yajnasaadhanah: One who fulfils all yajnas
  977. yajnaantakrit: One who performs the concluding act of the yajna
  978. yajnaguhyam: The person to be realised by yajna
  979. annam: One who is food
  980. annaadah: One who eats the food
  981. aatmayonih: The uncaused cause
  982. svayamjaatah: Self-born
  983. vaikhaanah: The one who cut through the earth
  984. saamagaayanah: One who sings the sama songs
  985. devakee-nandanah: Son of Devaki
  986. srashtaa: Creator
  987. kshiteeshah: The Lord of the earth
  988. paapa-naashanah: Destroyer of sin
  989. samkha-bhrit: One who has the divine Pancajanya
  990. nandakee: One who holds the Nandaka sword
  991. chakree: Carrier of Sudarsana
  992. shaarnga-dhanvaa: One who aims His shaarnga bow
  993. gadaadharah: Carrier of Kaumodakee club
  994. rathaanga-paanih: One who has the wheel of a chariot as His weapon
  995. akshobhyah: One who cannot be annoyed by anyone
  996. sarva-praharanaayudhah: He who has all implements for all kinds of assault and fight
  997. punarvasuh: He who lives repeatedly in different bod
  998. vaagmee: He who is eloquent in speech
  999. sureshvarah: A person of extreme charity
  1000. mahaashanah: He who eats up everything