vishnu sahasranama stotram with english translation
Viṣṇu-sahasranāma Stotram &
Compiled by Pandit U.Ve. Sri Rama Ramanuja Achari Srimatham.com
śrīmate rāmānujāya namaḥ
śuklāṃ baradharaṃ viṣṇuṃ śaśi varṇam catur bhujam | prasanna vadanaṃ dhyāyet sarva vighnopa śāntaye || 1 ||
One should meditate for the removal of all obstacles upon Vishnu who is clad in white garments, who has a lustre like the moon, who has four arms and a beneficent face.
yasya dviradha vaktrādya pariṣādya paraśatam | vighnaṃ nighnanti satataṃ viśvaksenaṃ tamāśraye || 2 ||
I take refuge in Vishvaksena who always eliminates all hindrances, The commander of the elephant-faced attendants and the numerous others.
vyāsaṃ vasiṣṭa naptāraṃ śakteḥ pautraṃ akalmaṣam | parāśara ātmajaṃ vande śukatātaṃ tapo nidhim || 3 ||
Vyasa is the great grandson of Vasishta and the grandson of Shakti. He is the son of Parasara and the father of Suka. I offer my obeisance to the Vyasa who is free from all defects and is a repository of austerities.
vyāsāya viṣṇu rūpāya vyāsa-rūpāya viṣṇave | namo vai brahma-nidhaye vāsiṣṭāya namo namaḥ || 4 ||
My repeated salutations to Vyasa who is the form of Vishnu and to Vishnu who is the form of Vyasa — sage Vyasa who is a descendant of Vasistha and who is a treasure of Knowledge of Brahman.
avikāraya śudhāya nityāya paramātmane | sadaika rūpa rūpāya viṣṇave sarva jiṣṇave || 5 ||
I offer my obeisance to Vishnu, Who is devoid of all mutations, Who is by nature pure and eternal, Who is endowed with a form which is uniform at all times and Who is the victor over all.
yasya smaraṇa mātreṇa janma saṃsāra bandhanāt | vimucyate namas tasmai viṣṇave prabha viṣṇave || 6 ||
My salutations to that Supreme Being Vishnu, by a mere though of Whose name all persons are freed from the bonds of Samsara. Salutations to the omnipotent Being Who is signified by the Pranava. śrī vaiśampāyana uvāca:
śrutvā dharmān aśeṣeṇa pāvanāni ca sarvaśaḥ | yuddhiṣṭiraḥ śāntanavaṃ punar-eva abhyabhāṣita || 7 ||
Sri Vaishampayana said — Having heard all the Dharmas in their entirety (without anything having been left out) and having learnt about all purificatory acts, Yudhisthira again addressed Bhishma as follows; yuddhiṣṭira uvāca:
kiṁ ekaṃ daivataṃ loke kim vā 'pyekaṃ parāyaṇam | stuvantaḥ kaṃ kaṃ arcantaḥ prāpnuyāt mānavāḥ śubham || 8 ||
Yudhisthira said:— Who is the One Supreme Being which the Scriptures declare? What is the one Supreme Goal which should be sought ? By the recitation of what mantra is a person released from the bonds of repeated birth and death? Which in your opinion is the highest form of religion?
ko dharmaḥ sarva dharmāṇāṃ bhavataḥ paramo mataḥ | kiṃ japan mucyate jantur janma saṃsāra bandhanāt || 9 ||
What spiritual path is that, which according to thy judgment is the foremost of all paths ? What are those mantras by reciting which a being becomes freed from the bonds of birth and death. śrī bhīṣma uvāca:
jagat prabhuṃ deva-devam anantaṃ puruṣottamam | stuvan nāma sahasreṇa puruṣaḥ satatotthitaḥ || 10 ||
Bhishma said:— A person who is always engaged in praising with the hymn of a Thousand Names; the Lord of the Universe, the God of gods, and the limitless Supreme Being,
tam eva cārcayan nityaṃ bhaktyā puruṣam avyayam | dhyāyan stuvan namasyaṃśca yajamānas tam eva ca || 11 ||
And engaged in worshipping Him with devotion, meditating upon Him, glorifying Him, offering obeisance and adoring Him,
anādi nidhanaṃ viṣṇuṃ sarva-loka-maheśvaram | lokādhyakṣaṃ stuvan nityaṃ sarva duḥkhātigo bhavet || 12 ||
one who is ever engaged in praising the Lord who is without beginning and end, the All-pervading-One, the Ruler of the Universe, the Supervisor of the worlds, the One Who is to be known from the Vedas, Who is Himself the Knower of all Dharmas, the One Who is constantly engaged in the Universal Welfare, Lord of the Universe, and the Cause of all beings — such a devotee transcends over all the sorrows of this material world.
brahmaṇyaṃ sarva dharmajñaṃ lokānāṃ kīrti-vardhanam | lokanāthaṃ mahadbhūtaṃ sarvabhūta-bhavodbhavam || 13 ||
Verily He is champion of the devotees, conversant with all duties and injunctions, the enhancer of fame and achievement of all people, the master of all the universe, exceedingly wonderful, and the cause of the origination of all beings.
eṣa me sarva dharmāṇāṃ dharmo 'dhikatamo mataḥ | yad bhaktyā puṇḍarīkākṣaṃ stavair arcen naras sadā || 14 ||
This worship of the Supreme Lotus-eyed Lord at all times by a person endowed with devotion is regarded by me as the greatest of all religious practices
paramaṃ yo mahat tejaḥ paramaṃ yo mahat tapaḥ | paramaṃ yo mahad brahma paramaṃ yaḥ parāyaṇam || 15 ||
He Who is the Supreme Effulgence; Who is the Supreme Director; Who is the Supreme Brahman; and Who is the Supreme, Highest and Ultimate Goal;
pavitrāṇāṃ pavitraṃ yo maṅgalānāṃ ca maṅgalam | daivataṃ devatānāṃ ca bhūtānāṃ yo 'vyayaḥ pitā || 16 ||
He Who is the purest of the pure and the most auspicious amongst the auspicious, The God of gods and the indestructible Progenitor of all beings.
yataḥ sarvāṇi bhūtāni bhavantyādi yugāgame | yasmiṃśca pralayaṃ yānti punar eva yugakṣaye || 17 ||
From Whom all beings originate in the beginning of the first Yuga and in Whom they merge again at the end of the Yuga.
tasya loka pradhānasya jagan-nāthasya bhūpate | viṣṇor nāma sahasraṃ me śṛṇu pāpa bhayāvahaṃ || 18 ||
O King! Hear from me the Thousand Names which remove sins and drive away fear. The appellations of that Vishnu, Lord of the Universe and Ruler of the World.
yāni nāmāni gauṇāni vikhyātāni mahātmanaḥ | ṛṣibhiḥ parigitāni tāni vakṣyāmi bhūtaye || 19 ||
For the good of the world, I shall tell you the holy names of the Supreme Being, which are indicative of His attributes and glory, well known and recited by the Rishis.
ṛṣir nāmnāṃ sahasrasya veda vyāso mahāmuniḥ | chando 'nuṣṭup tathā devo bhagavān devakī-sutaḥ || 20 ||
The Great Vedavyasa is the Seer of these Thousand Names of Vishnu, the metre is the anushtup, the Presiding Deity is Lord Krishna the son of Devaki.
amṛtāṃ śūdbhavo bījaṃ śaktir devakī-nandanaḥ | trisāmā hṛdayaṃ tasya śāntyārthe viniyujyate || 21 ||
The seed is He-who-was-born-in-the-lunar-race; its power is The Name, The-son-of-Devaki. The heart is the One-who-is-lauded-by-the-three-Sama-hymns, The purpose of its use is the attainment of peace.
viṣṇuṃ jiṣṇuṃ mahā-viṣṇuṃ prabha-viṣṇuṃ maheśvaram | aneka-rūpa daityāntaṃ namāmi puruṣottamam || 22 ||
I pay my obeisance to Vishnu, the Victorious, the All-pervading One, the Mighty, the Lord of all, the enemy of the demons of many forms and the Best of Persons.
Nyāsa asya śrīviṣṇu divya sahasranāma stotra mahāmantrasya śrī veda-vyāso bhagavān ṛṣiḥ
touch the forehead
anuṣṭup chandaḥ touch the mouth śrīkṛṣṇaḥ paramātmā śrīman nārāyaṇo devatā touch the heart amṛtāṃ śudbhavo bhānuriti bījam touch the navel devakīnandanaḥ sraṣṭeti śaktiḥ touch the genitals udbhavaḥ kṣobhaṇo deva iti paramo mantraḥ touch the mouth śaṅkhabhṛn nandakī cakrīti kīlakam touch the ankles śārṅgadhanvā gadādhara ityastram clap the hands rathāṅgapāṇir akṣobhya iti netram touch the forehead
with the thumb trisāmā sāmagaḥ sāmeti kavacam touch the shoulders ānandaṃ parabrahmeti yoniḥ touch the genitals ṛtu sudarśanaḥ kāla iti digbandhaḥ snap the fingers and
encircle the head Śrī viśvarūpa iti dhyānam join the palms śrīman nārāyāṇa kaiṅkarya rūpaṃ jape viniyogaḥ rotate the joined
kṣīrodanvat pradeśe śucimaṇi vilasatsaikate mauktikānāṃ mālā-klraptāsana-sthaḥ sphaṭika-maṇi nibhair mauktikair maṇḍitāṅgaḥ śubhrair-abhrair upari viracitaiḥ mukti pīyūṣa varṣaiḥ nandī naḥ punīyādari nalina gadā śaṅkhapāṇir mukundaḥ ||
bhūḥ pādau yasya nābhir viyadasur anilaś candra sūryoca netre
karṇāvāśāḥ śiro dyaur mukham api dahano yasya vāsteyamabdhiḥ | antasthaṃ yasya viśvaṃ suranara khaga go bhogi gandharva daityaiḥ
citraṃ ram ram yate taṃ tribhuvana vapuṣaṃ viṣṇum īśaṃ namāmi || [oṃ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya]
śāntākāraṃ bhujagaśayanaṃ padmanābhaṃ sureśaṃ
viśvādhāraṃ gaganasadṛśaṃ meghavarṇaṃ śubhāṅgam | laksmīkāntaṃ kamalanayanaṃ yogibhirdhyānagamyaṃ
vande viṣṇuṃ bhava-bhaya-haraṃ sarva-lokaikanātham ||
meghaśyāmaṃ pītakauśeyavāsaṃ śrīvatsāṃkaṃ kaustubhod bhāsitāṅgam puṇyopetaṃ puṇḍarīkāyatākṣaṃ viṣṇuṃ vande sarvalokaika nātham ||
saśaṅkha-cakraṃ sakirīṭa-kuṇḍalaṃ sapīta-vastraṃ sarasīruhekṣaṇam | sahāra-vakṣaḥ-sthala kaustubha-śriyaṃ namāmi viṣṇuṃ śirasā catur-bhujam ||
chāyāyāṃ pārijātasya hemasiṃhāsanopari | āsīnam ambudaśyāmam āyatākṣam alaṅkṛtam || candrānamaṃ caturbāhuṃ śrīvatsāṅkita vakṣasam | rukmiṇī satyabhāmābhyāṃ sahitaṃ kṛṣṇam āśraye ||
Stotram hariḥ oṃ
viśvaṃ viṣṇur vaṣaṭkāro bhūtabhavya bhavat-prabhuḥ | bhūta-kṛd bhūta-bhṛd bhāvo bhūtātmā bhūta-bhāvanaḥ || 1 ||
pūtātmā paramātmā ca muktānāṃ paramāgatiḥ | avyayaḥ puruṣaḥ sākṣī kṣetrajño'kṣara eva ca || 2 ||
yogo yoga-vidāṃ netā pradhāna puruṣeśvaraḥ | narasiṃha vapuḥ śrīmān keśavaḥ puruṣottamaḥ || 3 ||
sarvaḥ śarvaḥ śivaḥ sthāṇu bhūtādir nidhir avyayaḥ | saṃbhavo bhāvano bhartā prabhavaḥ prabhurīśvaraḥ || 4 ||
svayaṃbhūḥ śaṃbhūr-ādityaḥ puṣkarākṣo mahā-svanaḥ | anādi-nidhano dhātā vidhātā dhātur-uttamaḥ || 5 ||
aprameyo hrṣīkeśaḥ padmanābha'mara-prabhuḥ | viśvakarmā manus tvaṣṭā sthaviṣṭhaḥ sthaviro dhruvaḥ || 6 ||
āgrāhyaḥ śāśvataḥ kṛṣṇo lohitākṣaḥ pratardanaḥ | prabhūtas trikakub-dhāma pavitraṃ maṅgalaṃ-param || 7 ||
īśānaḥ prāṇadaḥ prāṇo jyeṣṭhaḥ śreṣṭhaḥ prajāpatiḥ | hiraṇya-garbho bhū-garbho mādhavo madhu-sūdanaḥ || 8 ||
īśvaro vikramī dhanvī medhāvī vikramaḥ kramaḥ | anuttamo durādharṣaḥ kṛtajña kṛtirātmavān || 9 ||
sureśaḥ śaraṇaṃ śarma viśvaretāḥ prajā-bhavaḥ | ahas saṃvatsaro vyālaḥ pratyayaḥ sarva-darśanaḥ || 10 ||
aja– sarveśvaras siddhas siddhis sarvādir acyutaḥ | vṛṣā-kapir ameyātmā sarva-yoga-viniḥ-sṛtaḥ || 11 ||
vasur vasumanās satyas samātmā'saṃmitas samaḥ | amoghaḥ puṇḍarīkākṣo vṛṣa-karmā vṛṣākṛtiḥ || 12 ||
rudro bahuśirā babhrur viśva-yoniḥ śuci-śravāḥ | amṛtaḥ śāśvata sthāṇur varāroho mahā-tapāḥ || 13 ||
sarvagaḥ sarvavid bhānur viśvakseno janārdanaḥ | vedo vedavid avyaṅgo vedāṅgo vedavid kaviḥ || 14 ||
lokādhyakṣaḥ surādhyakṣo dharmādhyakṣaḥ kṛtākṛtaḥ | caturātmā catur-vyūhaś catur-daṃṣtraś catur-bhujaḥ || 15 ||
bhrājiṣṇur bhojanaṃ bhoktā sahiṣṇur jagad-ādijaḥ | anagho vijayo jetā viśva-yoniḥ punarvasuḥ || 16 ||
upendro vāmanaḥ prāṃśur amoghaḥ śucir ūrjitaḥ | atīndraḥ saṃgrahaḥ sargo dhṛtātmā niyamo yamaḥ || 17 ||
vedyo vaidyaḥ sadāyogī vīrahā mādhavo madhuḥ | atīndriyo mahāmāyo mahotsāho mahābalaḥ || 18 ||
mahā-buddhir mahā-vīryo mahā-śaktir mahā-dyutiḥ | anirdeśya-vapuḥ śrīmān ameyātmā mahādridhṛk || 19 ||
maheṣvāso mahī-bhartā śrīnivāsaḥ satāṅ-gatiḥ | aniruddhaḥ surānando govindo govidāṃ-patiḥ || 20 ||
marīcir damano haṃsaḥ suparṇo bhujagottamaḥ | hiraṇya-nābha sutapāḥ padma-nābha prajāpatiḥ || 21 ||
amṛtyuḥ sarva-dṛk siṃhaḥ sandhātā sandhimāṃ sthiraḥ | ajo durmarṣaṇaḥ śāstā viśrutātmā surārihā || 22 ||
gurur-guru-tamo dhāma satyaḥ satya-parākramaḥ | nimiṣo'nimiṣaḥ sragvī vācaspatir udāra-dhīḥ || 23 ||
agraṇīr grāmaṇīḥ śrīmān nyāyo netā samīraṇaḥ | sahasra-mūrdhā viśvātmā sahasrākṣaḥ sahasra-pāt || 24 ||
āvartano nivṛttātmā samvṛtaḥ saṃpra-mardanaḥ | ahas-saṃvartako vahnir anilo dharaṇī-dharaḥ || 25 ||
suprasādaḥ prasann-ātmā viśva-sṛṭ viśva-bhug vibhuḥ | sat-kartā sat-kṛtaḥ sādhur jahnur nārāyaṇo naraḥ || 26 ||
asaṅkhyeyo 'pramey-ātmā viśiṣṭaḥ śiṣṭha-kṛt cchuciḥ | siddhārthaḥ siddha-saṅkalpaḥ siddhidaḥ siddhi-sādhanaḥ || 27 ||
vṛṣāhī vṛṣabho viṣṇur vṛṣa-parvā vṛṣodaraḥ | vardhano vardha-mānaśca viviktaḥ śruti-sāgaraḥ || 28 ||
subhujo durdharo vāgmī mahendro vasudo vasuḥ | naika-rūpo bṛhad-rūpaḥ śipiviṣṭaḥ prakāśanaḥ || 29 ||
ojas-tejo-dyuti-dharaḥ prakāśātmā pratāpanaḥ | ṛddhaḥ spaṣṭākṣaro mantraś candrāṃśur bhāskara-dyutiḥ || 30 ||
amṛtāṃśūdbhavo bhānuḥ śaśi-binduḥ sureśvaraḥ | auṣadhaṃ jagatas-setuḥ satya-dharma-parākramaḥ || 31 ||
bhūta-bhavya-bhavan-nāthaḥ pavanaḥ pāvano'nalaḥ | kāmahā kāma-kṛt kāntaḥ kāmaḥ kāma-pradaḥ prabhuḥ || 32 ||
yugādi-kṛd yugāvarto naika-māyo mahāśanaḥ | adṛśyo vyakata-rūpaśca sahasrajid anantajit || 33 ||
iṣṭo'viśiṣṭaḥ śiṣṭeṣṭaḥ śikhaṇḍī nahuṣo vṛṣaḥ | krodhahā krodha-kṛt kartā viśva-bāhur mahī-dharaḥ || 34 ||
acyutaḥ prathitaḥ prāṇaḥ prāṇado vāsavānujaḥ | apāṃ-nidhir adhiṣṭhānam apramataḥ pratiṣṭhitaḥ || 35 ||
skandaḥ skanda-dharo dhuryo varado vāyu-vāhanaḥ | vāsudevo bṛhad-bhānur ādidevaḥ purandaraḥ || 36 ||
aśokas tāraṇas tāraḥ śūraḥ śaurir janeśvaraḥ | anukūlaḥ śatāv-artaḥ padmī padma-nibhekṣaṇaḥ || 37 ||
padma-nābho 'ravindākṣaḥ padma-garbhaḥ śarīra-bhṛt | maharddhir ṛddho vṛddhātmā mahākṣo garuḍa-dhvajaḥ || 38 ||
atulaḥ śarabho bhīmaḥ sama-yajño havir-hariḥ | sarva-lakṣaṇa-lakṣaṇyo lakṣmīvān samitiñjayaḥ || 39 ||
vikṣaro rohito mārgo hetur dāmodaraḥ sahaḥ | mahī-dharo mahā-bhāgo vegavān amitāśanaḥ || 40 ||
udbhavaḥ kṣobhaṇo devaḥ śrī-garbhaḥ parameśvaraḥ | karaṇaṃ kāraṇaṃ kartā vikartā gahano guhaḥ || 41 ||
vyavasāyo vyavasthānaḥ saṃsthānaḥ sthānado dhruvaḥ | pararddhiḥ parama-spaṣṭas tuṣṭaḥ puṣṭhaḥ śubhekṣaṇaḥ || 42 ||
rāmo virāmo virato mārgo neyo nayo 'nayaḥ | vīraḥ śaktimatāṃ-śreṣṭho dharmo dharma-vid-uttamaḥ || 43 ||
vaikuṇṭhaḥ puruṣaḥ prāṇaḥ prāṇadaḥ praṇamaḥ pṛthuḥ | hiraṇya-garbhaḥ śatrughno vyāpto vāyur adhokṣajaḥ || 44 ||
ṛtuḥ sudarśanaḥ kālaḥ parameṣṭhī parigrahaḥ | ugraḥ saṃvatsaro dakṣo viśrāmo viśvadakṣiṇaḥ || 45 ||
vistāraḥ sthāvara sthāṇuḥ pramāṇaṃ bījam avyayam | artho 'nartho mahākośo mahābhāgo mahādhanaḥ || 46 ||
anirviṇṇaḥ sthaviṣṭho bhūr dharma-yūpo mahā-makhaḥ | nakṣatra-nemir nakṣatrī kṣamaḥ kṣāmas samīhanaḥ || 47 ||
yajña ijyo mahejyaśca kratus satraṃ satāṅ-gatiḥ | sarva-darśī vimuktātmā sarvajño jñānam-uttamam || 48 ||
suvratas sumukhas sūkṣmas sughoṣas sukhadas suhṛt | mano-haro jita-krodho vīra-bāhur vidāraṇaḥ || 49 ||
svāpanas svavaśo vyāpī naikātmā naika-karma-kṛt | vatsaro vatsalo vatsī ratna-garbho dhaneśvaraḥ || 50 ||
dharma-gub dharma-kṛd dharmī sad-akṣaram asat-kṣaram | avijñātā sahasrāṃśur vidhātā kṛta-lakṣaṇaḥ || 51 ||
gabhasti-nemiḥ sattvasthas siṃho bhūta-maheśvaraḥ | ādi-devo mahā-devo deveśo deva-bhṛd guruḥ || 52 ||
uttaro gopatir-goptā jñāna-gamyaḥ purātanaḥ | śarīra-bhūta-bhṛd bhoktā kapīndro bhūri-dakṣiṇaḥ || 53 ||
somapo'mṛtapas somaḥ puru-jit puru-sattamaḥ | vinayo jayaḥ satya-sandho dāśārhas sāttvatāṃ-patiḥ || 54 ||
jīvo vinayitā sākṣī mukundo'mita-vikramaḥ | aṃbho-nidhir anantātmā maho-dadhi-śayo 'ntakaḥ || 55 ||
ajo mahārhas svābhāvyo jitāmitraḥ pramodanaḥ | ānando nandano nandas satya-dharmā trivikramaḥ || 56 ||
maha-rṣiḥ kapilācāryaḥ kṛtajño medinī-patiḥ | tri-padas tri-daśādhyakṣo mahā-śṛṅgaḥ kṛtānta-kṛt || 57 ||
mahā-varāho govindas suṣeṇaḥ kanakāṅgadī | guhyo gabhīro gahano guptaś cakra-gadā-dharaḥ || 58 ||
vedhās svāṅgo 'jitaḥ kṛṣṇo dṛḍhas saṅkarṣaṇo 'cyutaḥ | varuṇo vāruṇo vṛkṣaḥ puṣkarākṣo mahāmanāḥ || 59 ||
bhagavān bhagahā 'nandī vanamālī halāyudhaḥ | ādityo jyotir-ādityaḥ sahiṣṇur gati-sattamaḥ || 60 ||
su-dhanvā khaṇḍa-paraśur dāruṇo draviṇa-pradaḥ | divas-spṛk sarvadṛg vyāso vācaspatir ayonijaḥ || 61 ||
tri-sāmā sāma-gas sāma nirvāṇaṃ bheṣajaṃ bhiṣak | sañyāsa-kṛc chamaś śānto niṣṭhā śāntiḥ parāyaṇam || 62 ||
śubhāṅgaś śāntidas sraṣṭā kumudaḥ kuvaleśayaḥ | gohito gopatir goptā vṛṣabhākṣo vṛṣapriyaḥ || 63 ||
anivartī nivṛttātmā saṃkṣeptā kṣemakṛc-chivaḥ | śrīvatsa-vakṣāś śrīvāsaś śrīpatiś śrīmatāṃ-varaḥ || 64 ||
śrīdaś śrīśaś śrīnivāsaś śrīnidhiś śrī-vibhāvanaḥ | śrīdharaś śrīkaraś śreyaś-śrīmāṃ lokatry-āśrayaḥ || 65 ||
svakṣaś svaṅgaś śatānando nandi jyotir-gaṇeśvaraḥ | vijitātmā 'vidheyātmā sat-kīrtiś chinna-saṃśayaḥ || 66 ||
udīrṇaḥ sarvataś-cakṣur anīśaḥ śāśvata-sthiraḥ | bhūśayo bhūṣaṇo bhūtir viśokaḥ śoka-nāśanaḥ || 67 ||
arciṣmān arcitaḥ kumbho viśuddh-ātmā viśodhanaḥ | aniruddho 'prati-rathaḥ pradyumno 'mita-vikramaḥ || 68 ||
kāla-nemi-nihā vīraḥ śauriḥ śūra-jan-eśvaraḥ | trilok-ātmā trilok-eśaḥ keśavaḥ keśihā hariḥ || 69 ||
kāma-devaḥ kāma-pālaḥ kāmī kāntaḥ kṛtāgamaḥ | anirdeśya-vapur viṣṇur vīro 'nanto dhanañjayaḥ || 70 ||
brahmaṇyo brahma-kṛd-brahmā brahma brahma-vivardhanaḥ | brahma-vid brāhmaṇo brahmī brahmajño brāhmaṇa-priyaḥ || 71 ||
mahā-kramo mahā-karmā mahā-tejo mahoragaḥ | mahā-kratur mahā-yajvā mahā-yajño mahā-haviḥ || 72 ||
stavyaḥ stava-priyaḥ stotraṃ stutiḥ stotā raṇapriyaḥ | pūrṇaḥ pūrayitā puṇyaḥ puṇyakīrtir anāmayaḥ || 73 ||
mano-javas tīrtha-karo vasu-retā vasu-pradaḥ | vasu-prado vāsudevo vasur vasu-manā haviḥ || 74 ||
sad-gatiḥ sat-kṛtiḥ sattā sad-bhūtiḥ sat-parāyaṇaḥ | śūra-seno yadu-śreṣṭhaḥ san-nivāsaḥ suyāmunaḥ || 75 ||
bhūtā-vāso vāsudevaḥ sarvāsu-nilayo 'nalaḥ | darpahā darpado dṛpto durdharo 'thā parājitaḥ || 76 ||
viśva-mūrtir mahā-mūrtir dīpta-mūrtir amūrtimān | aneka-mūrtir avyaktaḥ śata-mūrtiś śat-ānanaḥ || 77 ||
ekā naikas sa-vaḥ kaḥ kiṃ yat tat padam-anuttamam | loka-bandhur loka-nātho mādhavo bhakta-vatsalaḥ || 78 ||
suvarṇa-varṇo hemāṅgo varāṅgaś canda-nāṅgadī | vīrahā viṣamaḥ śūnyo ghṛtāśīr acalaś calaḥ || 79 ||
amānī mānado mānyo loka-svāmī triloka-dhṛk | sumedhā medhajo dhanyaḥ satya-medhā dharā-dharaḥ || 80 ||
tejo-vṛṣo dyuti-dharaḥ sarva-śastra-bhṛtāṃ-varaḥ | pragraho nigraho vyagro naika-śṛṅgo gadāgrajaḥ || 81 ||
catur-mūrtiś catur-bāhuś catur-vyūhaś catur-gatiḥ | catur-ātmā catur-bhāvaś catur-veda-vid ekapāt || 82 ||
samāvarto 'nivṛttātmā durjayo dur-atikramaḥ | dur-labho dur-gamo durgo dur-āvāso durārihā || 83 ||
śubhāṅgo loka-sāraṅgas sutantus tantu-vardhanaḥ | indrakarmā mahā-karmā kṛta-karmā kṛtāgamaḥ || 84 ||
udbhavas sundaras sundo ratna-nābhas su-locanaḥ | arko vājasanaś śṛṅgī jayantas sarvavijjayī || 85 ||
suvarṇa-bindur akṣobhyaḥ sarva-vāgīśvar-eśvaraḥ | mahā-hṛado mahā-garto maha-bhūto mahā-nidhiḥ || 86 ||
kumudaḥ kundaraḥ kundaḥ parjanyaḥ pāvano 'nilaḥ | amṛtāśo 'mṛta-vapuḥ sarvajña sarvato-mukhaḥ || 87 ||
sulabhas suvratas siddhaś śatrujic-chatru-tāpanaḥ | nyagrodho-duṃbaro 'śvatthaś cāṇūr-āndhra-niṣūdanaḥ || 88 ||
sahasrārcis sapta-jihvas saptaidhās sapta-vāhanaḥ | amūrtir anagho 'cintyo bhaya-kṛd bhaya-nāśanaḥ || 89 ||
aṇur bṛhat kṛśaḥ sthūlo guṇa-bhṛn nirguṇo mahān | adhṛtas svadhṛtas svāsyaḥ prāg-vaṃśo vaṃśa-vardhanaḥ || 90 ||
bhāra-bhṛt kathito yogī yogīśas sarva-kāmadaḥ | āśramaś śravaṇaḥ kṣāmas suparṇo vāyu-vāhanaḥ || 91 ||
dhanur-dharo dhanur-vedo daṇḍo damayitā damaḥ | aparājitas sarvasaho niyantā 'niyamo 'yamaḥ || 92 ||
sattvavān sāttvikas satyas satya-dharma-parāyaṇaḥ | abhiprāyaḥ priyārho 'raḥ priya-kṛt prīti-vardhanaḥ || 93 ||
vihāyasa-gati jyotiḥ su-rucir huta-bhug-vibhuḥ | ravir virocanaḥ sūryaḥ savitā ravi-locanaḥ || 94 ||
ananta-huta-bhuk-bhoktā sukhado naikado 'grajaḥ | anirviṇṇas sadāmarṣī lokādhiṣṭhānam adbhutaḥ || 95 ||
sanāt sanātana-tamaḥ kapilaḥ kapir-avyayaḥ | svasti-daḥ svasti-kṛt svasti svasti-bhuk svasti-dakṣiṇaḥ || 96 ||
araudraḥ kuṇḍalī cakrī vikramy-ūrjita-śāsanaḥ | śabdātigaś śabda-sahaś śiśiraś śarvarī-karaḥ || 97 ||
akrūraḥ peśalo dakṣo dakṣiṇaḥ ksamiṇāṃ-varaḥ | vidvittamo vīta-bhayaḥ puṇya-śravaṇa-kīrtanaḥ || 98 ||
uttāraṇo duṣkṛtihā puṇyo duḥ-svapna-nāśanaḥ | vīrahā rakṣaṇaḥ santo jīvanaḥ pary-avasthitaḥ || 99 ||
anantarūpo 'nanta-śrīr jita-manyur bhayāpahaḥ | caturaśro gabhīrātmā vidiśo vyādiśo diśaḥ || 100 ||
anādir bhūr-bhuvo lakṣmīs suvīro rucirāṅgadaḥ | janano jana-janmādir bhīmo bhīma-parākramaḥ || 101 ||
ādhāra-nilayo 'dhātā puṣpa-hāsaḥ prajāgaraḥ | ūrdhvagas sat-path-ācāraḥ prāṇa-daḥ pranavaḥ ¥anaḥ || 102 ||
pramāṇaṃ prāṇa-nilayaḥ prāṇa-bhṛt prāṇa-jīvanaḥ | tattvaṃ tattva-vid ekātmā janma-mṛtyu-jarātigaḥ || 103 ||
bhūr-bhuvas-svas-tarus tāras savitā prapitāmaḥ | yajño yajña-patir yajvā yajñāṅgo yajña-vāhanaḥ ||104 ||
yajña-bhṛt yajña-kṛd yajñī yajña-bhug yajña-sādhanaḥ | yajñānta-kṛd yajña-guhyaṃ annam annāda eva ca || 105 ||\
ātmā-yoniḥ svayam-jāto vaikhānas sāma-gāyanaḥ | devakī-nandanas sraṣṭā kṣitīśaḥ pāpa-nāśanaḥ ||106 ||
śaṅkha-bhṛn nandakī cakrī śārṅga-dhanvā gadādharaḥ | rathāṅga-pāṇir akṣobhyaḥ sarva praharaṇāyudhaḥ ||107 ||
sarva praharaṇāyudhaḥ oṃ nama iti ||
vanamālī gadī śārngī śaṅkhī cakrī ca nandakī | śrīmān nārāyaṇo viṣṇur vāsudevo 'bhirakṣatu || 108 ||
itīdaṃ kīrtanīyasya keśavasya mahātmanaḥ | nāmnāṃ sahasraṃ divyānām aśeṣeṇa prakīrtitam || 1 ||
Bhishma said — Thus the thousand divine names of Bhagavan Krsna, the Supreme Being who is supremely worthy of being praised, have been chanted in their entirety.
ya idaṃ śṛuṇuyān nityaṃ yaścāpi parikīrtayet | nāśubhaṃ prāpnuyāt kiñcit so 'mutreha ca mānavaḥ || 2 ||
Whoever hears or recites these names daily will never accrue any inauspiciousness, either in this world or the world beyond.
vedāntago brāhmaṇaḥ syāt kṣatriyo vijayī bhavet | vaiśyo dhana-samṛddhayaḥ syāt śūdro sukham avāpnuyāt || 3 ||
From this recitation the Brahmin will obtain knowledge of the Vedanta, a Ksatriya will attain victory, the Vaishya will become wealthy and the Sudra will enjoy immense happiness.
dharmārthī prāpnuyāt dharmam arthārthī cārtham āpnuyāt | kāmān avāpnuyāt kāmī prajārthī cāpnuyāt prajām || 4 ||
The chanter who desires merit will obtain it, the desirer of wealth will get riches, the seeker of gratification of the senses will attain all of them, and the seeker of progeny will be successful.
bhaktimān yaḥ sadotthāya śucis tad gatamānasaḥ | sahasraṃ vāsudevasya nāmnām etat prakīrtayet || 5 ||
If one who is very devoted to the Lord, rises early in the morning and purifies himself, (with the bath and observance of the daily rituals) then with his mind firmly fixed on Lord Vasudeva, he recites the thousand names of Vasudeva.
yaśaḥ prāpnoti vipulaṃ yāti prādhānyam eva ca | acalāṃ śriyam āpnoti śreyaḥ prāpnoty anuttamam || 6 ||
He becomes endowed with great reputation and becomes the foremost amongst his kith and kin. He acquires undiminished wealth in this world, and unexcelled prosperity (in the other world ie. Liberation).
na bhayaṃ kvacid āpnoti vīryaṃ tejaśca vindati | bhavaty rogo dyutimān balarūpa guṇānvitaḥ || 7 ||
There is no fear for him from any quarter. He acquires valour and power. He becomes endowed with strength, a healthy body and noble qualities.
rogarto mucyate rogād baddo mucyate bandhanāt | bhayān mucyeta bhītastu mucyetāpanna āpadaḥ || 8 ||
One who is suffering from any disease will be rid of it. One who is in bondage will be released. One who is afflicted by fear will become courageous. And one who is in difficulties will surmount them.
durgāny atitar atyāṣu puruṣaḥ puruṣottamam | stuvan nāma sahasreṇa nityaṃ bhakti samanvitaḥ || 9 ||
If a person is exclusively devoted to Sri Krsna and his only desire is to obtain Him, all his difficulties will automatically vanish even though he does not pray for any relief from them.
vāsudevāśrayo martyo vāsudeva parāyaṇaḥ | sarva pāpa viśuddhātmā yāti brahma sanātanam || 10 ||
That person who has taken refuge in Vasudeva, and who thinks that Vasudeva is the highest goal to be reached, becomes cleansed of all sins and his mind becomes pure. He finally attains the eternal beatitude.
na vāsudeva bhaktānām aśubhaṃ vidyate kvacit | janma mṛtyu jarā vyādhi bhayaṃ naivopajāyate || 11 ||
Nothing inauspicious ever occurs to the devotees of Krsna. Nor do they have any fear from birth and death or old age and disease.
imaṃ stavam adhīyānaḥ śraddhā bhakti samanvitaḥ | bujyetātma sukha kṣānti śrī dhṛti smṛti kīrtibhiḥ || 12 ||
That person who chants this Hymn with Zeal and Devotion, becomes blessed with the happiness of the self, forbearance, riches, steadiness of mind, good memory, and great fame.
na krodho na ca mātsaryaṃ na lobho nāśubhā matiḥ | bhavanti kṛta-puṇyānāṃ bhaktānāṃ puruṣottame || 13 ||
There is nothing good which is superior to devotion to Lord Govinda. Neither anger nor jealousy, neither greed nor evil thoughts, haunt the minds of those people who are true devotees of Krsna, and who have acquired merit by virtuous deeds.
dyauḥ sacandrārka nakṣatraṃ khaṃ diśo bhūr mahodadhiḥ | vāsudevasya vīryeṇa vidhatāni mahātmanaḥ || 14 ||
The firmament, along with the moon, the Sun and the stars, the sky , the directions, earth and the great ocean — all, are supported by the power of Vasudeva the Supreme Lord.
sasurāsura gandharva sayakṣo raga rākṣasam | jagad vaśe vartatedaṃ kṛṣṇasya sacarācaram || 15 ||
This world along with all the sentient and insentient objects, with gods, asuras and gandharvas, as well as yakshas, and rakshasas is under the control of Sri Krsna.
indriyāṇi mano buddhiḥ sattvaṃ tejo balaṃ dhṛtiḥ | vāsudevātmakān yāhuḥ kṣetraṃ kṣetrajña eva ca || 16 ||
The sense organs, mind, intellect, (the quality of) sattva, power, strength, stability, as well as the body and the individual soul all have Vasudeva as their indweller.
sarvāgamānām ācāraḥ prathamaṃ parikalpate | ācāra prabhavo dharmo dharmasya prabhur acyutaḥ || 17 ||
Right conduct has been laid down as the most important of, and the foremost of all the dharmas revealed by the Shastras (the valid and authoritative texts). Right conduct gives rise to dharma, and Bhagavan Krsna is the Lord of all dharma.
ṛṣayaḥ pitaro devā mahābhūtāni dhātavaḥ | jaṅgam ājaṅgamaṃ cedaṃ jagan nārāyaṇodbhavam || 18 ||
The sages, Pitaras ( departed ancestors), gods, the Great Elements, and their effects, the moving and the non-moving objects which comprise the entire universe — all have been projected from Narayana.
yogo jñānaṃ tathā sāṅkhyaṃ vidyāḥ śilpādi karma ca | vedāḥ śāstrāṇi vijñānam etat sarvaṃ janardanāt || 19 ||
The knowledge of yoga, Sankhya, arts, works, Vedas and Shastras — a knowledge of all these springs from Bhagavan Krsna.
eko viṣṇur mahadbhūtaṃ pṛthag bhūtāny anekaśaḥ | trīnllokān vyāpya bhūtātmā bhuṅkte viśvabhug avyayaḥ || 20 ||
Vishnu is the unique and unparalleled deity in that he pervades the great elements of different kinds and the three worlds of existence. He is the Supersoul of all beings and their Protector. He transcends all of them and is not touched by their defects thus He enjoys supreme bliss.
imaṃ stavaṃ bhagavato viṣṇor vyāsena kīrtitam | paṭhedya icchet puruṣaḥ śreyaḥ prāptuṃ sukhāni ca || 21 ||
That person who desires to obtain supreme bliss and the pleasures of the world should recite this hymn of the Lord Vishnu sung by the great sage Vyasa.
viśveśvaram ajaṃ devaṃ jagataḥ prabhum avyayam | bhajanti te puṣkarākṣaṃ na te yānti parābhavam || 22 ||
na te yānti parābhavam oṃ nama iti ||
The Lotus-eyed Lord is the Eternal Supreme Deity, the Ruler of the universe, and the cause of the creation and destruction of the universe. Those who chant his names will never meet with disrespect or discomfiture of any kind. Salutations to that Lord of all Auspiciousness. arjuna uvāca
padma patra viśālākṣa padmanābha surottama | bhaktānām anuraktānāṃ trātā bhava janārdana || 23 ||
Arjuna said — O Krsna the greatest of gods with broad eyes like lotuses and with a lotus-like navel. Be you the saviour of your loving devotees.
śrī bhagavān uvāca yo māṃ nāma sahasreṇa stotum icchati pāṇḍava | so 'ham ekena ślokena stuta eva na saṃśayaḥ || 24 ||
stuta eva na saṃśayaḥ oṃ nama iti ||
Sri Krsna said — O Arjuna a person may desire to praise me with this entire hymn of a thousand names, but I accept the praise of even one verse — there is no doubt about it.
vāsanād vāsudevasya vāsitaṃ bhuvana-trayam | sarva-bhūta-nivāso 'si vāsudeva namo 'stu te || 25 ||
śrī vāsudeva namo 'stu ta oṃ nama iti ||
Vyasa said — O Vasudeva! All three worlds have been created and are pervaded by you as Vasudeva. You are the resting place for all beings. Salutations to you ! Salutations to you O Vasudeva! pārvaty uvāca
kenopāyena laghunā viṣṇor nāma sahasrakam | paṭhyate paṇḍitair nityaṃ śrotum icchāmyahaṃ prabho || 26 ||
Parvati said — What is the shortest method by which the thousand names of Vishnu are daily recited by learned men, please teach me O Lord Siva. īśvara uvāca
śrī rāma rāma rāmeti rame rāme mano rame | sahasranāma tat tulyaṃ rāma nāma varānane || 27 ||
Siva said — Sri Rama is the source of delight to the heart, I feel joy by repeating the name of Rama. Rama's name is indeed on a par to the Thousand Names O lovely faced Parvati. brahma uvāca namo 'stv anantāya sahasra-mūrtaye sahasra-pādākṣi śiroru bāhave | sahasranāmne puruṣāya śāśvate sahasra koṭi yuga dhāriṇe namaḥ || 28 ||
Brahma said — Salutations to the Infinite Bhagavan, who has a thousand forms, a thousand feet, eyes. heads and arms, and who is the Eternal Being having a thousand names. Salutations to Him Who is the substratum of a billion ages. Salutations to the Auspicious Lord Who is the substratum of a billion eons. sañjaya uvāca
yatra yogeśvaraḥ kṛṣṇaḥ yatra pārtho dhanur dharaḥ | tatra śrīr vijayo bhūtir dhruvā nītir matir mama || 29 ||
Sanjaya said — Where Sri Krsna the Lord of Yoga is and where Arjuna the archer is, there are found, stability, lustre, victory, prosperity and ethics. This is my considered view.
śrī bhagavān uvāca ananyāś cintayanto māṃ ye janāḥ paryupāsate | teṣāṃ nityābhiyuktānāṃ yoga-kṣemaṃ vahāmy aham || 30 ||
Sri Krsna said — With reference to those who find it impossible to live without thinking of me, I take the responsibility of bringing about their union with Me and of maintaining that union forever.
paritrāṇāya sadhūnāṃ vināśāya ca duṣkṛtām | dharma saṃsthāpanārthāya saṃbhavāmi yuge yuge || 31 ||
For the protection of the righteous and for the destruction of evil-doers, for the establishment of dharma I am born again and again in every age
ārtā viṣaṇṇāḥ śithilāś ca bhītāḥ ghoreṣu ca vyādhiṣu vartmanāḥ | saṃkīrtya nārāyaṇa śabda-mātraṃ vimukta duḥkhāḥ sukhino bhavantu ||
All those who are in adversity, sorrowful, who are at a loose end, frightened, terrified, or in the grip of disease, by simply chanting the name of Narayana they will be released from their suffering and will attain supreme beatitude.
kāyena vācā manas endriyair vā buddhyātmanā vā prakṛteḥ svābhāvāt | karomi yad yat sakalaṃ parasmai nārāyaṇāyeti samarpayāmi ||
Whatever action I may do through my hands, speech, mind, senses, intelligence or Self, by my nature or natural disposition, all of these I offer unto the Supreme Lord Narayana.
Garland of Names
According to the Commentary of Sri Parasara Bhatta 1. om viśvasmai namaḥ Salutations to the plenum - fill in all respects 2. om viṣṇave namaḥ Salutations to the one who pervades everything in the universe. 3. om vaṣaṭ-kārāya namaḥ Salutations to the controller & director of the universe. 4. om bhūta-bhavya bhavat-prabhave namaḥ Salutations to the master of all things past, present and future 5. om bhūta-krte namaḥ Salutations to the one who creates everything without depending on anything. 6. om bhūta-bhrte namaḥ Salutations to the supporter of all, who bears all things. 7. om bhāvāya namaḥ Salutations to the existent one 8. om bhūtātmane namaḥ Salutations to the Over-self of all being 9. om bhūta-bhāvanāya namaḥ || 1 || Salutations to the nourisher of all beings 10. om pūtātmane namaḥ Salutations to the pure self — who in spite of being the over-self of all beings he remains unaffected by Material Nature. 11. om paramātmane namaḥ Salutations to the Supreme Self 12. om muktānām paramā-gataye namaḥ Salutations to the Supreme goal of the liberated ones (muktas) 13. om avyayāya namaḥ Salutations to him who rejects none, no one who makes an effort to reach Him is sent away. 14. om puruṣāya namaḥ Salutations to the generous one who bestows boons in plenty. 15. om sakṣiṇe namaḥ Salutations to the supreme witness who sees all things. 16. om kṣetrajñāya namaḥ Salutations to the knower of all fields of action and the particular place to which to send the liberated ones (muktas) 17. om akṣarāya namaḥ || 2 || Salutations to him who never wanes or diminishes in any manner. 18. om yogāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is the means to salvation. 19. om yoga-vidāṃ-netre namaḥ Salutations to him Who guides the practitioners of yoga. 20. om pradhāna puruṣeśvarāya namaḥ Salutations to the Lord of primordial matter and jivas 21. om nārasiṃha vapuṣe namaḥ Salutations to the one who incarnated as a Man-lion.
19 22. om śrīmate namaḥ Salutations to him of a lovely form which is supernal and divine. 23. om keśavāya namaḥ Salutations to him who has lovely locks of hair. 24. om puruṣottamāya namaḥ || 3 || Salutations to the Supreme Person. 25. om sarvasmai namaḥ Salutations to the All who transcends everything. 26. om śarvāya namaḥ Salutations to the remover of all that is negative. 27. om śivāya namaḥ Salutations to the giver of auspiciousness 28. om sthānave namaḥ Salutations to the firm one, who is firm in granting blessings. 29. om bhūtādaye namaḥ Salutations to him who is eagerly resorted to by all 30. om nidhaye avyayāya namaḥ Salutations to the inexhaustible treasure, that is worthy of protection by the devotee. 31. om śambhavāya namaḥ Salutations to the one who manifests himself even though he is as precious as a hidden treasure. 32. om bhāvanāya namaḥ Salutations to the Saviour who repeatedly takes birth. 33. om bhartre namaḥ Salutations to the Supporter through nourishing all things 34. om prabhavāya namaḥ Salutations to him of exalted birth of a sublime nature. 35. om prabhave namaḥ Salutations to the one who is all powerful. 36. om iśvarāya namaḥ || 4 || Salutations to the Supreme Monarch. 37. om svāyaṃbhuve namaḥ Salutations to the one who is Self-manifest. 38. om śaṃbhave namaḥ Salutations to the source of bliss for all sentient beings. 39. om ādityāya namaḥ Salutations to the divinity in the Sun. 40. om puṣkarākṣāya namaḥ Salutations to the Lotus-eyed One. 41. om maha-svanāya namaḥ Salutations to the one who is matilfest through the venerable sentence the Gāyatri mantra which is the essence of all the three Vedas. 42. om anādi-nidhanāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is without beginning or end. 43. om dhātre namaḥ Salutations to the Creator 44. om vidhātre namaḥ Salutations to the Producer who develops the foetus and makes it take birth.
20 45. om dhātur-uttamāya namaḥ || 5 || Salutations to him who is superior to the creator Brahma. 46. om aprameyāya namaḥ Salutations to the one who is immeasurable by the mind and instruments of mortals. 47. om hrṣīkesāya namaḥ Salutations to the controller of the sense organs of mortals. 48. om padmanābhāya namaḥ Salutations to the one with the lotus-navel from which Lord Brahma appeared. 49. om amara-prabhave namaḥ Salutations to the Lord of the immortals 50. om viśvakarmane namaḥ Salutations to the ultimate agent of all actions that are done in the Cosmos. 51. om manave namaḥ Salutations to him who wills the projection of the universe. 52. om tvaṣṭre namaḥ Salutations to the sculptor who fashions all the diverse forms of nature. 53. om sthaviṣṭhāya namaḥ Salutations to the immense one of exceedingly great magnitude. 54. om sthavirāya namaḥ Salutations to the eternal one who is always existent. 55. om dhruvāya namaḥ || 6 || Salutations to the immutable one 56. om agrāhyāya namah Salutations to the Inscrutable one 57. om śāśvatāya namaḥ Salutations to the perpetually active one. 58. om kṛṣṇāya namaḥ Salutations to the joyful one who is always full of delight. 59. om lohitākṣāya namaḥ Salutations to the red-eyed one with eyes like lotuses. 60. om pratardanāya namaḥ Salutations to the destroyer of the cosmos 61. om prabhūtāya namaḥ Salutations to the one who remains affluent in spite of the loss of the universe. 62. om trikakub-dhāmne namaḥ Salutations to the tenant of the three realms — physical, mental and spiritual. 63. om pavitrāya namaḥ Salutations to the immaculate one who is never contaminated. 64. om maṅgalāya -parasmai namaḥ || 7 || Salutations to the embodiment of auspiciousness opposed to all that is inauspicious. 65. om īśānāya namaḥ Salutations to the Controller of the universe. 66. om praṇādāya namaḥ Salutations to the giver of life to the ever-free host of nitya-muktas who dwell in Vaikuntha. 67. om prāṇāya namaḥ Salutations to the one who is Life itself 68. om jyeṣṭhāya namaḥ
21 Salutations to the praise-worthy one who is praised by the ever-free host. 69. om śreṣṭhāya namaḥ Salutations to the Pre-eminent one among all the celestial beings. 70. om prajāpataye namaḥ Salutations to the Lord of the celestials (Suris) 71. om hiraṇya-garbhāya namaḥ Salutations to the indweller of heaven, the supreme abode. 72. om bhū-garbhāya namaḥ Salutations to the Protector of the earth (Bhu) who is his consort. 73. om mādhavāya namaḥ Salutations to the consort of Lakshmi the universal mother. 74. om madhu-sūdanāya namaḥ || 8 || Salutations to the slayer of Madhu (sweetness)- the demon that hinders spiritual progress. 75. om iśvarāya namaḥ Salutations to the Ruler whose will is unimpeded. 76. om vikramine namaḥ Salutations to the omnipotent one who projects and retracts the universe by his mere will. 77. om dhanvine namaḥ Salutations to the Archer who operates the bow of Ahamkara (egoism). 78. om medhāvine namaḥ Salutations to the omniscient one who knows everything. 79. om vikramāya namaḥ Salutations to the rider of Garuda who is the embodiment of the three Vedas. 80. om kramāya namaḥ Salutations to the prosperous one who is master of the eternal and transcendent grandeur. 81. om anuttamāya namaḥ Salutations to the unsurpassed one who is superior to all beings. 82. om duradharsāya namaḥ Salutations to the one who is unassailable by any sentient being. 83. om kṛtajñāya namaḥ Salutations to the gratefull one who remembers every tiny act of goodwill shown to him. 84. om kṛte namaḥ Salutations to the (virtuous) act itself 85. om āmavate namaḥ || 9 || Salutations to the possessor of sentient modes which are his intimate and personal property. 86. om sureśāya namaḥ Salutations to the Lord of the gods 87. om śaraṇāya namaḥ Salutations to the Supreme Refuge 88. om śamaṇe namaḥ Salutations to the supernal Bliss 89. om viśva-retase namaḥ Salutations to him who has projected the creation. 90. om prajā-bhavāya namaḥ Salutations to the abode of living beings who are attracted to Him. 91. om ahne namaḥ Salutations to him who never forsakes any being. 92. om saṃvatsarāya namaḥ
22 Salutations to the one who lives [for others]. 93. om vyālāya namaḥ Salutations to the one accepts all those who surrender to him. 94. om pratyayāya namaḥ Salutations to the reliable one in whom confidence can be securely placed. 95. om sarva-darśanāya namaḥ || 10 || Salutations to him who displays all his glory 96. om ajāya namaḥ Salutations to him remover of all obstacles that obstruct access to him. 97. om sarveśvarāya namaḥ Salutations to him who reaches all as swiftly as possible 98. om siddhāya namaḥ Salutations to the one who always abides for the sake of those who love him. 99. om siddhaye namaḥ Salutations to the Supreme Goal 100. om sarvādaye namaḥ Salutations to the source of all. 101. om acyutāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is never separated from those who have taken refuge in him. 102. om vṛṣa-kapaye namaḥ Salutations to the one who is Varaha - Dharma incarnate, in the form of a cosmic boar. 103. om ameyātmane namaḥ Salutations to him whose essential nature is incomprehensible. 104. om sarva-yoga-viniḥ-sṛtāya namaḥ || 11 || Salutations to him who can be obtained by any means whatsoever. 105. om vasave namaḥ Salutations to the indweller who is pleased even with a tiny degree of devotion. 106. om vasu-manase namaḥ Salutations to Him who considers his devotees as his treasure. 107. om satyāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is well-disposed towards the upright. 108. om samātmane namaḥ Salutations to him who is equally disposed to all, regardless of their social differences. 109. om sammitāya namaḥ Salutations to him who has been correctly understood by those who love him 110. om samāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is unbiased towards all those who surrender to him. 111. om amoghāya namaḥ Salutations to the one with whom contact is always beneficial. 112. om puṇḍarīkākṣāya namaḥ Salutations to the one who is the eye to the spiritual realm. 113. om vṛsa-karmane namaḥ Salutations to the one who performs righteous actions. 114. om vṛṣākrtaye namaḥ || 12 || Salutations to the one who is of the form of Dharma. 115. om rudrāya namaḥ Salutations to him who makes devotees weep with joy.
23 116. om bahu-śirase namaḥ Salutations to the many headed one who appears as Ananta Shesha. 117. om babhrave namaḥ Salutations to the Supporter of the entire cosmos. 118. om viśva-yonaye namaḥ Salutations to him who associates with everyone through the Ananta form. 119. om śuci-śravase namaḥ Salutations to the one who listens clearly to the sincere words of the devotees. 120. om amṛtāya namaḥ Salutations to the ambrosial one of limitless sweetness. 121. om śāśvatāya sthanave namaḥ Salutations to the eternal and steady one 122. om varārohāya namaḥ Salutations to the Supreme object of attainment. 123. om mahā-tapase namaḥ || 13 || Salutations to the one who is endowed with great power of introspection. 124. om sarva-gāya namaḥ Salutations to him who reaches everywhere and everyone. 125. om sarva-vide namaḥ Salutations to him who obtains all. 126. om bhānave namaḥ Salutations to the resplendent one who remains unchanged through the act of projecting the universe. 127. om viśvakṣenāya namaḥ Salutations to him whose army extends in all directions. 128. om janārdanāya namaḥ Salutations to the destroyer of antagonists 129. om vedāya namaḥ Salutations to the propounder of the Vedas 130. om veda-vide namaḥ Salutations to the knower of the Vedas 131. om avyaṅgāya namaḥ Salutations to the one who is not deficient in any branch of the Vedic sciences. 132. om vedāṅgāya namaḥ Salutations to him who has the Veda as his body, ie. through which he is revealed. 133. om veda-vide namaḥ Salutations to him who makes people practice what is enjoined in the Veda, 134. om kavaye namaḥ || 14 || Salutations to him who sees beyond physical perception. 135. om lokadhyakṣāya namaḥ Salutations to the authority of all those who are eligible for the practice of Dharma. 136. om suradhyakṣāya namaḥ Salutations to the controller of the gods, 137. om dharmādhyakṣāya namaḥ Salutations to the administrator of Dharma. 138. om krtakrtāya namaḥ Salutations to the dispenser of the fruits of action, 139. om caturātmane namaḥ Salutations to him who is aware in the fourfold state - (waking, sleep, dream and transcendent)
24 140. om catur-vyūhāya namaḥ Salutations to him who has four hypostatic manifestations (Vasudeva, Sankarshana, Anirudha and Pradyumna), 141. om catur-daṃṣṭrāya namaḥ Salutations to him who has four prominent teeth. 142. om catur-bhujāya namaḥ || 15 || Salutations to him who has four arms. 143. om bhrājiṣṇave namaḥ Salutations to the effulgent one. 144. om bhojanāya namaḥ Salutations to the supreme object of enjoyment. 145. om bhoktre namaḥ Salutations to the Supreme enjoyer. 146. om sahiṣṇave namaḥ Salutations to the forgiver who is extremely tolerant. 147. om jagad-ādijāya namaḥ Salutations to the one who is manifest at the beginning of the projection of the universe. 148. om anaghāya namaḥ Salutations to the sinless one, 149. om vijayāya namaḥ Salutations to the one who is victory personified, 150. om jetre namaḥ Salutations to the vanquisher of both Brahma and Siva. 151. om viśva-yonaye namaḥ Salutations to the cause of the universe. 152. om punar-vasave namaḥ || 16 || Salutations to him who pervades the creation from within. 153. om upendrāya namaḥ Salutations to the younger brother of Indra (the last of the Adityas). 154. om vāmanāya namaḥ Salutations to the one who appeared as the dwarf Vamana. 155. om prāṃśave namaḥ Salutations to the tall one, who expanded his form to encompass the universe. 156. om amoghāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is never purposeless. 157. om sucaye namaḥ Salutations to the pure one, who expects nothing in return from anyone. 158. om ūirjitāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is endowed with strength, 159. om atindrāya namaḥ Salutations to him who excels Indra in prowess. 160. om saṅgrahāya namaḥ Salutations to the one who is easily accessible. 161. om sargāya namaḥ Salutations to the self-projected one. 162. om dhṛtātmane namaḥ Salutations to the saviour of jivas. 163. om niyamāya namaḥ
25 Salutations to the Emperor who overcame even emperor Bali. 164. om yamāya namaḥ || 17 || Salutations to the one who governs all things. 165. om vedyāya namaḥ Salutations to the one who can be realised. 166. om vaidyāya namaḥ Salutations to the knower of all knowledge. 167. om sadā-yogine namaḥ Salutations to him who is forever vigilant. 168. om vīraghne namaḥ Salutations to the slayer of the malicious. 169. om mādhavāya namaḥ Salutations to the propounder of knowledge of the Supreme Goal. 170. om madhave namaḥ Salutations to him who is sweet like honey to the wise. 171. om atindriyāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is beyond the grasp of the senses. 172. om mahāmāyāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is possessed of the power of enchantment (Māya). 173. om mahotsāhāya namaḥ Salutations to the greatly enthusiastic one who possesses complete sovereignty. 174. om mahā-balāya namaḥ || 18 || Salutations to him who has immense power over nature. 175. om mahā-buddhaye namaḥ Salutations to the possessor of unlimited knowledge. 176. om mahā-viryāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is of great creative potency who remains unchanged, though everything else changes. 177. om mahā-śaktaye namaḥ Salutations to him who is of immense power of achievement. 178. om mahā-dyutaye namaḥ Salutations to him who is of great splendour, needing no assistance whatsoever from others. 179. om anirdeśya-vapuśe namaḥ Salutations to him who is possessed of an indescribable form comprised of these above mentioned 6 attributes. 180. om śrīmate namaḥ Salutations to the beautiful one. 181. om ameyātmane namaḥ Salutations to him who is of an inscrutable nature. 182. om mahādridhṛṣe namaḥ || 19 || Salutations to the bearer of the great mountain Mandara (as Kurma the Divine turtle). 183. om mahesvāsāya namaḥ Salutations to the wielder of the mighty bow. 184. om mahī-bhartre namaḥ Salutations to the bearer of the earth. 185. om śrīnivāsāya namaḥ Salutations to him in whom Lakshmi resides.
26 186. om satāṅ-gataye namaḥ Salutations to the refuge of the righteous. 187. om aniruddhāya namaḥ Salutations to the irresistible one. 188. om surānandāya namaḥ Salutations to the Source of delight to the gods. 189. om govindāya namaḥ Salutations to the recipient of praise from the gods. 190. om govidāṃ-pataye namaḥ || 20 || Salutations to the protector of the knowers of the Veda. 191. om maricaye namaḥ Salutations to the ray of light who reveals himself even to the blind. 192. om damanāya namaḥ Salutations to the dispeller of the afflicting heat of worldly life. 193. om haṃsāya namaḥ Salutations to the great swan who moves with an enchanting gait. 194. om supamāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is possessed of lovely plumage when manifest as Garuda. 195. om bhujagottamāya namaḥ Salutations to the lord of the Serpent Adishesha (who acts as his couch). 196. om hiraṇya-nabhāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is possessed of a lovely navel. 197. om sutapase namaḥ Salutations to the possessor of Supreme Wisdom. 198. om padma-nābhāya namaḥ Salutations to the lotus-naveled one. 199. om prajāpataye namaḥ || 21 || Salutations to the lord of beings. 200. om amṛtyave namaḥ Salutations to the enemy of Death 201. om sarva-dṛṣe namaḥ Salutations to him who perceives all. 202. om siṃhāya namaḥ Salutations to the one who is like a Lion in majesty. 203. om sandhātre namaḥ Salutations to him who makes his devotees join him. 204. om sandhimate namaḥ Salutations to him whose association is permanent. 205. om sthirāya namaḥ Salutations to the stable one - who is firm in his commitment to his devotees. 206. om ajāya namaḥ Salutations to the birthless one who emerged from a pillar to protect his devotee Prahlada. 207. om durmarṣanāya namaḥ Salutations to the unassailable one. 208. om śastre namaḥ Salutations to the chastiser of those who cause suffering to other beings. 209. om viśrutātmane namaḥ Salutations to him whose exploits are heard with wonder.
27 210. om surārighne namaḥ || 22 || Salutations to the slayer of the demons like Hiranyakṣha and Hiratiyakashipu. 211. om gurur-guru-tamāya namaḥ Salutations to the foremost among all preceptors who confer the highest teachings. 212. om dhāmne namaḥ Salutations to the Supreme Resting place during the cosmic deluge. 213. om satyāya namaḥ Salutations to the Good who showered blessings on Manu. 214. om satya-parākramāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is of truthful deeds - that are in harmony with thought and speech. 215. om nimiśāya namaḥ Salutations to him whose eyes are closed (towards the unrighteous). 216. om animiṣāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is ever awake (towards the righteous). 217. om sragvine namaḥ Salutations to him who is adorned with a garland. 218. om vācaspataye namaḥ Salutations to the lord of speech who elaborated on the Vedic teachings through the Matsya Purana. 219. om udārādhiye namaḥ || 23 || Salutations to him whose comprehension is so vast. 220. om agraṇye namaḥ Salutations to the guide to the Highest Abode. 221. om grāmanye namaḥ Salutations to the leader of the hosts of celestial beings. 222. om śrīmate namaḥ Salutations to him who is endowed with opulence – transcendent, Glory and Sovereignty. 223. om nyāyāya namaḥ Salutations to the just judge. 224. om netre namaḥ Salutations to him who is who carries out the behest of his devotees. 225. om samīranāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is whose actions are delightful. 226. om sahasra-mūrdhne namaḥ Salutations to the thousand-headed one who is omniscient. 227. om viśvātmane namaḥ Salutations to the all-pervading one. 228. om sahasrākṣāya namaḥ Salutations to the thousand-eyed one who sees everything. 229. om sahasra-pade namaḥ || 24 || Salutations to him who has a thousand feet - is present everywhere in the cosmos. 230. om āvartanāya namaḥ Salutations to him Who turns the wheel of Samsara. 231. om nivṛttātmane namaḥ Salutations to him whose nature transcends everything knowable. 232. om samvṛtāya namaḥ Salutations to him who remains hidden.
28 233. om sampramardanāya namaḥ Salutations to the dispeller of darkness. 234. om ahas-samvartakāya namaḥ Salutations to the rotator of days for whom time is but a toy. 235. om vahnaye namaḥ Salutations to the bearer of the galaxies in space. 236. om anilāya namaḥ Salutations to the giver of life, of which the wind is a tiny factor. 237. om dharaṇī-dharāya namaḥ || 25 || Salutations to the support of the earth and those things which support the universe. 238. om suprasadāya namaḥ Salutations to the conferrer of favours. 239. om prasann-ātmane namaḥ Salutations to the clear-minded one. 240. om viśva-srṣṭre namaḥ Salutations to the one who projects the cosmos from within himself 241. om viśva-bhug-vibhave namaḥ Salutations to him who pervades and protects all things. 242. om sat-kartre namaḥ Salutations to him who honours the upright. 243. om sat-krtāya namaḥ Salutations to the laudable one. 244. om sādhave namaḥ Salutations to the malleable one. 245. om jahnave namaḥ Salutations to the concealer. 246. om narāyanāya namaḥ Salutations to the substrata of all sentient beings and matter. 247. om narāya namaḥ || 26 || Salutations to the imperishable one. 248. om asaṅkhyeyāya namaḥ Salutations to the innumerable one. 249. om apramey-ātmane namaḥ Salutations to him of immeasurable glory. 250. om viśiṣṭhāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is Superior to all beings. 251. śiṣṭha-krite namaḥ Salutations to him who treats everyone with deference. 252. om śucaye namaḥ Salutations to the pure one. 253. om siddharthāya namaḥ Salutations to the owner of all desirable things. 254. om siddha-saṅkalpāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is of infallible will and determination and achieves all his desires by merely willing it. 255. om siddhi-dāya namaḥ Salutations to the bestower of the 8 occult powers. 256. om siddhi-sādhanāya namaḥ || 27 ||
29 Salutations to him who is the means as well as the goal. 257. om vṛṣāhiṇe namaḥ Salutations to him whose day is the most auspicious - when he is approached for protection. 258. om vṛṣabhāya namaḥ Salutations to him who showers his grace on those who take refuge in him. 259. om viṣṇave namaḥ Salutations to the pervader of all things. 260. om vṛṣa-parvaṇe namaḥ Salutations to him who is reached by following the progressive steps of Dharma. 261. om vṛṣodarāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is the container of Dharma 262. om vardhanāya namaḥ Salutations to the nourisher. 263. om vardha-mānāya namaḥ Salutations to the flourishing one. 264. om viviktāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is unique and extraordinary. 265. om śruti-sāgarāya namaḥ || 28 || Salutations to the final ocean for the rivers of the Vedas. 266. om subhujāya namaḥ Salutations to the beautiful armed one. 267. om durdharāya namaḥ Salutations to the irresistible one. 268. om vāgmine namaḥ Salutations to the worthy object of praise. 269. om mahendrāya namaḥ Salutations to the affluent one who has supreme suzerainty. 270. om vasudāya namaḥ Salutations to the giver of prosperity to the needy. 271. om vasave namaḥ Salutations to the greatest treasure itself 272. om naika-rūpāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is of multifarious forms. 273. om bṛhad-rūpāya namaḥ Salutations to the immensity who expands in all directions. 274. om śipiviṣṭāya namaḥ Salutations to him who pervades the rays of light. 275. om prakāśanāya namaḥ || 29 || Salutations to him who revealed himself in the cosmic form (to Arjuna). 276. om ojas-tejo-dyuti-dharāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is endowed with strength, vigour and brilliance. 277. om prakāśātmane namaḥ Salutations to him who is of wide-spread fame admitted to even by fools. 278. om pratāpanāya namaḥ Salutations to the scorcher of foes. 279. om ṛddhāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is endowed with munificence.
30 280. om spaṣṭākṣarāya namaḥ Salutations to him who speaks clearly. 281. om mantrāya namaḥ Salutations to him whose body is the mystic formula - mantra. 282. om candrāṃśave namaḥ Salutations to him who is possessed of efflugent rays like the moon. 283. om bhāskara-dyutaye namaḥ || 30 || Salutations to him who is refulgent like the sun. 284. om amrtāṃśūdbhavāya namaḥ Salutations to the source of the ambrosial moon, 285. om bhānave namaḥ Salutations to the lustrous sun. 286. om śaśibindave namaḥ Salutations to him who disowns the malicious. 287. om sureśvarāya namaḥ Salutations to the God of gods. 288. om ausadhāya namaḥ Salutations to the panacea who mitigates the travails of Samsara. 289. om jagatas-setave namaḥ Salutations to the bridge of the universe who separates the positive from the negative. 290. om satya-dharma-parākramāya namaḥ || 31 || Salutations to him whose qualities and exploits are perfect. 291. om bhūta-bhavya-bhavan-nathāya namaḥ Salutations to the Lord of all in the past, present and the future. 292. om pavanāya namaḥ Salutations to him who moves like the wind. 293. om pāvanāya namaḥ Salutations to the purifier who purifies even the agents of purification like the Ganga. 294. om analāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is insatiate and is never satisfied even with his own benevolence. 295. om kāmaghne namaḥ Salutations to the destroyer of all desires. 296. om kāma-krte namaḥ Salutations to the creator of desirable things. 297. om kāntāya namaḥ Salutations to the charming one. 298. om kāmāya namaḥ Salutations to the god of love. 299. om kāma-pradāya namaḥ Salutations to the gratifter who pleases all those who love and desire him. 300. om prabhave namaḥ || 32 || Salutations to the all-powerfull Lord. 301. om yugādi-kṛte namaḥ Salutations to the creator of the aeon. 302. om yugāvartāya namaḥ Salutations to the turner of time. 303. om naika-mayāya namaḥ
31 Salutations to him of multifarious wonders. 304. om mahāśanāya namaḥ Salutations to him who has a voracious appetite (who swallows all the galaxies) during the dissolution of the universe. 305. om adṛśyāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is invisible and whose deeds are inscrutable. 306. om vyakta-rūpāya namaḥ Salutations to him who also has a manifest divine form cognised by the sages. 307. om sahasra-jite namaḥ Salutations to the conqueror of thousands of aeons of Time. 308. om ananta-jite namaḥ || 33 || Salutations to him who radiates with a boundless light. 309. om iṣṭāya namaḥ Salutations to the desirable one 310. om aviśistāya namaḥ Salutations to him who treats all alike. 311. om śiṣṭeṣṭāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is desired by the righteous sages such as Markandeya. 312. om śikhandine namaḥ Salutations to him who has the nature of lordship. 313. om nahuṣāya namaḥ Salutations to the binder who envelops the jivas with the bonds of Māya. 314. om vṛṣāya namaḥ Salutations to him who drenches with rays of ambrosia all those that are weary of material life. 315. om krodhaghne namaḥ Salutations to him who has relinquished anger at the request of the sage Kashyapa. 316. om krodha-kṛte namaḥ Salutations to him who showed anger to the wicked kings. 317. om kartre namaḥ Salutations to the destroyer the evil king Kartavirya who was the cause of his anger. 318. om viśva-bāhave namaḥ Salutations to him whose arms are intended for the good of the world. 319. om mahī-dharāya namaḥ || 34 || Salutations to the protector of the universe who removes the burden of evil forces. 320. om acyutāya namaḥ Salutations to him whose status is never diminished even though born among lesser beings. 321. om prathitāya namaḥ Salutations to him who has a vast reputation. 322. om prānāya namaḥ Salutations to the Life-breath of those who completely surrender to him. 323. om prāṇadāya namaḥ Salutations to the giver of life and strength to the gods during the churning of the ocean in search for the nectar of immortality. 324. om vāsavānujāya namaḥ Salutations to the younger brother of Indra 325. om apām-nidhaye namaḥ Salutations to the sustainer of the ocean during the churning process. 326. om adhiṣṭhanāya namaḥ
32 Salutations to the foundation who (as Kurma) Supported the mountain Mandara acting as the churning rod. 327. om apramattāya namaḥ Salutations to the vigilant one who kept watch during the churning. 328. om pratiṣṭhitāya namaḥ || 35 || Salutations to him who is completely self-dependent. 329. om skandāya namaḥ Salutations to him who desiccates (the evil doers). 330. om skanda-dharāya namaḥ Salutations to the supporter of Skanda the general of the gods. 331. om dhuryāya namaḥ Salutations to the chief or prop. 332. om varadāya namaḥ Salutations to the generous one who grants favours. 333. om vāyu-vāhanāya namaḥ Salutations to him who rides upon the winds. 334. om vāsudevāya namaḥ Salutations to the omnipresent one who plays in the cosmos. 335. om bṛhad-bhānave namaḥ Salutations to him who is of immense effulgence. 336. om ādidevāya namaḥ Salutations to the primeval God. 337. om purandarāya namaḥ || 36 || Salutations to the destroyer of cities (of the Asuras). 338. om aśokāya namaḥ Salutations to the dispeller of sorrow. 339. om tāraṇāya namaḥ Salutations to him who helps others to cross over the ocean of Samsara. 340. om tārāya namaḥ Salutations to the saviour from suffering. 341. om śūrāya namaḥ Salutations to the valiant and heroic one. 342. om sauraye namaḥ Salutations to the son of Vasudeva. 343. om janeśvarāya namaḥ Salutations to the Lord of the people. 344. om anukūlāya namaḥ Salutations to the amiable one. 345. om śatāvartāya namaḥ Salutations to him whose bounty flows like a hundred rapids. 346. om padmine namaḥ Salutations to the bearer of a lotus. 347. om padma-nibhekṣanāya namaḥ || 37 || Salutations to him whose glances are as graceful as gently moving lotus blossoms. 348. om padma-nābhāya namaḥ Salutations to him who has a lotus-like navel. 349. om aravindākṣāya namaḥ
33 Salutations to him who has lotus-like eyes. 350. om padma-garbhāya namaḥ Salutations to him who dwells within the lotus of the heart. 351. om śarīra-bhṛte namaḥ Salutations to the protector of the physical bodies of his devotees whom he regards as his own. 352. om mahāṛddhaye namaḥ Salutations to the greatly opulent one. 353. om ṛddhāya namaḥ Salutations to the prosperous one who prospers from the prosperity of his devotees. 354. om vṛddhātmane namaḥ Salutations to him who is of great maturity, 355. om mahākṣāya namaḥ Salutations to him who rides upon a sturdy vehicle. 356. om garuḍa-dhvajāya namaḥ || 38 || Salutations to him has Garuda as his ensign. 357. om atulāya namaḥ Salutations to the inimitable one with no equal. 358. om sarabhāya namaḥ Salutations to the destroyer of those who transgress the bounds of ethics. 359. om bhīmāya namaḥ Salutations to the formidable one who keeps the devas in line. 360. om sama-yajñāya namaḥ Salutations to the knower of all conventions of the cosmic administrators. 361. om havir-haraye namaḥ Salutations to him who receives the offerings. 362. om sarva-lakṣana-lakṣanyāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is appropriately distinguished by all the symbols which define him as the supreme Lord 363. om lakṣmīvate namaḥ Salutations to him who is always accompanied by Lakshmi. 364. om samitiñjāyaya namaḥ || 39 || Salutations to the victor in all battles because of Lakṣmi's assistance. 365. om vikṣarāya namaḥ Salutations to him who never wanes. 366. om rohitāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is of ruddy-complexion like the inside of a lotus. 367. om margāya namaḥ Salutations to the most sought after one. 368. om hetave namaḥ Salutations to the Cause of the achievements of the devotees. 369. om dāmodarāya namaḥ Salutations to him who contains the entire universe in his belly. 370. om sahāya namaḥ Salutations to the tolerant one who allowed himself to be bound and chastised by Yashoda. 371. om mahī-dharāya namaḥ Salutations to the benefactor of the world. 372. om mahā-bhāgāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is extremely fortunate, having been chosen by Nila Devi, Rukmini, 16,000
34 princesses and the Gopis. 373. om vegavate namaḥ Salutations to him who is expeditious and displayed his awesome powers even as a child. 374. om amitāśanāya namaḥ || 40 || Salutations to the voracious consumer who swallowed all the offerings kept for Indra. 375. om udbhavāya namaḥ Salutations to the remover of the bondage of Samsara. 376. om kṣobhanāya namaḥ Salutations to the creator of commotion in the minds of the wicked. 377. om devāya namaḥ Salutations to him who enjoys himself by sporting with the jivas. 378. om śrī-garbhāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is always copulating with Lakṣhmi. 379. om parameśvarāya namaḥ Salutations to the Supreme Lord. 380. om karaṇāya namaḥ Salutations to the means who facilitates the attaining of himself 381. om kāraṇāya namaḥ Salutations to him who causes others to act. 382. om kartre namaḥ Salutations to the Agent of all actions. 383. om vikartre namaḥ Salutations to him who is influenced by his devotees and changes accordingly. 384. om gahanāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is profound and inscrutable. 385. om guhāya namaḥ || 41 || Salutations to the Saviour. 386. om vyavasāyāya namaḥ Salutations to the pivot of the galaxies. 387. om vyavaṣṭhānāya namaḥ Salutations to the basis for the divisions of time. 388. om saṃsthānāya namaḥ Salutations to the Final end. 389. om sthānadāya namaḥ Salutations to the giver of the supreme abode. 390. om dhruvāya namaḥ Salutations to the stationary one around whom everything else revolves. 391. om pararddhaye namaḥ Salutations to him who has a plethora of noble qualities. 392. om parama-spaṣtāya namaḥ Salutations to him whose glory is explicit. 393. om tuṣṭāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is easily pleased. 394. om puṣṭhāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is replete with positive qualities. 395. om śubhekṣanāya namaḥ || 42 || Salutations to the auspicious-eyed one.
35 396. om rāmāya namaḥ Salutations to him who delights in the delight of others. 397. om virāmāya namaḥ Salutations to him before whom all are powerless. 398. om virato-mārgāya namaḥ Salutations to the unattached one who is universally popular. 399. om neyāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is manipulated by his devotees. 400. om nayāya namaḥ Salutations to him who guides all towards himself 401. om anayāya namaḥ Salutations to him who cannot be driven away by malefactors. 402. om virāya namaḥ Salutations to the cause of trepidation (to evil doers). 403. om śaktimatāṃ-śreṣṭhāya namaḥ Salutations to the greatest amongst the powerful. 404. om dharmāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is virtue incarnate. 405. om dharma-vid-uttamāya namaḥ || 43 || Salutations to the foremost among the dharma-conscious. 406. om vaikuṇṭhāya namaḥ Salutations to the remover of all obstacles to union 407. om puruṣāya namaḥ Salutations to the sanctifier from all contamination by sin. 408. om prāṇāya namaḥ Salutations to the vital breath of the universe. 409. om prāṇadāya namaḥ Salutations to the giver of life to even inanimate objects. 410. om praṇamāya namaḥ Salutations to him who makes others bow before him by virtue of his qualities. 411. om pṛthave namaḥ Salutations to the illustrious one of great renown. 412. om hiraṇya-garbhāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is subject of meditation, concealed in the hearts of all. 413. om śatrughnāya namaḥ Salutations to the slayer of the inimical demons of the senses (like Ravana) with the arrows of wisdom. 414. om vyāptāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is full of love and affection towards all without discrimination. 415. om vāyave namaḥ Salutations to him who rushes towards those who approach him. 416. om adhokṣajāya namaḥ || 44 || Salutations to him who is never diminished even though enjoyed by all. 417. om ṛtave namaḥ Salutations to him who penetrates the hearts of all through his unique and charming qualities. 418. om sudarśanāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is of delightful appearance like the full Moon. 419. om kalāya namaḥ
36 Salutations to the magnetic one who attracts all towards himself. 420. om parameṣṭhine namaḥ Salutations to the lord of the Supreme Abode. 421. om parigrahāya namaḥ Salutations to him who takes all with him. 422. om ugrāya namaḥ Salutations to the formidable one. 423. om saṃvatsarāya namaḥ Salutations to him who resides in the nether regions, reclining upon Ananta Shesha. 424. om dakṣāya namaḥ Salutations to the adroit one who is quick in destroying evil. 425. om viśrāmāya namaḥ Salutations to the resting place for those who are weary of Samsara. 426. om viśva-dakṣināya namaḥ || 45 || Salutations to him who is universally well-disposed. 427. om vistārāya namaḥ Salutations to him who spreads himself everywhere destroying Kali — the spirit of strife. 428. om sthāvara-sthānave namaḥ Salutations to him who is tranquil after the establishment of Dharma. 429. om pramānāya namaḥ Salutations to the supreme Authority. 430. om bijāyāvyayāya namaḥ Salutations to the imperishable seed which sprouts again after of dissolution of the universe. 431. om arthāya namaḥ Salutations to the sole objective for the qualified aspirants. 432. om anarthāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is not Sought by the irreverent. 433. om mahākośāya namaḥ Salutations to the possessor of a great treasure which is never diminished. 434. om mahābhāgāya namaḥ Salutations to the possessor of objects of enjoyment. 435. om mahādhanāya namaḥ || 46 || Salutations to the extremely wealthy who gives to all whatever they desire. 436. om anirvinnāya namaḥ Salutations to him who never despairs because of human weakness. 437. om sthaviṣṭhāya namaḥ Salutations to the one of immense magnitude manifested in the Milky Way galaxy. 438. om bhuve namaḥ Salutations to the supporter of all. 439. om dharma-yūpāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is pivot of Dharma. 440. om mahā-makhāya namaḥ Salutations to the Great Sacrifice in the form of Dharma. 441. om nakṣatra-nemaye namaḥ Salutations to the nexus of the constellations. 442. om nakṣatriṇe namaḥ Salutations to the possessor of the constellations. 443. om kṣamāya namaḥ
37 Salutations to the most competent. 444. om kṣāmāya namaḥ Salutations to him who assumes a minute form at the time of the withdrawal of the universe. 445. om samīhanāya namaḥ || 47 || Salutations to the ordainer of natural functions. 446. om yajñāya namaḥ Salutations to the Sacrifice which is the purpose of human life. 447. om ijyāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is who is the object of adoration. 448. om mahejyāya namaḥ Salutations to the goal of Superior worship, which is free from the desire for material benefits. 449. om kratave namaḥ Salutations to the subject of all sacrificial acts. 450. om satrāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is the Subject of the great sacrifice lasting for 100 days. 451. om satāṅ-gataye namaḥ Salutations to the goal of the righteous. 452. om sarva-darśine namaḥ Salutations to the all-seeing one. 453. om vimuktātmane namaḥ Salutations to him who is devoid of worldly desires, 454. om sarvajñāya namaḥ Salutations to the omniscient one who knows himself best. 455. om jñānam-uttamāya namaḥ || 48 || Salutations to the embodiment of the supreme knowledge who promulgates all forms of revelation. 456. om suvratāya namaḥ Salutations to him of good vows who acts for the good of others only. 457. om sumukhāya namaḥ Salutations to him who has a charming countenance. 458. om sūkṣmāya namaḥ Salutations to the subtle one who can only be realised in deep states of meditation. 459. om sughoṣāya namaḥ Salutations to him whom the Vedas glorify, 460. om sukhadāya namaḥ Salutations to the giver of beatitude, 461. om suhṛde namaḥ Salutations to the good-hearted one. 462. om mano-harāya namaḥ Salutations to him who captivates others through his innate benevolence. 463. om jita-krodhāya namaḥ Salutations to him who has conquered anger 464. om vīra-bāhave namaḥ Salutations to the mighty-armed one who assisted in the churning of the ocean. 465. om vidāranāya namaḥ || 49 || Salutations to him who cut the demon Rahu in half. 466. om svāpanāya namaḥ Salutations to him who lulls the Asuras to sleep.
38 467. om svavaśāya namaḥ Salutations to the self-controlled one. 468. om vyāpine namaḥ Salutations to the pervader who rejuvenated the gods at the time of churning the ocean. 469. om naikātmane namaḥ Salutations to him who assumed diverse manifestations at the time of churning. 470. om naika-karma-kṛte namaḥ Salutations to him who performed manifold deeds at that time. 471. om vatsarāya namaḥ Salutations to him who dwells within all beings 472. om vatsalāya namaḥ Salutations to the most affectionate one. 473. om vatsine namaḥ Salutations to the parent of loving children. 474. om ratna-garbhāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is the source of all forms of wealth. 475. om dhaneśvarāya namaḥ || 50 || Salutations to the giver of wealth. 476. om dharma-gupe namaḥ Salutations to the protector of Dharma through the dispensing of Artha (prosperity) and Kama (love/sex). 477. om dharma-kṛte namaḥ Salutations to the practitioner of Dharma for the perpetual welfare of others. 478. om dharmine namaḥ Salutations to him who uses Dharma as his instrument of altruism. 479. om sadāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is the most commendable one. 480. om akṣarāya namaḥ Salutations to him who exists without any decrease or modification. 481. om asat-kṣarāya namaḥ Salutations to the giver of worldly misery in the form of repeated births in Samsara, 482. om avijñātre namaḥ Salutations to the one who turns a blind-eye to the faults of those who take refuge in him. 483. om sahasrāṃśave namaḥ Salutations to him who emits a thousand rays of wisdom. 484. om vidhātre namaḥ Salutations to the Director who controls Yama (the god of death) who is the controller of the universe 485. om kṛta-lakṣanāya namaḥ || 51 || Salutations to him who has described the distinguishing characteristics of those who take refuge in him. 486. om gabhasti-nemaye namaḥ Salutations to the wielder of the radiant discus. 488. om sattvasthāya namaḥ Salutations to the indweller of every heart. 489. om siṃhāya namaḥ Salutations to the chastiser of Yama who chastises the sinners. 490. om bhūta-maheśvarāya namaḥ
39 Salutations to the Supreme Lord of all beings. 491. om ādi-devāya namaḥ Salutations to the refulgent First Cause. 492. om mahā-devāya namaḥ Salutations to the great Gamester. 493. om deveśāya namaḥ Salutations to the Ruler of the gods. 494. om deva-bhṛte namaḥ Salutations to the upholder and director of the gods. 495. om gurave namaḥ || 52 || Salutations to the preceptor who teaches the gods their duties. 496. om uttarāya namaḥ Salutations to the deliverer who rescues brahma and the others from affliction. 497. om gopataye namaḥ Salutations to him who is the protector of all kinds of learning. 498. om goptre namaḥ Salutations to the master of all speech both of the vedas and common language. 499. om jñāna-gamyāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is known through wisdom and insight. 500. om purātanāya namaḥ Salutations to the Ancient one who has revealed all knowledge. 501. om śarīra-bhūta-bhṛte namaḥ Salutations to him who has the universe as his body. 502. om bhoktre namaḥ Salutations to the Supreme Enjoyer 503. om kapindrāya namaḥ Salutations to the lord of monkeys (in the Rama Avatara). 504. om bhuri-dakṣināya namaḥ || 53 || Salutations to the giver of liberal remunerations. 505. om somapāya namaḥ Salutations to the drinker of ambrosia (soma) offered as libations. 506. om amṛtapāya namaḥ Salutations to the imbiber of soma. 506. om somāya namaḥ Salutations to the Nectar who is sweet. 508. om puru-jite namaḥ Salutations to the all-conqueror who wins others over through his virtues. 509. om puru-sattamāya namaḥ Salutations to him who remains with the magnanimous devotees like Hanuman. 510. om vinayāya namaḥ Salutations to the Subduer of Marichi and the other demons. 511. om jāyaya namaḥ Salutations to him who can be subjugated by the upright. 512. om satya-sandhāya namaḥ Salutations to him whose promises are trustworthy. 513. oin dāśārhāya namaḥ Salutations to the deserver of gifts (of self surrender). 514. om sāttvatāṃ-pataye namaḥ || 54 ||
40 Salutations to the lord of those in whom the Sattva Guna preponderates. 515. om jivāya namaḥ Salutations to the animator of all life forms. 516. om vinayitāya namaḥ Salutations to the Guardian of devotees. 517. om sākṣine namaḥ Salutations to the Observer of the devotees. 518. om mukundāya namaḥ Salutations to the giver of salvation to those who request it. 519. om amita-vikramāya namaḥ Salutations to the unassailable one. 520. om aṃbho-nidhaye namaḥ Salutations to him who forms the foundation of the waters (Kurma) 521. om anantātmane namaḥ Salutations to the over-self of ananta. 522. om maho-dadhi-śayāya namaḥ Salutations to him who reclines upon the vast ocean of existence. 523. om antakāya namaḥ || 55 || Salutations to the terminator of the cosmos. 524. om ajāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is the letter "A" - the first sound of the Pranava (AUM). 525. om mahārhāya namaḥ Salutations to the glorifiable one. 526. om svābhāvyāya namaḥ Salutations to the superior object of meditation. 527. om jitāmitrāya namaḥ Salutations to the victor of the demon of Ego and Possessiveness. 528. om pramodanāya namaḥ Salutations to the giver of rapture. 529. om ānandāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is ecstasy itself. 530. om nandanāya namaḥ Salutations to the giver of ecstasy. 531. om nandāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is replete with all joy. 532. om satya-dharmāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is true in deed. 533. om trivikramāya namaḥ || 56 || Salutations to him who pervades the three Vedas. 534. om mahā-ṛṣaye namaḥ Salutations to the Great Seer 535. om kapilācāryāya namaḥ Salutations to him who appeared as the teacher Kapila. 536. om kṛtajñāya namaḥ Salutations to him who remembers all deeds that are ever done by all beings. 537. om medinī-pataye namaḥ Salutations to the Lord of the earth.
41 538. om tri-padāya namaḥ Salutations to the propounder of the three truths (regarding the Self, Matter and the Lord) 539. om tri-daśādhyakṣāya namaḥ Salutations to the Guardian of the 33 gods, 540. om mahā-śrṅgāya namaḥ Salutations to the great tusker (Varaha) 541. om kṛtānta-kṛte namaḥ || 57 || Salutations to him who slew Hiranyakṣa who resembled Yama the god of death.' 542. om maha-varāhāya namaḥ Salutations to the Great Boar. 543. om govindāya namaḥ Salutations to him who rescued the Earth from the demons. 544. om suṣeṇāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is equipped with a great army (his body). 545. om kanakāṅgadine namaḥ Salutations to him who is adorned with golden armlets. 546. om guhyāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is concealed through transcendence.. 547. om gabhirāya namaḥ Salutations to the Mysterious one. 548. om gahanāya namaḥ Salutations to the unfathomable one. 549. om guptāya namaḥ Salutations to the secret one. 550. om cakra-gadā-dharāya namaḥ || 58 || Salutations to the bearer of the Discus and Mace. 551. om vedhase namaḥ Salutations to Providence. 552. om svāṅgāya namaḥ Salutations to him who has the marks of sovereignty 553. om ajitāya namaḥ Salutations to him who dwells within the city named the Impregnable comprised of pure celestial substance. 554. om kṛṣṇāya namaḥ Salutations to the Dark One coloured like the rain cloud. 555. om dṛḍhāya namaḥ Salutations to him who reveals himself in a tangible form. 556. om saṅkarṣaṇāya namaḥ Salutations to him who draws other near to him. 557. om acyutāya namaḥ Salutations to him who does not fall. 558. om varuṇāya namaḥ Salutations to him who envelops all. 559. om vāruṇāya namaḥ Salutations to him who accompanies the spiritual aspirants as their inner witness. 560. om vṛkṣāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is a shady resort for all those who seek refuge from the heat of samsara. 561. om puṣkarakṣāya namaḥ
42 Salutations to him whose eyes nourish whatever he looks at. 562. om mahā-manase namaḥ || 59 || Salutations to the broad-minded one. 563. om bhagavate namaḥ Salutations to the venerable object of worship. 564. om bhagaghne namaḥ Salutations to him who is possessed of auspicious qualities. 565. om nandine namaḥ Salutations to the son of Nanda (i.e. Balarama) 566. om vanamāline namaḥ Salutations to the wearer of the garland of the five elements. 567. om halāyudhāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is armed with the plough (as Balarama). 568. om adityāya namaḥ Salutations to the son of Devaki (Aditi) - Krishna. 569. om jyotir-ādityāya namaḥ Salutations to the Resplendent Sun. 570. om sahiṣṇave namaḥ Salutations to the patient one. 571. om gati-sattamāya namaḥ || 60 || Salutations to the best instructor in the path of Dharma. 572. om su-dhanvane namaḥ Salutations to the wielder of the great Bow in the cosmic battle between the forces of chaos and order. 573. om khaṇḍa-paraśave namaḥ Salutations to him who wielded the broken axe in the contest with Siva. 574. om dāruṇāya namaḥ Salutations to the Splitter of the external and internal enemies. 575. om draviṇa-pradāya namaḥ Salutations to the fortune-giver in the form of the sacred Scriptures. 576. om divas-spṛśe namaḥ Salutations to him Who touches the heavens by his mystic power. 577. om sarva-dṛśe namaḥ Salutations to the seer of all. 578. om vyāsāya namaḥ Salutations to the compiler of the Veda (ie. Vyasa) 579. om vacaspataye namaḥ Salutations to the greatest of rhetorician. 580. om ayonijāya namaḥ || 61 || Salutations to him who was not born from a womb. (Vyasa) 581. om tri-sāmne namaḥ Salutations to him who is glorified by the three Sama hymns (Brhat, Rathantara & Vama-devya) 582. om sāma-gāya namaḥ Salutations to the hymnist who himself reveals all the hymns of the Sama Veda. 583. om sāmne namaḥ Salutations to the Dispeller of the sins of the singers who chant his glories. 584. om nirvāṇāya namah
43 Salutations to the Supreme Beatitude. 585. om bheṣajāya namaḥ Salutations to the remedy (for Samsara). 586. om bhiṣaje namaḥ Salutations to him who is the Physician and the only expert in diagnosis and treatment. 587. om sanyāsa-krte namaḥ Salutations to him who severs the bonds of attachment. 588. om śamāya namaḥ Salutations to the instructor who teaches the means of overcoming desire, anger etc. 589. om śāntāya namaḥ Salutations to the tranquil one. 590. om niṣṭhāyai namaḥ Salutations to the object of concentration. 591. oṃ śāntyai namaḥ Salutations to the Great Peace. 591. om parāyaṇāya namaḥ || 62 || Salutations to the Ultimate Means. 593. om śubhāṅgāya namaḥ Salutations to the actualiser of the eight limbs of Yoga. 594. om śānti-dāya namaḥ Salutations to the bestower of happiness. 595. om sraṣṭre namaḥ Salutations to the Projector of the universe. 596. om kumudāya namaḥ Salutations to him who delights in the earth and all the joy therein. 597. om kuvaleśayāya namaḥ Salutations to him who reclines on the ocean of space that circles the earth. 598. om gohitāya namaḥ Salutations to him who incarnates for the welfare of the world. 599. om go-pataye namaḥ Salutations to the Lord of the world. 600. om goptre namaḥ Salutations to the Guardian of the Universe. 601. om vrsabhākṣāya namaḥ Salutations to the pivot of wheel of Dharma - righteousness. 602. om vṛṣa-priyāya namaḥ || 63 || Salutations to the lover of righteousness. 603. om anivartine namaḥ Salutations to him who does not reject those who are inclined to return to the material world. 604. om nivrttātmane namaḥ Salutations to the self of the spiritual practitioners who are attached to the path of Liberation. 605. om saṃkṣeptre namaḥ Salutations to the limiter of the field of light for those who follow the materialist path. 606. om kṣema-krte namaḥ Salutations to the doer of good to those who desire Liberation. 607. om sivāya namaḥ Salutations to the Auspicious one who benefits both those who desire material life. and those who desire liberation.
44 608, om srīvatsa-vakṣase namaḥ Salutations to the wearer of the Srivatsa mark which is the symbol of his good fortune in being united with Lakshmi. 609. om śrīvāsāya namaḥ Salutations to the Abode of Lakshmi. 610. om śrī-pataye namaḥ Salutations to the consort of Lakshmi. 611. om śrīmatāṃ-varāya namaḥ || 64 || Salutations to the foremost of the glorious having Lakshmi as his eternal partner. 612. om śrī-dāya namaḥ Salutations to the giver of glory. 613. om śrīśāya namaḥ Salutations to the Lord of Lakshmi. 614. om śrīnivāsāya namaḥ Salutations to the contiguous support of Lakshmi. 615. om śrī-nidhaye namaḥ Salutations to the resort of Lakshmi. 616. om śrī-vibhāvanāya namaḥ Salutations to him who owes his greatness to Lakshmi. 617. om śrī-dharāya namaḥ Salutations to the bearer of Lakshmi. 618. om śrī-karāya namaḥ Salutations to him who makes Lakshmi follow him. 619. om śreyaś-śrīmate namaḥ Salutations to him who has Lakshmi as the Mediatrix between himself and the jivas. 620. om lokatray-āśrayāya namaḥ || 65 || Salutations to the refuge the three worlds. 621. om svakṣāya namaḥ Salutations to the beatiful-eyed one. 622. om svaṅgāya namaḥ Salutations to the physically gorgeous one who captivates Lakshmi. 623. om śatānandāya namaḥ Salutations to the possessor of hundred-fold bliss. 624. om nandaye namaḥ Salutations to him who is delightful. 625. om jyotir-ganeśvarāya namaḥ Salutations to the Lord of the beings of light. 626. om vijitātmane namaḥ Salutations to him whose mind is perfectly controlled. 627. om avidheyātmane namaḥ Salutations to him who is submissive to the influence of Lakṣhmi. 628. om sat-kīrtaye namaḥ Salutations to him who is of true renown as being affectionate and amiable. 629. om chinna-saṃśayāya namaḥ || 66 || Salutations to the dispeller of doubt about his affability and easy accessibility. 630. om udīrṇāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is clearly apparent in all his glory in the world around us.
45 631. om sarvataś-cakṣuse namaḥ Salutations to him who is visible to all in his iconic manifestation. 632. om anīśāya namaḥ Salutations to him who does not assert his authority over those who are exclusively devoted to him. 633. om sāśvata-sthirāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is eternal and steady assuming the form of the consecrated icons. 634. om bhūśayāya namaḥ Salutations to him who reclines upon the ground in order to bless those who invoke him. 635. om bhūṣanāya namaḥ Salutations to the adorned one who accepts all the services offered to him in the iconic form. 636. om bhūtaye namaḥ Salutations to the physical sustenance of those who are devoid of all other means to achieve liberation other than surrendering to him. 637. om viśokāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is devoid of sorrow because he never reneges on his promise to liberate those who surrender to him. 638. om śoka-nāśanāya namaḥ || 67 || Salutations to the destroyer of sorrow resulting from separation from him. 639. om arciṣmate namaḥ Salutations to the brilliant one. 640. om arcitāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is adored through the medium of icons. 641. om kumbhāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is an object of desire because of his great beauty. 642. om viśuddh-ātmane namaḥ Salutations to him who is of an immaculate nature. 643. om viśodhanāya namaḥ Salutations to him who purifies those who are tainted with faults. 644. om aniruddhāya namaḥ Salutations to the irresistible one. 645. om apratirathāya namaḥ Salutations to the peerless one. 646. om pradyumnāya namaḥ Salutations to the illuminator of the individual jivas. 647. om amita-vikramāya namaḥ || 68 || Salutations to the one of immeasurable stride who measured the three worlds. 648. om kāla-nemi-nighne namaḥ Salutations to the destroyer of the wheel of time. 649. om virāya namaḥ Salutations to the victor (Rama) who dwelt at Chitrakuta. 650. om śauraye namaḥ Salutations to the son of vasudeva. 651. om śūra-jan-eśvarāya namaḥ Salutations to the lord of the victorious ones. 652. om trilok-ātmane namaḥ Salutations to the one who moves about through the three realms (the world, mind and transcendental realm). 653. om trilok-eśāya namaḥ
46 Salutations to the lord of the three realms. 654. om keśavāya namaḥ Salutations to the dispeller of distress who dwells both at Mathura and Varanasi (ka is Brahma and Esha is Siva - both originating from Narāyana). 655. om keśighne namaḥ Salutations to the slayer of the demon Kesi. 656. om haraye namaḥ || 69 || Salutations to the green-hued one who dwells in the Govardhana hill. 657. om kāma-devāya namaḥ Salutations to the giver of love who dwells with Siva in Kailasa. 658. om kāma-pālāya namaḥ Salutations to the protector of gifts of love. 659. om kāmine namaḥ Salutations to the possessor of cherished things. 660. om kāntāya namaḥ Salutations to the charming one who is adored by the celestial nymphs (Apsaras). 661. om kṛtāgamāya namaḥ Salutations to the author of the Agamas. 662. om anirdeśya-vapuṣe namaḥ Salutations to him who is of an indefinable form 663. om viṣṇave namaḥ Salutations to the Omnipresent one who pervades the entire cosmos. 664. om vīrāya namaḥ Salutations to the hero who rescues the pious from the hands of the wicked. 665. om anantāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is unconditioned by the limitations of time, space or object. 666. om dhanañjayāya namaḥ || 70 || Salutations to the winner of great wealth. 667. om brahmaṇyāya namaḥ Salutations to the benefactor of the universe. 668. om brahma-kṛd-brahmaṇe namaḥ Salutations to the controller of Brahma and the creator of the magnitude of Mahat (the cosmic Intelligence). 669. om brahmaṇe namaḥ Salutations to the Supreme Immensity replete with every type of excellence. 670. om brahma-vivardhanāya namaḥ Salutations to him who increases and spreads Dharma. 671. om brahma-vide namaḥ Salutations to the knower of the Vedas. 672. om brahmaṇāya namaḥ Salutations to the teacher of the Vedas that reveal knowledge about him. 673. om brahmine namaḥ Salutations to the master of the creator Brahma. 674. om brahmajñāya namaḥ Salutations to the cogniser of the Vedas and their meaning. 675. om brāhmana-priyāya namaḥ || 71 || Salutations to him who is favourable to the Brahmins who know him.
47 676. om mahā-kramāya namaḥ Salutations to the one who provides means for the elevation of others. 677. om mahā-karmane namaḥ Salutations to him who performs terrific deeds which are amazing and full of wonder. 678. om mahā-tejase namaḥ Salutations to him who is of immense refulgence. 679. om mahoragāya namaḥ Salutations to the magnanimous one who enters into the heart. 680. om mahā-kratave namaḥ Salutations to the Great God who is easily pleased by sincerity. 681. om mahā-yajvane namaḥ Salutations to him whose worshippers are of a superior nature. 682. om mahā-yajñāya namaḥ Salutations to him whose adoration is the best. 683. om mahā-havise namaḥ || 72 || Salutations to the one who is worshipped by the greatest of oblations (devoid of animal sacrifice). 684. om stavyāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is worthy of praise. 685. om stava-priyāya namaḥ Salutations to him who delights in praise from whomsoever it may come. 686. om stotrāya namaḥ Salutations to the personification of eulogy who blesses the devotees. 687. om stutaye namaḥ Salutations to the object of glorification. 688. om stotre namaḥ Salutations to him who praises the hymnists who praise him. 689. om raṇa-priyāya namaḥ Salutations to the lover of war that is waged for bringing welfare to the many. 690. om pūrṇāya namaḥ Salutations to the plenum — who is thus in need of nothing and is gratified by simple adoration. 691. om pūrayitre namaḥ Salutations to the one that fills others by satisfying their desires. 692. om puṇyāya namaḥ Salutations to the sanctifier who purifies even the most vile among sinners. 693. om puṇya-kīrtaye namaḥ Salutations to him — the chanting of whose names purifies. 694. om anāmayāya namaḥ || 73 || Salutations to the bestower of the health of immortality. 695. om mano-javāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is quick as thought. 696. om tirtha-karāya namaḥ Salutations to the source of holiness. 697. om vasu-retase namaḥ Salutations to the source of luminosity. 698. om vasu-pradāya namaḥ Salutations to the giver of riches. 699. om vasu-pradāya namaḥ Salutations to the giver of dignity.
48 700. om vāsudevāya namaḥ Salutations to the son of Vasudeva. 701. om vasave namaḥ Salutations to the indweller who reclines upon the causal ocean and from whom all the incarnations proceed. 702. om vasu-manase namaḥ Salutations to the one whose mind dwells upon Vasudeva (the father of Krishna). 703. om havise namaḥ || 74 || Salutations to the one who was given up for adoption by Nanda and Yashoda. 704. om sad-gataye namaḥ Salutations to the defender of the good 705. om sat-kṛtaye namaḥ Salutations to him who is performed captivating acts in the forests of Vrindavan. 706. om sattāyai namaḥ Salutations to Existence itself without which nothing can exist. 707. om sad-bhūtaye namaḥ Salutations to the treasure of the good. 708. om sat-parāyaṇāya namaḥ Salutations to the supporter of the good Pandavas in their struggle against the wicked Kauravas. 709. om śūra-senāya namaḥ Salutations to him who has a victorious army comprised of the Yadavas and Pandavas. 710. om yadu-śreṣṭhāya namaḥ Salutations to the pre-eminent among the Yadus. 711. om san-nivāsāya namaḥ Salutations to the resort of the saintly Sanaka and the other Kumaras. 712. om suyāmunāya namaḥ || 75 || Salutations to him who sported delightfully in the Yamuna river 713. om bhūta-vāsāya namaḥ Salutations to the repository of all beings. 714. om vasudevāya namaḥ Salutations to the lord of the 12 lettered mantra. 715. om sarvāsu-nilayāya namaḥ Salutations to the abode of all beings. 716. om analāya namaḥ Salutations to the dissatisfied one, who is never content with the help given to devotees like Draupadi. 717. om darpaghne namaḥ Salutations to the destroyer of arrogance of Indra by the raising of the Govardhana hill. 718. om darpadāya namaḥ Salutations to the giver of self-esteem to the Yadavas. 719. om dṛptāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is devoid of conceit and enjoyed being fondled by Yashoda and Nanda. 720. om durdharāya namaḥ Salutations to the uncontrollable one whom Yashoda could not bring under her sway. 721. om aparājitāya namaḥ || 76 || Salutations to the indomitable one who sided with the Pandavas in the great battle.
49 722. om viśva-mūrtaye namaḥ Salutations to the one whose physical form is comprised of the universe. 723. om mahā-madaye namaḥ Salutations to him who has an enormous cosmic form which was revealed to Arjuna on the field of battle. 724. om dīpta-mūrtaye namaḥ Salutations to him of radiant form who gives radiance to all other illuminating bodies. 725. om amūrtimate namaḥ Salutations to the indweller of the most subtle things. 726. om aneka-mūrtaye namaḥ Salutations to the multi-formed one, who did not relinquish his other forms as Vasudeva, Sankarshana etc. while incarnated as Krishna. 727. om avyaktāya namaḥ Salutations to the unmanifest one who conceals his true identity while being born as a human being. 728. om śata-mūrtaye namaḥ Salutations to him who has an hundred manifestations which were revealed to Arjuna. 729. om śat-ānanāya namaḥ || 77 || Salutations to him who has an hundred faces. 730. om ekasmai namaḥ Salutations to the unique one with characteristics that cannot be matched. 731. om naikasmai namaḥ Salutations to him who is a plurality of glorious qualities. 732. om sāya namaḥ Salutations to the Generator of knowledge - even as a baby. 733. om vāya namaḥ Salutations to the pervader who dwells within all beings. 734. om kasmai namaḥ Salutations to the resplendent one even dwells within things that are dirty. 735. om kasmai namaḥ Salutations to the object of inquiry by those who seek to attain their goals. 736. om yasmai namaḥ Salutations to him who makes all efforts to protect those who surrender to him. 737. om tasmai namaḥ Salutations to the increaser of progress in the universe. 738. om padam-anuttamāya namaḥ Salutations to the matchless goal. 739. om loka-bandhave namaḥ Salutations to the relative of the universe who blesses all without exception. 740. om loka-nathāya namaḥ Salutations to the patron of the universe whose duty it is to protect that which belongs to him. 741. om mādhavāya namaḥ Salutations to the consort of Lakṣhmi together with whom he parents the universe. 742. om bhakta-vatsalāya namaḥ || 78 || Salutations to him who is most affection towards the devotees, and whose joy knows no bounds when he is united with them. 743. om suvrṇa-varṇāya namaḥ Salutations to the one of a golden colour capable of being visualised by the silent mind.
50 744. om hemāṅgāya namaḥ Salutations to him who has golden limbs pervaded by pure Sattva. 745. om varāṅgāya namaḥ Salutations to him who has a fabulous physique. 746. om canda-nāṅgadine namaḥ Salutations to him who is adorned with delightful armlets. 747. om vīraghne namaḥ Salutations to the slayer of strong demons like Putana, Sakatasura etc even as a tiny baby. 748. om viṣamāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is not uniform, being benevolent towards the righteous and malevolent towards the wicked. 749. om śūnyāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is void of all defects even while being born as a human. 750. om ghṛtāśise namaḥ Salutations to the one who desires the welfare of the world, or he who desires the butter of the gopis. 751. om acalāya namaḥ Salutations to the unshakeable one who remained resolute while confronting Duryodhana. 752. om calāya namaḥ || 79 || Salutations to him who always goes out of his way, and was even prepared to break his vow of non-combat in order to help Arjuna. 753. om amānine namaḥ Salutations to him who is devoid of self-conceit and acted as a messenger. 754. om mānadāya namaḥ Salutations to him who greatly esteems others — he even gave Arjuna the higher seat in the chariot. 755. om mānyāya namaḥ Salutations to the receiver of honour as being affectionate towards those who take refuge in him. 756. om loka-svāmine namaḥ Salutations to the master of the universe. 757. om triloka-dhṛṣe namaḥ Salutations to the benefactor of the three realms. 758. om sumedhase namaḥ Salutations to the well-intentioned one, always contemplating the universal good. 759. om medhajāya namaḥ Salutations to the one who was born of sacrifice in the form of austerities performed by Devaki in her previous birth. 760. om dhanyāya namaḥ Salutations to the Blessed One who considered himself blessed by being born as the son of Devaki. 761. om satya-medhase namaḥ Salutations to him of truthfull thoughts, who completely identified with the cowherds among whom he was raised. 762. om dharā-dharāya namaḥ || 80 || Salutations to the one who lifted the mountain Govardhana in order to protect the villagers from the rain storm sent by Indra. 763. tejo-vṛṣāya namaḥ Salutations to the one showers splendou in the form of protection
51 764. dyuti-dharāya namaḥ Salutations to the one who possesses majesty 765. sarva-śastra-bhṛtāṃ-varāya namaḥ Salutations to the one who is the best among armed warriors 766. pragrahāya namaḥ Salutations to the one who is the controller (like reins). 767. nigrahāya namaḥ Salutations to the one who subdues enemies. 768. vyagrāya namaḥ Salutations to the enthusiastic and zealous one 769. naika-śṛṅgāya namaḥ Salutations to the one who adopts various tactics in reconciliation 770. gadāgrajāya namaḥ || 81 || Salutations to the elder brother of Gada (son of Vasudeva’s wife Sunama) 771. catur-mūrtaye Salutations to the one who takes four forms in the yadu Kula — Balabhadra, Vasudeva, Pradyumna and Aniruddha 772. catur-bāhave namaḥ Salutations to the one with four arms 773. catur-vyūhāya namaḥ Salutations to the one who has four emanations. 774. catur-gataye namaḥ Salutations to the one is in the form of the four goals — Dharma, artha, kama and moksha) 775. om catur-ātmane namaḥ Salutations to him who appears in the four states of consciousness waking, dream, deep sleep and transcendental conscious. 776. om catur-bhāvāya namaḥ Salutations to the displayer of the fourfold. acts (creation of the universe, sustentation, protection and propagation of Dharma) 777. om catur-veda-vide namaḥ Salutations to him whose existence is well attested to by the four vedas. 778. om ekapade namaḥ || 82 || Salutations to him whose incarnation is only one tiny part of his total glory. 779. om samāvartāya namaḥ Salutations to him who returns again and gain in order to protect the righteous, destroy evil and re-establish Dharma. 780. om anivṛttātmane namaḥ Salutations to him who is not tainted by the world. 781. om durjāyaya namaḥ Salutations to the invincible one whom neither gods nor humans can control. 782. om dur-atikramāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is indispensable to those who seek liberation. 783. om dur-labhāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is difficult to attain by those whose minds wander after worldly gains. 784. om dur-gamāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is hard to reach by the weak-willed. 785. om durgāya namaḥ Salutations to the one who is hard to reach by those who are deluded by ignorance.
52 786. om dur-āvāsāya namaḥ Salutations to the one whose residence seems inaccessible to those who are lacking in wisdom. 787. om durarighne namaḥ || 83 || Salutations to the vanquisher of the evil-minded ones. 788. om śubhāṅgāya namaḥ Salutations to him of an enchanting form absorbed in deep meditation (Buddha). 789. om loka-sāraṅgāya namaḥ Salutations to him who preached essential things about suffering and the causes of suffering. 790. om sutantave namaḥ Salutations to the owner of a powerful mesh that ensnared the foolish ones. 791. om tantu-vardhanāya namaḥ Salutations to him who enmeshes others by giving them a taste for pleasure. 792. om indra-karmane namaḥ Salutations to him who is the helper of Indra who does many deeds for the welfare of the gods. 793. om mahā-karmane namaḥ Salutations to him who does magnanimous works and even resorts to deceit to help others. 794. om kṛta-karmaṇe namaḥ Salutations to him who can do the acts of others. 795. om kṛtāgamāya namaḥ || 84 || Salutations to the teacher of the Buddhist Agamas. 796. om udbhavāya namaḥ Salutations to him who has risen above Samsara. 797. om sundarāya namaḥ Salutations to the handsome one. 798. om sundāya namaḥ Salutations to him who softens the hearts of even the scoundrels. 799. om ratna-nābhāya namaḥ Salutations to him who has a gem-like navel over which he passed his hand to indicate enlightenment. 800. om su-locanāya namaḥ Salutations to him who has bewitching eyes. 801. om arkāya namaḥ Salutations to the praise-worthy one. 802. om vājasanāya namaḥ Salutations to him who feeds the hungry. 803. om sarva-vijjayine namaḥ Salutations to him who carries a bunch of peacock feathers symbolisitig the doctrine of ahimsa (non-injury). 804. om jāyantāya namaḥ Salutations to the conqueror of all other systems of philosophy. 805. om sarva-vijjayine namaḥ || 85 || Salutations to the defeater of the best of learned scholars by convincing arguments. 806. om suvarṇa-bindave namaḥ Salutations to him who concealed the truth in sweet words well construed. 807. om akṣobhyāya namaḥ Salutations to the undeceivable who cannot be confounded. 808. om sarva-vāgiśvar-eśvarāya namaḥ
53 Salutations to the Lord of all rhetoricians who is master of argument, disputation and eloquent in speech. 809. om mahā-hradāya namaḥ Salutations to the vast reservoir in which the malicious sink and cannot rise again. 800. om mahā-gartāya namaḥ Salutations to the great pit who engulfs those who are opposed to the Veda. 811. om mahā-bhūtāya namaḥ Salutations to the one who considers all great people as his own. 812. om mahā-nidhaye namaḥ || 86 || Salutations to the great treasure for the high-minded souls. 813. om kumudāya namaḥ Salutations to the source of delight to the earth 814. om kundarāya namaḥ Salutations to the bestower of the Supreme Enlightenment. 815. om kundāya namaḥ Salutations to the bestower of the successive stages of higher knowledge 816. om parjanyāya namaḥ Salutations to the raincloud who removes the three types of heat (Suffering) - physical, mental and spiritual. 817. om pavanāya namaḥ Salutations to the mover who descends to meet the devotees. 818. om anilāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is not prompted by anyone. 819. om amrtāśāya namaḥ Salutations to him who feeds the hungry jivas with ambrosia of immortality. 820. om amrta-vapuṣe namaḥ Salutations to him who has the nectar-like body. 821. om sarvajñāya namaḥ Salutations to the all-knowing one, 822. om sarvato-mukhāya namaḥ || 87 || Salutations to the one who can be approached in many ways. 823. om sulabhāya namaḥ Salutations to the most approachable one, who was won over by the kindness of even Kubja. 824. om suvratāya namaḥ Salutations to him who has taken the vow to protect those who surrender to him. 825. om siddhāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is perfection itself 826. om śatujic-chatru-tāpanāya namaḥ Salutations to him who afflicts his enemies by using those who have been conquered by them. 827. om nyagrodho-dumbarāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is maniplated by those who pay their obeisance before him. 828. om aśvatthāya namaḥ Salutations to him who directs the universe through Indra and the other gods who are conditioned by Time. 829. om canūr-āndhra-nisūdanāya namaḥ || 88 || Salutations to the one who slew the wresder named Chanura at Mathura.
54 830. om sahasrārcise namaḥ Salutations to the thousand-rayed one who radiates through the Sun. 831. om sapta-jihvāya namaḥ Salutations to the Mystic Fire which has seven tongues. 832. om saptaidhaṣe namaḥ Salutations to him who is enkindled by the seven sacred twigs. 833. om sapta-vāhanāya namaḥ Salutations to him who rides in the Sun cliariot drawn by seven horses (representative of the seven Vedic metres). 834. om amūrtaye namaḥ Salutations to the one whose form is different to all conceivable forms. 835. om anaghāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is sinless and not affected by the law of Karma. 836. om acintyāya namaḥ Salutations to the one who surpasses thought and cannot be compared to any other being, even the liberated ones. 837. om bhaya-krte namaḥ Salutations to the cause of fear to the demonic beings. 838. om bhāya-nāśanāya namaḥ || 89 || Salutations to the destroyer of the fear of the righteous 839. om aṇave namaḥ Salutations to the Atomic one who pervades even the tiniest particle of matter. 840. om bṛhate namaḥ Salutations to the Expansive one in whose palm the entire universe appears as a toy. 841. om kṛśāya namaḥ Salutations to the diaphanous one who is lighter than a wisp of cotton. 842. om sthūlāya namaḥ Salutations to the Vastness which touches all things directly while itself remaining stationary. 843. om guṇa-bhṛte namaḥ Salutations to the substratum of all qualities and things that exist. 844. om nirguṇāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is untouched by all the inauspicious attributes things that he pervades. 845. om mahate namaḥ Salutations to the great one who has the ability to achieve all that he desires. 846. om adhṛtāya namaḥ Salutations to the independent one who is not subject to the direction of another. 847. om svadhṛtāya namaḥ Salutations to the one who is self-dependant, whose greatness is not dependant on any mundane means. 848. om svāsyāya namaḥ Salutations to the one who is glorified by all. 849. om prāg-vaṃśāya namaḥ Salutations to the source of the angelic host. 850. om vamśa-vardhanāya namaḥ || 90 || Salutations to him who is the multiplier of the lineages of his spiritual progeny. 851. om bhāra-bhṛte namaḥ Salutations to him who shoulders the burden of liberating from Samsara those who surrender to him. 852. om kathitāya namaḥ
55 Salutations to him who has been revealed by the Vedas. 853. om yogine namaḥ Salutations to him who is endowed with super human prowess. 854. om yogīśāya namaḥ Salutations to the foremost of the Yoga practitioners who causes other to succeed in the practice of Yoga. 855. om sarva-kāmadāya namaḥ Salutations to the wish-fulfiller who bestows mystical powers on those who strive for them, even though they are a hindrance on the path to Liberation. 856. om aśramāya namaḥ Salutations to the resort of those who have experienced sojourn in the heavenly worlds and have returned to earth. 857. om śravanāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is who encourages the practice of Yoga begun in a past life. 858. om kṣāmāya namaḥ Salutations to him who advances the progress of the practitioners of Yoga even though they may have fallen from the path. 859. om suparnāya namaḥ Salutations to the one who helps the Yogis to cross the ocean of transmigration once they have resumed the practice. 860. om vāyu-vāhanāya namaḥ || 91 || Salutations to him who rides upon the wings of the wind (Garuda) 861. om dhanur-dharāya namaḥ Salutations to the wielder of the bow who removes the distress of the supplicants. 862. om dhanur-vedāya namaḥ Salutations to the teacher of the science of archery. 863. om daṇḍāya namaḥ Salutations to the punisher who acts through the temporal judiciary. 864. om damayitre namaḥ Salutations to the Subduer who directly punishes the wicked like Ravana. 865. om damāya namaḥ Salutations to the one who cannot be subdued by the wicked. 866. om aparājitāya namaḥ Salutations to the invincible who cannot be vanquished by any being at any time or place. 867. om sarva-sahāya namaḥ Salutations to him who supports everything, even the gods who in turn support others. 868. om niyantre namaḥ Salutations to the one who guides and directs others in the worship of their chosen form of God. 869. om niyamāya namaḥ Salutations to him who ordains the fruits in accordance with the form of worship chosen. 870. om yamāya namaḥ || 92 || Salutations to him who controls those divinities which bestow rewards upon their respective worshippers. 871. om sattvavate namaḥ Salutations to him who manipulates the quality of Sattva. 872. om sattvikāya namaḥ Salutations to the one who is himself completely Sattvic. 873. om satyāya namaḥ
56 Salutations to the Supreme Truth in which all facts are grounded. 874. om satya-dharma-parāyanāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is pleased by truth and law practiced with no ulterior motives. 875. om abhiprāyāya namaḥ Salutations to the object of choice by the devotees, eschewing all else. 876. om priyarhāya namaḥ Salutations to the worthy object of love of the devotees. 877. om arhāya namaḥ Salutations to the most suitable one in whom to seek refuge. 878. om priya-kṛte namaḥ Salutations to him who does what is good to the devotees. 879. om prīti-vardhanāya namaḥ || 93 || Salutations to the one who enhances love towards himself. 880. om vihāyasa-gataye namaḥ Salutations to him who is the means for the attainment of beatitude. 881. om jyotise namaḥ Salutations to the Supreme Light of lights. 882. om su-rucaye namaḥ Salutations to the Glorious Radiance. 883. om huta-bhug-vibhave namaḥ Salutations to the light of the bright fortnight. 884. om ravaye namaḥ Salutations to the deity who illumines the Sun. 885. om virocanāya namaḥ Salutations to the illuminator (of the year) 886. om sūryāya namaḥ Salutations to the source of all cycles of time. 887. om savitre namaḥ Salutations to the producer of foliage. 888. om ravī-locanāya namaḥ || 94 || Salutations to him who cause illumination through the rays of the Sun. 889. om ananta-huta-bhuk-bhoktre namaḥ Salutations to him who is Indra and Brahma of immeasurable magnitude. 890. om sukhadāya namaḥ Salutations to the giver of great joy in the form of the angelic being Amanava who severs contact with the physical realm and leads the jivas to the Supreme Lord. 891. om naikadāya namaḥ Salutations to the Lord of the liberal ones who are generous in giving. 892. om agrajāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is manifested before all others. 893. om anirvinnāya namaḥ Salutations to the one who is never despondent. 894. om sadāmarsine namaḥ Salutations to him who is forever patient in guiding the devotees in their service. 895. om lokadhiṣṭhanāya namaḥ Salutations to the substratum of the worlds. 896. om adbhutāya namaḥ || 95 || Salutations to the most Wonderful by whom all are amazed.
57 897. om sanātanāya namaḥ Salutations to the pleasurable object enjoyed by all those who have been liberated. 898. om sanātana-tamāya namaḥ Salutations to the most Ancient One who is always fresh and new. 899. om kapilāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is effulgent and self-luminous. 900. om kapir-avyayāya namaḥ Salutations to him who enjoys unending bliss. 901. om svastīdāya namaḥ Salutations to the giver of auspiciousness to all beings irrespective of any personal qualities. 902. om svastī-krte namaḥ Salutations to the creator of auspiciousness for the blessed liberated. 903. om svastaye namaḥ Salutations to the most auspicious one. 904. om svastī-bhuje namaḥ Salutations to the maintainer of auspiciousness. 905. om svastī-dakṣināya namaḥ || 96 || Salutations to him who gives himself freely to his devotees. 906. om araudrāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is not irascible and never becomes angry at the devotees. 907. om kuṇḍaline namaḥ Salutations to him who is adorned with earrings representing Yoga and Sankhya philosophies. 908. om cakrine namaḥ Salutations to the wielder of the discus weapon. 909. om vikramine namaḥ Salutations to him who is possessed of immeasurable courage. 910. om ūrjita-śāsanāya namaḥ Salutations to him whose commands are unfailing and cannot be disregarded even by Brahma. 911. om śabdātigāya namaḥ Salutations to the one whose magnitude and glories are beyond the reach of words. 912. om śabda-sahāya namaḥ Salutations to him who responds to calls of distress. 913. om śiśirāya namaḥ Salutations to him who rushes to the assistance of the helpless like Gajendra. 914. om śarvarīkarāya namaḥ || 97 || Salutations to him who carries weapons of destruction in his hands. 915. om akrūrāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is never cruel. 916. om peśalāya namaḥ Salutations to him whose garlands and ornaments are charmingly disarrayed because of his rushing to help Gajendra - the elephant. 917. om dakṣāya namaḥ Salutations to the expert who comes immediately to help. 918. om dakṣināya namaḥ Salutations to the most competent and amiable one. 919. om kṣamiṇām-varāya namaḥ Salutations to the greatest of the forbearing who was relieved to see Gajendra safe.
58 920. om vidvittamāya namaḥ Salutations to the one who has the most knowledge about everything. 921. om vita-bhayāya namaḥ Salutations to him who dispelled the fear of Gajendra. 922. om puṇya-śravana-kirtanāya namaḥ || 98 || Salutations to him who grants merit to those who listen attentively to his pastimes of saving Gajendra. 923. om uttāranāya namaḥ Salutations to the raiser from the lake of both Gajendra and the crocodile. 924. om duskṛtighne namaḥ Salutations to the slayer of the miscreant crocodile upon the land. 925. om puṇyāya namaḥ Salutations to him who purifies through the hearing of this episode. 926. om duḥ-svapna-nāśanāya namaḥ Salutations to the remover of nightmares through the recollection of this incident. 927. om vīraghne namaḥ Salutations to him who slew the recalcitrant crocodile that had attacked Gajendra. 928. om rakṣanāya namaḥ Salutations to the Guardian who consoled the distressed elephant. 929. om sadbhyo namaḥ Salutations to him who makes others progress and prosper. 930. om jīvanāya namaḥ Salutations to the one who sustains life (by granting resurrection to the crocodile that attacked Gajendra). 931. om pary-avaṣṭhitāya namaḥ || 99 || Salutations to the one who stands around waiting to help the afflicted devotees like Gajendra. 932. om ananta-rūpāya namaḥ Salutations to him whose forms which are assumed for various pastimes are endless. 933. om ananta-śriye namaḥ Salutations to him whose attributive powers are unlimited. 934. om jita-manyave namaḥ Salutations to him whose anger is completely subdued. 935. om bhāyapahāya namaḥ Salutations to him who removes the fear of those who take refuge in him. 936. om caturaśrāya namaḥ Salutations to the dispenser of justice who does what is right. 937. om gabhirātmane namaḥ Salutations to him who has a deep and profound nature. 938. om vidiśāya namaḥ Salutations to the one who is above all. 939. om vyādiśāya namaḥ Salutations to the appointer who confers administrative posts in the cosmic hierarchy on the worthy. 940. om diśāya namaḥ || 100 || Salutations to the commander who issues instructions to Brahma and the other gods. 941. om anādaye namaḥ Salutations to the one who is not accepted by some as Lord. 942. om bhūr-bhuve namaḥ
59 Salutations to the abode of those who live truly. 943. om lakṣmyai namaḥ Salutations to the most cherished object of his devotees. 944. om suvīrāya namaḥ Salutations to the gallant one. 945. om rucirāṅgadāya namaḥ Salutations to the one who gives his pleasant body to others for their enjoyment. 946. om jananāya namaḥ Salutations to the progenitor who creates beings with the ability to enjoy him. 947. om jana-janmādaye namaḥ Salutations to the first-born among all beings which are the fruits of the act of procreation. 948. om bhimāya namaḥ Salutations to the awful one who rehabilitates those who stray from him. 949. om bhīma-parākramāya namaḥ || 101 || Salutations to him who has awesome powers to severely punish the wicked miscreants. 950. om ādhāra-nilayāya namaḥ Salutations to the Abode of the altruists who dedicate their lives to the service of other beings. 951. om dhātre namaḥ Salutations to the propagator of Dharma who teaches by example. 952. om puspa-hasāya namaḥ Salutations to the blossom who is gentle to those who resort to him. 953. om prajagarāya namaḥ Salutations to the eternally vigilant who is completely aware of everything that transpires in the universe. 954. om ūrdhvagāya namaḥ Salutations to the one who supersedes all others in altruism. 955. om sat-path-ācārāya namaḥ Salutations to him who leads others on the path of righteousness 956. om prāṇa-dāya namaḥ Salutations to him who preserves life by swallowing the poison of the world. 957. om pranavāya namaḥ Salutations to the one who makes others bow down by revealing the true relationship between himself and the jivas. 958. om paṇāya namaḥ || 102 || Salutations to him who makes transactions and sometimes exchanges the role of servant and master. 959. om pramāṇāya namaḥ Salutations to the valid authority who reveals the universal truth through the Veda. 960. om prāṇa-nilayāya namaḥ Salutations to the final resort of all living things. 961. om prāṇa-bhṛte namaḥ Salutations to the one who sustains life like a mother. 962. om prāṇa-jīvanāya namaḥ Salutations to the one who nourishes all beings through food and drink. 963. om tattvāya namaḥ Salutations to the onewho is theessence ofall things through pervasion and usefulness. 964. om tattva-vide namaḥ Salutations to the Knower of Truth about himself. 965. om ekātmane namaḥ
60 Salutations to the One Unique Being. 966. om janma-mṛtyu-jarātigāya namaḥ || 103 || Salutations to the one who is beyond all conceptions of birth, old age and death. 967. om bhūr-bhuvas-svas-tarave namaḥ Salutations to the one who has become the tree of the three realms of existence, being their shade as well as bestowing fruit upon them. 968. om tārāya namaḥ Salutations to the one who is a ferry for those who wish to cross over the sea of Samsara. 969. om savitā namaḥ Salutations to the one who begets all things. 970. om prapita-mahāya namaḥ Salutations to the Great Grand-father (the father of grandfather Brahma). 971. om yajñāya namaḥ Salutations to the Sacrifice of japa (recitation of mantra) of the devotees who cannot perform formal worship. 972. om yajña-pataye namaḥ Salutations to the Lord of Sacrifice who bestows the rewards of sacrifice. 973. om yajvane namaḥ Salutations to the one who sacrifices for those who are unable to do it. 974. om yajñāṅgāya namaḥ Salutations to him to whom the sacrifices of others are accessory to his own supreme sacrifice. 975. om yajña-vāhanāya namaḥ || 104 || Salutations to the one who encourages others to sacrifice by investing them with the faith, power and means. 976. om yajña-bhṛte namaḥ Salutations to him who brings sacrifices to completion by rectifying their imperfections. 977. om yajña-kṛte namaḥ Salutations to the one who created sacrifice in the beginning for the welfare of all beings. 978. om yajñine namaḥ Salutations to the subject of sacrifice. 979. om yajña-bhuje namaḥ Salutations to the protector of sacrifice. 980. om yajña -sādhanāya namaḥ Salutations to the one who is reached by sacrifice. 981. om yajñānta-krte namaḥ Salutations to him who bestows the results of sacrifice. 982. om yajña -guhyāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is the secret principle of sacrifice. 983. om annāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is the object of enjoyment. 984. om annadāya namaḥ || 105 || Salutations to the enjoyer of those who enjoy 985. om ātmā-yonaye namaḥ Salutations to the one who freely mingles with others like milk and sugar. 986. om svāyam-jātāya namaḥ Salutations to the self-born who spontaneously manifests himself without any expectation of worship from the jivas.
61 987. om vaikhanāya namaḥ Salutations to the extinguisher of suffering. 988. om sama-gāyanāya namaḥ Salutations to him who is pleased by the chanting of the Sama hymns. 989. om devakī-nandanāya namaḥ Salutations to the source of joy to Devaki his mother (as Krishna). 990. om sraṣṭre namaḥ Salutations to the Generator of all growth. 991. om kṣitigāya namaḥ Salutations to the Lord of the Earth. 992. om pāpa-nāśanāya namaḥ || 106 || Salutations to the destroyer of sins through the hearing of his pastimes as Krishna in Gokula.
993. om śaṅka-bhṛte namaḥ Salutations to the wielder of the conch Pancajanya. 994. om nandakine namaḥ Salutations to the wielder of the sword Nandaka. 995. om cakrine namaḥ Salutations to the wielder of the discus Sudarshana. 996. om śārṅga-dhanvane namaḥ Salutations to the wielder of the bow Sarnga. 997. om gadā-dharāya namaḥ Salutations to the wielder of the mace Gada 998. om rathāṅga-pāṇaye namaḥ Salutations to the one who remains ready at any moment to discharge the discus weapon. 999. om akṣobhyāya namaḥ Salutations to the steadfast one who remains unshakeable in his resolve to afford protection to all those who surrender to him. 1000. om sarva praharaṇāyudhāya namaḥ || 107 || Salutations to him who possess every conceivable weapon that acts against evil.