If you are looking for a creative way to praise Vishnu, but can’t seem to come up with any new ideas, then this article is perfect for you. You will find 108 different names of the god Vishnu that have been collected over time from various cultures and religions around the world. There’s no shortage of these divine names; in fact there are over 1,250 possible variations!
In Hinduism, there are 108 names for Vishnu. These include:
– Vasudeva (the all pervading god who is the father of Krishna)
– Adhokshaja – one of the ten aspects of Shiva as a representation of the cosmic destroyer or transformer in whose honor tantric rites were performed by left handed brahmins to avert evil and bring prosperity. He blackens himself from head to foot with ashes and wears an ochre robe as he dances wildly on a raised platform until only his bones remain; then finally these too crumble into dust and vanish. This personification originated among Shaivas sects that practiced ritual self mortification such as those seen today in India at Maha Kumbh Mela.
– Kutshera – one of the ten aspects of Shiva as a representation of the cosmic destroyer or transformer in whose honor tantric rites were performed by left handed brahmins to avert evil and bring prosperity, who blackens himself from head to foot with ashes and wears an ochre robe as he dances wildly on a raised platform until only his bones remain; then finally these too crumble into dust and vanish. This personification originated among Shaivas sects that practiced ritual self mortification such as those seen today in India at Maha Kumbh Mela.
– Srikandra – One of Vishnu’s names is Srikanta which means “the Supreme Bliss.” His other name Krishna (which means “the All-attractive”) reflects his role as the divine lover of Radha (a cowherd girl) and one who arouses her from spiritual slumber.
– Krishna – One of Vishnu’s names is Srikanta which means “the Supreme Bliss.” His other name Krishna (which means “the All-attractive”) reflects his role as the divine lover of Radha (a cowherd girl) and one who arouses her from spiritual slumber.
Vishnu is the Hindu god of preservation and protection. Vishnu has 108 names by Shiva, Brahma, Indra, etc. There are also many other stories about how he acquired his name
He protects humans from evil influences both internally and externally in the form of beings like Asuras who wish to disturb their peace or take over the world for themselves. He does so by taking on different forms such as a fish (Matsya), turtle (Kurma), boar (Varaha) and man-lion avatars(Narasimha). These incarnations came at various times when there was a great disturbance that needed to be rectified including: Hiranyaksha’s attempt to destroy earth; Th
Vishnu has 108 names in the Vedas and Puranas.
The popular ones are:
– Vasudeva, “the one who enters everywhere” (from mahāvākyaṇi)
– Madhava, “the one who brings delight or happiness” (mahad bhavati madhaveti)
– Govinda, “the protector of cows” (go means cow). Cow is considered a sacred animal to Hindus. For more on the role of cows see Holy Cows In India.
Some people may be hesitant about following an Indian deity–but Vishnu’s qualities and his story provide deep insights into universal spiritual truths that all seekers can relate to.
Vishnu’s 108 names are classified into eight groups:
– Vaishnavite Vishnu Names (for those following the Hindu deity Vishnu)
– Vasudeva, Madhava and Govinda. This group of three honor him as a protector of cows.
– Pancha Bhuta Prana Karya Nama–Names that refer to his five elements in creation including earth, water, air etc., which he sustains with life force prāna. For example Vritrahan is “the one who created Indra from his own power” because through introspection Indira overcame obstacles caused by asura king named Vrtra; Purushottam means “the supreme being.”
The following is our list of 108 names for the god Vishnu, which can be used as a starting point to find more.
Achyuta – One who has no past
Aditya- The Sun; son of Aditi and Vivaswan. He was born from the right half of Lord Shiva’s body during his dance with Devi Parvati in order to make him happy so he would stop dancing. His sister/wife is called Rohini (meaning red) because she fights on behalf of her brother against Surya (Sun God).
Bhagavan Brahma- Creator God, personified Brahman concept in Hinduism Brahmaji – Son or grandson of Brahma, one aspect name of Shiva
– Brahma is the Creator God, personified Brahman concept in Hinduism.
Brahmaji – Son or grandson of Brahma, one aspect name of Shiva
Chaturveda Purushottama- Vishnu with four Vedas; he can travel anywhere on earth and to any time period because he has all knowledge from these scriptures. He also knows how to use them for good deeds because they represent spiritual wisdom. This means that Vishnu’s character transcends anything anyone could know without personal experience and study/research. In other words, through introspection Indira overcame obstacles caused by asura king named Vrtra; Purushottam means “the supreme being.”
Freed One (Mukta)- One who is freed from all worldly bonds, one that has attained salvation.
Govinda – A cow herder and gopala (protector of cows). In the Rig Veda he was a solar deity personifying light emerging in the sky
Itihaasaprakriti- Vishnu as part of his Divine Nature which means without any attributes or qualities; this aspect can be seen more closely with other aspects such as Garuda, Kurma, and Varaha. He does not have any particular form but manifests different forms when needed to perform specific tasks. It also represents pure consciousness devoid of thoughts/emotions because it’s all encompassing just like Brahman concept in Hinduism
Jaya- The one who conquers all; the victorious
Ketu- A comet in Hindu astrology and also a deity. Ketu is considered to be an abode of Ganesha, where he takes rest for half of his month (Aardra). He has been worshipped since early Vedic times as a god that can curse or bless people
Lakshmi- Goddess Lakshmi brings wealth and prosperity into our lives by her mere presence while she sits at Shiva’s feet with adoring eyes. She was created from Vishnu’s eye when it fell under Brahma’s spell on Sati (Shiva’s wife) after sacrificing herself so Shiva could have complete freedom on earth
Shereen- Hinduism: The one who has a lot of spiritual power
Tara- A goddess Tara is the female aspect and consort of the god Shiva. In ancient texts she is described as having been born from his tears while he mourned Sati’s death
About 108 Vishnu Names Ideas: This article will be about 108 names in Hindu religion for Lord Vishnu, with an explanation on some key aspects related to those names. It also includes other information such as what it means to name your child according to this tradition and how you can find more resources when looking up different topics relevant to these ideas here at our website!
Worshipful One Who Is Without Ties To Anything Else / Unclothed One Lord of Courage and Victory God With a Trident / Lord of Three Worlds King Of The Gods And All Creatures Who Live In the Watery Abode Below Him (Para-loka) The Unmoving One, Whose Form Is Ever Radiant From Worshipful Service to His Devotees. He is also known as Vishnu or Hari – Highest among all gods, who always abides by Dharma. Defender of Virtue and Goodness against Adversity! Sustainer of Life from womb to tomb! Garbha-pati: Father in the fetus’ heart; Ayur-Vishnu: Preserver at birth for life’s span; Kanta-vardhanah: