108 Names of Lord Vishnu – Sri Vishnu Ashtottara Shatanamavali

Vishnu and Lakshmi

In Sanatan Dharma, number 108 has held great importance. Like the 108 names of Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu is also extolled through his 108 names during the puja rituals either by the priests or by the worshippers themselves.

Vishnu and Lakshmi

Each name has attributes or qualities of lord Vishnu attached to it. Here is the list of 108 Names of Vishnu based on Sri Vishnu Ashtottara Shatanamavali.

  1. Krishna: The dark-complexioned one who possesses supreme attractiveness and charm.
  2. Vishnu: The all-pervading Lord who sustains and preserves the universe.
  3. Lakshmipati: The consort of Goddess Lakshmi, who is the ultimate ruler and bestower of wealth and prosperity.
  4. Vaikuntha: The abode of Lord Vishnu, a realm of eternal bliss and spiritual liberation.
  5. Garudadhwaja: The one who has Garuda, the divine eagle, as his vehicle.
  6. Parabrahma: The ultimate transcendent reality beyond all limitations.
  7. Jagannatha: The Lord of the universe, the supreme deity worshipped in the famous Jagannath Temple in Puri, Odisha.
  8. Vasudeva: The son of Vasudeva, another name for Lord Krishna.
  9. Trivikrama: The Lord who took three mighty strides to measure the entire universe.
  10. Daityantaka: The destroyer of the demon named Daitya.
  11. Madhuri: The embodiment of sweetness and divine beauty.
  12. Tarkshyavahanaya: The one who rides the divine vehicle Garuda, also known as Tarkshya.
  13. Sanatana: The eternal and everlasting Lord.
  14. Narayana: The dwelling place and refuge of all beings.
  15. Padmanabha: The Lord with a lotus-shaped navel.
  16. Hrishikesha: The master of the senses and the Lord of all beings.
  17. Sudhapradaya: The bestower of divine nectar and eternal bliss.
  18. Madhava: The Lord who possesses sweetness and charm.
  19. Pundarikaksha: The lotus-eyed Lord.
  20. Sthitikarta: The sustainer and maintainer of the world.
  21. Paratpara: The supreme among the supreme, the ultimate reality.
  22. Vanamali: The Lord who adorns a garland made of forest flowers.
  23. Yajnarupa: The form of Vishnu assumed during sacrificial ceremonies.
  24. Chakrapanaye: The one who wields the divine weapon, the discus (chakra).
  25. Gadadhara: The holder of the mace (gada) as a symbol of power and strength.
  26. Upendra: The younger brother of Indra, also known as Vamana, the fifth avatar of Vishnu.
  27. Keshava: The Lord with beautiful hair.
  28. Hamsa: The swan, symbolizing purity and discrimination.
  29. Samudramathana: The churner of the ocean of milk.
  30. Haraye: The remover of sins and sorrows, the provider of liberation.
  31. Govinda: The protector of cows and the one who gives joy to all beings.
  32. Brahmajanaka: The creator of Brahma, the supreme deity responsible for creation.
  33. Kaitabhasuramardana: The destroyer of the demon named Kaitabha.
  34. Shridhara: The one who holds and sustains the goddess of wealth, Sri.
  35. Kamajanaka: The generator of desire and fulfillment.
  36. Sheshashayini: The one who reclines on the divine serpent, Shesha.
  37. Chaturbhuja: The four-armed Lord, representing his divine powers and attributes.
  38. Panchajanyadhara: The holder of the divine conch named Panchajanya.
  39. Shrimata: The consort of the goddess of wealth, Lakshmi.
  40. Sharngapana: The bearer of the divine bow called Sharnga.
  41. Janardana: The one who bestows rewards and grants boons to his devotees.
  42. Pitambaradhara: The Lord who wears a yellow garment.
  43. Deva: The divine deity worthy of worship.
  44. Suryachandravilochana: The one whose eyes are like the sun and the moon.
  45. Matsyarupa: The one who assumes the form of a fish, as the first avatar of Vishnu.
  46. Kurmatanave: The one who incarnated as a tortoise, the second avatar of Vishnu.
  47. Krodarupa: The embodiment of divine anger and wrath.
  48. Nrikesari: The lion-human form, an incarnation combining the qualities of a lion and a man.
  49. Vamana: The dwarf form, the fifth avatar of Vishnu who grew in size to defeat the demon King Bali.
  50. Bhargava: The descendant of the sage Bhrigu, referring to Lord Parashurama, the sixth avatar of Vishnu.
  51. Rama: The prince of Ayodhya and the seventh avatar of Vishnu, known for his righteousness and heroic deeds.
  52. Bali: The benevolent and righteous demon king who was blessed by Lord Vishnu.
  53. Kalki: The future avatar of Vishnu who is believed to appear at the end of the current age to restore righteousness.
  54. Hayanana: The one who takes the form of a horse, symbolizing strength and swiftness.
  55. Vishwambhara: The sustainer and supporter of the entire universe.
  56. Shishumara: The cosmic form of Lord Vishnu, resembling a dolphin-like shape in the celestial realm.
  57. Shrikara: The bestower of auspiciousness and prosperity.
  58. Kapila: The sage Kapila, the founder of the Sankhya school of philosophy and considered an incarnation of Vishnu.
  59. Dhruva: The steadfast devotee of Lord Vishnu who attained immortality and became the pole star.
  60. Dattatreya: The combined form of the divine trinity—Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva.
  61. Achyuta: The infallible and imperishable Lord.
  62. Ananta: The endless and eternal Lord who rests on the serpent Adishesha.
  63. Mukunda: The giver of liberation and the ultimate bestower of moksha.
  64. Dadhivamana: The dwarf form of Lord Vishnu who assumed the form of a Brahmin boy to trick the demon Bali.
  65. Dhanvantari: The divine physician and the preserver of health and well-being.
  66. Shrinivasa: The deity worshipped in Tirupati, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu.
  67. Pradyumna: The son of Lord Krishna and the personification of love and beauty.
  68. Purushottama: The supreme divine being and the highest form of existence.
  69. Shrivatsakaustubhadhara: The wearer of the divine mark Shrivatsa and the jewel Kaustubha.
  70. Murarata: The one who delights in playing the flute and enchanting the hearts of devotees.
  71. Adhokshaja: The one who transcends the senses and intellect.
  72. Rishabha: The bull incarnation of Lord Vishnu, representing dharma and righteousness.
  73. Mohinirupadhari: The one who assumed the enchanting form of Mohini, a beautiful female, to deceive and defeat the demons.
  74. Sankarshana: The divine expansion of Lord Vishnu who represents the power of preservation.
  75. Prithvi: The Lord who embodies the earth element and supports all life forms.
  76. Kshirabdhishayini: The one who reclines on the ocean of milk, symbolizing the cosmic creative power.
  77. Bhutatma: The indwelling soul in all beings, connecting and pervading everything.
  78. Aniruddha: The one who cannot be hindered or restrained by anyone or anything.
  79. Bhaktavatsala: The lover and protector of his devotees, always responsive to their love and devotion.
  80. Nara: The eternal cosmic man who is inseparable from Lord Narayana.
  81. Gajendravarada: The bestower of blessings and liberation to the elephant king Gajendra.
  82. Tridhamne: The one who dwells in the three abodes—Vaikuntha, Kshirasagara, and the heart of devotees.
  83. Bhutabhavana: The creator and nurturer of all beings in the universe.
  84. Shwetadwipasuvastavyaya: The Lord who resides on the white island in the milky ocean.
  85. Sankadimunidhyeyaya: The one worshipped and contemplated upon by great sages and seers like Sanaka and others.
  86. Bhagavata: The one who embodies all divine qualities and attributes.
  87. Shankarapriya: The one who is dear to Lord Shiva and bestows his grace upon the devotees.
  88. Dharakanta: The one who holds the earth and sustains its existence.
  89. Vedatmana: The essence and soul of the Vedas, representing supreme knowledge and wisdom.
  90. Badarayana: The sage Vyasa, the compiler of the Vedas and the author of the Mahabharata and the Brahma Sutras.
  91. Bhagirathijanmabhumi Padapadma: The lotus feet worshipped by Bhagiratha, the sage who brought the river Ganga to Earth.
  92. Satam Prabhave: The one who possesses infinite powers and manifestations.
  93. Swabhuve: The self-existent and self-manifested Lord.
  94. Vibhava: The divine incarnations and manifestations of Lord Vishnu in various forms.
  95. Ghanashyama: The Lord with a complexion dark like a rain-laden cloud.
  96. Jagatkaranaya: The cause and origin of the entire universe.
  97. Avyaya: The imperishable and indestructible Lord.
  98. Buddhavatara: The incarnation of Lord Vishnu as Buddha, the founder of Buddhism.
  99. Shantatma: The embodiment of peace and tranquility.
  100. Lilamanushavigraha: The Lord who assumes human-like forms and engages in divine pastimes and playfulness.
  101. Damodara: The Lord who was tied by Mother Yashoda with a rope around his waist.
  102. Viradrupa: The form of Lord Vishnu displaying his immense cosmic power and might.
  103. Bhutabhavyabhavatprabha: The radiant Lord who exists in the past, present, and future.
  104. Adideva: The original and primordial deity.
  105. Devadeva: The Lord of all lords, the supreme divine being.
  106. Prahladaparipalaka: The protector and savior of his devotee Prahlada, who had unshakable faith in him.
  107. Shrimahavishnu: The grand and magnificent form of Lord Vishnu, embodying all divine qualities and powers.
  108. Nilakaantaaya: The blue-throated Lord, symbolizing his consuming of the poison during the churning of the ocean.

Whoever chants these 108 auspicious Names of Lord Vishnu, will be blessed by Bhagwan Shri Vishnu. (Recommended – 1008 Names of Vishnu)