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108 Names of Bhagavan

Viswanatha Swami

  1. Oṁ mahāsena mahoṁśena jātāya One sprung from the resplendence of Mahasena namaḥ

  2. Oṁ śrī ramaṇāya The Name, conferred on the young ascetic by Ganapati Muni namaḥ

  3. Oṁ gurave Like the sun, self-luminous, and like the Self, an inner light namaḥ

  4. Oṁ akhaṇḍa saṁvidākārāya The Embodiment of whole, unbroken Awareness namaḥ

  5. Oṁ mahaujase The Great Light namaḥ

  6. Oṁ kāraṇodbhavāya One whose birth was for a purpose namaḥ

  7. Oṁ jagaddhitāvatārāya One whose advent is for the well- being of the world namaḥ

  8. Oṁ śrī bhūminātha sthalotthitāya He who sprang into being in the holy spot of Bhuminatha, or Tirumeninatha namaḥ

  9. Oṁ parāśarakulottaṁśāya Crown-jewel of the Parasara Kula namaḥ

10. Oṁ sundarārya tapaḥ phalāya Fruit of Sundara Iyer’s tapas (penance) namaḥ

11. Oṁ kamanīya sucāritrāya Charming person of excellent behaviour namaḥ

12. Oṁ sahāyāmbā sahāyavate One who enjoyed the help of Mother divine, the helper of all namaḥ

13. Oṁ śoṇācala maholina mānasāya One whose mind was merged in the effulgence of Arunachala namaḥ

14. Oṁ svarṇahastakāya One with the 'golden touch' namaḥ

15. Oṁ śrīmad dvādaśānta mahāsthale labdha vidyodayāya He who gained enlightenment in the most holy Madurai namaḥ

16. Oṁ mahāśakti nipātena prabuddhāya One whose awakening was perfect and permanent owing to the descent of the supreme power namaḥ

17. Oṁ paramārthavide One who has realized the supreme value, one who knows the ultimate reality namaḥ

18. Oṁ tīvrāya One intensely active (far from inert) namaḥ

19. Oṁ pitṛpadānveṣiṇe One who seeks the Father’s abode, the Father’s presence namaḥ

20. Oṁ indu-maulinā pitṛmate Son of Chandrasekhara, the crescent-crowned God namaḥ

21. Oṁ piturā deśataḥ śona śailam prāptāya He who reached Arunachala at his Father’s bidding namaḥ

22. Oṁ tapomayāya One who was all tapas, whose entire being was tapas namaḥ

23. Oṁ udāsīnāya One who is seated high above namaḥ

24. Oṁ mahāyogine The great yogi, one whose whole being is in the Self namaḥ

25. Oṁ mahotsāhāya The one supremely zealous namaḥ

26. Oṁ kuśāgradhiye One of sharpest intellect namaḥ

27. Oṁ śānta saṅkalpa saṁrambhāya One whose actions are well begun and well done namaḥ

28. Oṁ susandṛśe One with clear, auspicious vision namaḥ

29. Oṁ savitre Sun of Awareness, jnana bhanu namaḥ

30. Oṁ sthirāya Firm, unmoving namaḥ

31. Oṁ tapaḥ kṣapita sarvāṅgāya One whose whole body had shrunk by tapas namaḥ

32. Oṁ phullāmbuja vilocanāya One with eyes bright and beautiful like a fully blossomed lotus namaḥ

33. Oṁ candrikāsita hāsa śrī maṇḍitānana maṇḍalāya One whose comely face was lit up by the cool moonlight of a smile namaḥ

34. Oṁ cūtavāṭyāṁ samāsīnāya Calmly seated in the mango grove namaḥ

35. Oṁ cūrṇitākhila vibhramāya One who has destroyed all illusions namaḥ

36. Oṁ veda vedānta tattvajñāya One who has understood the inner significance of the Vedas and of vedanta namaḥ

37. Oṁ cinmudriṇe Bestower of supreme wisdom by silence namaḥ

38. Oṁ triguṇātigāya One who has transcended the three gunas namaḥ

39. Oṁ virūpākṣa guhāvāsāya Dweller in the Virupaksha cave namaḥ

40. Oṁ virājadacalākṛtaye One whose form is radiant stillness namaḥ

41. Oṁ uddīpta nayanāya He of lustrous eyes namaḥ

42. Oṁ pūrṇāya The perfect one namaḥ

43. Oṁ racitācala tāṇḍavāya Dancer dancing the dance of stillness namaḥ

44. Oṁ gambhīrāya Majestic, deep and high, of vast vertical dimension namaḥ

45. Oṁ paramācāryāya Supreme Teacher namaḥ

46. Oṁ suprasannāya One whose presence is pure grace namaḥ

47. Oṁ abhayapradāya Giver of freedom from fear namaḥ

48. Oṁ dakṣiṇāsya nibhāya The equal of Dakshinamurti namaḥ

49. Oṁ dhīrāya Intrepid, imperturbable one namaḥ

50. Oṁ dakṣiṇā bhimukhāya One facing south namaḥ

51. Oṁ svarāje Autonomous, self-luminous one namaḥ

52. Oṁ maharṣaye Great seer who has realized the Truth supreme and reveals it to others namaḥ

53. Oṁ bhagavate Master of bhaga; god or godly person namaḥ

54. Oṁ īḍyāya One worthy of praise, one able to elevate those who honour him namaḥ

55. Oṁ bhūmavidyā viśāradāya One well-versed in the blissful experience of the pure 'I AM' namaḥ

56. Oṁ vimalāya The flawless One namaḥ

57. Oṁ dīrgha darśine Far-sighted seer namaḥ

58. Oṁ āptāya Near and dear one namaḥ

59. Oṁ ṛjumārga pradaśakāya Revealer of the straight, direct path namaḥ

60. Oṁ samadṛśe Seer who sees only sameness, oneness, wholeness - with calm and impartial eyes namaḥ

61. Oṁ satyadṛśe Seer of Truth, one who sees what is namaḥ

62. Oṁ satyāya One who is all satya, one who embodies Reality namaḥ

63. Oṁ praśāntāya One full of peace serene, the embodiment of stillness namaḥ

64. Oṁ amita vikramāya Boundless victor, one of immeasurable heroism namaḥ

65. Oṁ sukumārāya Comely Son, Muruga, ever fresh, ever fair, ever fragrant, ever young namaḥ

66. Oṁ sadānandāya One whose bliss is perpetually renewed namaḥ

67. Oṁ mṛdu bhāṣiṇe One whose speech is sweet and gentle namaḥ

68. Oṁ dayārṇavāya Ocean of compassion namaḥ

69. Oṁ śrī śonācala hṛdbhūta skandāśrama niketanāya Dweller in Skandasramam, the heart of the Hill of Gold namaḥ

70. Oṁ saddarśano padeṣṭre Teacher of Satdarshan, revealer of Reality namaḥ

71. Oṁ sadbhakta vṛnda parīvṛtāya Surrounded by bands of lovers of Truth namaḥ

72. Oṁ gaṇeśa muni bhṛngena sevitāṅghri saroruhāya One whose lotus feet were sought by the honeybee Ganesa Muni namaḥ

73. Oṁ gitopadeśa sārādi grantha saṁchinna saṁśayāya One who dispels all doubts by his Gita, Upadesa Sara and such other works namaḥ

74. Oṁ varṇāśrama matātitāya One who has transcended varna (caste-distinctions) and asrama (stages of life) namaḥ

75. Oṁ rasajñāya Relisher of rasa, of every manifestation of Sat-chit-ananda namaḥ

76. Oṁ saumyāya Embodiment of auspiciousness, of benevolence namaḥ

77. Oṁ atmavate Ever-composed and Self-possessed namaḥ

78. Oṁ sarvāvani matasthānam ārādhyāya One adored by the followers of all religions in the whole world namaḥ

79. Oṁ sarvasadgunine Possessor of all good qualities namaḥ

80. Oṁ ātmārāmāya One who rejoices in the Self namaḥ

81. Oṁ mahābhāgāya One who is endowed with the noblest qualities namaḥ

82. Oṁ mātṛ mukti vidhāyakāya Ordainer of Mother’s moksha namaḥ

83. Oṁ vinatāya The meek and humble one namaḥ

84. Oṁ vinutāya The Adored One namaḥ

85. Oṁ viprāya True Brahmana namaḥ

86. Oṁ munīndrāya King of Munis, first amongascetics namaḥ

87. Oṁ pāvakojjvalāya Brilliant flame of Jnana namaḥ

88. Oṁ darśanādagha saṁhārine One whose very sight destroys impurity namaḥ

89. Oṁ mounena svātma bodhakāya One who through silence reveals the Self namaḥ

90. Oṁ hṛcchāntikara sānnidhyāya One whose very presence brings about inner peace namaḥ

91. Oṁ smaraṇād bandha mochakāya The very thought of whom brings about freedom from bondage namaḥ

92. Oṁ antastimira caṇḍāṁśave Blazing sun dispelling inner darkness namaḥ

93. Oṁ saṁsārārṇava tārakāya One who takes us across the sea of samsara namaḥ

94. Oṁ soṇadrīśa stuti draṣṭre One who saw and revealed the Five Hymns in praise of Arunachala namaḥ

95. Oṁ hārdavidya prakāśakaya Revealer of the light of the Heart, Revealer of Inner Awareness namaḥ

96. Oṁ avichyuta nija prajñāya One who never swerves from Self-awareness namaḥ

97. Oṁ naisargika mahā tapase One spontaneously blazing forth as Pure Awareness, a great tapasvi by his very nature namaḥ

98. Oṁ kamaṇḍalu dharāya One who holds the waterjug namaḥ

99. Oṁ śubhra koupīna vasanāya Wearer of a pure white Koupina namaḥ

100. Oṁ guhāya Subrahmanya, dweller in the heart cave namaḥ

101. Oṁ dandapāṇaye Wielder of the staff of wisdom namaḥ

102. Oṁ kṛpāpūrṇāya One full of Grace namaḥ

103. Oṁ bhavaroga bhiṣagvarāya Best of physicians who destroys the ego, the root-cause of all disease and discomfort namaḥ

104. Oṁ skandāya Kumara, as the earthly manifestation of Siva namaḥ

105. Oṁ devatamāya Best of gods, God supreme namaḥ

106. Oṁ amartyāya Immortal one namaḥ

107. Oṁ senānye Commander of the army namaḥ

108. Oṁ puruṣottamāya The Supreme Person namaḥ


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