108 Names of Lord
108 Names of Sri
(if using in homa/yajna add:
swah-ha-aa idam ram ram idan na mama
for example; Om ram Ramaya swah-ha-aa idam raam raam idan na mama)
Om ram Ramaya namah
Lord Rama, as the name suggests, is an
all-pervading entity. He knows dharma, speaks the truth, is full of virtues
and is disciplined, and is the eldest Prince of the Ikshavakus.
The lotus-eyed, moon-faced Rama, is the
noble and valiant warrior of the Raghu race. Ever gracious to the noble and
the holy men, He personifies auspiciousness.
Moon-Like Gentle Rama
With fine locks of hair covering His
forehead, Lord Rama's moon-like face is the source of eternal bliss and
happiness. With a charming smile adorning His face, Lord Rama personifies
all things beautiful.
Om ram Shashvataya
Lord Rama, an avatar of Lord Vishnu,
symbolizes Supreme Power who is beyond reason and vision, who has no
beginning or end, who is without attributes. He is Narayana, the Eternal
The ever-pleasant-faced Rama is
lotus-eyed, whose eyes are large like a full-blown lotus. These eyes,
reflecting gentleness and calmness, see all and their vision is limitless.
Om ram Shrimate
Revered By AD
Respected by all and respectable for
everyone, He is the Master of all norms. He is adored by the sages, the
mortals, and even by Lord Shiva and Lord Brahma.
Om ram Rajendraya
Lord Of The Lords
Lord Rama is the whole world in His
manifest form. He is unperceivable by senses, yet He is instinct in every
life. He is the Protector of all realms, the Cause of all existence.
Scion Of Raghakula Race
The great descendant of the Raghu race,
Lord Rama is noble-minded and valiant. As an upholder of dharma, He believes
in goodness and always keeps His word.
Consort Of Janaki
The Supreme Lord Rama has for His
consort, Goddess Sita who is born womb less, found by Her father Janaka
while sloughing a field. He sacrifices Her to the earth to establish dharma.
Om ram Jaitraya
Wielder of the bow with gold-feathered
arrows, Lord Rama's velour and prowess are unequalled. With full knowledge
of war strategies, He personifies victory.
Om ram Jitamitraya
Vanquisher Of Foes
Lord Rama, known for His noble deeds
and justice, and representing victory, conquers His foes, for He has no
Om ram Janardanaya
One Who offers Liberation Prom Births
The Dharmadhita of the Solar race, Lord
Rama is an endless fountainhead of virtues shoving dharma, truth,
forgiveness, gratitude, compassion:, duty and gentleness, and offers
liberation of the blessed from the cycle of repeated births.
Beloved- Of Vishwamitra
The Ocean of knowledge and the Mine of
virtues, Lord Rama is greatly worshipped and revered by the great sage
Vishwamitra for His unrighteous and just nature.
Om ram Dantaya
With a moon-like serene face, and n
pleasing smile that lights up His gentle face, Lord Rama is always calm and
unperturbed, even in the face of adversity. His dignified visit and majestic
appearance are impressive.
Sharanatrana Tatparaya namah
Determined To Protect His Devotees
Taking on the hums form, Lord Vishnu,
as Rams, is determine and deeply committed to wipe away the distress of his
devotees who seek refugee in Him. He achieves this perfectly and brings
Justice to people by upholding dharma and punishing the wrong-doers.
Scourge of His foes, Lord Rama is the
slayer of Vali the chief of the forest folly, who had ushered the throne of
his brother, Sugreeva, arid taken his wife in captivity. The great Lord is
Om ram Vagmine
The ever-gentle and unperturbed Lord
Rama is soft in speech, sedate and peaceful, arid as a Spokesman He neither
taunts nor cavils, always remaining calm and collected.
Om ram Sathyavache
Speaker Of Truth
Swathed in the sweet and loving words
of Cord Ram, His devotees dance with joy. His words always carry a ring of
truth, for He is Truth personified. His word is law and He is the law-maker.
ram Satyevikramaya namah
Lord Rama establishes the image of an
Ideal Man on the loftiest pedestal of human existence. He is the Truth that
begins, the Truth that grows, and the Truth that ends.
Adopting Truth As Penance
Lord Rama, the auspiciously marked one,
upholds dharma, adopting truth as penance for the sake of unrighteousness.
Rama is Dharmatrna, the upholder of
justice and dharma, and is the destroyer of evil and wrong-doers. He
meditates deeply and practices austere penances to redeem mankind of misery.
Dependent On Hanuman
Son of Wind-God, Hanuman is a loyal
follower of Lord Rama. The Great Lord is dependent on Hanuman to save His
queen, Sita, from the clutches of the gigantic demon, Ravana, by revealing
Om ram Kausaleyaya
Son Of Kausalya
The upholder of dharma or
righteousness, Lord Rama is the darling Son of Queen Kausalya. His radiance
adds to her loveliness, just as Indra's radiance enhances the beauty of
Slayer Of Khara
The unending mine of virtues, the
Supreme Unborn God, Lord Vishnu takes several incarnations to redeem the
worlds of their demons and evils, and as Rama, He slew the fierce demon,
Master In Slaying Viradha
Supreme Cord Rama, through whom this
world and all the gods, including Brahma, are manifest, is a skilful slayer
of demons, redeeming the worlds of the dreaded demon Viradha.
The younger brother of the evil demon
Ravana, Vibheeshana receives a boon from Lord Brahma that he will never
behave meanly, even in the worst crisis.When he sees Ravana indulging in
evil practices, he seeks shelter under Lord Rama.
Rama With Kodhanda Bow
Armed with the three-curved Kodhanda
bow, He scours the Dandalia forest. Lord Rama uses this bow and arrow, which
to a warrior is Ike a faggot to a fire.
Om ram Saptatala
Breaker Of The Seven Tale Trees
Dressed in tree-bark and deer-skin that
has the sheen of gold and armed with a divine golden bole, Lord Rama, in His
gigantic and swarthy form, broke the curse of the seven tale trees, and thus
fulfilled His Cause for incarnating.
Om ram Dashagreeva
Slayer Of Ten-Headed Ravana
Blazing with glory, Lord Rama kills
Ravana with the Brahma arrow, an incredible missile with wind in its feather
and fire in its head, which, like a thunderbolt,
slices Ravana's chest, killing him
Om ram Jamadagnya
Destroyer Of Jamadagni's Son's
In such a form, the Great and Supreme
Lord incarnated, inspired by the Supreme Spirit. He used His intelligence in
destroying the arrogance of Jamadagni's son, Parashuram.
Slayer Of Tataka
Lord Rama is Me slayer of the nicked
Yakshini called Tataka who had the strength of a thousand elephants and who
could take any form. Rama killed her Bent a single shaft of arrow.
Essence Of Philosophy
The Imperishable Rama, pervading in all
hearts as the embodiment of Supreme Bliss, is Omnipresent, unman fest for
atheists, but manifest through deep devotion, unrealizable through
senses—the essence of all that is perfect.
Om ram Vedatmane
Spirit Of The Vedas
The all-Knowing Rama studied, absorbed
and mastered the Vedas and their ancillary branches, with not a flaw of
imperfection, speaking with a happy fusion of heart, throat and head.
Bhavarogasya Bheshajaya namah
Reliever Of Earthly Ailments
The kind and powerful Lord Rama is the
well-wisher of al and relieves them of all their agonies. He is in total
empathy with all beings from mortal attraction.
Slayer Of Dooshanatrishira
Armed with bows and arrows, the valiant
Warrior of the Raghu race, most valiantly slew Dooshanatrishira, thus
establishing peace in the three worlds.
Om ram Tripurte
Having the forms of Trinity
Just as the whole nature of the large
banyan tree is contained in its tiny seed, so also the whole universe,
animate or inanimate, is contained in the name of the Great Lord. He is
Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva— the Ultimate Reality.
Om ram Jitendriya
Controller of the Senses
The Supreme Lord Rama the seventh
incarnation of Lord Vishnu, is the Supreme Controller of the five senses,
from his mind come the five spheres of perception. Divinity ,which rides in
the mind , fits the arrows , the sense , to the Bow of time , and aims at
Conqueor Of The Three Worlds
As Controller of the three worlds, Lord
Rama is the Omniscient, the Invincible, the unquestioned Lord of the
universe. None can equal His excellence in anything.
Lord Of The Three Worlds
Lord Rama, as the seventh incarnation
of Lord Vishnu, is the repository of all virtues. Reposing on the Ocean of
Milk, the cosmic waters, on the serpent Sheshanaga, He rules the three
Punyacharitraya Keertanaya namah
Sung For Noble Virtues
The Great Lord Rama, the Ideal Man, the
Supreme Almighty, is the subject of adulations sung, highlighting noble
Protector Of The Three Worlds
The valiant Lord Rama is the Protector
of the three worlds. He sustains the three worlds, being the Supreme
Omnipresence, the Changeless, the Attribute less, yet the Cause of change.
Om ram Dhanvine
Of The Solar Race
Lord Rama, the swarthy Kshatriya
Prince, born of the Solar race, successfully broke the bow of Shiva to win
the hand of Sita. With a bow ever in His hand, He appears majestic and royal
in His bearing.
Dandakaranya Punyakrute namah
One Who Made Dandaka Forest Noble
Dressed in deer-skin, His hair of
matted locks, and armed with the divine bow and arrow, the valiant warrior
Prince of Raghu race, Lord Rama spent fourteen years in exile in the Dandaka
forest of Aranyaka, thereby making it noble with His presence.
Reliever Of Ahalya's Curse
Ahalya, who was cursed by a sage and
turned into a rock, is redeemed by Lord Rama, the saviour of all. Lord Rama,
wielder of the bow, takes the human form to kill the demon Ravana, and He
Devoted To Father
The noble Prince of the Ikshavaku
dynasty, Lord Rama is an extraordinary Son of King Dasharatha. The intensity
of His self-discipline makes Him outshine the sun, and He lovingly and
obediently executes His father's orders, being very devoted to him.
Om ram Varapradaya
Responsive To All Prayers
The saviour of the downtrodden, Lord
Rama responds to all prayers, for He is Dharmatma. He epitomizes all that is
best in human life as far as the individual life of a person is concerned.
Om ram Jitendraya
Conqueror Of The Senses
Being the Fountain of joy and
salvation, Lord Rama is the Conqueror of the senses, transcending the three
attributes, and is Absolute.
Conqueror Of Anger
Gentle and disciplined Rama is a
handsome Descendant of the Solar race. He is always in control of His
temper, and He honors the learned. He loves His subjects, is always
pleasant-mannered, and masters all the senses.
Om ram Jitamitraya
Conqueror Of The Foes
Strong as a rock, Lord Rama gives
succor to the distressed as He has vowed to protect them by destroying the
foes, and relieving them of agonies.
Om ram Jagadguruve
Spiritual Teacher Of The Universe
There is none in comparison in values
to Lord Rama who knows dharma, artha and kama. He has an excellent memory,
never revealing secrets, thrifty when necessary, and generous as well as the
ideal Spiritual Teacher of the universe.
Rakshavanara Sangathine namah
Saviour Of Boars And Monkeys
The very Cause of the Being of the
world, and ultimately with whom the whole world coalesces at the end, Lord
Rama is the saviour of animals like the boars and the monkeys.
Om ram Chitrakoot
Engrossed In Chitrakoot's Beauty
The noble and gentle Rama made
Chitrakoot in Panchvati His abode during His term of exile. Here He was rapt
in the beauty and serenity of the lovely forest.
Granting Boon To Save Jayanta
Lord Rama the Creator, the Protector
and the Destroyer, is the Supreme Lord. He is the savior of the helpless and
the downtrodden, relieving them of agonies and protecting them from evil. By
granting a boon to Jayanta, He saved him from destruction and run.
Sumitraputra Sevitaya namah
Worshipped By Sumitra's Son
Lakshmana, Rama's younger brother, and
Sumitra's son, worshipped his beloved Brother and the ground He walked on.
He was prepared to forsake the comfort of home to the woodland where Rama
was to stay in exile.
Lord Of The Lords
The mighty Kshatriya Warrior of the
Solar race, Lord Rama is the Master of the earth, and of the three worlds.
As the Supreme Lord of the universe, He is Lord of the lords.
Reviver of Dead Donkeys
Experienced in the ways of the world,
Lord Rama offers shelter in His grace to His devotees. When Ravana's men
killed numerous monkeys on the battlefield, Lord Rama revived them, being
the performer of amazing deeds.
Slayer Of Imaginary Mariachi
The demon Tataka's son, Mariachi,
disguised as a deer, enchants Rama and lures Him away from Sita, till Rama,
in fury, fires the snake-shaft that lulls the wily demon.
Om ram Mahadevaya
Lord Of The Lords
The greatest of all, Lord Rama is the
darling object of reverence to the enemy of God of Love (Shiva), or Mahadev,
and is adored by Brahma and other divinities as an embodiment of Pure
Om ram Mahabhujaya
The noble Prince of Ayodhya, with
giant-sized shoulders, is strong-armed, broad-cheated, magnificent and
stately like the lion.
Worshipped By All Celestial Beings
The Supreme Lord of the three worlds is
revered and worshipped by all the celestial beings. He is adored by them for
His prowess in the Vedas and for His all-knowing and all-seeing powers.
Om ram Soumyaya
With a benign and calm face, the
ever-smiling and gentle Rama is pleasant and dignified. His graceful gait
and serene demeanor is never perturbed, even during strafes and distress. He
is the Controller of the senses and is the Fountain of bliss.
Om ram Brahmanyaya
The indestructible, undeceiving,
valiant Rama is the seventh incarnation of Lord Vishnu, the all-knowing
-Almighty. He is the Self-lighted and Omnipresent Supreme Godhead.
Worshipped By Sages
Lord Rama, always sweet of speech, is
humble about His prowess. He is pure-hearted, and of chaste and gentle
demeanor which endears Him to sages who worship Him.
Om ram Mahayogine
The glory of the Raghu race, the
valiant warrior, Lord Rama meditated deeply' taught by sages and by elders
in the manners of His race.
Om ram Mahodaraya
The Great Lord Rama, with His
lotus-eyes and gentle, moon-like face, is full of generosity and kindness
for His subjects. He is great in gifts and great in glory.
Sugreevepsita Rajyadaya namah
Recovering Sugreeva's Kingdom For
Lord Rama is adored by Sugreeva who is
the king of the vanaras or monkeys. Lord Rama slays Sugreeva's brother Vali
and restores the kindom to the faithful Sugreeva.
Om ram Sarva
Answer Of Prayers And Good Deeds
Lord Rama, an incarnation of Lord
Vishnu, is the Beacon of all knowledge and Omnipotent God who draws His
beloved devotees to Himself when they are in distress.
Destroyer Of Sins By Concentration
While devotees seek shelter in Him by
concentration on and meditating upon Him, He destroys their sins, and
alleviates their miseries.
The handsome, noble Kshatriya Prince of
the Raghu race, Lord Rama is the Primordial Being, the Preserver or the
Sustainer of the world, and hence, the Supreme Duty.
The Ornament of the Solar race, Lord
Rama is the Supreme Being, transcending everything and beyond everything.
The noble Son of the Raghu race, Lord
Rama is like the Vedas, showing the right direction to righteousness. He is
the great warrior who vanquishes the evil and establishes righteousness.
Om ram Punyodayaya
Granter Of Immortality
The great Prince of the Ikshavakus,
Lord Rama is the Omniscient, the Omnipresent, the Supreme Lord who grants
immortality to devotees who surrender unto Him totally.
Om ram Dayasaraya
Essence Of Kindness
The ever-smiling, radiant Lord Rama is
always pleased with the smallest kindness, for He is Himself very lid. He
forgives a hundred pettiness but is the destroyer of all evils.
Supreme Being Of The Puranas
The glorious Descendant of the Solar
race, Lord Rama, the Primal Cause of all nature, is the Fountainhead of
knowledge. He is the Supreme Being of the Puranas, embodying its ultimate
The illustrious Scion of the Raghu
race, Lord Rama wears a pleasing smile on His gentle face which shines like
the full moon after a long period of darkness.
The noble Rama is as serene as a calm
ocean. He seldom speaks, but when He does, He speaks so mellifluent and
sweetly that His speech is like music to the ears.
Speaks In Advance
The Ocean of Knowledge, the mine of all
virtues is Lord Rama. He is aware of all that has been, is, and will be, and
speaks of events that are to occur.
Om ram Raghavaya
Named After Raghu Race
Born as a great Kshatriya Prince of the
Raghu race, and named after it, Lord Rama shines with the dazzle of the sun
and the moon. His appearance is like the sun entering dark clouds.
Om ram Anantaguna
Endowed With Virtues
Shining like the stars in the four
quarters, the lotus-eyed and handsome Rama is filled with all virtues that
ennoble Him. He has no equal in any field, He is Supreme.
Om ram Dheerodhata
Valiant, Yet Kind-Hearted
The valiant Lord Rama, glowing with the
radiance of a mother's blessings, takes shelter in dharma. Being a kind and
good Kshatriya, He never entertains mindless violence.
Taking The Human Form With
The finest of Me Raghava princes, Lord
Rama is Divine Vishnu incarnated as man to destroy Ravana and the other
demons, and to bring dharma amongst the people.
Om ram Mahadevadi
Worshipped By Shiva And The
Lord Rama is highly reputed for
establishing dharma amongst gods and men and offering shelter to His
subjects from demons and evil practices. He is adored by even Lord Shiva and
Lord Brahma, and the celestial beings.
Om ram Setukrute
Builder Of the Bridge
With the help of Nala, the son of
Vishwakarma, the celestial architect, Lord Rama builds the bridge over the
ocean, a long bridge, superbly constructed, cemented with divine powers.
Conqueror Of The Ocean
The dauntless Rama, who sent Lord
Hanuman in the quest of His beloved wife Sita, conquered the rolling waters
of the boundless ocean and bridged the distance to save Sita from the
Totally Sacred Water
Lord Rama, the seventh incarnation of
Lord Vishnu, is reposing on the Ocean of Milk, and His mere presence turns
the waters of the ocean sacred.
Om ram Hariaye
The Omnipresent, Omniscient,
Omnipotent and Supreme Lord Rama is the destroyer of sins and vile
tendencies .He is the slayer of the demons, who represent evil , and the
punisher of the wrong-doers.
Om ram Shyamangaya
The lotus-eyed, handsome Rama, with a
dark skin like the clouds, is young and energetic, a valiant warrior of the
Solar race, and a very fine and clear judge of character.
Om ram Sundaraya
Born of noble birth, Lord Rama is as
good looking as the- Gandharva king, powerful and shining Eke the evening
sun surrounded by red-flecked clouds.
Om ram Shooraya
Strong-armed Rama is the savior of all.
He can never be vanquished and no weapon can harm Him. He is a tiger among
men, and a foe-crusher.
Om ram Peetavasane
Lord Rama personifies auspiciousness
and His yellow robes signify His purity and wisdom.
With Bow In Hand
Always armed with the divine bow in His
hand, the valiant Prince, Lord Rama excels His father in the science of bow
craft and archery.
Lord Of All Sacrificial Offerings
The darling Son of Kausalya, the great
Scion of the Raghu race, the follower of Ha and of His father's orders, Lord
Rama is the Lord of all sacrificial offerings.
Om ram Yajvane
One Who Performs Yagnas
Resplendently attired, Lord Rama is the
Man par excellence for the whole world. He becomes One with all His
subjects. He is resolute, profound and dignified even in distress,
performing yagnas to propitiate the gods and invoke their blessings.
Om ram Jaramarana
Having Ho Births Or Deaths
Lord Rama has no beginning and no end.
He is beyond form and attributes, and is limitless.
Om ram Vibheeshana
Crowned Vibheeshana As King Of
The lotus-eyed Lord Rama, with a serene
smile on His face, is the universally honored Lord of the lords. After
killing the ten-headed Ravana He crowned Vibheeshana as the King of Lanka.
Destroyer Of Evil Qualities
Rooted in truth and firm in dharma, the
Gracious Lord is the Destroyer of wrong-doers and evil. He takes the human
form to vanquish evil and uphold dharma.
Om ram Paramatmane
The valiant warrior of the Raghu race,
Lord Rama is Lord of the lords, the Greatest of the greats, the Supreme.
Lord Rama is Narayana, armed with the
Sudarshan chakra. He is the Invincible, the Formless, the Attribute less,
the Supreme Godhead.
Sacchidananda Vigrahaya namah
Form Of Eternal Bliss
The dharma-knowing Rama is the source
of eternal bliss which pervades the whole universe, spreading joy around.
Most Spectacular Radiance
Lord Rama, the invincible, radiates the
most spectacular effulgence from His being, engulfing everything around Him.
Lord Of Vaikuntta
Dwelling at the superior place,
Vaikuntta, and who is ever conscious and awakened, who pervades all world
but Himself remains stationary, Lord Rama is the Ashrama, the resting place
of all, the grand abode of all.
Om ram Parakashaya
A salient feature of Lord Rama's
personality is His radiance which is akin to the brightness of a thousand
Om ram Paratparaya
Greatest Of Me Greats
The all-knowing Lord Rama is the
Teacher of all the learned, the great sages. He is well-versed in the Vedas
and is the Guru of the gurus, the Greatest-of the greats.
Om ram Pareshaya
Lord Of The Lords
The great Scion of the Raghu race, Lord
Rama is Lord of the lords, the Self-born-One. He is without beginning or
end, and the Cause of all creation.
Om ram Paragaya
Uplifter Of The Poor
The Supreme Lord Rama, who sees the
apparent: world created by His wish, and which is visible to His
all-pervading sight, is the Uplifted of the poor, and the Light of their
vision who protects them.
Om ram Paraya
Having the Ultimate Reality, Lord is
the Omniscient, the Omnipresent and Lord Supreme.
Dweller In All Gods
Lord Rama, the darling Son of King
Dasharatha enchanting as the full-moon, skilled in every Protector of His
subjects, Unsolder of His word the Terror of His foes, and dharma's faithful
Lord, dwells in all gods, being their Lord.
Om ram Parasme
The handsome Scion of the Raghu race,
Lord Rama is unrivalled in wisdom, skill and good fortune. He is clever and
learned, and worshipped by such divinities like Brahma, Narada and other
gods and sages, as He is the most Superior.