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108 Names of Lord Swaminarayana
Om Shri Krishnăya Namaha
I bow down to: One who attracts the mind of others (i.e. ‘karshati iti’)
Om Shri Văsudevăya Namaha
One who is ‘Văsudev’ – God.
Om Shri Nar-Nărăyanăya Namaha
One who is ‘Narayan’ – God – and is with ‘Nar’ – His ideal devotee.
Om Shri Prabhave Namaha
One who is the highest authority and power, and owner of everything.
Om Shri Bhakti-Dharmătmajăya Namaha
One who has incarnated as the son of Bhakti and Dharma.
Om Shri Ajanmane Namaha
One who is not subject to birth due to karmas.
Om Shri Krishnăya Namaha
One who has a dark, attractive complexion.
Om Shri Nărăyanăya Namaha
One whom Ramanand Swami named ‘Narayan Muni’ – meaning, the refuge for His
devotees and support of everything.
Om Shri Haraye Namaha
One who controls Brahmă and all other deities and destroys the miseries of
His devotees who remember Him.
Om Shri Harikrishnăya Namaha
One who is ‘Hari’, meaning one who captivates the mind, and ‘Krishna’,
meaning one who destroys the demons or the enemies of His devotees.
Om Shri Ghanshyamăya Namaha
One who has a complexion like a dark cloud.
Om Shri Dhărmikăya Namaha
One who observed dharma from childhood and is therefore the son of Dharma (Dharmadev).
Om Shri Bhaktinandanăya Namaha
One who is the giver of bliss to Bhakti as her son.
Om Shri Bruhadvratdharăya Namaha
One who has taken up and observes the great vow of brahmacharya.
Om Shri Shuddhăya Namaha
One who is Himself the incarnation of purity and is purifier of His
Om Shri Radha-Krishneshtadevatăya Namaha
One to whom Radha and Krishna are dear.
Om Shri Marutsutpriyăya Namaha
One who is the beloved of Hanumanji, the son of the wind-god.
Om Shri Kălibhairavădyatibhishanăya Namaha
One who is serene, yet appears fierce to those like Kalibhairav, etc. who
attempt to kill Him.
Om Shri Jitendriyăya Namaha
One who has complete control over His senses and helps others to attain such
Om Shri Jităhărăya Namaha
One who has complete control over His sense of taste and helps others to
attain such control.
Om Shri Tivravairăgyăya Namaha
One who possesses highest vairagya (detachment).
Om Shri Ăstikăya Namaha
One who inspires faith in God.
Om Shri Yogeshvarăya Namaha
One who is the Lord of the yogis, their sole aim and giver of (their)
Om Shri Yogakalăpravruttaye Namaha
One who grants His devotees the perfection in yoga, without their having to
undergo rigorous training.
Om Shri Atidhairyavate Namaha
One whose mind never gets defiled. One who is extremely patient and
undisturbed by outer influences.
Om Shri Gnănine Namaha
One who has personal experience of and transmits the knowledge of jiva,
ishwar, maya, Brahma and Parabrahma. One who perceives true spiritual
Om Shri Paramhansăya Namaha
One who is the greatest among the paramhansas.
Om Shri Tirthkrute Namaha
One who makes places of pilgrimage.
Om Shri Tairthikărchităya Namaha
One who is worshipped by the sadhus residing in the pilgrim places.
Om Shri Kshamănidhaye Namaha
One who is an ocean of compassion, mercy and forgiveness.
Om Shri Sadonnidrăya Namaha
One who is eternally awake.
Om Shri Dhyănnishthăya Namaha
One who is continuously engrossed in meditation on His own divine form.
Om Shri Tapahpriyăya Namaha
One who is fond of performing austerities and inspires others to perform
Om Shri Siddheshvarăya Namaha
One who is worshipped as God even by those who are accomplished in yoga,
austerities and spiritual wisdom.
Om Shri Svatantrăya Namaha
One who is truly independent of all.
Om Shri Brahmavidyă-pravartakăya Namaha
One who spreads Brahmavidya (divine knowledge) to all.
Om Shri Păshandochhedanapatave Namaha
One who intelligently defeats those who behave immorally by falsely
interpreting the Vedas.
Om Shri Svaswarupăchalsthitaye Namaha
One who is steadfast in His own form.
Om Shri Prashăntmurtaye Namaha
One who is totally calm and whose mere darshan brings peace to the devotees.
Om Shri Nirdoshăya Namaha
One who is free of all defects and faults, such as, ego, hypocrisy, greed,
Om Shri Asuragurvădi-mohanăya Namaha
One who captivates even evil gurus by His divine acts.
Om Shri Atikărunyanayanăya Namaha
One whose eyes overflow with compassion.
Om Shri Uddhavădhva-pravartakăya Namaha
One who spreads the teachings of the Uddhav Sampraday founded by Ramanand
Om Shri Mahăvratăya Namaha
One who perfectly upholds the five great vows of nishkam (non-lust), nirlobh
(non-greed), nisswad (non-taste), nissneh (detachment) and nirman
(humility), and who performs severe austerities.
Om Shri Sădhushilăya Namaha
One whose behaviour perfectly reflects the character of a God-realised Sadhu.
Om Shri Sădhuvipra-prapujakăya Namaha
One who honours sadhus and Brahmins and inspires others to do the same.
Om Shri Ahimsayagna-prastotre Namaha
One who established the tradition of yagnas free of animal sacrifices.
Om Shri Săkărabrahma-varnanăya Namaha
One who spreads the understanding that Brahma and Parabrahma both have
divine human forms.
Om Shri Swăminărăyanăya Namaha
One who is ‘Narayan’ – the supreme God – and is always with ‘Swami’ –
Aksharbrahma Gunatitanand Swami.
Om Shri Swămine Namaha
One who is all-powerful and the Lord of all.
Om Shri Kăladoshanivărakăya Namaha
One who destroys the bad effects of adverse time.
Om Shri Satshăstravyasanăya Namaha
One who is addicted to reciting and listening to the shastras (holy
Om Shri Sadyasamădhi-sthitikărakăya Namaha
One who instantly grants the state of samadhi to His devotees, without their
having to perfect the preceding seven stages of yoga.
Om Shri Krishnărchă-sthăpanakarăya Namaha
One who consecrates the murtis of God in mandirs.
Om Shri Kauladvishe Namaha
One who refutes with logical reasoning the Kaul cults, which preach
unrighteous and adulterous behaviour.
Om Shri Kalitărakăya Namaha
One who protects His devotees along with their families from the influence
of Kali (the dark age).
Om Shri Prakăsharupăya Namaha
One who is eternally radiant and resides with His divine form in Akshardham.
Om Shri Nirdambhăya Namaha
One who is totally free from pretence and hypocrisy.
Om Shri Sarvajivahităvahăya Namaha
One who does good of all beings.
Om Shri Bhaktisamposhakăya Namaha
One who has enriched and promoted the practice of bhakti (nine-fold
devotion) to God.
Om Shri Văgmine Namaha
One who lovingly speaks the truths taught by the Vedas.
Om Shri Chaturvarga-falapradăya Namaha
One who bestows the fruits of the four endeavours: dharma (moral behaviour),
arth (wealth), kam (desires) and moksha (liberation).
Om Shri Nirmatsarăya Namaha
One who is not envious of the progress of others, but rejoices in their
Om Shri Bhaktavarmane Namaha
One who is surrounded by a legion of devotees, whom He protects.
Om Shri Buddhidătre Namaha
One who bestows spiritual intellect to help devotees realise His true form.
Om Shri Atipăvanăya Namaha
One who is absolutely pure and purifies others.
Om Shri Abuddhihrute Namaha
One who destroys ignorance.
Om Shri Brahmdhăm-darshakăya Namaha
One who reveals His abode – Brahmadham (Akshardham) – to all His devotees.
Om Shri Aparăjităya Namaha
One who cannot be defeated by anyone but is Himself won over by the selfless
love of His devotees.
Om Shri Ăsumudrănta-satkirtaye Namaha
One whose redemptive fame has spread to the ocean shores.
Om Shri Shritasansruti-mochanăya Namaha
One who compassionately redeems His devotees from the cycle of births and
Om Shri Udărăya Namaha
One who is extremely generous.
Om Shri Sahajănandăya Namaha
One who is naturally full of joy and bliss and gives such joy and bliss to
Om Shri Sădhvidharma-pravartakăya Namaha
One who promotes righteous living among His women disciples.
Om Shri Kandarpadarpa-dalanăya Namaha
One who crushed to pieces the ego of Kamdev – the god of lust.
Om Shri Vaishnavakratu-kărakăya Namaha
One who established the practice of yagna – sacrifices – free from killing
and offering animals, as per the true Vaishnav tradition.
Om Shri Panchăyatana-sanmănăya Namaha
One who directs His devotees to honour the five deities – Vishnu, Shiv,
Ganapati, Parvati and Surya.
Om Shri Naishthikavrata-poshakăya Namaha
One who practices absolute brahmacharya and inspires others to do so also.
Om Shri Pragalbhăya Namaha
One who is ever enthusiastic and always ready to debate with great scholars.
Om Shri Nispruhăya Namaha
One who is detached from all desires of material enjoyment.
Om Shri Satyapratignăya Namaha
One who always keeps His promises.
Om Shri Bhaktavatsalăya Namaha
One who has infinite love for all His followers.
Om Shri Aroshanăya Namaha
One who is free of anger.
Om Shri Dirghadarshine Namaha
One who has unparalleled foresight and vision.
Om Shri Shadurmi-vijayakshamăya Namaha
One who has conquered the six physical and emotional sensations of thirst,
hunger, grief, infatuation, old age and death.
Om Shri Nirahankrutaye Namaha
One who is egoless and dissolves the ego of others.
Om Shri Adrohăya Namaha
One who has no hatred nor maligns anyone, i.e. He is a friend of all.
Om Shri Rujave Namaha
One who is soft-natured (i.e. has compassion, love, etc.).
Om Shri Sarvopakărakăya Namaha
One who obliges all without expecting anything in return.
Om Shri Niyămakăya Namaha
One who controls everything.
Om Shri Upashamasthitaye Namaha
One who has attained complete peace and tranquility by having control over
Om Shri Vinayavate Namaha
One who is naturally humble and polite.
Om Shri Gurave Namaha
One who is the guru of Brahmă and all other gods whom He taught the Vedas
and thus destroyed everyone’s ignorance.
Om Shri Ajătvairine Namaha
One who has no enemies in His life.
Om Shri Nirlobhăya Namaha
One who has no greed or desire to hoard things.
Om Shri Mahăpurushăya Namaha
One who is the greatest among all men and possesses the 32 virtues of the
Om Shri Ătmadăya Namaha
One gives His all, including His Ătmă (Aksharbrahma) to His devotees.
Om Shri Akhanditărsha-maryădăya Namaha
One who never transgresses the moral codes prescribed by the rishis in the
shastras and neither does He allow His followers to transgress them.
Om Shri Vyăsasiddhănta-bodhakăya Namaha
One who sheds true light on the wisdom and principles taught by Vyas Muni.
Om Shri Manonigraha-yuktignăya Namaha
One who teaches His devotees various ways and means to control the mind.
Om Shri Yamaduta-vimochakăya Namaha
One who saves His devotees from the clutches of the servants of Yama.
Om Shri Purnakămăya Namaha
One who Himself is totally fulfilled yet fulfills the desires of His
Om Shri Satyavădine Namaha
One who always upholds and speaks the truth.
Om Shri Gunagrăhine Namaha
One who always imbibes the virtues of others.
Om Shri Gatasmayăya Namaha
One who is egoless.
Om Shri Sadăchăra-priyatarăya Namaha
One who is immensely fond of pure and righteous living and inspires His
followers to live similar lives.
Om Shri Punyashravana-kirtanăya Namaha
One whose name and discourses are purifying by their very utterances.
Om Shri Sarvamangala-sadrupa-nănă-guna-vicheshtităya Namaha
One whose divine murti, divine virtues and divine exploits spread goodness
among all and lead them to final (ultimate) liberation.