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108 Names of Laksmi Nrsimha from Brahmanda Purana

 

 

 

narasimho mahasimho divyasimho mahabalah

ugrasimho mahadevah stamba-jas cogra-locanah

 

raudra sarvadbhutah shriman yoganandas trivikramah

harih kolahalas cakri vijayo jaya-vardhanah

 

pancananah param-brahma caghora ghora-vikramah

jvalan-mukho jvalamali mahajvalas mahaprabhuh

 

nitilaksah sahasrakso durniriksyah pratapanah

mahadamstra yudhah-prajnas canda-kopi sadasivah

 

hiranyakasipu-dhvamsi daitya-danava-bhanjanah

guna-bhadro mahabhadro bala-bhadrah subhadrakah

 

karalo vikaralas ca vikarta sarva-kartrkah

sisumaras trilokatma isah sarvesvaro vibhuh

 

bhairavadambaro divyas cacyutah kavi madhavah

adhoksajo'ksarah sarve vanamali vara-pradah

 

visvambaro'dbhuto bhavyah shri-visnuh purusottamah

anaghastra nakhastra ca suryo-jyotih suresvarah

 

sahasra-bahuh sarvajnah sarva-siddhi-pradayakah

vajra-damstro vajra-nakho mahanandah param-tapah

 

sarva-mantraika-rupas ca sarva-yantra-vidaramah

sarva-tantratmakavyakta suvyakta bhakta vatsalah

 

vaisakha-sukla-bhutotthah saranagata-vatsalah

udara-kirtih punyatma mahatma candra-vikramah

 

vedatrayo prapujyas ca bhagavan paramesvarah

shrivatsamka shrinivaso jagad-vyapi jagan-mayah

 

jagat-palo jagannatha mahakhago dvi-rupa-bhrt

paramatma param-jyotir nirgunas ca nrkesarih

 

para-tattvam param-dhama sac-cid-ananda-vigrahah

laksmi-nrsimha sarvatma dhirah prahlada-palakah

 

 

 

idam laksmi-nrsimhasya  namastottarami satam

tri-sandhyam yah pathed bhaktya  sarva bhistamavapnuyat

 

 

 

 

 

Translation:

 

 

narasimha                                   half-man half-lion

mahasimha                                 great lion

diyva-simha                                divine lion

mahabala                                   greatly powerful

ugra-simha                                 terrifying lion

mahadeva                                  lord of lords

stambha-ja                                 appeared from the pillar

 

ugra-locana                                 terrifying eyes

raudra                                        angry

sarvadbhuta                                wonderful in everyway

shriman                                               beautiful

yogananda                                 source of yogic bliss

trivikrama                                   Vamana (three great steps)

hari                                           takes our troubles away

kolahala                                     roaring (Varahadeva)

cakri                                          carries the disk

vijaya                                        always victorious

jaya-vardhana                             increasing glories

 

pancanana                                  five-headed

param-brahma                            Supreme Absolute Truth

aghora                                       not horrible

ghora-vikrama                             terrifying activities

jvalan-mukha                              effulgent face

jvala-mali                                   with effulgent garland

mahajvala                                  most effulgent

maha-prabhuh                             Supreme Master (not different than Lord Chaitanya)

 

niti-laksa                                    possesses all good (moral) qualities

sahasraksa                                 thousand-eyed

durniriksya                                  difficult to see (bzw. difficult to look at)

pratapana                                  oppresses His enemies with great heat

mahadamstra                              great teeth

yudha-prajna                               intelligent in battle (ready to fight)

canda-kopi                                 angry moon

sada-siva                                    all auspicious

hiranyakasipu-dhvamsi                  destroys Hiranyakasipu

daitya-danava-bhanjana                destroys masses of demon and giants

guna-bhadra                                wonderful qualities (gentleman!)

mahabhadra                               very auspicious

bala-bhadra                                auspiciously powerful

subhadraka                                 extremely auspicious

karala                                        with wide open mouth

vikarala                                      with very wide open mouth

vikarta                                       performs wonderful activities

sarva-kartrka                              performs ALL activities

sisumara                                    Matsya

trilokatma                                   Soul of the three worlds

isa                                            controller

sarvesvara                                  supreme controller

vibhu                                         the BEST

bhaivaradambara                         causes terror by roaring in the sky

divya                                         divine

acyuta                                       infallible

kavi                                           intelligent (poet)

madhava                                    husband of Laksmi

adhoksaja                                  beyond understanding (or explaining)

aksara                                       infallible

sarva                                         everything

vanamali                                    wears garland of forest flowers

varaprada                                   grants boons

visvambara                                 maintains the universe

adbhuta                                     WONDERFUL

bhavya                                                determines the future (IS the future)

shri-visnu                                    all pervading

purusottama                               Supreme Enjoyer

anaghastra                                 never wounded by weapons

nakhastra                                   with nails for weapons

surya-jyoti                                  source of Suns rays

suresvara                                   Lord of devatas

sahasra-bahu                              thousand-armed

sarva-jna                                    all-knowing

sarva-siddhi-pradayaka                 awards all perfections

vajra-damstra                              lightning-like teeth

vajra-nakha                                lightning like nails

mahananda                                 source of supreme bliss

param-tapa                                source of all energy (heat)

sarva-mantraika-rupa                    although one, he appears as the many mantras

sarva-yantra-vidarama                  destroys all machines (demoniac arrangements)

sarva-tantratmaka                        the essence of all tantras

avyakta                                     unmanifest

suvyakta                                    wonderfully manifest

bhakta-vatsala                                      kind to His devotee

vaisakha-sukla-bhotottha              appeared during waxing moon of Visakha

saranagata-vatsala                       kind to those surrendered to Him

udara-kirti                                   universally famous

punyatma                                   essence of piety

mahatma                                   great personality

candra-vikrama                            moonlike performer of great deeds

vedatraya                                   the three Vedas

prapujya                                    supreme worshipable

bhagavan                                   Supreme Personality of Godhead

paramesvara                               Supreme Controller

shrivatsamka                              marked with sign of Laksmi

jagat-vyapi                                 pervades the entire universe

jagan-maya                                makes the material world seem real

jagat-pala                                   protector of the universe

jagannatha                                 Lord of Universe

mahakhaga                                 moves in the air

dvi-rupa-bhrt                               has double form (man-lion)

paramatma                                 Supersoul

param-jyoti                                 source of Brahma

nirguna                                      transcendental qualities (not part of material nature)

nrkesari                                      man-lion

para-tattva                                 Supreme Absolute Truth

param-dhama                             Supreme Abode

sac-cid-ananda-vigraha                  Form of eternal knowledge and bliss

laksmi-nrsimha                            Man-Lion Form together with laksmi-devi

sarvatma                                    universal soul

dhira                                          sober (never bewildered)

prahlada-palaka                           protector of Prahlada Maharaja