The all powerful Vishnu mantra and its meaning

In this post, let us understand the meaning of Vishnu mantra and recite it.


                                                               God Vishnu

shaanta-kaaram bhujaga-shayanam

padma-naabham suresham

vishwa-dhaaram gagana-sadrisham

megha-varanam shubhaangam.

lakshmi-kaantam kamala-nayanam


vande vishnum bhava-bhaya-haram



I sing acclaim to Lord Vishnu.

He who has the quiet (shaanta-)

air and look (-kaaram).

He who rests and rests (-shayanam)

on the serpents (bhujaga-).

He who has a lotus formed (padma-) navel (-naabham).

He who is the expert and ruler

of every last one of divine beings (suresham).


I petition the Lord Vishnu.

He who holds (-dhaaram) the

universe (vishwaa-) in his grasp.

He whose vision (-sadrasham) surpasses

past all the skies (gagana-).

He whose color and look (-varanam) is

variable like clouds (megha-).

What’s more he who is loaded with goodness (shubh-)

in each part (-aangam) of his physique.


I sing acclaim to the Lord Vishnu.

He who is the spouse (-kaantam)

of the goddess of fortune (-Lakshmi).

He whose eyes (-nayanam) are surreal

as a lotus (kamala-).

What’s more he who yogis long to arrive at (-agamyam)

through reflection (-dhyaana).


I sing acclaims (vande-) to the Lord Vishnu (-vishnum).

He who evacuates (-haram) all our scared feelings (-bhaya)

because of our characteristic nature (-bhava).

What’s more he who is the expert (-naatham) of the

whole (-sarva) universe and creation (-lokaika).

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Let us invoke the blessings of God Vishnu by chanting this powerful Vishnu mantra  


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3 Comments on “The all powerful Vishnu mantra and its meaning

  • This was the first sloka from vishnu sarasara nama learned from my grandma at age of 2. Everyday i used to telll this sloka before going to bed till my marriage. Thanks for giving meaning to this sloka

  • I think this is from Vishnu Sarasaranama and my first sloga learned from my grandma in 2-3years. When I compalint abt. the fear on night, my grandma ask to me to this sloga every night before going to bed. I was continuously doing that till my marriage. Thank you for giving meaning to this evergreen sloka.


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