Lord Vishnu has a significant place in Hindu tradition. He is the preserver of the universe and has a stead in Trinity – Brahma, Vishnu, and Mahesh. Being a supreme god in Vaishnava tradition he is the god of protection, preservation and Moksha Dharam restoration.

Vaishnava Jana To, Tene Kahiye Je

Peed Paraayi Jaane Re,

Para Duhkhe Upakāra Kare To Ye

Mana Abhimāna Na Āne Re

Vaishnava Jana To, Tene Kahiye Je

Peed Paraayi Jaane Re

That means we are calling Vaishnava people those who feel the pain of others and help those who are in a misery but never let self-conceit get over their mind.

In Vaishnavism, Lord Vidhnu is considered as a metaphysical form who takes different forms to save the universe. He is called from many names like Jagannath, Jagdish, Narayan, Vasudev, Hari, Etc.

Sri Krishna Govinda Hare Murari, Hey Nath Narayan Vasudeva

Etymology of Lord Vishnu

The 1st millennial scholar Yaska in his etymology Niruka defines Lord Vishnu as a god which is present everywhere and one who enters everywhere. He has also stated that Vishu is the one who is free from all bondages and fetters.


Medhatithi, the medieval scholar has also narrated about the god in his scriptures by stating that Vishnu name is associated with etymological roots thus his first three letters of his name Vis means to pervade. That means one who can enter everything.

Therefore Vishnu means all pervasive.

VishnuJi form/image

Vishnu Bhagavan is depicted as dark or pale blue complexion with four arms splendid with his beloved wife Lakshmi on a huge snake who has many heads known as Seshanaag. He carries lotus (Padma) in the lower left arm, Mace (Kaumodaki Gada) in lower right hand, Panchajanyashankh in the upper left arm and Discus (Sudarshana Chakra) in an upper right arm.

Significance of Vishnu Puja

Lord Vishnu is considered as propitious and is worshipped all over the country as he has the power to bring happiness in life and overcome any situation

  • He is the preserver of the universe.
  • With Lord Vishnu’s worship devotees is guarded by him with a protective seam.
  • He has taken many avatars for the salvation of human beings.
  • Evils is frightened to god and has invaded many through many avatars
  • If he is worshipped on Poornima auspiciousness is propounded.

Benefits of Lord Vishnu Puja

By commencing Vishnu Puja life o the devotees get assorted and propitious. His professional life becomes good and he overcomes any obstacles. Afterlife he gets Moksha and it diminishes the bad effects of past life.  You are blessed with happiness and peace in life.

Components required for the Puja

  1. Puja items- Idol of Vishnu Ji, incense sticks, lamp, mango leaves, kumkum, turmeric, akshata, Gangajal, and ghee.
  2. For offerings- fruits, flowers, sweets, coconut, betel nut, curd, honey, sugar, milk (Panchamrita) camphor etc with Puja Samagri.

Vishnu Puja Procedure or Vidhi


  1. Take bath early morning and keep fast during the day.
  2. Chant Vishnu Sahastranama and Narayana mantra 108times to make puja successful.
  3. Om Hreem Hreem Shreem Shreem Laxminarayanaaya Namah ||
  4. While offering Asana to Lord Vishnu on the chowki recite Beeja mantra.

Om Namo Narayanaaya ||

Wash Lord Vishnu’s idol with Panchamrita and then place him on Asana.

Offer incense sticks, lamp, and flowers to the lord and chant his 108 names.

108 Names of Vishnu

  1. Om Vishnave namah
  2. Om Lakshmiipataye namah
  3. Om Krishnaaya namah
  4. Om Vaikunthaaya namah
  5. Om Garudadhvajaaya namah
  6. Om Parabrahmane namah
  7. Om Jagannaathaaya namah
  8. Om Vaasudevaaya namah
  9. Om Trivikramaaya namah
  10. Om Daityaantakaaya namah
  11. Om Madhuripave namah
  12. Om Taarkshyavaahanaaya namah
  13. Om Sanaatanaaya namah
  14. Om Naaraayanaaya namah
  15. Om Padmanaabhaaya namah
  16. Om Hrishikeshaaya namah
  17. Om Sudhaapradaaya namah
  18. Om Maadhavaaya namah
  19. Om Pundariikaakshaaya namah
  20. Om Sthitikartre namah
  21. Om Paraatparaaya namah
  22. Om Vanamaaline namah
  23. Om Yagyahuupaaya namah
  24. Om Cakrapaanaye namah
  25. Om Gadaadharaaya namah
  26. Om Upendraaya namah
  27. Om Keshavaaya namah
  28. Om Hamsaaya namah
  29. Om Samudramathanaaya namah
  30. Om Haraye namah
  31. Om Govindaaya namah
  32. Om Brahmaajanakaaya namah
  33. Om Kaitabha-asura-mardanaaya namah
  34. Om Shriidharaaya namah
  35. Om Kaamajanakaaya namah
  36. Om Sheshashaayine namah
  37. Om Caturbhujaaya namah
  38. Om Paanca-janya-dharaaya namah
  39. Om Shriimate namah
  40. Om SHaarngapaanaye namah
  41. Om Janardanaaya namah
  42. Om Piitaambaradharaaya namah
  43. Om Devaaya namah
  44. Om Suurya-candra-vilocanaaya namah
  45. Om Matsyaruupaaya namah
  46. Om Kuurmatanave namah
  47. Om Krodaruupaaya namah
  48. Om Nrikesarine namah
  49. Om Vaamanaaya namah
  50. Om Bhaargavaaya namah
  51. Om Raamaaya namah
  52. Om Baline namah
  53. Om Kalkine namah
  54. Om Hayaananaaya namah
  55. Om Vishvambharaaya namah
  56. Om Shishumaaraaya namah
  57. Om Shriikaraaya namah
  58. Om Kapilaaya namah
  59. Om Dhruvaaya namah
  60. Om Dattatreyaaya namah
  61. Om Achyutaaya namah
  62. Om Anantaaya namah
  63. Om Mukundaaya namah
  64. Om Dadhivaamanaaya namah
  65. Om Dhanvantaraye namah
  66. Om SHriinivaasaaya namah
  67. Om Pradyumnaaya namah
  68. Om Purushottamaaya namah
  69. Om Shriivatsakaustubhadharaaya namah
  70. Om Muraaraataye namah
  71. Om Adhoshajaaya namah
  72. Om Rishabhaaya namah
  73. Om Mohinii-ruupadhaarine namah
  74. Om Sankarshanaaya namah
  75. Om Prithave namah
  76. Om Shiiraabdhishaayine namah
  77. Om Bhuutaatmane namah
  78. Om Aniruddaaya namah
  79. Om Bhaktavatsalaaya namah
  80. Om Naraaya namah
  81. Om Gajondravaradaaya namah
  82. Om Tridhaamne namah
  83. Om Bhuutabhaavanaaya namah
  84. Om Shveta-dviipa-suvaastavyaaya namah
  85. Om Sanakaadi-muni-dhyeyaaya namah
  86. Om Bhagavate namah
  87. Om Shankarapriyaaya namah
  88. Om Nilakaantaaya namah
  89. Om Dharaakaantaaya namah
  90. Om Vedaatmane namah
  91. Om Baadaraayanaaya namah
  92. Om Bhaagiirathii-janma-bhuumi-paada-padmaaya namah
  93. Om Satam prabhave namah
  94. Om Svabhuve namah
  95. Om Vibhave namah
  96. Om Dhanashyaamaaya namah
  97. Om Janatkaaranaaya namah
  98. Om Avyayaaya namah
  99. Om Buddha-avataaraaya namah
  100. Om Shaantaatmane namah
  101. Om Liilaamaanushvigrahaaya namah
  102. Om Daamodaraaya namah
  103. Om Viraadruupaaya namah
  104. Om Bhuuta-bhavya-bhuvat-prabhave namah
  105. Om Aadidevaaya namah
  106. Om Devadevaaya namah
  107. Om Prahlaadaparipaalakaaya namah
  108. Om Shriimahaavishnave namah

At last perform Aarti and offer Prasad. For making, it fruitful offer Prasad and clothes to the needy.

Mistakes to avoid during Vishnu Pujan

  1. Don’t do puja after the meal. This puja should be done by commencing fast throughout the day.
  2. Do not offer borrowed flowers to the god.
  3. Every time you enter a temple or your worship place wash your feet before entering.
  4. Do not eat or chew anything whether it’s a toffee or tobacco.

5 Powerful Lord Vishnu Mantras

“Om Namo Bhagavate Vasudevaya”

“Om Namo Narayanaya”

Shaanta-kaaram bhujaga-shayanam padma-naabham
vishwa-dhaaram gagana-sadrisham megha-varanam
lakshmi-kaantam kamala-nayanam yogi-bhi-dhyaana-
vande vishnum bhava-bhaya-haram sarva-lokaika- naatham

Om shreem krishnaya shreem

shreem shreem govindaya gopalaya goloka

sundaraya sathyaya nithyaya paramathmane paraya

vykhanasaya vyrajamoorthaye

meghathmane shreem narasimhavapushe namah”

“Tvameva Maataa Ca Pitaa Tvameva Tvameva Bandhush-Ca Sakhaa Tvam-Eva

Tvameva Viidyaa Dravinnam Tvam-Eva Tvameva Sarvam Mama Deva Deva”

Kaayena Vaacaa Manase[a-I]ndriyairvaa
Buddhy[i]-Aatmanaa Vaa Prakrteh Svabhaavaat
Karomi Yad-Yat-Sakalam Parasmai
Naaraayannayeti Samarpayaami

Shuklam Baradharam Vishnum
Shukla-Ambara-Dharam Vissnnum Shashi-Varnnam Catur-Bhujam
Prasanna-Vadanam Dhyaayet Sarva-Vighno[a-U]pashaantaye

Shree Vishnu Hari Aarti (Om Jai Jagdish Hare)

Om jai Jagdish hare, Swami Jai Jagdish hare,

Bhakt jano ke sankat Dass jano ke sankat, Kshan mein door kare,

Om jai Jagdish hare…

Jo dhyave phal pave, Dukh bin se mun ka, Swami dukh bin se mun ka

Sukh sampati ghar aave, Kasht mite tun ka,

Om jai Jagdish hare…

Maat pita tum mere, Sharan gahu mein kiski, Swami sharan gaho kiski

Tum bin aur na dooja, Aas karun mein jiski,

Om jai Jagdish hare

Tum puran Parmatma,Tum Antaryami, Swami tum Antaryami

Par Braham Parmeshwar, Tum sabke swami,

Om jai Jagdish hare

Tum karuna ke sagar, Tum palan karta, Swami tum palan karta

Mein sevak tum swami, Kripa karo Bharta,

Om jai Jagdish hare

Tum ho ek agochar, Sab ke pranpati,Swami sab ke pranpati

Kis vidh milun Dyamaye, Tum ko main kumti,

Om jai Jagdish hare

Deen bandhu dukh harta, Tum rakshak mere,

Apne haath uthao, Dwar pada tere,

Om jai Jagdish hare

Vishay vikar mitao, Paap haro Deva,

Shradha bhakti badao, Shradha prem badao, Santan ki seva,

Om jai Jagdish hare

This was all about Vishnu Puja. If you are facing any issues in life or want to add-on to the good days, we recommend you offer a Puja.


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