Given Name VISHNU

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: विष्णु (Sanskrit, Hindi, Marathi), വിഷ്ണു (Malayalam), ವಿಷ್ಣು (Kannada), విష్ణు (Telugu), விஷ்ணு (Tamil)
PRONOUNCED: VISH-noo (Sanskrit, English)   [details]

Meaning & History

Probably means "all-pervasive" in Sanskrit. The Hindu god Vishnu is the protector and preserver of the universe, usually depicted as four-armed and blue-skinned. By some Hindus he is regarded as the supreme god.

Categories

gods, supreme gods
VARIANT: Bishan (Hindi)