Scripts विष्णु (Sanskrit, Hindi, Marathi), വിഷ്ണു (Malayalam), ವಿಷ್ಣು (Kannada), విష్ణు (Telugu), விஷ்ணு (Tamil)
Pronounced Pron. VISH-noo (Sanskrit, English)
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.