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12/8/2017, 12:41:09 PM Mike C update #97
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Gender Masculine
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.