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Common List of Hindu Names

You may know that the three most common lists of religious hindu names

are


1) The Vishnu Sahasranamam

2) The Lalitha Sahasranamam

and

3) the less well know Shiva Sahasranamam.


Each has 1008 names of the particular deity, of which many are names

commonly given, especially within the Brahmin community, who memorized these

ancient hymns.


Less well known is the fact that each of these long hymns is itself merely

one of several hymns with names. For instance the Lalitha Sahasranamam is

merely one of 10 lists of Goddess names !

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