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  • 2 syllables and 4 letters
  • pronounced as ha/ri
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) हरी

Literal meaning of Hari

In Sanskrit "Hari" sometimes refers to a colour, yellow, or fawn-coloured/khaki (it is the colour of the Sun and that of Soma). In Gaudiya Vaishnava tradition Hari is a name of both Krishna or Vishnu meaning 'he who steals, or takes away' According to Adi Shankara' s commentary on the Vishnu sahasranama, Hari means "One who destroys samsara, which is the entanglement in the cycle of birth and death, along with ignorance, its cause.

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More about Hari

  • Hari is another name of Visnu and Krishna, and appears as the 650th name in the Vishnu sahasranama of Mahabharata.
  • Within Sikhism it is stated that one of the names of God is Hari.

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