This sloka reveals the 16 different names of Vishnu that one must chant when doing different activities in one’s life.
Aushadhe Chintayét Vishnum Bhojané cha Janardanam
Shayane Padmanabham cha Vivahé cha Prajapatim
While taking medication remember Vishnu. Consuming food – Janardana
Sleeping remember – Padmanabha, during wedding – Prajapati
Yudhe Chakradharam Devam Pravase cha Trivikramam
Naraayanam Tanur-tyagé Sreedharam Priya-sangamé
At war – Chakradhari, Travel – Trivikrama
Death bed – Narayana, when meeting loved ones – Sreedhara
Du-swapne Smara Govindam Sankate Madhusoodanam
Kaanane Naarasimham cha Paavake Jalashaayinam
Bad dreams remember Govinda, in troubled times – Madhusoodana
In a forest remember Narasimha, In the midst of fire remember Jalashayina
Jalamadhye Varaham cha Parvate Raghunandanam
Gamane Vamanam chaiva Sarva-kaaryeshu Madhavam
In the middle of water (water activities or travel ) – Varaha, On a mountain (trekking) – Raghunandana (Rama). Travel by foot – Vamana, when you start any deed remember Madhava.
Shodashaitaani Naamani Pratarudhaya ya: padeth
Sarva-papa-vinirmukhto Vishnu-loke Maheeyate
One who reads these 16 names every morning will be rid of all sins and will attain Vishnu loka (Moksha).