24 Names of Krishna Chant - Lyrics, Meaning, Benefits, Download

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eliminates your fears

The Chaturvinshati Namavali or 24 Names of Lord Krishna is a mantra that invokes the supreme qualities of Lord Krishna.

The 24 names of Krishna is recited to eliminate all fears and doubts that would otherwise hamper our overall growth and development.

Through this mantra, we seek to imbibe all the qualities embodied by Krishna and follow the path prescribed by him to lead a positive life.

The 24 Names of Krishna Chant is part of the Soulful Krishna Mantras - Volume 1 album.

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History of the mantra

Krishna is one of the most popular deities in Hinduism. He is the incarnation of Lord Vishnu, and brightens up the lives of everyone while uprooting evil.

Krishna is known to guiding the good and punishing the wicked. He is a prodigy with an immense intellect. He became an object of worship and admiration right from his birth in Mathura.

The Chaturvinshati Namavali or 24 Names of Lord Krishna mantra is recommended for those who those who have trouble with phobias and disturbed sleep.

Lyrics of the Mantra

Shri Keshavaaya Namah
Shri Naaraayanaaya Namah
Shri Maadhavaaya Namah |

Shri Govindaaya Namah
Shri Vishnave Namah
Shri Madhusudanaaya Namah |

Shri Trivikramaaya Namah
Shri Vaamnaaya Namah
Shri Shridhraaya Namah |

Shri Hrishikeshaaya Namah
Shri Padmanaabhaaya Namah
Shri Daamodaraaya Namah |

Shri Sankarshanaaya Namah
Shri Vasudevaaya Namah
Shri Pradyumnaaya Namah |

Shri Aniruddhaaya Namah
Shri Purushottmay Namah
Shri Adhokshajaaya Namah |

Shri Narasimhaaya Namah
Shri Achyutaaya Namah
Shri Janaardanaaya Namah |

Shri Upendraaya Namah
Shri Haraye Namah
Shri Krishnaaya Namah ||

Meaning of the Mantra

Verse 1 :
Shri Keshavaaya Namah
Shri Naaraayanaaya Namah
Shri Maadhavaaya Namah |
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Meaning :

I bow to the Divine One, who has dense black hair
I bow to the Great Refuge of all beings
I bow to the Bestower of ultimate bliss

Verse 2 :
Shri Govindaaya Namah
Shri Vishnave Namah
Shri Madhusudanaaya Namah |
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Meaning :

I bow to the preserver of the cosmos
I bow to the Master of the Universe
I bow to the Benevolent One, whose form is as sweet as nectar

Verse 3 :
Shri Trivikramaaya Namah
Shri Vaamnaaya Namah
Shri Shridhraaya Namah |
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Meaning :

I bow to the Conqueror of all three worlds
I bow to the Great Teacher of humility and gratitude
I bow to the Source of pure joy and prosperity

Verse 4 :
Shri Hrishikeshaaya Namah
Shri Padmanaabhaaya Namah
Shri Daamodaraaya Namah |
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Meaning :

I bow to the One who governs all senses
I bow to the One, from whose navel sprang the divine lotus, the birthplace of Lord Brahma
I bow to the One, who eradicates all difficulties

Verse 5 :
Shri Sankarshanaaya Namah
Shri Vasudevaaya Namah
Shri Pradyumnaaya Namah |
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Meaning :

I bow to the One, who holds the powers of attraction
I bow to the Divine One, who resides in all beings
I bow to the One, who is most-loved

Verse 6 :
Shri Aniruddhaaya Namah
Shri Purushottmay Namah
Shri Adhokshajaaya Namah |
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Meaning :

I bow to the One, who is unbeatable and unstoppable
I bow to the One, who is the Supreme One among all beings
I bow to the One, who is the source of spiritual knowledge

Verse 7 :
Shri Narasimhaaya Namah
Shri Achyutaaya Namah
Shri Janaardanaaya Namah |
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Meaning :

I bow to the One, whose fierce form protects devotees
I bow to the Infalliable One, who never loses his powers
I bow to the One, who fulfils the wishes of all devotees

Verse 8 :
Shri Upendraaya Namah
Shri Haraye Namah
Shri Krishnaaya Namah ||
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Meaning :

I bow to the One, who was incarnated as a younger brother to Lord Indra
I bow to the One, who eradicates all illusion, falsehood and harm
I bow to the most enchanting Krishna

Benefits of listening to 24 Names of Krishna Chant

The 24 Names of Krishna Chant holds several benefits for the mind of both the chanter and the listener.

Listening to this mantra along with meditation helps you in the following ways.

Benefit 1 - Overcome worry
Practicing this mantra can help you overcome severe bouts of fear or worry

Benefit 2 - Makes you grounded
The mantra helps to feel grounded and completely present

Benefit 3 - Restful sleep
The mantra helps in inviting deep and restful sleep

Benefit 4 - Let go of stressful thoughts
Regular practice of this mantra can help you let go of stressful and anxious thoughts and make you invite positive thoughts and values in your mind

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