Mantra lyrics:

”Govinda Gopala

Devaki Nandana

Gopala, Gopala, Devaki Nandana

Gopala, Devaki Nandana

Gopala, Gopala, Devaki Nandana

Krishna, Krishna, Shree Krishna.”

Govinda Gopala mantra translation in English:

”Krishna, mischievous Krishna

Son of Devaki

Baby Krishna

Krishna, Krishna, Great Krishna.”

Description:

Govinda is a name for the youthful Lord Krishna. This Sanskrit word’s literal translation is ”the lord of the cows.”

Gopala is another name for the divine baby Krishna. It also translates as ”shepherd of the cows.”

Lord Krishna is known as the 8th avatar of Lord Vishnu – The Preserver. The beneficial influence of Krishna is known worldwide and there are millions of devotees who have dedicated their lives to Him.

He was born in a prison in the custody of King Kansa (the tyrant ruler of the Vrishni kingdom). Based on ancient scriptural details and precise astrological calculations, the date of Lord Krishna’s birth, known as Janmashtami, is 18th of July 3228 BC and Krishna lived until 18th of February 3102 BC. He belonged to the Vrishni clan of Yadavas from Mathura.

The sole objective of Lord Krishna’s birth was to free our planet from the evilness of demons. He was practical, smart, charming and had incredible philosophies of handling life.

Moreover, He played an essential role in Mahabharata ( one of the two major Hindu epics) and propagated the theory of bhakti (devotion) and good karma which are narrated deeply in the Bhagavad Gita.

He taught about moksha (liberation), life, love, happiness, yoga, dharma, meditation, and Truth. He taught us everything.