Different Names of Lord Krishna

Know About Different Names of Lord Krishna

Lord Krishna is one of the most affable incarnations of Lord Vishnu, not only in India but all across the globe. He came to the earth as the eighth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. According to the Hindu Mythology, Lord Krishna was born in Dwaparyuga. Lord Krishna is the epitome of bliss and love who can remove all your sins and pains if worshipped dedicatedly. In his childhood days, he was also called as cowherd’s boy who used to love butter and curd. Lord Krishna has been depicted as the essential source of all knowledge in the Vedic Literature. There are different incarnations of Lord Krishna mentioned in the Vedic Literature and therefore, there are different names of Lord Krishna.

Some people call Lord Krishna as Balgopal, Gopal, Govinda, whereas some people call him as Dwarkapati, Jagannath, etc. Because there are different names of Lord Krishna, therefore, different people call him with the different names. Every name of Lord Krishna has some different meanings. Lord Krishna is also connected with the Raas-Leela in which he is always encircled by the cowherd girls of his age group (Gopis). People who follow his teachings in their life can live their life peacefully and happily. As a devotee of Lord Krishna, you should know about the different names of Lord Krishna and their meanings.

Below are the Different Names of Lord Krishna with Their Different Meanings:

Name Meaning Name Meaning
Achala Still Lord Achyuta Infallible Lord
Adbhutah Wonderful God Adidev The Original Lord
Aditya The Son Of Aditi Ajanma The Unborn
Ajaya The Conqueror Of Life And Death Akshara Indestructible Lord
Amrut Heavenly nectar (A (no) + Mrut (Death)) Anandsagar Ocean of Trancendental Bliss
Ananta The Endless Lord Anantajit Ever Victorious Lord
Anaya One Who Has No Leader Aniruddha One Who Cannot Be Obstructed
Aparajeet The Lord Who Cannot Be Defeated Avyukta One Who Is As Clear As Crystal
Bihari The Travelling Lord Balagopala The Child Krishna, The All Attractive
Balakrishna The Child Krishna Chaturbhuja Four-Armed Lord
Danavendra Granter Of Boons Dayalu Repository Of Compassion
Dayanidhi The Compassionate Lord Devadideva The God Of The Gods
Devakinandana Son Of Mother Devaki Devesha Lord Of The Demigods
Dharmadhyaksha The Lord Of Dharma Dravin The One Who has no Enemies
Dvarkapati Protector Of Dwarka Gopala One Who Plays With The Cowherds
Gopalpriya Lover Of Cowherds Govinda One Who Pleases The Cows, The Land And The Entire Nature
Gyaneshwara The Lord Of Knowledge Hari The Lord Of Nature
Hiranyagarbha “Golden Womb” (Creator) Hrushikesha The Lord Of All Senses
Jagadguru Preceptor Of The Universe Jagadisha Lord of the Universe
Jagannatha Master Of The Universe Janardana One Who Bestows Boons On One And All
Jayantah Conqueror Of All Enemies Jyotiraaditya The Resplendence Of The Sun
Kamalanatha The Lord Of Goddess Lakshmi Kamalanayana The Lord With Lotus Shaped Eyes
Kamsantaka Slayer Of Kamsa Kanjalochana The Lotus-Eyed God
Keshava One Who Has Long, Black Matted Locks Krishna All Attractive
Lakshmikaanta The Lord Of Goddess Lakshmi Lokadhyaksha Lord Of All The Three Lokas (Worlds)
Madana The Lord Of Love Madhava Husband to Goddess of Fortune
Madhusudan Slayer Of Demon Madhu Mahendra Lord Of Indra
Manmohana Bewildering the Mind Manohara Beautiful Lord
Mayura The Lord Who Has A Peacock Feathered-Crest Mohnish Attractive God
Murali The Flute Playing Lord Muralidhar One Who Holds The Flute
Muralimanohara The Lord who enchants with flute play. Nandakumara Son of Nanda
Nandagopala The loved cowherd Narayana The Refuge Of Everyone
Navanitachora Thief of Butter Niranjana The Unblemished Lord
Nirguna Without Any Material Properties Padmahasta One Who Has Hands Like Lotus
Padmanabha The Lord Who Has A lotus in his Navel Parabrahmana The Supreme Absolute Truth
Paramatma Trancendental (Supreme) Soul Parampurusha Supreme Enjoyer
Parthasarthi Charioteer Of Partha (Arjuna) Prajapati Lord Of All Creatures
Punyah Achieved by Penance Purshottama The Supreme Soul
Ravilochana One Whose Eye Is The Sun Sahasraakasah Thousand-Eyed Lord
Sahasrajita One Who Vanquishes Thousands Sakshi All Witnessing Lord
Sanatana The Eternal Lord Sarvajana Omniscient Lord
Sarvapalaka Protector Of All Sarveshwara Master of All
Satyavachana One Who Speaks Only The Truth Satyavrata The Truthful Vow
Shantah Peaceful Lord Shreshhtha The Most Glorious Lord
Shrikanta Beautiful Lord Shyam Dark-Complexioned Lord
Shyamasundara Lord Of The Beautiful Evenings Sudarshana Handsome Lord
Sumedha Intelligent Lord Suresham Lord Of All Demi-Gods
Svargapati Lord Of Heavens Trivikrama Conqueror Of All The Three Worlds
Upendra Brother Of Indra Vaikunthanatha Lord Of Vaikuntha, The Heavenly Abode
Vardhamaanah The Formless Lord Vasudevaputra Son of King Vasudeva
Vishnu All Prevailing Lord, Lord of the Universe, as Vishwa means Universe Vishwadakshinah Skillful And Efficient Lord
Vishwakarma Creator Of The Universe Vishwamurti Of The Form Of The Entire Universe
Vishwarupa One Who Displays The Universal Form Vishwatma Soul Of The Universe
Vrishaparvaa Lord Of Dharma Yadavendra King Of The Yadav Clan
Yogi The Supreme Master Yoginampati Lord Of The Yogis

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