Brahma Vaivarta Purana Chapter 13:61-70

Brahma Vaivarta Purana

Sri Krsnanna-prasana-nama-karana-prastava

Sri Krsna’s Anna-prasana and Nama-karana

Chapter 13: Verse 61-70



61.Krs means with no material activities, n means the activities of devotional service, and the letter a means the generous giver. Because He is the giver of devotional service, which is not material, but is beyond the material world, He is called Krsna.

62.Krs means uprooting past karma, n means devotional service, and the letter a means the attainment. Because it is by His mercy one uproots his past karma and atttained devotional service, He is called Krsna.

62.O Nanda, if one remembers the name Krsna he gains the result of remembering ten million other names of the Lord.

63.By remembering, speaking, or hearing the name Krsna one destroys the sins of ten million births.

64.Of all the names of Lord Visnu, Krsna is the best name. It is the most beautiful and the most auspicious. It gives the purest devotional service.

66.By speaking the letter k, the devotee attains freedom from repeated birth and death. By speaking the letter r he attains peerless devotional service. By speaking the letter s, he attains unwavering devotion to the Lord.

67.By speaking the letter na, he attains the Lord as His eternal companion. By speaking the letter h, he attains a dark form like the Lord’s. Of this there is no doubt.

68.O Nanda, by speaking the letter k, one makes Yama’s servants tremble. By speaking the letter r one makes calamities flee. By speaking the letter s, one makes sins flee.

69.By speaking the letter n, one makes diseases flee. By speaking the letter a, one makes death flee. Frightened of the holy name, they all flee.

70.O king of Vraja, when one remembers, speaks, or hears the name Krsna, Lord Krsna’s servants mount their chariots and fly to him from Goloka.



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