Keshava Nama

I learnt singing Keshava Nama when I finished college. My parents sing it everyday and also on Friday evening while doing the Lakshmi Pooja. It gives some sort of mental piece when I say this Sloka. So, here comes the lyrics for Keshava Nama. May Shri Lord Keshava Bless you all.

Isha ninna charaNa bhajane
Asheyinda mADu venu
dOsharAshi nAshamADu shreesha kEshava ||1||

sharaNu hokkenayya yenna
maraNa samayadalli ninna
carana smaraNe karuNisayya nArAyaNa ||2||

shOdhisenna bhavada kalusha
bhOdisayya gyAnavenage
bAdhisuva yamana bAdhe biDisu mAdhavA ||3||

hindanEka yOnigaLali
bandu bandu nondenayya
indu bhavada bandha biDisu tande gOvindA ||4||

bhrashTanenisa bEDa krishNa
ishTu mAtra bEDikombe
shishTaroDane ishTu kashTa biDisu vishNuvE ||5||

madananayya ninna mahime
vadanadalli nuDiyuvante
hrudayadoLage hudugisayya madhusUdhanA ||6||

kavidukonDu iruva pApa
savidu pOguvante mADo
javana bAdheyannu biDisu trivikramA ||7||

kAmajanaka ninna nAma
prEmadinda pADuvantha
nEmavenage pAlisayya swAmi vAmanA ||8||

modalu ninna pAda pUje
odaguvante mADO yenna
hrudayalli sadana mADo mudadi shriidara ||9||

husiyanADi hoTTe horeva
vishayadalli rasikanendu
husige hAkadiirayya hrushiikEshanE ||10||

biddu bhavadanEka januma
baddhanAgi kalushadinda
geddupOpa buddhi tOrO padmanAbhane ||11||

kAma krOdha biDisi ninna
nAma jihveyoLage nuDiso
shrii mahAnubhAvanAda dAmOdarA ||12||

pankajAksha nEnu yenna
manku buddhyannu biDisi
kinkaranna mADikoLLo sankarushaNA ||13||

yEsu januma bandarEnu
dAsanalla vEno nAnu
ghAsi mADadiru yenna vAsudEvanE ||14||

buddhi shOnyanAgi yenna
paddha kArya kuhakamanava
tiddi hrudaya shuddhi mADo pradyumnanE ||15||

jananijanaka nIne yendu
nenevenayya diina bandhu
yenage mukti pAlisayya aniruddhanE ||16||

harushadinda ninna nAma
smarisuvate mADu nEma
virisu caraNa dalli pushOttamA ||17||

sAdhusanga koTTu ninna
pAdabhajaneyiTTu enna
bhEdamAdi nODadirO shri adhOkshajA ||18||

cAru caraNa tOri yenage
pArugANisayya konege
bhAra hAkutiruve ninage nArasimhanE ||19||

sancitArtha pApagaLanu
kincitAda piiDegaLanu
muncitavAgi kaLedu poreyo swAmi accyutA ||20||

gyAna bhakti koTTu ninna
dhyAnadalli yiTTu sadA
hiina buddhi biDisu munna shrii janArdhana ||21||

japatapAnushTAna villade
kupathAgAmiyAda yenna
krupeyamADi kshamisabEku upEndranE ||22||

moreya iDuvenayya ninage
sharadhi shayana shubhamatIya
irisu bhaktanendu paramapurusha shri harI ||23||

puTTisalEbEDa innu
puTTisidake pAlisenna
ishTu mAtra bEDikombe shrii krishNanE ||24||

satyavAda nAmagaLanu
nityadalli paThisuvavara
arthiyinda salahuvanu kartru kEshavA ||25||

mareyadale hariyanAma
baredu Odi kELidavage
karedu mukti koDuva neleyAdikEshavA ||26||

For those of you who want to know the meaning of this and also get a print out in English or Kannada here are the links for the same on dvaita.orga

1. Keshava Nama in English

2. Keshava Nama in Kannada

Listen to the song here at youtube:

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12 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Sindhu on February 9, 2009 at 11:48 am

    Hi, I am very impressed for the lyrics . Please can you post lyrics of Narasimha yemba devaru nambidhantha nararigella varava koduvaru. My amma sings this song very well. I need this lyrics

    The lyrics have been posted and also the audio is on youtube as well.

    Reply

    • Can you please provide the You Tube URL (for Narasimha yemba devaru nambidhantha nararigella varava koduvaru), as well as the lyrics location?
      Thank you.

      Reply

  2. Posted by Pramod Vittal Rao on July 29, 2009 at 6:00 am

    Please Put this keshava nama in Kannada script

    Yes, I will soon.

    Reply

  3. Posted by Gopalakrishna on August 7, 2009 at 10:15 am

    Thanks a lot for a womderful journey of lyrics

    Reply

  4. Posted by Ramchandra Shenoy on February 23, 2010 at 11:07 am

    Hari Om.

    I heard this bhajan by Revered Swaamiji.Vidhyabhushana in the year 2007 in Mysore Association, Mumbai.Ever since I was desperate to listen it bt failed.fortunately I got your site and am very greatful and happy to listen again and again.May Lord Krishana bless us all.

    Reply

  5. Posted by SanathKumar on July 28, 2012 at 12:11 pm

    harushadinda ninna nAma
    smarisuvate mADu nEma
    virisu caraNa dalli prEma pushOttamA ||17||

    Reply

  6. Posted by shweta pranesh harwalkar on November 15, 2012 at 12:54 am

    very beautiful song.this is my favourite please translate it into kannada.

    Reply

  7. Posted by vijayalakshmi Prakash on July 22, 2013 at 12:05 am

    Hari Om,
    Thanks a ton!!! I am searching for this since years at last I found it but i needed Kannada lyrics It will be great if you could upload Kannada lyrics.

    Reply

  8. Posted by pavani on September 6, 2013 at 3:26 am

    tumba chennagi

    Reply

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