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Pranaam Mantra used in ISKCON in English and Hindi ( णाम मं )

Srila Prabhupada Pranaam Mantra ( भप


ु ाद णाम मं )

nama om vishnu-padaya krishna-preshthaya bhu-tale,


srimate bhaktivedanta-svamin iti namine.
namas te sarasvate deve gaura-vani-pracarine,
nirvisesha-sunyavadi-pascatya-desa-tarine.

नमः ॐ व णु पादय, कृ ण प ृ ठाय भतू ले,


ीमते भि त वेदांत वा मन इ त ना मने ।
नम ते सर वते दे वे गौर वाणी चा रणे,
न वशेष शू य-वाद पा चा य दे श ता रणे ।।

Meaning of the mantra:


I offer my respectful obeisances unto His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami
Prabhupada, who is very dear to Lord Krishna, having taken shelter at His lotus feet. Our
respectful obeisances are unto you, O spiritukindly preaching the message of Lord
Chaityanya Mahaprabhu and delivering the western countries, which are filled with
impersonalism and voidism.

Panch-tattva Pranaam Mantra (पंच-त व णाम मं )


jaya sri-krishna-caitanya prabhu nityananda,
sri-advaita gadadhara srivasadi-gaura-bhakta-vrinda.

जय ी कृ ण चैत य, भु न यानंद,
ी अ वैत, गदाधर, ीवास आ द गौर भ त व ृ द ।।

Meaning of the mantra:


I offer my obeisances unto the Supreme Lord, Kirishna, who is nondifferent from His features
as a devotee, devotional incarnation, manifestation, pure devotee, and devotional energy.

Shri Krishna Pranaam Mantra ( ी कृ ण णाम मं )

Mantra 1)
he krishna karuna-sindho, dina-bandho jagat-pate.
gopesa gopika-kanta, radha-kanta namo’stu te.

हे कृ ण क णा- संध,ु द न-ब धु जग पते ।


गोपेश गो पकाका त राधाका त नमो तत
ु े॥

Meaning of the mantra:


O my dear Krishna, ocean of mercy, You are the friend of the distressed and the source of
creation. You are the master of the cowherdmen and the lover of the gopis, especially
Radharani. I offer my respectful obeisances unto You.

Mantra 2)
namo brahmanya-devaya, go-brahmana-hitaya ca.
jagad-dhitaya krishnaya, govindaya namo namah.

नमो मा ड दवाये, गो ा मण हताय च ।


जगत धताय कृ णाय, गो व दाय नमो नमः॥

Meaning of the mantra:


My Lord, You are the well-wisher of the cows and the brahmanas, and You are the well-wisher
of the entire human society and world.

Radha Rani Pranaam Mantra (राधा रानी णाम मं )

tapta-kancana-gaurangi, radhe vrindavanesvari.


vrishabhanu-sute devi, pranamami hari-priye.

तपत-कांचन गौरांगी, राधे व ृ दावने वर ।


वष
ृ भानु सत
ु े दे वी, णमा म हर ये ॥

Meaning of the mantra:


I offer my respects to Radharani, whose bodily complexion is like molten gold and who is the
Queen of Vrindavana. You are the daughter of King Vrisabhanu, and You are very dear to
Lord Krishna.

Shri Vaishnava Pranaam Mantra ( ी वै णव णाम मं )


vancha-kalpatarubhyas ca, kripa-sindhubhya eva ca.
patitanam pavanebhyo, vaishnavebhyo namo namah.

वांछा-क पत भयशच कृपा- संधभ ु य एव च ।


प ततानाम पावने भयो वै णवे नमो नमः ॥

Meaning of the mantra:


I offer my respectful obeisances unto all the Vaishnava devotees of the Lord. They are just
like desire trees who can fulfill the desires of everyone, and they are full of compassion for the
fallen conditioned souls.

Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Pranaam Mantra ( ी चैत य महा भु णाम मं )

namo maha-vadanyaya, krishna-prema-pradaya te


krishnaya krishna-chaitanya, namne gaura-tvishe namah

नमो महा-वदा याय, कृ ण ेम दायते।


कृ णाय कृ ण चैत य, नामने गोर-त वशे नमः ॥

Meaning of the mantra:


O most munificent incarnation! You are Krishna Himself appearing as Sri Krishna Chaitanya
Mahaprabhu. You have assumed the golden color of Srimati Radharani, and You are widely
distributing pure love of Krishna. We offer our respectful obeisances unto You.