Achyutam Keshavam Krishna Damodaram Lyrics – Meaning

Achyutam Keshavam Video Song – Vikram Hazra


Vikram Hazra singing Achyutam Keshavam Krishna Damodaram is a song sung by Vikram Hazra. This song is sung in praise of Lord Krishna. Lyrics of this song points to the invaluable teaching for devotion. The Lyrics of this songs are presented in lovely poetic lines in the form of an answer. Answer to ” Can we see and feel God?”. This also an ideal Janmashtami Bhajans and Songs.

Ramakrishna Paramahamsa answer in Gospel of Sri RamKrishna Chapter 10

M: “Under what conditions does one see God?”

MASTER: “Cry to the Lord with an intensely yearning heart and you will certainly see Him. People shed a whole jug of tears for wife and children. They swim in tears for money. But who weeps for God? Cry to Him with a real cry.”

is somewhat on the same lines.

Achyutam means Eternal. God’s qualities are described as Eternal, Blissful, Infinite. It is formless and also with forms. One of the forms of Lord Krishna is described as Keshavam, One with long beautiful hair.

So let’s now go through the

Kanha murli shyamAchyutam Keshavam Krishna Damodaram Lyrics – Meaning

Achyutam Keshavam Krishna Damodaram, Ram Narayanam Janaki Vallabham (2)

(These are different names of Krishna with different attributes – singing and repeating the different Names of God is spiritually elevating and increases devotion for God)

Kaun Kehte Hai Bhagavan Aate Nahi

Tum Meera Ke Jaise Bulate Nahi

Achyutam . .

(Who says God does not arrive? You don’t call her like Meera! Meera’s love and devotion for Krishna is well-known and also Krishna’s response to the intense loving call)

Kaun Kehte Hai Bhagavan Khate Nahi

Ber Shabri Ke Jaise Khilate Nahi

Achyutam . . .

(Who says God does not eat? You don’t feed her like Shabri fed! (Shabri’s long and loving await for Lord Rama and how Lord Rama accepted her food))

Kaun Kehte Hai Bhagavan Sote Nahi

Maa Yashoda ke Jaise Sulate Nahi

Achyutam . . .

(Who says God does not Sleep? You don’t make him sleep like Maa Yasoda did! It needs total love for Krishna and wanting to give Him rest and sleep)

Kaun Kehte Hain Bhagavan Nachte Nahi

Gopiyo ki Tarah Tum Nachate Nahi

Achyutam . . .

Who says God does not dance? You don’t make him dance like the Gopis!  The love of Gopis for Krishna is well-known, wherever they went, whatever they did, Krishna was on their heart and mind always.

Jai Sri Krishna.