This Krishna Janmashtami, if you wish to find genuine peace and happiness through the spiritual devotion of Lord Krishna, then Android has got some of the best Krishna apps for you. The full-time monks of the Krishna movement, in other words, Krishna devotees are often seen distributing books like Bhagavad-Gita, chanting Hare-Krishna mantra with traditional Indian instruments, and dancing on divine songs.
Now you don’t need to keep those books with you every time as these apps have more for you. This Krishna Janmashtami, we have collated a list of apps for Krishna followers that include Krishna mantras, Krishna songs, photos, Krishna Wallpapers, Krishna mythological stories, bhajans and lots more.
1. Shrimad Bhagwat Gita in Hindi:
This app offers Gita – a 700- verse Dharmic scripture, which is part of the ancient Sanskrit epic Mahabharata. It contains a conversation between Pandava Price Arjuna and his guide Krishna on various philosophical issues. Since the setting of the Gita in a battlefield is seen as an allegory for the ethical and moral struggles of human life, this app is one of the most famous apps amongst Krishna followers.
2. Hare Krishna Hare Rama:
This app provides Krishna mantra in audio and video forms. The mantra can repeat in counts of 11, 21, 51, and 108. The Hare Krishna Hare Rama mantra is known as the Maha-mantra (supreme-mantra) of kaliyug – the present era of machine where truth and righteousness are at their lowest level. It has been said that by repeating this mantra with faith and devotion, one can attain salvation and peace of mind.
3. Prabhupada Daily Quotes:
This app displays daily quotes by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada (also known as Srila Prabhupada). Srila Prabhupada is the founder Acharya of International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON). Srila Prabhupada has provided us easy access to the ancient Vedic knowledge through his books and his innumerable instructions which cannot be limited to time and place. This application provides his quotes on a daily basis.
4. Krishna Mantra:
This app aims to empower the devotees with love and grace and take away all their miseries and grief through beautiful chants, aarti, and Chalisa of Lord Krishna. You may set the application time and listen to the melodious 11, 21, 51 and 108 Jaaps (chants) of Lord Shri Krishna. You can worship Lord Krishna while on the move. You can set the Mantra as morning alarm. It has a Temple bell sound which comes when devotees touch the bell. It has Shankanaad sound which comes from touching Shankha. Also, Krishna image changes automatically at every mantra completion.
5. ISKCON Connect:
This app helps you get latest updates about Iskcon and share it through your social networks to your family and friends and earn Bhakti points. Every update about Iskcon is available on this app. It allows users to share content with one tap swipe interface. It aims to teach the whole world via social media, which was the mission of His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada.
6. Japa- Hare Krishna Hare Rama:
This app helps you to meditate silently with Srila Prabhupada’s voice assistance mode. Also, in order to keep you focussed, it provides transitioning Krishna picture slides. Srila Prabhupada’s voice assistance and its background score creates an environment of companionship. All in all, this app helps you chant Mantra’s as well as meditate and get close to Krishna consciousness.
7. Krishna Drive:
This app is built with the sole objective of spreading the messages of Lord Krishna. It provides you glorious rhythm of the Supreme Lord by reading the divine messages from great scriptures like Bhagvad Gita and Srimad Bhagvatam. You would receive 2 messages from the app on a daily basis.
You can connect with the supreme Lord Kṛiṣhṇa through this app. It includes beautiful and eye-catching Kṛiṣhṇa pictures from across the world. It has Krishna bhajans to help you soothe and get connected to Lord. Also, it has messages of Bhagavad-gita and provides a special opportunity to offer prayers to the Lord in a special way.
9. ISKCON 24/7 Live Radio Kirtans:
This app provides live Iskcon kirtans and lectures 24/7. This application is specially designed for ISKCON Devotees so that they can enjoy peaceful Kirtans anywhere and anytime through this app.
10. ISKCON Mahamantra:
Iskcon Mahamantra is a very peaceful soul touching Mahamantra in the voice of Iskcon Founder : His Divine Grace A.C Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada . Also, the application contains lots of Iskcon temple wallpapers slideshow.
The App calculates Shuddha Ekadasi, Tithis and Naksatras, Sunrise and Sunset timings as well Moon timings potentially for all places in the world. It has a full-featured calendar that makes you fast without fail. Ekadasi, or eleventh lunar day, is considered a spiritually beneficial day. Scriptures recommend observing an (ideally waterless) fast from sunrise on the day of Suddha Ekadashi to sunrise on the day following Ekadashi. It is believed that committing spiritual austerities during the Suddha Ekadasi help the soul to attain liberation from the cycle of birth and death. In addition, the Ekadasi helps cleanse the physical, mental and spiritual level.
12. Divine Mantras:
This is an all-inclusive app which includes divine mantras of all Indian Gods. The list of mantras are: 1. Ganapti Mantra (Ganesha Mantra) 2. Gayatri Mantra (Goddess Gayatri) 3. Shiv (Maha Mrityunjaya) Mantra 4. Hanuman Mantra (Hanuman Chalisa) 5. Vishnu Mantra (Om Jai Jagadish Hare) 6. Laxmi Mantra (Om Maha Laxmincha Vidmahe) 7. Sai Baba Mantra (Shiridi Sai Baba) 8. Balaji (Tirupati) Mantra (Lord Venkateshwara) 9. Shani Mantra 10. Durga Mantra (Sarva Mangala Mangalye) 11. Krishna Mantra (Hare Krishna Hare Krishna, Krishna Krishna Hare Hare. Hare Rama Hare Rama, Rama Rama Hare Hare.) 12. OM Mantra (OM Chant).
Followers of Krishna Bhakti come from all walks of life and with varying degrees of commitment. The practices of Krishna consciousness, or bhakti-yoga, are meant to free us from the root cause of all anxiety by reawakening our normal, eternal spiritual happiness. The practices of Bhakti yoga are freely available to all through these apps in various ways. Whichever way you find most soothing, you may download that app and be a part of the Hare Krishna Movement.