The Naam Ghosa (Assamese: নামঘোষা) is a Vaishnavite scripture of verses in praise of Krishna. This book was written by Madhavdev in Assamese in about 1568–1596.[1] It extols the practice of chanting the name of the deity as the most efficacious means of devotion.

The English version of this book subtitled as "The Divine Verses" translated by Soroj Kumar Dutta in 1997. The second paperback edition of the book with an enriched glossary is available since 2017.[2] A bilingual version of the Naam Ghosha (translated by Haramohan Das) was published in 1957 by the Vaishnava theological university, Vrindavan.[3]


  1. ^ "Nām Ghosā - the Book of the Names Divine". A tribute to Sankaradeva. Retrieved 29 May 2013.
  2. ^ Madhavadeva; Soroj Kumar Dutta (1997). The Divine Verses: A Translation of the Original "Naam-ghosa" of Sri Sri Madhavadeva. Vision Publications. Retrieved 29 May 2013.
  3. ^ Madhavadeva; Haramohandas (1957). Mahapurush Sri Madhavadeva's Namghosha with hindi and english translation. The vaishnava theological university.