Sri Krishna Janmashtami is here on its way. And, I am sure every Krishna Devotee will observe fast on Janmashtami and are keenly looking forward for Arghya Mantra. In this article, You will find the Krishna Arghya Mantra, the procedure to give Arghya and timings.
Importance of Krishna Janmashtami
Wish You and Your Family Happy Krishna Janmashtami. Sri Krishna Janmashtami is a Popular Hindu Festival of India. According to Hindu Mythology, Lord Krishna was born on eighth day (Ashtami) of Shravana Masa (month). And, his birthday is celebrated with great pomp and pious by his devotees all around the world.
The word Janmashtami comes from two words Janma + Ashtami, where “Janma means Birth” and “Ashtami means eighth day”. Krishna Janmashtami is also known as Gokulashtami, Krishna Ashtami, and Sri Krishna Jayanti. According to Chandramana Calendar, Sri Krishna Janmashtami is celebrated on Ashtami Day of Shravana Masa (month). And, according to Sauramana Calendar, Krishna Janmashtami is celebrated on Rohini Nakshatra of Simha Masa.
People observe day long fast without partaking food or water untill Arghya is given to Sri Krishna. Reciting Stotras, Bhajans and Keertans will help You gain Lord Krishna’s blessings.
Krishna Janmashtami Arghya Mantra
Arghya has to given to Sri Krishna on Krishna Janmashtami night whether it is coinciding with Rohini Nakshatra star or not. The Arghya must be given after performing pooja to Lord Sri Krishna along with Vasudeva, Devaki Devi, Yashoda, Nanda and Balarama.
Arghya should be given with conch (Shanka) filled with water, flowers, Chandana and Dakshina. And, Arghya should also be given to Moon God (Chandra). Arghya Pradhana made/given on this time is highly auspicious which is equal to the merits of Bhoodhana.
The Arghya Mantra is given below.
Krishna Arghya Mantra in English
Krishna Arghya Mantra
Jaatah Kamsavadhaarthaaya Bhubhaarottaaranaaya Cha
Kauravaanaam Vinaashaaya Daityaanaam Nidhanaaya Cha
Pandavaanaam Hitaarthaaya Dharmasamsthaapanaaya Cha
Gruhaanaarghyam Mayaa Dattam Devakyaa Sahito Hare
Chandra Arghya Mantra
Gruhanaarghyam Mayaa Dattam Rohinyaa Sahitah Shashin
Krishna Arghya Mantra in Kannada
ಕೃಷ್ಣ ಅರ್ಘ್ಯ ಮಂತ್ರ
ಜಾತಃ ಕಂಸವಧಾರ್ಥಾಯ ಭೂಭಾರೋತ್ತಾರಣಾಯ ಚ
ಕೌರವಾಣಾಂ ವಿನಾಶಾಯ ದೈತ್ಯಾನಾಂ ನಿಧನಾಯ ಚ
ಪಾಂಡವಾನಾಂ ಹಿತಾರ್ಥಾಯ ಧರ್ಮಸಂಸ್ಥಾಪನಾಯ ಚ
ಗೃಹಾಣಾರ್ಘ್ಯಂ ಮಯಾ ದತ್ತಂ ದೇವಕ್ಯಾ ಸಹಿತೋ ಹರೇ
ಚಂದ್ರ ಅರ್ಘ್ಯ ಮಂತ್ರ
ಗೃಹಣಾರ್ಘ್ಯಂ ಮಯಾ ದತ್ತಂ ರೋಹಿಣ್ಯಾ ಸಹಿತಃ ಶಶಿನ್
Krishna Arghya Mantra in Telugu
కృష్ణ అర్ఘ్య మంత్ర
జాతః కంసవధార్థాయ భూభారోత్తారణాయ చ
కౌరవాణాం వినాశాయ దైత్యానాం నిధనాయ చ
పాండవానాం హితార్థాయ ధర్మసంస్థాపనాయ చ
గృహాణార్ఘ్యం మయా దత్తం దేవక్యా సహితో హరే
చంద్ర అర్ఘ్య మంత్ర
గృహణార్ఘ్యం మయా దత్తం రోహిణ్యా సహితః శశిన్
Krishna Jayanti Arghya Mantra in Tamil
க்றுஷ்ண அர்க்ய மம்த்ர
ஜாதஃ கம்ஸவதார்தாய பூபாரோத்தாரணாய ச
கௌரவாணாம் வினாஶாய தைத்யானாம் னிதனாய ச
பாம்டவானாம் ஹிதார்தாய தர்மஸம்ஸ்தாபனாய ச
க்றுஹாணார்க்யம் மயா தத்தம் தேவக்யா ஸஹிதோ ஹரே
சம்த்ர அர்க்ய மம்த்ர
க்றுஹணார்க்யம் மயா தத்தம் ரோஹிண்யா ஸஹிதஃ ஶஶின்
Krishna Arghya Mantra in Hindi
कृष्ण अर्घ्य मंत्र
जातः कंसवधार्थाय भूभारोत्तारणाय च
कौरवाणां विनाशाय दैत्यानां निधनाय च
पांडवानां हितार्थाय धर्मसंस्थापनाय च
गृहाणार्घ्यं मया दत्तं देवक्या सहितो हरे
चंद्र अर्घ्य मंत्र
गृहणार्घ्यं मया दत्तं रोहिण्या सहितः शशिन
Krishna Janmashtami Arghya Procedure
If You are looking for the step by step procedure or guide to give Krishna Arghya on the auspicious occasion of Sri Krishna Janmashtami.
On the day of the Janmashtami, you must wake up early in the morning and must cleanse yourself thoroughly. Clean your Temple (Pooja Room) and all the pooja items such as lamp, ghanta, chowki, etc.
You may observe day long fast without partaking food or water untill Arghya is given to Sri Krishna.
The puja begins early in the morning when the devotees give a bath to the Krishna idol with sacred Ganga jal. The idol is then adorned with new clothes generally in red, yellow and orange colors. These clothes are decorated with stone or other precious jewelry. Jewelry is also put on the idol.
Then, the idol is offered different Naivedyam. You may offer Laddus, Chaklis, Appam, Avalakki Panchakajjaya, Kheer, Butter, and Fruits as Naivedyam. After this the Special Puja is performed to Sri Krishna. Reciting Stotras, Bhajans and Keertana will help You gain Lord Krishna’s blessings. You may also read 108 names of the Lord Krishna.
The Conch is blown and Maha Mangal Aarti is performed to Lord Krishna and Arghya is given to finish the Fasting.
- Time for Giving Arghya depends on the time of Moon Rise which usually comes around 12:00 am in the midnight.
- Don’t forget to offer Lord Krishna atleast 5 types of Naivedyam.
Krishna Janmashtami Arghya Time
The time for giving Arghya to Lord Krishna is at the time of moon rise which usually comes around 12:00am midnight. And most importantly, Arghya should also be given to Chandra as well.
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