Radhashtami


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राधाष्टमी (Radhashtami) is known as avtar day of Goddess Radha, the consort of Lord Krishna. She is also known as another form of Goddess Lakshmi. This day also honours the selfless bond of love between Sri Krishna and Radha, a unique relationship between human and God. Radha Ashtami is celebrated 15 days after famous festival Janmashtami.

राधाष्टमी (Radhashtami) is known as avtar day of Goddess Radha, the consort of Lord Krishna. She is also known as another form of Goddess Lakshmi. This day also honours the selfless bond of love between Sri Krishna and Radha, a unique relationship between human and God. Radha Ashtami is celebrated 15 days after famous festival Janmashtami.

During Radha Ashtami celebrations, special pujas and prayers are held in Lord Krishna temples, especially in North India including ISCKON temples. The famous place of celebrations are Mathura, Vrindavan, Barsana and entire Brijbhoomi the birth place of Radha. On the day of Radha Ashtami, devotees chant different names of Goddess Radha and Shri Radha Gayatri Mantra.

Upcoming Event: 17 September 2018

Information

Related Name
Radha Jayanti
Frequency
Yearly / Annual
Duration
1
Begins (Tithi)
Bhadrapada Shukla Ashtami
Ends (Tithi)
Bhadrapada Shukla Ashtami
Months
August / September
Celebrations
Rasa lila or Raas Leela, worshipped in Shri Radha Krishn Mandir, Fast.
Imp Places
Barsana, Mathura, Vrindavan, Braj Pradesh.
Futures Dates
6 September 201926 August 202014 September 2021
Past Dates
29 August 2017, 9 September 2016

About Visakha Devi

Visakha is the second most important of the eight main gopis. Her characterstic are much smilar of her friend Lalita. Visakha was appeared in this world, exact same moment as her dear friend Srimati Radharani appeared. Her father is Pavana, mother Daksina Devi and her husband Bahuka/Vahika.

आरती: श्री बालाजी

ॐ जय हनुमत वीरा, स्वामी जय हनुमत वीरा।
संकट मोचन स्वामी तुम हो रनधीरा॥

आरती: श्री हनुमान जी

मनोजवं मारुत तुल्यवेगं, जितेन्द्रियं,बुद्धिमतां वरिष्ठम् ॥
वातात्मजं वानरयुथ मुख्यं, श्रीरामदुतं शरणम प्रपद्धे ॥

आरती: श्री बृहस्पति देव

हिन्दू धर्म में बृहस्पति देव को सभी देवताओं का गुरु माना जाता है। गुरुवार के व्रत में बृहस्पति देव की आरती करने का विधान माना जाता है, अतः श्री बृहस्पति देव की आरती निम्न लिखित है...

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