Today the festival of Radhashtami is being celebrated with great pomp. Lord Krishna and Goddess Radha are worshiped on this day. It is believed that observing this fast removes all your problems. But do you know who is Shri Radha.
Most people know about the love story of Shri Krishna and Radha. These two names are taken together. The name of Radha Krishna comes together on the lips of the devotees. According to the scriptures, Lord Krishna gets pleased quickly by chanting the name of Radha. Today is Radha Ashtami. The festival of Radhashtami is celebrated on the Ashtami date of Shukla Paksha of Bhadon month. Let us know who is Shri Radha and why this festival is celebrated.
who is shri radha
Radha ji was born on the Shukla Paksha date of Bhadrapada month. This day is celebrated as Radhashtami. According to Hindu scriptures, Radhaji was born to strengthen the love for Shri Krishna. According to Brahmavaivarta Purana, a beautiful girl appeared from the left limb of Shri Krishna. The girl offered flowers at the feet of Shri Krishna who appeared and sat on his throne while talking. This beautiful girl is Shri Radha. Once Radha had seen Shri Krishna with another wife Viraja, due to which she became sad and started saying bad things to Krishna.
Seeing all this, Shridama, the servant and friend of Shri Krishna, got angry and he cursed Radha to take birth on earth. According to the Puranas, when Goddess Radha and Sridama cursed each other. Then Shri Krishna said that you will be born as the daughter of Goddess Kirti and Vrishabhanu. At the same time, for some people, Radha is a feeling which is obtained by walking on the path of Shri Krishna.
Significance of Radhashtami
Today, on the day of Radhashtami, people who worship Radha with a sincere heart. All their troubles go away. It is believed that by observing this fast all the sins are removed. On this special day, married women perform special poojas and ask for the boon of being unbroken Saubhagyavati. On this special day, making Kheer with honey, sugar candy and offering it to Goddess Radha and Shri Krishna.
Note- The information given here is based on religious beliefs and folk beliefs, there is no scientific evidence for this. It has been presented here keeping in mind the general public interest.
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