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Articles tagged as Radhasthami

  • The Holy Appearance Day of Srimati Radharani

    Srila Prabhupada explains that if you offer your sincere prayer into the hand of Sri Radha, she will recommend you to Him, saying, “this devotee is better than me, please accept her!

  • ISKCON Mayapur to Provide Virtual Reality Radhastami Experience

    An innovative new project promises to bring Mayapur to you – straight into your living room – via an immersive 360 degree Virtual Reality film on Radhastami, August 26th.

  • Sri Radha: The Original Rural Devi

    On Radhasthami,  I remembered how Lord Krishna lived in the magnificent city of Dwaraka, after leaving the simple village of Vrndavan. Amidst the opulence of Dwaraka, He was longing for the simple village life, and the love of the unsophisticated residents there, especially Sri Radha.

  • Mayapur Schoolchildren Put on Their Own Radhastami

    “Mayapur is so huge, and so many pilgrims come for the main Radhastami celebration at the temple, that it’s not really a community celebration,” says parent and teacher Noam Hillel. “So we decided to hold our own festival the evening after the main one, with students, faculty, parents and all other community members who wanted to attend.” About fifty youth under eighteen worked hard to put on the festival, with boys and girls embarking on their own separate efforts and bringing them together on the day.

  • Flower and Boat Festivals Bring Unique Flavor to Dallas Radhastami

    Some ISKCON temples have been adding new experiences to their biggest festivals to sweeten and deepen devotees’ absorption in serving the Lord, including this year’s Radhastami festival.In Dallas, USA, there were two Radhastami festivals this year, each with their own unique element. On the official Radhastami day itself, Friday September 9th, devotees bathed Sri Sri Radha Kalachandji in an unbelievable 50,000 roses during a Puspa Abhisekha.

  • Jai Sri Radhe! Radhastami video

    A meditation on Srimati Radharani. She is the dearmost beloved of Sri Krishna, and also is pure spiritual energy incarnate. Srimati Radhika is always thinking lovingly of Krishna; she is the perfect example of a pure devotee, always wanting to serve and please Krishna.

  • Shri Radhe (Shrikalogy Remix)

    Happy Radhasthami! Bhakti Without Borders - Shri Radhe by Madi Das - Featuring Chaytanya (Shrikalogy Remix)

  • Bhakti Purusottama Swami Impresses Detroit with Three Day Radharani Katha

    Bhakti Purusottama Swami visited ISKCON Detroit for three days and flooded the congregation with very sweet narrations of divine appearance, supreme qualities and inconceivable pastimes of Srimati Radharani in anticipation of Radhastami. 

  • Sri Radhika Stava -- by Ramya Devi Dasi

    A Vedic devotional Bhakti Art slideshow featuring artwork depicting the pastimes of The Supreme Goddess Srimati Radharani. The video is set to Sri Radhika Stava composed by Vaisnava Saint Srila Rupa Goswami, and performed by Ramya Devi Dasi.

  • Jaya Radhe!

    "Radhe Madhava Dayite" - music by As Kindred Spirits. Artwork courtesy of The Bhaktivedanta Book Trust, Vrindavan Das and others.

  • The Hills of Varsana

    When Krishna moved with His parents from Vrindavana to Nandagrama, Srimati Radharani and her parents moved to Varsana, which is just eight kilometers away. This video takes us on a journey through these sacred hills, to visit the temples and see the sacred places of Their pastimes.

  • Radhasthami at Varsana

    The festival of Radhastami, the appearance of Radharani, is being celebrated at Varsana for almost a week. Crowds of people join to circumambulate the holy place and participate in the festival. A video by Syam Gopal and Vijay Radhika.

  • Reaching Inwards and Reaching out at Manor Festivals
    55,000 guests visited Bhaktivedanta Manor to celebrate Janmastami, Krishna's appearance, while the appearance day of His divine consort Srimati Radharani was a more intimate celebration.
  • New Vrindaban Hosts Radhastami Festival
    On Wednesday, September 15, New Vrindaban Community will celebrate Radhastami, which is Radha’s Appearance Day or birthday.