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Radhastami

The Appearance of Srimati Radharani

Radhastami is celebrated by Krishna devotees as the appearance anniversary of Srimati Radharani, who is Krishna's greatest devotee, the feminine aspect of the Absolute Truth, and Krishna's energy Personified.

Join us in celebrating, meditating on, and trying to understand the significance of this extraordinary day by sampling some of our Radhastami-related offerings below:

Srimati Radharani's Appearance

"In the Krishna consciousness movement, devotees carefully worship Srimati Radharani as the bestower of devotional service to Krishna. . ." read more. . .

Sri Radha—the Feminine Divine

A helpful introduction to the history, philosophy, and spiritual significance of Srimati Radharani, Krishna’s spiritual energy personified.

Radha, Krishna's Female Counterpart

"Radha-Krishna are the male and female aspects of God. Known as the Divine Couple, together they are the full manifestation of God. . ." read more . . .

Srimati Radharani's Artistic Qualities

Krishna's name may indicate His "all-attractiveness," but here's a list of Srimati Radharani's divine qualities which eternally attract even Krishna Himself.

The Names of Srimati Radharani

Here are over five hundred names of Radharani to meditate on—each pertaining to a quality, activity, or feature of Her relationship with Krishna.

Back To Godhead Articles

Radharani—The Feminine Side of God

"The Vaishnava understanding of the Supreme Truth provides a satisfying answer to the question 'Is God male or female?'"read more. . .

The Meeting of Radha and Krishna

To be able to understand Radharani's love for Krishna, a person must be free from lust. So what's the essential difference between lust and love?

Audio

Radharani's Mood of Separation

Harinama dasi narrates from Srila Prabhupada's Teachings of Lord Caitanya and Gour Govinda Swami's The Embankment of Separation

That Internal Potency is Radharani

What does it mean that the Absolute Truth is a Person, has energies, and that His energies are also persons? Here's a talk given by Prabhupada on Radhastami.

The Qualities of Srimati Radharani

Who is this Person who has the power to attract Krishna (the "All-Attractive Person")? Mahatma dasa attempts to answer this in his latest recorded song.

Sri Radhika Stava

This popular song is traditionally sung on the appearance day of Srimati Radharani, the personified internal potency of Krishna.

Gallery

Radharani Gallery

To enhance your meditation on the divine forms of Radha and Krishna, here's a compilation of paintings of Radharani, from our main Collection.