5 September 2011, Radha Ashtami, Durvashtami

Today, 5 September 2011 is Radha Ashtami & Durva Ashtami vrat. Radha Astami is the birthday of Radha, one of the gopis (gopikas) of Lord Krishna. Radha Rani was older to Krishna. Durvashtami is also celebrated on this day. It falls on Shukla Paksha Ashtami in Bhadrapad month.

Dwarka Dwarkadhish Temple, Mathura Sri Krishna Temple, Mayapur Gaudiya Mission & ISCKON temples celebrate Radha Ashtami (Radha Rani Birthday) with utmost gaiety.

Durvashtami is another festival celebrated for worshipping Lord Ganesha & Goddess Parvati with Durva grass.

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