Radhashtami, Sri Radha Ashtami festival celebrated the birthday of Radha. In 2023, Radha Ashtami date is September 23. In some places and ISKCON temples worldwide, Radha Ashtami is celebrated on 23 September.
Radha Ashtami is observed on Astami thithi in Shukla Paksh during Bhadrapad month (August – September).
Radha Rani was born as the daughter of Raja Vrishabhano and the Rani Kirati. Radha Rani aws older to Lord Sri Krishna. Devotees believe that Radha was dedicated and devoted to Lord Krishna as she was not opened her eyes until Krishna was born on the Earth. Hindu scriptures described that Radha and Sri Krishnas relation was a pure form of spirituality. Their sacred relationship and dedication towards each other have great spiritual energy.
During the festival of Radha Astami, devotees worship Radha along with Lord Sri Krishna. Devotees recite Radha Stuthi on this day. Radha Ashtami festival is observed mainly by Vaishnava sect and especially in North Indian states.
Mayapur ISKCON Temple, and other ISKCON temples, Vrindavan Sri Krishna temple, and other Sri Krishna temples all around the world celebrate Radhastami with utmost gaiety and pomp. It is one of the big festivals for Vaishnava sect.
Panchang, 14 September 2021
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 06:05 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 06:27 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 01:38 PM
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 12:02 AM, Sep 15
Tithi : Ashtami upto 01:09 PM Navami
Nakshatra : Jyeshtha upto 07:05 AM Mula upto 05:55 AM, Sep 15
Yoga : Ayushman upto 03:25 AM, Sep 15 Saubhagya
Karana : Purva Ashadha Bava upto 01:09 PM Balava upto 12:12 AM, Sep 15 Kaulava
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Weekday : Mangalawara
Shaka Samvat : 1943 Plava
Chandramasa : Bhadrapada – Purnimanta Bhadrapada – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2078 Aananda
Gujarati Samvat : 2077 Paridhavi
Abhijit : 11:52 AM to 12:41 PM
Amrit Kalam : 11:50 PM to 01:21 AM, Sep 15
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 03:22 PM to 04:55 PM
Yamaganda : 09:11 AM to 10:44 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 12:16 PM to 01:49 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 08:34 AM to 09:23 AM 11:07 PM to 11:53 PM
Varjyam : 02:42 PM to 04:13 PM 04:24 AM, Sep 15 to 05:55 AM, Sep 15
Radhashtami in Previous Years
In 2022, Radha Ashtami date is September 4.
In 2021, Radha Ashtami date is September 14.
In 2020, Radha Ashtami date is August 25.
In 2019, Radha Ashtami date is September 6.
In 2018, Radha Ashtami date was September 17.
In 2017, Radha Ashtami date was August 29.
In 2016, Radha Ashtami date was September 9.
In 2015, Radha Ashtami date was September 21.
In 2014, Radha Ashtami date was September 2.
In 2013, Radha Ashtami date was September 13.
Radhashtami 2012 date was 23 September.