Radhashtami, Sri Radha Ashtami festival celebrated the birthday of Radha. In 2019, Radha Ashtami date is September 6.
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, 6 September 2019
परिधावी नाम संवत्सर, भाद्रपद मॉस (भद्रा महीना, भादों माह), शुक्ल पक्ष, अष्टमी तिथि, ज्येष्ठा नक्षत्र, विष्कम्भ योग, बव करण |
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:14 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:36
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)13:01 Chandrastama (Moonset)24:10
Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Ashtami – 20:42
Nakshatra Jyeshtha – 28:58*
Yoga Vishkambha – 17:27
Karana Bava – 20:42
Purnimanta Month Bhaadrupada
Amavasyanta Month Bhaadrupada
Shaka Samvatsara: Vikari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Paridhavi
Rahu Kalam: 10:52 – 12:25
Gulika Kalam: 07:46 – 09:19
Yama Gandam: 15:30 – 17:03
North Indian Hindi Calendar – Bhadra Mahina 2076 (Bhadrapad Maas, Bhadon Maas)
Malayalam Calendar – Chingam Month 1195 (Chinga Masam – Simha Masam)
Kannada Calendar – Bhadrapada Maasa
Tamil Calendar – Aavani Month (Aavani Masam)
Bengali Calendar – Bhadra Mash 1426
Nepali Calendar – Bhadra Maas 2076
Telugu Calendar – Bhadrapada Masam (Bhadrapadam)
Marathi Calendar – Bhadra Maas
Gujarati Calendar – Bhadon Maas
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Simha
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Vrischika – 28:58:35*
Amrita Kalam 19:52 – 21:31
Abhijit: 12:00 – 12:49
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 27:19* – 28:58*
Durmuhurthams: 12:49 – 13:39
Radhashtami in Previous Years
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.