Radhashtami, Sri Radha Ashtami festival celebrated the birthday of Radha. In 2020, Radha Ashtami date is August 25. In some places and ISKCON temples worldwide, Radha Ashtami is celebrated on 26 August 2020.
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, 25 August 2020
प्रमादीचा नाम संवत्सर, भाद्रपद मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, सप्तमी तिथि, विशाखा नक्षत्र, इंद्रा योग, विष्टि करण |
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:10 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:46
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)12:20 Chandrastama (Moonset)23:41
Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Saptami – 12:21
Nakshatra Vishakha – 13:58
Yoga Indra – 21:50
Karana Vishti – 23:26
Purnimanta Month Bhaadrupada
Amavasyanta Month Bhaadrupada
Shaka Samvatsara: Sharvari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Pramadicha
Rahu Kalam: 15:37 – 17:12
Gulika Kalam: 12:28 – 14:03
Yama Gandam: 09:19 – 10:54
North Indian Hindi Calendar – Bhadra Mahina 2077 (Bhadrapad Maas) Bhadon Maas
Malayalam Calendar – Chingam Month 1196 (Chinga Masam)
Kannada Calendar – Bhadrapada Maasa
Tamil Calendar – Aavani Month (Aavani Masam)
Bengali Calendar – Bhadra Mash 1427
Nepali Calendar – Bhadra Maas 2077
Telugu Calendar – Bhadrapada Masam (Bhadrapadam)
Marathi Calendar – Bhadrapad Maas
Gujarati Calendar – Bhadarvi Maas
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Simha
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Tula – 08:16:50
Amrita Kalam 27:03* – 28:36*
Abhijit: 12:03 – 12:53
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 17:49 – 19:22
Durmuhurthams: 23:20 – 24:06*
Radhashtami in Previous Years
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.