Radha Ashtami 2023 Date: Like Janmashtami, the festival of Radha Ashtami is also considered very important in Hinduism. Radha Ashtami is celebrated on the eighth day of the Shukla Paksha of Bhadrapada month. Radha Ashtami is celebrated exactly 15 days after Janmashtami. This year Radha Ashtami will be celebrated on 23 September 2023. On the day of Radha Ashtami, fasting is kept, as well as Radha and Krishna are worshiped. Like Janmashtami, the festival of Radha Ashtami is celebrated with great pomp in Mathura, Vrindavan and Barsana. It is believed that by chanting the name of Radha and worshiping her, Lord Krishna is very happy because Radha is very dear to Lord Krishna. By worshiping Radha and Krishna on the day of Radha Ashtami, all the wishes of the devotees are fulfilled.
When is Radha Ashtami 2023?
How to worship on Radha Ashtami
On the day of Radha Ashtami, wake up early in the morning and take a bath and wear clean clothes. After this, clean the place of worship and install a copper or clay urn on the grain there. Install the idol of Radha ji in a copper vessel by laying a red cloth on the clean post. Then bathe the statue of Radha ji with Panchamrit. Decorate Radha and Krishna by wearing beautiful clothes and ornaments. Offer fruits and sweets to Lord Krishna and Radharani. After this, chant the mantras of Radha Krishna, listen to the story. Finally, do the aarti of Radha Krishna.