More Festivals Of Radha Krishna In Vrindavan

Every day surrendered in the feet of Sri Radhavallabh becomes a festival.

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More Festivals Of Radhavallabh Temple:-


  • Celebrations:

    Evening blossoms in the Temple tradition of the Radhavallabh Temple with the advent of SANJHI during dark fortnight of Ashwin, commencing right from the Poornima (last day of the bright fortnight) of Bhadrapad. The legends say that Sri Radha Rani and Her Sakhis created and designed beautiful Sanjhis to please Sri Krishna.

    Holy Musiacal Tribute:
    The temple musicians from this day narrate verses of SANJHI at the Temple during evening when the SANJHI is performed in the frontal veranda of the Jag Mohan. For the first ten days it is decorated with flowers and for the last five days (from the eleventh day to fifteenth day of dark fortnight) in colored powders. These floral decorations of SANJHI comprise various acts of Sri Radha and Sri Krishna (different Leelas).

    Decorations and bhog:
    Various types of delicacies Moothaa Laddos, Besan Ladoos, Mathari (sweet), Sweet Seva, Sakalpara, Salt Mathari, Mohanbhog etc. offered to Sanjhi.Devotees offer alms to the poor.

  • PHOOL BANGLA(FLORAL ARCADES):-


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  • Celebrations:

    The Goswamis of Sri Radhavallabh Temple have developed through centuries a unique traditional Temple Classical Floral Art that could be witnessed during four months of summer. During this period, this art reaches its climax and could be seen in various types of Floral Architecture, designed and executed by the Temple Priests, to please the Deity and keep the precincts cool and pleasant keeping lord at safe from the dry hot summer spells, these are known as Phool Bungalows.

  • Holy offerings:

    In these Floral Arcades, fountains of fragrant rose water are operating cooling down the atmosphere. On occasions such Arcades are prepared from the plantain trunks, Khus (a fragrant coolant herbal root grown in the area), and now a days with the air coolers also. The floral arcades are decorated with various types of seasonal fruits. Another most essential part of these floral arcades is the floral garbs and floral ornaments of the Deity, which maestros prepare intricately.


  • Celebrations:

    During the month of Shravan, Hindora or Jhoola (Swing festival) starts from the third day of the bright fortnight, which continues till Poornima. The first day commencing the festivities is known as 'Hariyali Teej', and could be seen daily after Sandhya Utthapan to the end of Sandhya Aarti, everyday with new decoration of natural leaves and curtains as well as garbs of the Deity.

  • Holy offerings/Music and Decorations:

    Sweets and delicacies such as Feni, Ghevar, Gujhia, Boondi, Balooshahi, Imarti, Laddoos and seasonal fruits are offered to the Deity on this occasion. Hundreds of devotees come to witness the festivities and on occasions, crowds become uncontrolled, though disciplined.


  • Celebrations:

    Earlier during the chilly winter months of Pausha and Magh, one-month long Annual Festivity of Khichari Utsav is celebrated. During which specially prepared Khichari, unparallel in the world, is offered to the Deity before Mangla..

  • Holy offerings, celebrations and devotional music:

    The Khichari and its accompaniments have been described under Bhog earlier. The Deity is garbed daily with a new special robe known as 'Phargul' in Mangla. After Mangla Aarti, Sriji blesses with disguised appearances everyday to the devotees enthralling them.


  • Celebrations:

    The festival marks its arrival from Maagh Poornima.Holi Dando Utsav is performed from the day of 'Phulera Duj'.

  • Holy offerings:

    The small bag of color is tied to the waist of Sriji and smeared to the cheeks of the lord as well.Holi is celebrated with colors from the day of Ekadshi and at night hours of the temple the marriage of Sriji is performed on the fifteen day of procession, Samaj recites special couplets dedicated to Holi .Puas are added to the menu as a special bhog to Sriji.


  • Celebrations:

    These are the most important darshan for every disciple. Sriji is dressed partially as Krishna and partially as Radha which depicts the actual image of God residing in Vrindavan.

  • Holy offerings:

    These darshans take place twice a year on the last day of Khichadi Utsav, as well as on the thirteenth day of Phagun.The much known couplet recited is'Patra Prasoon Beech Pratibimbh Bhayee Nakhsikh Priya Hi Janave' meaning that every particle of Vrindavan depicts these Darshans.


  • Celebrations:

    Grand Festival of Radhavallabh Temple is Nine-Day long Sri Radhashtami Festival, commemorating the birthday of Sri Radha.The festival commences right from the fifth day of the bright fortnight of Bhadrapad (Bhadrapad Shukla Panchmi) from which date congratulatory devotional songs are sung by the Temple musicians and well decorated procession of the Swaroopas (children dressed as the holy replicas of Sri Krishna and Sri Radha) in attendance with Sakhis (holy female companions) is being taken out from the temple in the evenings for four days.

  • Holy offerings:

    The Holy Couple is seated in a wall-decorated chariot along with holy female companions. Saints of the sect carrying holy symbols indicating their Akharas (sub-sects), several band-parties playing devotional tunes, hundreds of devotees from all over the world dancing and singing devotional songs attuned with the beat of traditional symbol and drums, several Jhankis (queue of pictures a presenting various themes connected with the occasion), lights comprise the procession, known as 'Chav' in the traditional parlance, which moves slowly meandering the main streets and lanes of Vrindavan, reaching Ras Mandal after mid-night. For more information refer to Radhastami in Detail.


  • Celebrations:

    'Gulab dol' gallery comprises the festival of ekadashi in chaitra shukla paksh. The decor is made of roses in shades of red.

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