Radha, in Hinduism, the gopi (milkmaid) who became the beloved of the god Krishna during that period of his life when he lived among the gopas (cowherds) of Vrindavan.
Why is Radha Raman Temple famous?
Dedicated to Lord Krishna and Radha, the temple of Sri Radha Raman Temple is one of the finest Hindu shrines in Vrindavan. The name Radha Raman stands for ‘one who gives pleasure to Radha’. Radha Raman is believed to be a self-manifested deity from Shaligram Shila.
Who made Radha Raman Temple?
Gopala Bhatta Goswami
The temple was established over 500 years ago by Gopala Bhatta Goswami. At the age of thirty, Gopala Bhatta Gosvami came to Vrindavana.
What is the meaning of Radha Ramana?
The temple is exquisitely crafted and one of the most revered temples in Vrindavan, especially by the followers of Gaudiya Vaishnavism. It houses the original shaligram deity of Krishna alongside Radharani. Radha Raman means the lover (ramana) of Srimati Radha.
What is the name of Radha village?
Radha was born to Vrishbhanu, a Yadava ruler of Barsana and to his wife Kirtida. Her birthplace is Raval which is a small town near Gokul in Uttar pradesh, but is often said to be Barsana where she grew up.
How old is Radha Rani temple?
Radha Rani Temple is originally believed to be established by King Vajranabh (great-grandson of Krishna) around 5000 years ago. The temple is said to be in ruins; the icons were rediscovered by Narayan Bhatt (a disciple of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu) and a temple was built in 1675 AD by Raja Veer Singh.
Why is Krishna called Radha Raman?
Sri Radharaman ji
Radharaman ji is one of the most loved form of lord krishna. Radha-Ramana means one who gives pleasure to Radha, and Radha Ramana is one of the few original deities still left in Vrindavan.
Who destroyed Vrindavan temple?
The architecture of this temple is worth viewing, it was almost destroyed by Aurangzeb. The original deities were removed and shifted to Banke Bihari Temple before aurangzeb destroyed its top 4 floors.
Who worshipped Radha Raman?
Gopal Bhatt Goswami
The deities of Radha Raman Ji was worshipped by Gopal Bhatt Goswami, one of 6 Goswamis of Vrindavan. The temple is located near Nidhivan. Raman Raman Ji is also called as Radha Raman Lal Ji or Thakur Ji in a loving manner by the vrajvasis here.
How tall is Radha Raman?
The Deity of Radha-Raman is around 30cm (1 foot) tall. Gopala Bhatta Gosvami’s other shalagram-shilas are also worshiped on the altar here. Radha-Ramanji is one of the few original Deities of the Gosvamis still in Vrindavana.
According to Vedic literature, which originates from Krishna Himself, Krishna is His most dear name. Some of Krishna’s other names often used in Vedic literature include Govinda, Gopinath, Damodar, Shyamasundar, Kanai, RadhaRaman, MadanMohan, and Yashodakumar.