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Who is Radha? what was her association with Lord Krishna

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Asked by sudhakar kuruvada, 26 Apr '13 06:22 am
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Radha Krishna are collectively known within Hinduism as the combination of both the feminine as well as the masculine aspects of God. Krishna is often referred as svayam bhagavan in Gaudiya Vaishnavism theology and Radha is Krishna's supreme beloved. With Krishna, Radha is acknowledged as the Supreme Goddess, for it is said that she controls Krishna with Her love. It is believed that Krishna enchants the world, but Radha "enchants even Him. Therefore She is the supreme goddess of all. Radha Krishna".[3]
While there are much earlier references to the worship of this form of God, it is since Jayadeva Goswami wrote a famous poem Gita Govinda in the twelfth century of the Common Era, that the topic of the spiritual love affair between the divine Krishna and his devotee Radha, became a theme celebrated throughout India. It is believed that Krishna has left the circle of the rasa dance to search for Radha. The Chaitanya school believes that the name and identity of Radha are both revealed a ...more
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Answered by LIPSIKA, 26 Apr '13 06:25 am

 
  
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In the Vaishnava devotional or bhakti traditions of Hinduism that focus on Krishna, Radha is Krishna's friend and ad-visor. Her connection to Krishna is of two types: svakiya-rasa (married relationship) and parakiya-rasa (a relationship signified with eternal mental "love"). The Gaudiya tradition focuses upon parakiya-rasa as the highest form of love, wherein Radha and Krishna share thoughts even through separation. The love the gopis feel for Krishna is also described in this esoteric manner as the highest platform of spontaneous love of God, and not of a sexual nature. Radhas love towards Krishna in the terrestrial or customary meaning is not just the relation between a man and woman. The feeling of this love is divine and phenomenal which gives this love a pious form. The philosophical side of this reduces the distance of the support and supportive, also the difference between the worshipper and worshipful is not there. Krishna is the life of Vraj; Radha is the soul of Krishna. That ...more
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Answered by Josna, 26 Apr '13 07:07 am

 
  
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Goddess Radha is a well-known deity in Hindu Mythology. She is also known as Radharani in the northern part of India. For her deep devotion towards Krishna, Radha is usually depicted with Krishna. Radha is sometimes considered as the incarnation of Goddess Lakshmi, the consort of Lord Vishnu.

Radha- the Embodiment of Love
The love story of Radha-Krishna has become a legend in the Hindu mythology. The story is believed to have taken place in the Dwapar Yuga, when both of them took birth in this world. Radha was a cowherdess, who through her beauty and charm captivated the heart of Lord Krishna and became his beloved goddess. Lord Krishna is considered to be the incarnation of Lord Vishnu, whose birth was predestined.

Krishna took avatar in order to slay the demon king Kansa and to spread happiness. During his life, Krishna met Radha and they fell in love with each other. Krishna had a motive behind his life i.e. to kill Kansa and to fulfill this mission; he had to face many prob ...more
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Answered by anil garg, 12 May '13 01:04 am

 
  
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Well all have answered very well to this question except one answer... but for me RADHA is another name for my lord...SRIKRISHNA and their love was devine love... though they both got married to someone else in thier life but still they are worshiped togeherly till today......and my lord srikrishna always called by his devotees as radhe shyam....radhekrishna, or radhamadhav.....so before his name there resides radha maa's name always so one can clearely understand what was radha to the lord srikrishna...........:-))
Answered by Bhuvana, 26 Apr '13 01:10 pm

 
  
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I feel all the poets have given a twist to the Radha Krishna relationship to make their story more appealing to the masses. Radha was much elder to Krishna.
Answered by manoj thakur, 26 Apr '13 10:42 am

 
  
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Krishna ki sabse pyari gopika
Answered by krish, 26 Apr '13 09:41 am

 
  
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Radha Krishna (IAST rdh-ka, Sanskrit ) are collectively known within Hinduism as the combination of both the feminine as well as the masculine aspects of God. Krishna is often referred as svayam bhagavan in Gaudiya Vaishnavism theology and Radha is Krishna's supreme beloved.[1] With Krishna, Radha is acknowledged as the Supreme Goddess, for it is said that she controls Krishna with Her love.[2] It is believed that Krishna enchants the world, but Radha "enchants even Him. Therefore She is the supreme goddess of all. Radha Krishna".[3]

While there are much earlier references to the worship of this form of God, it is since Jayadeva Goswami wrote a famous poem Gita Govinda in the twelfth century of the Common Era, that the topic of the spiritual love affair between the divine Krishna and his devotee Radha, became a theme celebrated throughout India
Answered by Astaroth, 26 Apr '13 09:39 am

 
  
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She was one of gopis
Answered by babu rao, 26 Apr '13 09:31 am

 
  
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They were best friends
Answered by rajan, 26 Apr '13 09:13 am

 
  
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Lord Krishna is considered as a manifestation of the One and only Almighty God
God is the master of all the Powers and through these Powers He does everything
Krisna is a personfication of love and Radha is His Divine Power of joy, love and happiness
In Sanskrit this is known as Ahlaadni Shaki
Answered by Vikram, 26 Apr '13 09:11 am

 
  
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