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 problems. But, Radha with
her intense affection and steady devotion helped Krishna to overcome the
Radha - Devotee of Krishna
Radha represents the true devotee, both in the form of male and female.
And Lord Krishna represents the divine. Intense love of Radha for
Krishna symbolizes each devotee's passionate longing for ultimate
unification with God. With her utmost devotion towards her lord, she
became the supreme devotee of Lord Krishna. Today people remember
Radha-Krishna in a single term. However, Radha was not the consort of
Lord Krishna, but their love had united them for ever. Radha is an
inescapable part of Krishna. Without Radha, Krishna doesn't mean
anything and without Krishna, Radha is nothing.
Radha - The Goddess
Radha has attained the status of goddess in the Hindu Religion. Radha's
immense love and dedication towards lord Krishna got her this position,
which she truly deserves. Radha is the heavenly queen of Krishna's
celestial world. Today, Radha is worshipped like any other goddesses in