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Sharadotsav at Vrindavan

Sharadotsav is an important festival associated with Lord Krishna and Radha in Vrindavan. In 2024, Sharadotsav at Vrindavan begins on October 15 and ends on October 16. Sharad Poornima is marked on October 16. It is the festival associated with the Raas-Lila of Sri Krishna, Radha and Gopis and is observed on the full moon day in the month of Ashwin (September – October). The day is popularly known as Sharad Purnima.

The day is of great importance at Shri Banke Bihari Mandir, Radhavallabh Temple and numerous other temples dedicated to Lord Krishna.

Lord Krishna is dressed up to match the special occasion and the temples are decorated to look like a small forest.