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Radha Raman Jayanthi – Radha Ramana Jayanti

Radha Ramana Jayanti, or Radharaman Jayanthi, is believed to be the day when the idol of Radha Raman (Lord Krishna and Radha) manifested from a Salagrama in the famous Radha Raman Temple in Vrindavan. In 2023, the date of Radha Raman Jayanthi is May 5. Radha Raman Jayanti is a highly auspicious day for Krishna devotees. The divine incident happened on Vaishakha Purnima (full moon day). On the day devotees can have a darshan of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu’s cloth and asana at the Radha Raman Temple in Vrindavan. Legend has it that Gopala Bhatta Gosvami, a disciple of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, once visited River Gandaki in Nepal and while taking bath he found Salagramas in his water pot. Gopala Bhatta Gosvami removed the Salagrama and collected water again but repeatedly he noticed the same set of Salagramas in his pot. Thinking it to be some divine decision, Gopala Bhattaji took the Salagrama and worshipped it at Vrindavan. Once during Narasimha Jayanti, a de