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Radha Kund Snan observes on the auspicious day of Ahoi Ashtami which falls in the Shukla Paksha Ashtami of Kartik month. Taking a holy dip in Radha Kund on this day is considered significant for couples facing problems have a child. It is believed that a holy dip in Radha Kund on the auspicious day of Ahoi Ashtami helps couples to conceive a child. Along with this, the couple also observes a Nirjala fast on this day.
In the year 2021, Radha Kund Snan falls on 28 October 2021 on Ahoi Ashtami, which falls in the Shukla Paksha Ashtami of Kartik month.
Radha Kund is situated in the west near Vrindavan. Which is known as one of the most sacred places. It is situated on a hill on Radha Kund Parikrama Road, which was lifted by Lord Krishna on his little finger. Let us tell you that both Shyam Kund and Radha Kund are located near each other and it is believed that there are many stories related to their creation. These ponds, Shyam Kund and Radha Kund look like peacock eyes.
Performing the ritual of Radha Kund Snan on Ahoi Ashtami is considered extremely auspicious and beneficial. Observers offer pumpkins, garlands, and prasad to the sacred Radha Kund. At midnight, the devotees dive or take a bath in the Kund and thereafter take a bath in the Shyam Kund.
- This puja begins on the day of Ahoi Ashtami.
- On that day a lamp is lit near Shri Radha Kund at night.
- And Radha Rani is remembered.
- Worship Radha Rani and salute her.
- After that, put your wish in front of Radha Rani and pray.
- You keep true feelings for Radha Rani in your mind.
- After all this, you take a bath in Radha Kund with your partner at exactly 12 o'clock.
- Donate Sitaphal after taking a bath.
In Hindu scriptures, on the day of Ahoi Ashtami, which falls in the Shukla Paksha of Kartik month, if married people who do not have children, if they take a holy bath in the Kund after worshiping Radha Rani with a sincere heart, then that couple's bag is filled. Along with this, the couple also observes a Nirjala fast on this day. It is believed that this tradition has been going on since Dwapara Yuga. At the same time, this Radha Kund is so miraculous that Radha Rani is pleased with those who have true faith as well as get good and beautiful children. Let us tell you that the couple whose wish is fulfilled, definitely come back with their children to take a bath in this pool. It is said that if a couple from any corner of the world comes to take a bath in this pool with a sincere heart, then their wish is definitely fulfilled.
Radha Kund was created after Lord Krishna killed Aristasur, a bull-like demon. The bull is believed to be a symbol of religion as it belongs to the cow family. Therefore, according to Radharani and the Gopis, Lord Krishna committed a religious crime by killing the bull. Radha ji asked Krishna to purify himself by bathing in all the holy rivers. Finally, to please Radharani, Lord Krishna collected the water of all the holy places in one place. Krishna struck his lotus feet on the ground which caused the water of all the supernatural and holy rivers to collect at that place, and from that time on, this place is known as Shyam Kund. Seeing this, Radharani dug the ground with her bangles and made another pool near Shyam Kund. All the holy water bodies requested Radha Ji to enter the pool created. Hence, this is how Radha Kund was built. On the banks of the Radha Kund, there are a total of eight kunds named after the eight chief friends of Radha Rani.