Radha's life in Vrindavan took a drastic turn after Krishna left. She was forced by her mother to marry a man. In fact, they had a child together.
Krishna's favourite wife was Radha, with whom he had a son Pradyumna and daughter Carumati, but tradition has it that the god actually acquired 16,108 wives and fathered 180,000 sons.
Lord Krishna Prepared Goddess Radha For The Next Birth
It is said that worried over these curses, Lord Krishna had already intimated Radha that she would be born as the daughter of a Vrishbhanu and Kirti.
Some traditions state that Radha was married to another gopa named Rayan (also called Abhimanyu or Ayan), but she still used to love Krishna.
It is said about the birth of Radha Rani that Radha ji was not born from mother's stomach, her mother had kept it in her womb, she gave birth to Vayu with the inspiration of Yoga Maya. But there voluntarily Shri Radha appeared.
In most of the Padavalis, Ayan is depicted as eunuch. Now the question is : As an incarnation of Lakshmi and being the eternal companion of Krishna, why did Radharani have to marry Ayan ? A story as follows explains it : Abhimanyu in his previous birth, penanced for lot of years to get Lakshmi as his wife.
Radha is the incarnation of Goddess Laxmi and Rukmini is also an incarnation of Goddess Laxmi as said by the reliable source of Hinduism 'Mahabharat'.
Because lord Vishnu has blessed Ayan with a boon that she will marry the incarnation of goddess Lakshmi i.e Radha. Whereas Radha was cursed by sridhama of bearing separation from lord Krishna for 100 years.
Radha gets married to Ayan despite being emotionally broken. Later, Krishna feels devastated after Radha leaves.
Radha is the daughter of Vrishbhanu Gopa and Kirti Devi. She is sometimes considered as the incarnation of Goddess Lakshmi, the consort of Lord Vishnu.
Radha exists only in the context of Krishna. The blessing she bestows upon us is increasing closeness to Krishna. She has no existence independent of him.
Krishna was a little over 10 years old when he left Vrindavan, his flute, and Radha. Never to see them back again.
Krishna in his two-armed form eternally reside in the realm of Goloka and in his four-armed form, as Vishnu he eternally resides in the realm of Vaikuntha loka.
While being her first wife, she was also the eldest and leading queen among all the queens, and according to the Mahabharata, Sri Krishna and Rukmini gave birth to 10 sons named Pradyumna, Charudeshna, Sudeshna, Charudeh, Sucharu, Charagupta, Bhadracharu, Charuchandra, Sochu and Charu and both of these also gave birth ...
Abhimanyu is locally known as Ayan. The story of Ayan and Radha mostly found in the folk compositions. Because Radha isn't narrated in Srimad Bhagavad Mahapurana. Most of the stories are narrated in epics and mainly written in the medieval period.
Pradyumna was the son of Lord Krishna and the 61st grandson of Adinarayan. His mother was Rukmini, whom Lord Krishna had rescued from Vidarbha on her invitation. Pradyumna was born in Dvaraka.
Sita is a mixed incarnation of Shridevi (Rukmini), Bhudevi (Satyabhama) and Niladevi (Radha). In Vishnu Puran, “When Vishnu is Ram, Sri is Sita. When Vishnu is Krishna, Sri is Rukmini”.
Ayan was Radha's husband. Incidentally in the stories he was a devout follower of Goddess Kali.
Did Krishna love Rukmini? Yes. Rukmini had no doubts he did.
Radha was 5 years older.
In such a situation, 7-year-old Krishna and 12-year-old Radha used to do Raas together with their Gopis. Overall, there are different mentions in different Puranas about the difference in the age of Radha-Krishna, but Radha is worshipped everywhere.
It is said that Radha went with Nand baba only to see and meet Krishna and the mention of this is found in the Puranas. After this, Radha and Shri Krishna had their last meeting in Dwarka.
Barsana is a famous place for pilgrimage with a regular bus service from Mathura. Originally known as Brahmasaran, Barsana lies on a slope of ridge. The four prominent peaks of the hill are regarded as a symbol of divinity and are crowned by the Ladli Ji temple. Barsana is believed to be the birth place of Radha.
Amrithavalli and Sundaravalli were daughters born to Vishnu - Lakshmi ( during Vishnu's Vamana Avatar ) and Kama ( the god of love ) was also born to them.
There is also mention of Radha in Bhagavata in Vishnu Purana,but not in Harivansha or the Mahabharata.
Even after repeated efforts of Lord Vishnu, Lakshmi was not distracted. Seeing this as his disobedience, Lord Vishnu became very angry and cursed Lakshmi that you are disobeying me because of being lost in the beauty of this horse. When Lakshmi came to know about the curse she got from Lord Vishnu's anger.