Radha in Literature and Performing Arts

in Module
Published on: 07 September 2018

Who is Radha? Appearing for the first time in Jayadeva’s Gita Govinda around the 12th century CE, Krishna's beloved is now worshipped as a goddess in mainstream Hinduism. Emerging from poetry, she has been described and depicted in every creative medium, whether it be art, music, dance, or literature. This module attempts to delve deeper into the spiritual philosophy embodied by this multi-dimensional character.