Vaishnava Culture: Putting Tilok

                                                                  Q. 1. Who was the mother of Subhadra Maharani? Kindly tell me the lilas of Subhadra Maharani being the sister of Lord Krishna.

                                                                  Subhadra is the daughter of Vasudeva and Devaki. (Cf SB 10.1.56) For descriptions of lilas of Subhadra, you can use the vedabase link given below, particularly refer Canto 10, Ch 86 and also a summary description given in SB 1.13.3-4 (

                                                                  Q. 2. Why is it Srimati Radharani and Subadra Maharani do not wear tilak?

                                                                  Q. What is the significance of wearing Tulasi and tilok? Why should one fast in Caturmasya? Why do men wear shikas? Why should one offer food before eating it? [Editor's Note: Caturmasya is the four months of rain, from July to October]