The mother of Lord Kṛṣṇa. She was the daughter of King Devaka and a wife of Vasudeva’s. When Kṛṣṇa appears in the material world, He first sends some of His devotees to act as His father, mother, etc.
Raman (Radhika Raman Das) joined ISKCON in 2003 and got initiated by HH Bhakti Caitanya Swami Maharaj in 2011. As the Editor in Chief at "The Vaisnava - Online Magazine", he helps readers around the world hone in their Spiritual Curiosity, express their unique realizations as aspiring Vaisnava writers and enthusiasts, as well as to spread the digital seed of Srila Prabhupada's mission to spread Krishna Consciousness all around the globe.