TEXT 87
kṛṣṇa-vāñchā-pūrti-rūpa kare ārādhane
ataeva 'rādhikā' nāma purāṇe vākhāne
SYNONYMS
kṛṣṇa-vāñchā—of the desire of Lord Kṛṣṇa; pūrti-rūpa—of the nature of fulfillment; kare—does; ārādhane—worship; ataeva—therefore; rādhikā—Śrīmatī Rādhikā; nāma—named; purāṇe—in the Purāṇas; vākhāne—in the description.
TRANSLATION
Her worship [ārādhana] consists of fulfilling the desires of Lord Kṛṣṇa. Therefore the Purāṇas call Her Rādhikā.
PURPORT
The name Rādhā is derived from the root word ārādhana, which means "worship." The personality who excels all in worshiping Kṛṣṇa may therefore be called Rādhikā, the greatest servitor.

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