- Radha Rani’s father was the Maharaj of Barsana. In ancient times, Barsana was known by several names derived from the name of Vrishabhanu Maharaj – Brihatsanu, Brahasanu Vrishabhanupur.
- The great affection between Vrishabhanu Maharaj and Nanda Baba is well known. When Nanda Baba went to live in Nandagaon, Vrishabhanu started living on a nearby mountain, which became known as Banugarh or Brahagiri, and after some time, Barsana.
- Radha Rani temple is said to be located at the site of the court where Nanda Baba ruled.
- The courtyard of Radha Rani temple used to be the playground of Shri Radha and her sakhis. Today, this courtyard is used for Holi, kirtan and other rituals.
- Barsana’s lathmar Holi starts only after laddu Holi is played.
- The tradition of laddu Holi started when Shri Krishna and his Sakhas accepted the invitation to play holi in Barsana. Their acceptance was celebrated with laddus, hence the tradition began.
- Vrishabhanu kund is home to Braj’s famous Jal Mahal. The kund is said to have been dug out at the instruction of Vrishabhanu Maharaj and, to this day, the Jal Mahal is the coolest outdoor location in Braj.
- The most crowded day in Barsana is Radhashtami (6th September). A Mela is organized from Radhashtami to Chaturdasi.