ISKCON Temples In India

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ISKCON is a cypher for the International Society for Krishna Consciousness and the organisation is also renowned as Hare Krishna movement since it was initiated in 1966. ISKCON temples in India work religiously to affirm their love to Lord Krishna as they work relentlessly to make our society better.With their humanitarian efforts which include schools, colleges, eco-village and their free food distribution project,ISKCON temples in India are responsible for the religious amelioration all across the globe.

ISKCON Temples In India

It is during lunar calendar festivals such as Janmashtami, Rath Yatra, Diwali, and Holi that the ISKCON temples are most visited in India. ISKCON is a confederation of more than 550 centres worldwide and we bring to you the list of top ten most famous ISKCON temples in India.

  1. Shri Radha Krishna ISKCON Temple – BangaloreISKCON temples in India

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  • Highlights: The gold-plated adornments which are dhvaja-sthamba (56 ft.) and Kalas shikhara (28 ft.)
  • Facilities Available: Men’s Ashram, Guesthouse
  • Timings: Daily 4:15 m. to 5:00 a.m., 7:15 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 4:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.
  • Address: Hare Krishna Hill, Chord Road, Rajaji Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560010
  • Transit Options: Journey towards airport takes 1 hour(32 km.); journey to the railway station takes 30 minutes(7 km.).
  1. Sri Krishna Balaram ISKCON Temple – VrindavanISKCON Temples In India

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Built in 1975, this is one of the most visited ISKCON temples in India by Indians and foreigners alike and it emphasises on cleanliness and service to God.

  • Highlights: The pure white marble mausoleum
  • Facilities Available: Internet centre (Daily 10 a.m. on wards during temple timings at INR30/hour), Guesthouse
  • Timings: Daily 4 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Address: Bhaktivedanta Swami Marg, Raman Reti, Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh 281121
  • Transit Options: The nearest airport is Delhi International Airport that takes 3 hours 30 minutes (170 km.) where as Mathura Railway Station takes 35 minutes (12 km.).
  1. Sri Mayapur Chandrodaya ISKCON Temple – MayapurISKCON Temples In India

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It is the Headquarter of ISKCON since 1972. This biggest ISKCON temple in India is on the banks of Ganga.

  • Highlights: It is a Vedic Planetarium
  • Facilities Available: Internet services, Guesthouse, ATM, Currency exchange
  • Timings: Daily 4:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Address: Sri Mayapur Dhama, Mayapur, District Nadia, West Bengal 741313
  • Transit Options: The nearest airport is Kolkata International Airport that takes 3 hours 30 minutes (120 km.) whereas preferable route from Nabadwip Dham railway station would be to take a boat ride from Mayapur Ghat to Hular Ghat and then a rickshaw for ISKCON.
  1. Sri Sri Radha Radhika Raman-Krishna Balaram ISKON Temple – New DelhiISKCON Temples In India

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Located in west Delhi since 1984, the temple is the most famous Krishna temple in India and is lauded for its prisoner betterment program.

  • Highlights: The museum of the temple houses Geeta translation in several languages
  • Facilities Available: Men’s Ashram, Guesthouse
  • Timings: Daily 4:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 4:15 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Address: Hare Krishna Hill, Sant Nagar, Main Road, East of Kailash, New Delhi, Delhi 110065
  • Transit Options: Journey towards airport takes 40 minutes (16 km.) whereas New Delhi railway station takes 45 minutes (14 km.).
  1. Sri Sri Radha Rasabihari ISKCON Temple – MumbaiISKCON Temples In India

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Opened in 1978, it is the most visited ISKCON temples in India and is well known for its youth programs.

  • Highlights: The white marble temple complex and an auditorium.
  • Facilities Available: Guesthouse for visitors, library, restaurant
  • Timings: Daily 4:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Address: Hare Krishna Land, Juhu, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400049
  • Transit Options: Journey towards airport takes 25 minutes (6 km.) whereas CST railway station is 1 hour 15 minutes (27 km.).
  1. Sri Sri RadhaVrindavanchandra ISKCON Temple – PuneISKCON Temples In India

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Inaugurated by Pranab Mukherjee, then President of India, in 2013; it is the most famous ISKCON temple in India as it is also a New Vedic Cultural Centre (NVCC) while also popular for its women empowerment programs.

  • Highlights:The lotus shaped dome and carvings on ceiling and wall
  • Facilities Available: Bakery, Gift shop
  • Timings: Daily 4:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
  • Address: 4, Tarapore Road, Beside Dastoor Boy’s School, Camp, Pune, Maharashtra 411001
  • Transit Options: Journey toward airport takes 35 minutes (9 km.) whereas railway station takes 15 minutes (2 km.).
  1. Sri Sri Radha-Madanmohan ISKCON Temple – Hyderabad

If we enumerate the top 10 ISKCON temples in India, then this South Indian Headquarter would be one of them. It continues to make notable progress with its youth programs and seminars since its establishment in 1976.

  • Highlights: Artistic schema and fountains
  • Facilities Available: Bakery, Gift shop, Guesthouse
  • Timings: Daily 4:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Address: Namaplly Station Road, Abids, Hyderabad, Telangana 500001
  • Transit Options: Journey toward airport takes 30 minutes (9 km.) whereas Secunderabad railway station takes 30 minutes (9 km.).
  1. Sri Sri Radha Govind ISKCON Temple – NoidaISKCON Temples In India

     

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  2. It is one of the most famous temples in India for extolling its goal to cultivate spiritual discipline.
  • Highlights: Hand carved stonework
  • Facilities Available: Bakery, Gift shop, Guesthouse
  • Timings: Daily 4:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.
  • Address: A-5, Opposite NTPC office, Agarsen Marg, Sector-33, Noida, Uttar Pradesh 201301
  • Transit Options: The nearest airport is Delhi International that takes 50 minutes (27 km.) whereas Nizamuddin railway station takes 25 minutes (13 km.).
  1. Sri Sri Radha Govind Dham – Ahmedabad

It is a must visit ISKCON temple in India since its creation in 1997 and it is the top Krishna temple in Ahmadabad to preach cleanliness and deity worship.

  • Highlights: Three handcrafted domes (50 ft.) and engraved marble flooring
  • Facilities Available: Vedic library, Guesthouse
  • Timings: Daily 4:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Address: Satellite Road, Sarkhej Gandhinagar Highway Crossing, Ahmadabad, Gujarat 380059
  • Transit Options: Travel to the airport takes 40 minutes (28 km.) whereas railway station takes 30 minutes (13 km.).
  1. Sri Sri Radha Madhav Mandir – Kanpur

It is in the top 10 list of the ISKCON temples for its popular contribution towards cow protection program.

  • Highlights: Artistic wall paintings and chandelier
  • Facilities Available: Gift shop, Guesthouse
  • Timings: Daily 4:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.
  • Address: Mainavati Marg, Bithoor Road, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh 208002
  • Transit Options: The nearest airport is at Lucknow that takes 1 hour 40 minutes (78 km.) whereas Kanpur railway station is 35 minutes (15 km.).

ISKCON temples in India may vary in size and location but they all offer the same divine peace. So book your ISKCON temples tour package with us and celebrate your spiritual awakening.

Temple Etiquettes:

  • In most ISKCON temples in India, photography is prohibited, so please inquire beforehand taking a photo.
  • It is forbidden to wear shoes in temples and some temples even frown on wearing of socks.
  • Visitors should wear culturally appropriate clothing i.e. no exposure of legs from either men or women.
  • ISKCON is an eco-friendly zone so avoid using plastic in temple premises.

Note: Please remember to follow temple etiquettes while visiting.

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