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Iskcon Temple Travel

A Complex Of Elegant Temple Architecture: Built in 1998, the temple complex of Isckon stands at Hari Krishna Hill, Sant Nagar Main Road, East of Kailash. The magnificent temple has 'Shikharas' at a height of 90-feet above the ground level. The hall of the temple is centrally air-conditioned with a capacity to accommodate about 1,500 people.This complex is elegantly built There are beautiful paintings of Russian artists on the different past times of Radha Krishna, Sita, Ram, Laxman, Hanuman and Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. Special programs like kirtan, aarti, pravachan and prasadam are held every Sunday between noons to 3.00pm. The temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna and was built by the Hare-Rama Hare-Krishna cult followers. and is one of the largest temple complexes in India. Currently the main attraction of the temple is the Robot who enacts and preaches the Gita. For many this is just a temple, for finding solace, peace and quiet. Sitting amongst Lord Krishna and his devotees with Hare Krishna chants going around is indeed an experience. But for those who are seeking more, there is so much to learn and see, than what meets the eye.

Location: Hari Krishna Hill, East Of Kailash, South Delhi
Built In: 1998
Dedicated To: Lord Krishna
Built By: Hare-Rama-Krishna Cult Followers

Iskcon TempleThe ISKCON Temple of Delhi is located at Raja Dhirshain Marg, Sant Nagar, near the East of Kailash locality. It is one of the 40 temples in India that belongs to the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, dedicated to Lord Krishna. A part of the Hare Krishna Movement started by Acharya Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, the devotees and followers of the Hare Rama Hare Krishna cult built this temple in 1998 to disseminate the message of the Bhagwad Gita. Simply yet beautifully made, the interior walls of the temple have been decorated with aesthetic works of Russian artists representing the different phases of life of various deities like Radha-Krishan, and Sita-Ram. The main attractions of the temple are its central prayer hall and the temple museum. The fine-looking and pleasing idols of Radha-Krishna with other deities are present in the central hall with informative religious lines and shibboleths. The temple museum on the other hand organizes multimedia shows to make the devotees understand the story of the epics Ramayana and Mahabharata. It also gives a brief interpretative understanding of views, philosophy and practice of the Hare Krishna cult. This is an interesting feature of the temple and should not be missed. The festival of Janmashtmi, the birth of Lord Krishna is celebrated here on a large scale. The festival falls in the month of August or September during which the religious activities and enthusiasm of the devotees in the temple are at their highest level. Thousands of devotees visit the temple on this auspicious day and the atmosphere of joyous celebration is truly exhilarating.

Special Attraction:

Religious programmes like Kirtan, Aarti, and Pravachan are held in the temple complex regularly. Museum shows are organized in the evening at nominal charges on all days except Monday.

Timing:

The temple remains open in the morning from 4.30am to 12.00pm and then in the evening from 4.00pm to 9.00pm.

 
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