Iskcon Temple Quick Facts

PlaceKailash Nagar, Delhi (India)
Explore in20 June 1905
Built byInternational Society 'Krishna Consciousness'
ArchitectAchyuta Kanvinde

Iskcon Temple Overview

ISKCON Temple is located near Nehru Place in the capital of the country, Delhi, also known as Sri Radha Parthasarathy Temple. Located in Hare Krishna Hills in East Kailash Nagar area in Delhi, this temple is one of the most beautiful pilgrimage places in Delhi and is dedicated to Lord Krishna. This temple is one of the largest temples of North India and its grandeur is also a good example of architecture.

Iskcon Temple History

The International Federation of Krishna Consciousness or ISKCON, also known as the "Hare Krishna Movement". It was started by Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada in the year 1966 in New York City, United States. This union has many grand temples and schools in the country and abroad. The ISKCON temple built in Delhi was built by the International Society 'Krishna Chetna' in the year 1998.

Iskcon Temple Interesting Facts

  1. The Full form of ISKCON is "International Society for Krishna Consciousness", which is called International Society for Krishna Consciousness or ISKCON in Hindi.
  2. The ISKCON temple was built by the devotees of Hare Rama Hare Krishna sect to convey the message of Shrimad Bhagavad Gita.
  3. ISKCON has a total of 8 temples in Delhi and the main temple built in East Kailash is covered over an area of ​​3 acres.
  4. This temple is divided into three parts. In the first part of the temple complex there is an elaborate structure of Sri Gauri Nital in which one gets the privilege of seeing the most merciful incarnation of Sri Nityananda Prabhu and Sri Chaitanya Prabhu.
  5. In the second part, the idols of Lalita and Vishaka and their most secretive Gopis remain with the deity of Sri Radha Krishna Parthasarathy.
  6. In the Third part, idols of Lord Rama, Goddess Sita, Lord Lakshmana, and Vanararaj Hanuman ji are also present.
  7. Some of the main parts of the temple include Vedic Culture Museum, Vedic Art Performance Museum, Ashram and Krishna Jayanti Udyan, etc.
  8. This temple is a splendid example of marvelous architecture, the height of which is more than 90 meters.
  9. The ISKCON temple in Bangalore is the largest ISKCON temple in the world. Which was constructed in the year 1997.
  10. The followers of ISKCON propagate Gita and Hindu religion and culture in the world.
  11. The ISKCON Group currently has more than 600 temples, 65 agricultural communities, 30 education centers and over 100 restaurants in 77 countries around the world.
  12. Festivals like Shri Krishna Janmashtami, Gauri Purnima, Ramnavami, Govardhan Puja and Radhashtami are celebrated with grandeur in all ISKCON temples.
  13. This Temple located in Delhi remains open from 4:30 am to 9:15 pm.

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