ISKCON Temple Bangalore

ISKCON Bangalore


ISKCON Bangalore

Attractions

  • 56 ft high Dwajastambha
  • 28 ft high Kalash Shikara
  • Nitai Gauranga, Radha Krishna, Krishna Balarama
  • Sri Prahlada Narasimha temple
  • Sri Srinivasa Govinda temple
  • The main temple hall and altar
  • Paintings on the dome
  • Art and Craft outlet
  • Vedic Library
  • Gardens and fountains
  • Delicious Krishna Prasadam

ISKCON

   Temple in Bangalore is a huge cultural complex that was inaugurated in 1997 to carry out the vision of A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, the Founder-Acarya of ISKCON ( International Society for Krishna Consciousness) to promote Vedic culture and spiritual learning. The complex is located on Hare Krishna Hill on West of Chord Road in Rajaji Nagar, Bangalore, INDIA.

Spread over 7 acres of land amidst beautiful gardens and water fountains, the complex houses temples, a multi-vision theatre, the Akshaya Patra mechanized kitchen, an open air auditorium, an organic products outlet, an art and craft outlet, Vedic library, pure vegetarian & sattvic restaurants, community halls, administrative offices, guest house for its members and visitors and residential accommodation for devotees.The campus has drinking water, hygienic washrooms, elevators and adequate car parking.

The magnificent gates through the Raja Gopuram and the lush green garden lead to the elevated platform to enter the temple. There stands the 56 feet high gold plated Dwajastambha which is one of the tallest in the world. After the Dwajastambha are 108 square granite podiums. There are four gopurams ( towers) inside the temple, each of them connected to the other by a striking glazed-glass canopy.

Sri Prahlada Narasimha temple has Prahlad Maharaj with folded hands besides Lord Sri Narasimha. Next, Sri Srinivasa Govinda temple has the replica of the Lord Venkateshwara (Balaji) deity of Tirumala Tirupati. The main temple hall has Lord Krishna with his consort Srimati Radharani. The main altar inside in the hall includes the divine deities of Sri Nitai GaurangaSri Radha Krishna-chandra and Sri Krishna Balarama.

Some of the activities undertaken by ISKCON Bangalore are: Akshayapatra ( mid-day meal for government schools), Goshala ( cow protection), CES ( Cultural Education Services) & IHS ( Indian Heritage Studies), FOLK (Friends Of Lord Krishna - spiritual classes, dance and music for youth).

The temple is grandly decorated on Sri Krishna Janmashtami to celebrate the birth of Lord Krishna.
Travel info:
Darshan timings:
4:15 am - 5 am
7:15 am - 12:50 pm
4 pm - 8:20 pm
Religion / Race NO BAR
Location: Hare Krishna Hill
West of Chord Road
Rajaji Nagar, Bangalore, INDIA
Adequate car parking
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