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Iskon temple,bangalore

Address : ISKCON Sri Radha Krishna-Chandra Temple, Hare Krishna Hill, Chord Road, Bangalore 560010, Karnataka, India.

 
Contact :

91 80 23471956, 23578346


URL :

http://www.iskconbangalore.org/



Description :

Iskon temple is located in Bangalore, Karnataka state. Bangalore Iskon temple is situated to the west of the Chord Road, on a seven-acre 'Hare Krishna Hill'. Iskcon temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna. The Iskcon temple of Bangalore was in memorialize the birth centenary of the founder of ISKCON, Sri Prabhupada. Iskon temple comprises of Neo-Classical style of architecture. Iskon stands for International Society for Krishna Consciousness.

The Iskon temple was designed by Madhu Pandit Dasa and Jagat Chandra Dasa. The Inner side of Iskon temple has four 'gopurams', each of them connected to the other by a striking glazed-glass canopy. The beautifully architecture and illuminated artificial waterfalls around rajagopuram gives the magnificent look to it. The main hall of Iskon temple that includes three shrines is about 10,000 sq feet. The Iskon temple hall is adorned with marvelous ceiling-paintings. The other attractions of the Bangalore Iskcon temple include ISKCON Vedic Theatre, Vedic museums, beautifully landscaped gardens and a lecture hall. In Iskon temple the concerts and festivals are organized in an open-air amphitheatre.

The Iskon temple also comprises four additional shrines dedicated to Sri Krishna Balrama, Sri Nitai Gauranga, Sri Prahlada Narasimha and Sri Srinivasa Govinda. Best time to visit the Iskon temple is during the celebration of ‘Janmastami’ (birthday of Lord Krishna). A devotee from India and Abroad attends this festival. Every day around 12,000 devotees come to the iskon temple for darshan. The shrine is filled with two mesmerizing idols of Lord Krishna and Radha. The spirituality of the Iskon temple in Bangalore will surely make you feel at peace. Iskon is an extremely beautiful temple with modern style of architecture.