Pilgrimage Tour

ISKCON Temple

  • Iskcon temple is located at Hare Krishna Hills near East of Kailash, Delhi. It is also known as the Vaishnav temple.
  • The Temple was inaugurated by the Former Prime Minister of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee on 5 April 1998 in the presence of former Delhi Chief Minister Sahib Singh Verma.
  • The ISKCON(The International Society for Krishna Consciousness) has more than 650 temples worldwide. IN Delhi NCR It has 10 active temples.
  • The architect of the Iskcon temple Delhi was Achyut Kanvinde. This temple constructed by Tarapore & Company.
  • It has one of the largest temple complex in North India.

About Iskcon Temple Delhi

Iskcon temple Located in the East of Kailash, New Delhi. It was inaugurated by the Former Prime Minister Of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee on 5 April 1998. The ISKCON temple, also popular as Sri Radha Parthasarathi Mandir.

The architect of the Iskcon was Achyut Kanvinde. The Constructed started in 1993 and completed in 1998. The temple is a significant structure.

The main Shikhar of Temple is 90 feet high. The temple has three main shrines which are dedicated to Guara-Nitai, Sita-Ram, and Radha-Krishna.

This temple is renowned for its fine collection of paintings by Russian artists. All the Paintings show the events related to the Sita – Ram, Radha – Krishna.

All the shrines are air conditioning. The Idol is decorated with the Gold and Silver Jewellery. The Temple has a museum also. It’s remarkable paintings and outstanding objects which give a deep insight into Indian spiritualism. There are restaurants where one can enjoy the tasty Indian as well as foreign cuisine.

Structure Of Iskcon Temple

The architect of the Iskcon was Achyut Kanvinde, who designed and built it. The temple ha slush green gardens. The main Shikhar of the Temple is 90 feet high. All the interior of the temple is beautifully decorated with the Russian made paintings. All the paintings show the different phases of Lord Sita-Ram and Krishna. All the halls are fully air conditioner. There is the use of the white marble and red sandstone in the temple.

History Of Iskcon Temple

The Iskcon Temple is founded by A.C Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada in July 1966. ISKCON belongs to the Gaudiya-Vaishnava sampradaya, or denomination, a monotheistic tradition within the broad Hindu culture.

The Iskcon temple inaugurated by Former P.M. Atal Bihari Vajpayee in 1998.
The temple is the unique architecture of marble and sandstone.

The temple has three shrines dedicated to Lord Krishna, Gaura – Nitai, Sita – Ram. All three shrines are decorated with gold and silver Jewellery.

Main Attraction

  • World’s Largest Holy Geeta

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the world’s largest printed “Geeta” in the Iskcon Temple. weighs 800 kg and measures over 2.8 metres.

  • Vedic Library

    There are approx 2000 spiritual books which can be read by any one

  • Robot show

    In the robotic shows, everyone can experience the culture of India on the monitor. which creates the effect of hundreds of monitors in a gigantic video. They show you the Bhagwat Geeta in a digital way. It plays emphasis on two Hindu Epics – Ramayana and Mahabharata.

  • Govinda Restraunt

    The Restaurant is quite famous among the visitors because it provides pure vegetarian food to visitors.

  • Ramayan Art Gallery

    In this Gallery you can see the oil painted paintings of Lord Krishna, Ram. Which is came from Russia, the U.S.A and other countries.

Festivals Celebrated By ISKCON

  • Gaura Purnima
  • Ramnavami
  • Sri Krishna Janmastami
  • Radhastami
  • Jagannath Rath Yatra
  • Nauka Vihar

Opening and closing Timing

  • The temple remains open between 4.30 a.m. to 9 p.m. all through the week.
  • It remains closed 1.00 p.m to 4 p.m in the afternoon.

Pooja Timing

The Iskcon has very busy schedule of Aarti.

Mangal Aarti

4.00 a.m

Jap Mantra 5.15 a.m
Darshan Aarti 7.15 a.m
Guru Pooja 7.30 a.m
Shrimatam Bhagvatam 8.00 a.m
Raj bhog Aarti 12.30 p.m
Usthapna Aarti 4.15 p.m
Sandhya Aarti 7.00 p.m
Bhagwat Geeta 8.00 p.m
Sayana Aarti 8.30 p.m

Tickets for entry

Entry in the Temple complex is absolutely free.

Charges for show

Robot Show 100 per person
Mahabharat show 100 per person
Ramayan Show 100 per person

Dress Code

There is no certain dress code for visitors but you should wear decent clothes. You advise took off your shoes before entering in the temple.

Iskcon Temple Location

The temple is located in the Hare Krishna hills near (Nehru place) East of Kailash, Delhi. The nearest metro station is Nehru Place.

How to Reach

  • BY Delhi Airport
    Delhi is well connected with all national and international flights. So you can arrive at the Delhi airport. Iskcon temple is just 20 km away from Delhi Airport.
  • By Rail
    Delhi is also well connected with the rail network. So you can arrive at the Delhi airport. Then you can take Public transport or hire a cab. The nearest Metro station is Nehru Place.
  • By Road
    Delhi is well connected with the roads. So you can take public transport or auto rickshaw. You can reach here with your own vehicle.

Weather of Delhi

  • Summer
    During the months of summer (Mar to May) it extremely hot the temperature can rise up to 46 degrees.
  • Monsoon
    In the monsoon the climate remains pleasant, but heavy rainfall can spoil your plans.
  • Winter
    In the winter it can be cold the temperature can fall down to 5-degree celsius. The morning and evening remain chilly, but in day time you can visit Akshardham temple.

Social Work

  • Food Distribution
    Food for life is a unique free food distribution program, which simultaneously satisfies the body by providing first-class vegetarian meals for everyone. And it satisfies the soul because the food is prepared by temple devotees. Apart from this, ISKCON devotees and volunteers go out old-age homes, orphanages to help all the residents by distributing Prasad.
  • Family Programs
    ISKCON pays a lot of attention to the families and has various programs for them. It helps them through their thick and thin, making them develop a love for God and see goodness in each and every living being.

Iskcon Temple Famous For

The temple is the oldest Iskcon Temple in Delhi. The temple is also a unique architecture. Iskcon Temple show you Bhagwat Geeta in the animation form. The collection of oil paintings is also the center of attraction. Bhagawan Puran exhibit presents one of the most important text in the  Vaishnava tradition in a visual format.

Iskcon Temple Committee

ISKCON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness) known for Krishna Movement. It is founded by A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupā da in New York City in 1966. ISKCON belongs to the Gaudiya-Vaishnava sampradāya, a monotheistic tradition within the Vedic or Hindu culture. Philosophically it is based on the Sanskrit texts Bhagavad-gītā  and the Bhagavat Purana, or Srimad Bhagavatam. The Bhaktivedanta Institute (BI) is the scientific research branch of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness. Founded in 1976 by Bhaktivedanta Swami.

FAQS

  • What time is the Aarti at ISKCON temple?

    Mangal Aarti 04:15 am

    Darshan Aarti 07:15 am

    Sandhya Aarti 07:00 pm

  • Is donation is compulsory for everyone or any hidden charges?

    No there are no charges for entry. You can donate as per your limit. They only charge for a robotic show, Ramayan Show.

  • What is the best time to visit the Iskcon temple?

    You can visit in the morning or in the afternoon.

  • Is there is any dress code?

  • No there is not any certain dress code but you should wear decent clothes.

  • What is transport availability?

    You can reach by public or private both vehicles.

Other Places Nearby The Iskcon Temple

  • Hanuman Mandir Cannaught Place
  • Akshardham Mandir
  • Kalka Ji Mandir
  • Chittranjan Park
  • Lotus Temple
  • India Gate
  • Red Fort
  • Jama Masjid
  • Zoo Logical Park
  • Sri Digambar Jain Mandir

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