Meticulously clean surroundings, drinking water, hygienic washrooms, elevators for senior citizens and the specially-abled, adequate car parking, visible signboards, a variety of eatables, etc. are some of the well thought of amenities for visitors
ISKCON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness) temple in Bangalore is the grandest of all ISKCON temples. His Divine Grace A.C.Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada founded ISKCON in 1966, for preaching the message of Lord Chaitanya Mahaprabhu: the chanting of the Hare Krishna mantra. Situated in the heart of Bangalore City, ISKCON temple is the most visited place attracting thousands of devotees daily.
ISKCON Bangalore has six shrines:-
Main shrine is of Radha-Krishna
Nitai Gauranga (Chaitanya Mahaprabhu and Nityananda)
Srinivasa Govinda ( also known as Venkateswara )
The Akshaya Patra Foundation, an initiative of ISKCON Bangalore is principally involved in implementing the Mid-Day Meal programme to the children in Government and Government-aided schools across India. Akshaya Patra is currently operating in 19 locations across 9 states of India. It is reaching out to over 9000 Government schools feeding 1.3 million children round the year on all school working days.
ISKCON Bangalore runs various other departments like Values Plus, Cultural Education Services, FOLK (Friends of Lord Krishna) - a youth preaching program and many others.
The temple is known for celebrating festivals on a very grand scale attracting thousands of devotees.
ISKCON does not discriminate its visitors on the basis of religion, color or socio-economic status. The temple is open for darshana from 4.15 am to 5 am, 7.15 am to 12.50 pm and 4 pm to 8.20 pm everyday.
Meticulously clean surroundings, drinking water, hygienic washrooms, elevators for senior citizens and the specially-abled, adequate car parking, visible signboards, a variety of eatables, etc. are some of the well thought of amenities for visitors.
Great spiritual place with world class architectural structure Apr 23,2014Whenever any guest visits us in Bangalore, I make sure to take them to ISKON Temple without miss. Apart from religious and spiritual reasons, following are some of the highlights because of which I take all the guests to this temple: 1) Architectural structure and interior designing of this temple i...More
feeling devotional? Head to this place Mar 21,2014A long long time ago, as a child, my parents introduced me to Iskcon. So I was well versed with Srila Prabhupada and Hare Krishna and was very keen on introducing my child to the temple in Bangalore. Now, it's not like your typical local temples. It's huge and has a lot of devotees coming everyday. ...More
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