The Iskcon Temple in Bangalore, India is a stunningly beautiful temple that is used as a place of highest worship to Radha Krishna, Krishna Balaram, Nitai Gauranga, Srinivasa Govinda and Prahlada Narsimha.
Iskcon (International Society for Krishna Consciousness) is constantly filled with worshipers who flock to this iconic palace of worship every day seeking to forget the anxieties of everyday life and endeavouring to find the most authoritative answers of Indian Vedic Knowledge for the questions of one’s self and spirit. The temple is the crown jewel of the worldwide Iskcon movement founded by “His Divine Grace A. C. BhaktiVedanta Swami Srila Prabhuapada”, India`s foremost modern teacher of Vedic Knowledge.
The temple contains many pictures, ornaments and effigies dedicated to the Lord Krishna, a Dwaja Sthamba (the largest pillar in India), Hari-nama-mantapa (a lovely place where the congregational chanting of the names of Lord Krishna happens for the purification of the mind and soul and also for World peace), a Multi-Vision-Theatre, an Open Air Theatre and a pond called Kalyani used during various festivals.
There are many festivals and events held here during the year, the main ones being Krishna Janmashtami, Radhashtami, Vaikunata Ekadashi, Brahmotsava, Rath Yatra however there is always something happening here, especially on Sundays when there is a huge kirtan and dance in the temple at 7:00 am, followed by Grand Worship to all the deities and Bhagavad-Gita, Bhagavatam, classes in five languages and a massive feast. Expertly guided informative tours are easily arranged allowing you fully experience this fascinating temple and its history.
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