The International Society for Krishna Consciousness
(ISKCON) was initially raised as a spiritual society in New
York to Propagate the message of the Bhagwad Gita. It was
founded by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada is the founder
acharya of the hare krishna movement. In India there are about
40 ISKCON temples. Contemplating the traditions of the ancient
Vaishnava tradition, its philosophy and practice, these spiritual
temples have left a mark on all mankind. Visiting these temples
proves to be a pleasant and revealing experience. Iskcon temple
dedicated to the Lord Krishna is built on a hilly place by
the Hare-Rama Hare- Krishna cult followers. It was completed
in 1998, this is a complex of Temples Architecture isone of
the largest temple complexe stands at Hari Krishna Hill, Sant
Nagar Main Road, East of Kailash, Delhi, India. Currently
the main attraction of the temple is the Robort, who enact
and preach the Gita.
The magnificent temple has 'Shikharas' at a height of 90-feet
above the ground level. The hall of the temple is centrally
air-conditioned with a capacity to accommodate about 1,500
people.Beautiful would describe the architecture of the temple
mildly… at the entrance are two statues of the guards of vekunth
(the place where Shri Krishna resides). There are beautiful
paintings of Russian artists on the different past times of
Radha Krishna, Sita, Ram, Laxman, Hanuman and Chaitanya Mahaprabhu.
Special programmes like kirtan, aarti, pravachan and prasadam
are held every Sunday between noon to 3.00pm.
Usaually in August, Krishan Janamashtami,Special programmes
like kirtan, aarti, pravachan and prasadam are held till morning.Generally,
the temple remains open in the morning from 4.30am to 12.00pm
and then in the evening from 4.00pm to 9.00pm Before you leave
don't forget to take the prasad, which is a Dona of some very
nutritious kichdi. The temple is one of the most beautiful
and well-maintained ones in Delhi.