Krishna Balarama Mandir - ISKCON
Krishna Balarama Mandir is a beautiful temple made of marble, which was built in the year 1975. The presiding deities of the temple are Radha-Syamasundara, Gaura-Nitai and Krishna Balarama. The temple attracts devotees and tourists from all over the world. Krishna Balarama Mandir was set up by the divine grace of Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. He was the founder acharya of the religious society that is famous all over the world, the International Society for Krishna Consciousness popularly known as ISKON. The Samadhi Mandir of Swami Prabhupada is located in front of the temple. After his demise in 1977, his body was laid to rest here. The house Swami Prabhupada has been converted into a museum. A guest house, goshalla, restaurant and a gurukula are also located here. The deities of the temple are Krishna and Balarama, at the central altar. On the right altar are Radha Krishna with Gopi, Lalita and Vishakha. On the left altar is a Murti of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu with Nityananda, and of Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada and his spiritual teacher Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura. Of all the temples in Vrindavan Krishna-Balaram Mandir, adopted one of the highest standards of cleanliness and of deity worship.
Near the temple, at the entrance to the complex is located samadhi shrine (mausoleum) of Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, built of pure white marble.
Aindra kirtan I Balarama Jayanti, Krsna Janmastami I Gaura Purnima, Nrsimha caturdasi I Krsna Balaram mandir I Lord Ramachandra appearance I Nityananda appearance day I Paintings in Temple I Prabhupada room - museum
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