Asia and India ISKCON temples
ISKCON temples are dedicated to Lord Krishna and were built by the Hare-Rama Hare-Krishna followers. These complexes are elegantly built and are few of the largest temple complexes in India. 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.
Famous ISKCON Temples In India :
- ISKCON Temple, Delhi
Sri Sri Radha Parthasarathi Mandir (Hindi: श्री श्री राधा पर्थसरथि मन्दिर ) or generally called as ISKCON Delhi temple is a famous Vaishnava temple of Lord Krishna and Radharani in the form of Radha Parthasarathi.
Opened in 1998, it is located at Hare Krishna Hills, in the East of Kailash area of New Delhi, India. In Vaishnavism Lord Krishna is considered the 'most merciful' incarnation of the Supreme Personality of Godhead.
- ISKCON Temple, Bangalore, Karnataka
The ISKCON Temple was built recently by the International Society for Krishna Consciousness. As you climb the granite steps you will encounter three small shrines before the main temple. The three deities of Lord Krishna in the main shrine are made of brass.
Sri Radha Krishna-Chandra Mandir (Hindi: श्री राधा कृष्ण-चन्द्र मन्दिर ) or ISKCON Bangalore temple is a Vaishnava temple of Krishna and Radha located at Rajajinagar, in the North Bangalore, Karnataka, India. It is one of the largest ISKCON temples in the world.
- ISKCON Temple, Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh
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.
ISKCON devotees from various parts of the world can be spotted manning the library or book stalls and partaking in temple rituals.
- ISKCON Chandradoya Mandir, Mayapur, West Bengal
This is the international headquarters of ISKCON. Surrounded by: a Vedic city, the main Deities are Sri Radha Madhava. The Deities are larger than life-size. There are also eight Gopis, four on each side of Radha-Madhava. Also on the main altar is a small set of Radha-Krishna Deities. On the left altar are Deities of the "Pancha-Tattva-Advaita Acarya", Lord Nityananda, Lord Chaitanya, Gadadhara, and Srivasa Thakur. To the left of this altar is another altar with an impressive Deity of Lord Narasimha.
New project in Russia
- New Vedic Cultural Center in Moscow
It is new international non-profit project, which aims to provide an authoritative knowledge of the Vedic culture in the Russian society.
At the heart of the mission of the Temple of Sri Sri Radha-Madhava deities and Vedic Cultural Center. This center is the core of the religious, social and cultural life, not only for the followers of Vaishnavism, but for many people involved in the various spiritual practices, or simply looking for higher meaning of life.
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