The ISKCON temple, also popular as Sri Sri Radha Parthasarathi Mandir is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Krishna and Radharani. The temple is located at Hare Krishna Hills, east of Kailash in Delhi, India.
ISKCON temple was constructed in the year 1993 by Achyut Kanvinde and inaugurated in the year of 1998 by Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the former Prime Minister of India on the occasion of Sri Ram Navami. The temple belongs to the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, commonly referred to as ISKCON.
Temple has 90-foot-high ‘shikharas’. The walls of the temple have been decorated with the works of artists from Russia. The temple is divided into three altars. The first altar have an elaborate structure of Sri Gauri Nital. The second altar is graced with the deities of Sri Radha Krishna Parthasarathi. In third altar idols of Lord Ram, Goddess Sita, Lord Laxman and Lord Hanuman are present.
The main attraction of the ISCKON temple is the prayer hall and the temple museum. The museum ensconced on two floors of the temple building. Multimedia shows are held to present Indian history in an interactive manner. These shows related to Hindu epic Mahabharata and Ramayana and Bhagavadgita.
The Iskcon temple celebrates the festivals of Gaura Purnima, Rama Navami, Sri Krishna Janmastami, Radhastami, and Govardhan Puja every year. Thousand of devotees participates in these festivals from different parts of the country and abroad.
Aarti in ISKCON Temple
Mangala Aarti, Darshan Aarti, Raj Bhog Aarti, Usthapana Aarti, Sandhya Aarti, and Shyana Aarti. ‘bhoga ka prasad’ distributed after the Aarti.
How to reach ISKCON Temple
The Nehru Place station is the closest to the Iskcon temple and is just a 5 minute walk. The alternate option would be Kailash Colony Station.
Timings of ISKCON Temple
All days of the week 4:30 AM – 1:00 PM
4:00 PM – 9:00 PM
no entry fee