ISKCON Temple - Delhi

Iskcon Temple Delhi also known as ‘Hare Krishna Temple’ built by The International Society for Krishna Consciousness – popularly known as ISKCON or ‘Hare Krishna Movement’ – belongs to the Gaudiya-Vaishnava sampradaya, one of the various traditions of the Hindu culture.

ISKCON Temple - Delhi
ISKCON Temple - Delhi
ISKCON Temple - Delhi
ISKCON Temple - Delhi

ISKCON Delhi temple generally known as the  Sri Sri Radha Parthasarathi Mandir,  is a well known Vaishnav temple of Lord Krishna and Radharani in the form of Radha Parthasarathi.

Glory of India Vedic Cultural Centre
The temple complex houses the Glory of India Vedic Cultural Centre, a popular destination for visitors and tourists to learn about major Hindu texts which are presented using various multimedia technologies, these include:

Bhagavad Gita Animatronics - Using a blend of dramatic narration, lasers and projects, this show allows the visitors to learn the five major concepts of Bhagavad Gita, the three modes of nature and the Yoga systems presented therein.
Mahabharat Experience - A light and sound show which presents the story line of Mahabharat which span over thousands of verses in a concise manner.
Ramayana Art Gallery - A collection of over 30 original oil paintings painted by ISKCON's members from USA, Russia, India, UK.
Bhagavat Puran Exhibit - This exhibit presents one of the most important text in the Vaishnava tradition in a visual format.
World's Largest Sacred Book
The Glory of India Vedic Cultural Centre holds the 'Astounding Bhagavad Gita', which is the largest printed book of the major text of any world religion. The Italian printed 'Astounding Bhagavad Gita', weighs 800 kg and measures over 2.8 metres, was unveiled by the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi on 26 February, 2019 in the presence of Tridandi Sannyasi Gopal Krishna Goswami and India's Culture Minister Dr Mahesh Sharma.

Iskcon Temple Delhi Timings

Iskcon Temple is open on all days of the week. The temple schedule is as follows

Programme Time
Mangala Arati 4.30am
Japa (Mantra) Meditation 5.15am
Darshan Arati 7.15am
Guru Pooja 7.30am
Srimad Bhagavatam Discourse 8.00am
Raj Bhog Arati 12.30pm
Usthapana Arati 4.15pm
Sandhya Arati 7.00pm
Bhagavad Gita Discourse 8.00pm
Sayana Arati 8.30pm
Temple Hall Closes 9.00pm

The main Iskcon Temple hall is closed between 1 pm and 4 pm.

Cafeteria: Lunch – 12.00pm to 3.30pm & Dinner – 7.00pm to 10.00pm

How to Reach

Sant Nagar is an area in south Delhi which is very well connected with the rest of the city.

By Air: ISKCON Sant Nagar is 20 km from the New Delhi international airport and can be reached using pre-paid taxis, metro train, and DTC Shuttle buses all of which are available right at the arrival terminal.

By Train: Metro –The Nehru Place metro station is the closest to the temple and is just a 5-minute walk. The alternate option would be ‘Kailash Colony’ Station

Railways – ISKCON Sant Nagar is 5 km from the Nizamuddin railway station and 12 km from the New Delhi railway station. Both of them offer auto-rickshaws, taxi, public bus service and Metro train to commute.

By Road: Several state government run buses and taxis operate round the city which transports to Sant Nagar area.

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