Friday, July 9, 2010

ISKCON Temple Delhi - ISKCON Temple New Delhi

ISKCON Temple is located at Hari Krishna Hill in East of Kailash area of New Delhi. It was newly built in 1998 and is one of the most luxurious and largest temples in the city. A good example of architecture, sports 'Shikhara', rising to a height of 90-feet above ground level. The church is air conditioned room that can accommodate up to 1,500 people at a time. The art paintings of Russian artists here represent the life and events related to Hindu mythological characters, such as Radha and Krishna, Sita Ram, Laxman, Hanuman and Chaitanya Mahaprabhu.

special sermons and prayer meetings are held at the temple, every Sunday afternoon. Is mainly devoted to Lord Krishna, the elegant temple was built by followers of a cult-Hare Rama Hare Krishna. " One of the biggest temple complexes in India, also boasts of a robot, which was built especially to enact and preach "Gita." The temple is open daily from 4:30 to 12:00 and 16:00 to 21:00. There is a museum in the temple that organizes multimedia shows to explain the philosophy and teachings of the Ramayana and the Mahabharata.

Janamashtmi Festival (the birth of Lord Krishna) is celebrated here in a very large scale. It falls between the months of August and September. Thousands of devotees crowd the temple on this auspicious occasion. The temple is decorated in this day and the enthusiasm of the pilgrims are in the maximum level. It is definitely a show worth seeing. Aarti, Bhajans and sermons are a regular feature of the temple, providing peace in body, mind and soul.