ISKCON TEMPLE, VRINDAVAN
Sri Krishna-Balaram Mandir commonly known as, the ISKCON Vrindavan temple. It is situated in the Raman Reti area of Vrindavan, Uttara Pradesh, India. The temple dedicated to the Lord Krishna and Balram. The temple has been an outcome of the popular 'Hare Krishna' movement. It was constructed 1975 on the instructions of Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, who is the founder-acharya of ISKCON. The core objective of this temple was to increase awareness about the Vedic scriptures and the Bhagavad Gita. Even today, it is regarded as one of the most popular temples in Vrindavan.
The temple echoes with the sounds of the devotees enchanting the Maha Mantra:
ARCHITECTURAL STYLE: Shikhara
SANCTUM: Lord Krishna-Balram
DATE BUILT: 1975
SIGNIFICANCE: First Temple Made By Iskcon
Aarti Mangla- 05:00 am
Guru Puja-07:15 am:
Shringar Aarti-08:00 am:
Raj Bhoga Arati-12:00 pm:
Aarti Dhup-04:30 pm:
Geeta Pravahcan-07:30 pm:
Aarti Sayan-08:30 pm:
HOW TO REACH
- By Air: The nearest airport is at Agra which is around 50 kilometers away. Regular flights connect it from Delhi, Kolkata, Varanasi, and Mumbai.
- By Rail: One can get down at Mathura station from where Vrindavan is 11.9 kilometers away. Taxis and buses are easily available outside the station.
- By Road: Regular road transport and other luxury buses depart from Delhi and Noida to Vrindavan.
The Iskcon Temple, Vrindavan provides various comfortable and spacious rooms for visitors and Life Patrons. The facilities available at Guesthouse include: – Well Furnished, Single / Double AC & Non AC Rooms – Telephone in each room with STD / ISD Facility – Room Service and Hot Water Round the Clock – Local sightseeing facility provided with vehicle – Cyber café available at Guesthouse lobby.
For Guest House Bookings:
Sri Sri Krishna balaram International Guest House Vrindavan
Phone: (0565) 2540021, +91-9634073197
Reservation Time: Monday to Saturday, 11am to 5pm IST
For vehicle booking please call our welcome center – 08126698702
Every year, below festivals are been celebrated inside temple premises:
- Vyasa Puja (Rituals)
- Govardhan Puja (Rituals)
- Jagannath Rath Yatra
- Ramnavami (For Lord Shri Ram)
- Gaura Purnima Celebration
OTHERS PLACE TO VISIT
SHRI BANKE BIHARI TEMPLE, VRINDAVAN: Shri Banke Bihari Ji Temple, dedicated to Lord Krishna, is situated in Vrindavan and was established by Swami Haridas, guru of the famous singer Tansen. He once sang a beautiful verse in Nidhivan(Vrindavan) for Lord Krishna and Shyama-Shyam (Radha-Krishna) appeared in front of him. On the request of Shri Swami ji, the couple merged into one and the idol of Banke Bihari appeared there.
Prem Mandir: Shyama Shyam Dham: This Radhe- Krishna temple in Vrindāvan built by Sri Kripalu Maharaj is a centre of attraction for tourists. Best time to see the temple in night under lights as lights of the temple keeps changing in every five minutes. Also, the musical fountain show and beautiful Krishna Leelas are hard to miss. There is no entry fee and heavy crowd in weekend.
Radha Vallab Temple: Known for its marvelous architecture, this is one of the oldest temple of Lord Krishna that showcases early eclectic style. The temple represents the perfect amalgamation of the Hindu and Islamic elements in Mediaeval Architecture.
WEBSITE & CONTACT
Krishna Balaram Temple
Bhaktivedanta Swami Marg
Raman Reti, Vrindavan.