Sri Krishna-Balaram Mandircommonly known as, the ISKCON Vrindavan temple. It is situated in theRaman 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:
Hare Ram Hare Ram
Ram Ram Hare Hare
Hare Krishna Hare Krishna
Krishna Krishna Hare Hare
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
The nearest airport is at Agra which is around 50 kilometers away. Regular flights connect it from Delhi, Kolkata, Varanasi, and Mumbai.
One can get down at Mathura station from where Vrindavan is 11.9 kilometers away. Taxis and buses are easily available outside the station.
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.
To help our Guest House to serve you better we suggest you book at least 40 days in advance. Rooms are subject to availability.
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.
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 temples 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.