The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKON Temple) Temple, Bangalore.


The History, Activities, Darshana timings & address of ISKON temple and distance to the ISKON temple from important places in Bangalore to the ISKON temple.

The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKON) is located on a hillock in Rajajinagar, Bangalore district of Karnataka.

History

In 1987, a 7 acre 'karaab land' (waste land) in Rajajinagar with monolithic huge rock was bought from BDA (Bangalore Development Authority) to build the ISKON temple. In September 1988, on the appearance day of Lord Balarama, the deities of Krishna Balarama was moved to a temporary shed in this place. The construction of ISKON temple complex started in 1990 and was completed in 1997. The total cost of this architectural wonder exceeded Rs. 32 crores. The ISKON Sri Radha Krisna Chandra Temple was inagurated by Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma, former president of India on 31st May 1997.

The ISKON temple complex is situated about 200 ft above road level amidst beautiful garden & water fountains. There are 5 temples in this complex. Apart from this, the complex houses an Open auditorium, Vedic library, The Akshaya Patra mechanized kitchen, Vegetarian & Sattvic restaurant, Goshala, Guest house, Community hall etc.

Activities

ISKON conducts daily spiritual classes on Srimad Bhagavatam or The Bhagavat Gita at 8.30 am in the Lecture hall of the temple complex. On Saturdays & Mondays, the lecture will be given by Srila Prabhupada, the Founder Acharya of ISKON. You can choose the language of the classes (Tamil/ Telugu/ Hindi/ Kannada/ English). Apart from these, ISKON 's activities include : Akshaya Patra ( mid-day meal programme for under privilaged school children), Cow Protection, Cultural Education etc.

Thousands of people from different parts of the world visit this place daily. Now, ISKON has many centres in India & abroad. People from any religion are permitted to enter the temple.

Timing

Temple will be open for Darshana from 4.15 am to 5 am, 7.15 am to 12.50 pm, 4 pm to 8.20 pm everyday.

Address of ISKON, Bangalore

Hare Krishna Hill,
Chord Road,
Rajaji Nagar,
Bangalore,
Karnataka - 560 010.

Ph - 080 23471956, 23578346.


How to Reach

The ISKON temple is easily accessible from any part of Bangalore.

Distance from Bangalore International Airport - 32 Kms.
Distance from Yeshwantpur Railway Station - 8 Kms.
Distance from Cantonment Railway Station - 7 Kms.
Distance from Kempe Gowda Bus stand(Majestic) -7 Kms.


Reference: http://www.iskconbangalore.org/


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Comments

Author: Prasad10 Nov 2010 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 1

Hi Roy George,

Please correct the link, Link is not working, Make it correct http://www.iskconbangalore.org

In Old link 'C' is not there......



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