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Iskcon Temple

History

Sri Sri Radha Parthasarathi Mandir, popularly known as the ISKCON Temple, is a renowned Vaishnav temple of Lord Krishna and Radharani residing here as Radha Parthasarathi. Opened in the year 1998, the temple is situated in Hare Krishna Hills, in the New Delhi.

The temple was designed and built by Achyut Kanvinde who, in the year 1993 agreed to accept a pro-bono commission to build this temple complex for the followers of Srila Prabhupada. Billed as one of the largest temple complexes in India, the ISKCON Temple encloses countless rooms for both priests and service renders. Also present are several halls, used for the purpose of administration. There are twenty four trained pujaris who worship the deities, guided by spiritual regulations, complete with purity and auspiciousness of pujaris, as mentioned by Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Prabhupada.

The six aartis offered to the deities everyday are Mangala Aarti, Tulsi Aarti, Dhoop Aarti, Raj-Bhoga Aarti, Pushpa Aarti and the Sandhya Aarti. Also, six bhoga offerings corresponding to these six aartis are made to the deities in ISKCON Temple.

Best time to visit

The best time to visit the ISKCON Temple in Delhi is between the months of October and March.

Trivia

The outfits of the deities are changed twice a day.

Timing

The temple is open on all days from 4:30 am to 11:30 am, and then 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm, followed by 4:15 pm to 8:30 pm.


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