ISKCON Radha Govinda Temple Kolkata

ISKCON temple, a blissful temple, is situated in Kolkata. It belongs to the ISKCON Society, India. Besides, an incredible and spiritual journey of the society began in the year 1966 in New York by A.C. Bhakti Vedanta Swami SrilaPrabhupada. Moreover, he returned to India in 1970 after starting several temples around the world. Also, he came back with his foreign disciples, who were the followers of Lord Krishna.

Furthermore, they had so emerged in the religion that they shaved their heads and also used to wear saffron robes and Sikhas and Tilaks. They also used to chant Hare Krishna and also played Krishna Kirtans. Besides, all these had created a buzz in those days in Kolkata.

Moreover, ISKCON society has 600 temples, communities and centers in various parts of the world.

History of ISKCON Radha Govinda Temple

The creator of ISKCON society SrilaPrabhupada was born in Kolkata in 1896. His father was a devotee of Lord Krishna, and he also wanted his son to be a great devotee of him.
Besides, since from childhood days, SrilaPrabhupada was indulged into religion.
Besides, he travelled all alone in 1965 from India to New York for a purpose to promote the culture of Krishna in the west. Hence, the first center was in New York, and shortly, he established 108 temples in the major cities in the world.

Furthermore, the main motive of these organizations was to encourage and making Sankritan Movement of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu famous.

Location

It is on Albert Road in Kolkata.

The Darshan Timings

Morning
04:30 to 05:00 am
07:30 to 08:00 am
08:15 to 11:30 am
12:00 to 01:00 pm

Evening

04:00 to 06:00 pm
06:15 to 08:00 pm
08:15 to 08:30 pm

ISKCON Kolkata

Sri Radha Govind Mandir is a holy place for the disciples. Besides, the main motive is on spreading the teachings of Lord Krishna. Also, it is open for all and not confined to any particular religion. Besides, it’s a peaceful place and has beautifully decorated idols of Goddess Radha and Lord Krishna.

Moreover, this temple helps to spread the valuable teachings and learnings of Lord Krishna based on Bhagwat Purana and Bhagwad Geeta, the Hindu Scriptures. Besides, this heavenly place allows people to explore Santana Dharma and also Vedic Culture.

A blissful food is available for the tourist and visitors also. They can have a pure 100% vegetarian meal that is cleanly prepared by the helpers. Besides, devotees visit to have a peaceful moment that will bliss their souls and also the chanting of Hare Rama mantra blisses their souls. Also, the vibe of the mantra when all the devotees chant it is fantastic.

Trivia

• The blissful temple is of Goddess Radha and Lord Krishna.
• The vibe of the temple is purely blessed by holy scriptures and the teachings of Bhagwad Geeta and Bhagwat Puran.
• The founder also established more 108 temples around the world.
• Also, the visitors and tourist can get a clean vegetarian food here.
• Besides, the temple has a guest house located in Camac Street, Kolkata.