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ISKCON Temple Delhi

ISKCON New Delhi
Outer View of Temple
Outer View of Temple
ISKCON New Delhi is located in Delhi
ISKCON New Delhi
ISKCON New Delhi
Location in Delhi
Name
Proper name Sri Sri Radha Parthasarathi Mandir
Devanagari श्री श्री राधा पर्थसरथि मन्दिर
Geography
Coordinates
Country India
State Delhi
District New Delhi
Location Hare Krishna Hills, East of Kailash
Culture
Primary deity Radha Parthasarathi (Krishna and Radha)
Architecture
Architectural styles Hindu temple architecture
History and governance
Date built 1998
Website iskcondelhi

Sri Sri Radha Parthasarathi Mandir (Hindi: श्री श्री राधा पर्थसरथि मन्दिर ), generally known as the ISKCON Delhi temple, is a well known Vaishnav temple of Lord Krishna and Radharani in the form of Radha Parthasarathi. Opened in 1998, it is located at Hare Krishna Hills, in the East of Kailash area of New Delhi, India.

Temple Complex

Radha Parthasarathi, the premier deity of temple

ISKCON Temple, designed and built by Achyut Kanvinde who in 1993 agreed to accept a pro-bono commission to build this temple complex for the followers of Srila Prabhupada,[1] is one of the largest temple complexes in India. It comprises numerous rooms for priests and for service renders. It has many halls that are used for its administration purposes. It is divided into four broad sections.

Nearest Metro station is Nehru place which is around 1.5 km.

Worship of Lord

As Vaishnavism, ISKCON has very high standard of worship, daily routine of temple is:-

  • Twenty four brahmanically trained pujaris worship the Deities according to strict spiritual regulations, it also includes complete purity and auspiciousness of pujaris, mentioned by Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Prabhupada.[2]
  • six aratis are offered to the Deities everyday, which are as:[3]-
  1. Mangala Aarti
  2. Tulsi Aarti
  3. Dhoop Aarti
  4. Raj-Bhoga Aarti
  5. Pushpa Aarti
  6. Sandhya Aarti
  • Six bhoga offerings, corresponding to these six aratis, are made to the Deities.
  • The outfits of the Deities are changed twice every day, morning and evening.

Gallery

Festivals

See also

References

  1. ^ KK Ashraf, J Belluardo, An architecture of independence: the making of modern South Asia : Charles Correa, Balkrishna Doshi, Muzharul Islam, Achyut Kanvinde, ISBN 978-0-9663856-0-1, 1998, p.15
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External links

  • ISKCON News: Official News Agency of ISKCON
  • ISKCON Vrindavan
  • ISKCON Desire Tree
  • ISKCON TRUTH: Watchdogs of ISKCON
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