ISKCON Temple, Ahmedabad
Sri Sri Radha Govind Dham generally was known as the ISKCON Ahmedabad Temple, is a well known Vaishnav temple of Lord Krishna and Radharani in the form of Radha Govindji. The temple was available for public viewing in 1997 near the Sarkhej Gandhinagar Highway, located near the satellite area of Ahmedabad, India. It is one of the active tourist attractions that is visited in Ahmedabad. Iskcon Ahmedabad was built in 1997 on the orders of A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. He is the founder-acharya of the ISKCON.
The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), also known as the Hare Krishna movement or Hare Krishnas, is a Gaudiya Vaishnava Hindu religious organisation. ISKCON was founded in 1966 in New York, A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada is the founder of (ISKCON) who is worshipped by followers as Guru and spiritual master. Its core assumption are based on select historic Hindu scriptures, particularly the Bhagavad-gītā and the Śrīmad Bhāgavatam. ISKCON devotees follow a disciple line of Gaudiya Bhagavata Vaishnavas and are the largest branch of Gaudiya Vaishnavism.
This is organization set up to motivate the people regarding Educational, Philanthropic, Religious studies, Spirituality. There are more than 20 temples only in india, and this is a world wide organization. It is one of the dominant tourist place in Ahemdabad to visit. It is not just a place of worship but also a Vedic Learning Center in very scientific way.
ISKCON Temple, Ahmedabad
Type of Place
- Senior Citizen
- Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport
- Ahmedabad Junction
- Timing : 4:30AM to 9:00PM
CLOSED on Saturday and Sunday.
Entry Fee : Free
- Six aratis are offered to the idols everyday, which are as:
Mangala Aarti at 4:30 AM
Tulasi Aarti at 5:00 AM
Shringar Dharshan & Guru Pooja : 7:30 AM (Very Beautiful)
Srimad Bhagavatam Class : 8:00 AM
Dhoop Aarti : 8:30 AM
Raj-Bhoga Aarti : 12:00 PM
Temple Closes : 1:00 PM
Pushpa Aarti : 4:00 PM To 4:30 PM
Sandhya Aarti : 6:30 PM To 7:00 PM
Bhagavad Gita Class : 7:30 PM
Daily lecture in Temple Hall on Bhagavad Gita / Srimad Bhagavatam.
Regular Seminars and classes on understanding of Bhagavad Gita by highly qualified experts devotees who have very deep understanding in Vedic literatures on Bhakti Yoga.
These are the most attractive things here.
Things to Buy
- Especially the handicrafts and handloom products can be purchased even books, posters and many more things can be bought. Visitors also buy the famous jewellery from all over Ahmedabad.
Things to Eat
- Different types of roadside foods specially Roadside Ketli with a Maska-Bun, Paani Puri, Sev-Puri, Masala Dabeli, Tikki-Chat-Pakodi, Pav Bhaji, Jalebi and other delights. Never forget the kulfi.
Things to enjoy
- ISKCON Ahmedabad influences daily discourses on various Vedic scriptures along with many regular seminar and courses.
It also holds preaching programs as Nama Hatta and Congregation House Program at different places of Ahmedabad and to the House of the Devotees.
One can watch ISKCON’s many international videos and relish hundreds of lectures, kirtans, and bhajans.
Food for Life program is the most extensive vegetarian food relief program in the world, ISKCON Ahmedabad is doing this activity daily in temple premises and also to various public parks & slum areas in Ahmedabad City.
Under this program, ISKCON Ahmedabad is serving Krishna Prasad to more than 100 Anganwadi which includes approximately 3000 children.
We can enjoy here all these things.