International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) is a world-famous organization working for the betterment of society. The society is founded by His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada in 1966 in New York City. Hundreds of centers are opened by society worldwide to impart Krishna Consciousness among people.
These centers are working to guide people to find the real meaning of their life. That is why they are like an oasis in the desert. These temples are open for all, no discrimination is done here. Persons of different caste, creeds, races, nationalities can devote himself to the service of the Lord.
The institution transmits the message of humanity, unity, and peace in the world. The major objective of the society is to spread spiritual knowledge and cultural education among the people. Here is a list of the Top 20 ISKCON Temples in India.
1. ISKCON Bengaluru (Sri Radha Krishna Temple)
Sri Radha Krishna Temple at Bengaluru is inaugurated by Shankar Dayal Sharma in 1997. The temple is among the biggest ISKCON temples in the whole world. Madhu Pandit Dasa – Civil Engineer IIT (Mumbai) carried out the project of developing the huge and beautiful temple. Around the year, millions of people came here to visit and had a memorable experience.
There are numerous facilities for the visitors like an Ashram for Men and a Guest House for the Visitors along with whole life membership for the devotees. Visitors can also find several hotels in Bangalore nearby for a comfortable stay. Moreover, value education is given to school-going children and cultural education is given to lots of people.
Address: ISKCON Sri Radha Krishnachandra Temple, Hare Krishna Hill, Chord Road, Bengaluru, Karnataka
2. ISKCON Vrindavan (Sri Krishna Balaram Temple)
Sri Krishna Balaram Temple at Vrindavan was constructed in 1975. The temple has splendid architecture and is famous all over the world. It is a destination for the devotees of Lord Krishna.
Various services are provided to the devotees like Ashram for both men and women, restaurant service. Along with that, there is a museum for visitors.
Address: ISKCON Vrindavan, Krishna Balaram Temple, Bhaktivedanta Swami Marg, Raman Reti, Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh
3. ISKCON Mayapur (Sri Mayapura Chandrodaya Temple)
Sri Mayapura Chandrodaya Temple at Mayapur is the headquarters of ISKCON. The temple was established in the year 1972. There is a gift shop and restaurant facility for the guest along with that Ashram service for Men is also available for male devotees.
Address: Sri Mayapura Chandrodaya Mandir, Sri Mayapur Dham, Dist. Nadia, Mayapur, West Bengal
4. ISKCON New Delhi (Sri Sri Radha Radhikaraman-Krishna Balaram Temple)
Sri Sri Radha Radhikaraman-Krishna Balaram Temple is situated in New Delhi. Formerly, a small temple was established in 1984 thereafter shifted to the present temple complex in 2005.
The major facilities for the visitors are the guest house facility, Ashram for male devotees, etc. Program for prisoners is the most appreciated program run by the center as well as corporate seminars are also held for professional people.
Address: Sri Sri Radha Radhikaraman-Krishna Balaram Temple, 41/77 Punjabi Bagh (West) Srila Prabhupada Marg, New Delhi.
5. ISKCON Mumbai (Sri Sri Radha Rasabihari ji Temple)
Sri Sri Radha Rasabihari Ji Temple is a magnificent temple built in 1978. Millions of devotees visit the temple as it is one of the popular visitor’s sights in the city. The facilities
The temple complex has a library, bakery, and restaurant for the visitors as well as guest house is also available for the devotees.
Address: Sri Sri Radha Rasabihari Temple, Hare Krishna Land, Juhu, Mumbai, Maharashtra
6. ISKCON Pune (Sri Sri RadhaVrindavanchandra Temple)
Sri Sri RadhaVrindavanchandra Temple is also known as ISKCON NVCC (New Vedic Cultural Center). The Vedic Cultural Centre is inaugurated by Mr. Pranab Mukherjee (Hon’ble President of India) in the year 2013.
A number of facilities are also available to people like Hall, Restaurant, Gift Shop. People can also opt for the life membership service. Side by Side Women empowerment program is run by the center, which is widely appreciated by the people.
Address: Sri Sri RadhaVrindavanchandra Temple, New Vedic Cultural Center, Katraj-Kondwa Bypass, Pune, Maharashtra.
7. ISKCON Hyderabad (Sri Sri Radha-Madanmohan Mandir)
Sri Sri Radha-Madanmohan Mandir is ranked at number 7 in the list of top 20 ISKCON temples in India. It is situated in Hyderabad is the headquarter of ISKCON in South India. The temple was established in 1976.
Several services are provided to the followers of Lord Krishna like Ashram for males, guest house for the visitors, distribution of Daily Prasadam, Vedic Priest services. Besides this youth program is also run by the society.
Address: Sri Sri Radha Madanmohan Mandir, Hare Krishna Land, Nampally Station Road, Abids, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
8. ISKCON Noida (Sri Sri Radha Govind Mandir )
Sri Sri Radha Govind Mandir at Noida is established for propagating the Concioustioness of Krishna among the People. It is working for the development of spirituality in people.
A myriad of facilities are available to the devotees of Lord Krishna like services in the home program, membership for an entire life, school on Sunday, and many other services.
Address: A-5, Sector- 33, (Opp. NTPC Office), Noida, Uttar Pradesh
9. ISKCON Ahmedabad (Shri Shri Radha Govind Dham)
Shri Shri Radha Govind Dham at Ahemdabad is among the biggest ISKCON temples in India. The architecture of the temple is an integration of Gujarati Sompura and Rajasthani Khamira style.
Multiple facilities are accessible to the visitors like guest facilities, Sunday feast, and life long membership, etc. Apart from that free food service is also provided to the hungry.
Address: Shri Shri Radha Govind Dham, Satellite Rd. Gandhinagar Highway Crossing, Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
10. ISKCON Kanpur (Sri Sri Radha Madhav Mandir)
Swami Srila Prabhupada expressed his willingness to build an ISKCON center in Kanpur by writing letters to the disciples and followers. Later on Sri Sri Radha Madhav Mandir in 2006.
Plenty of services are provided to the followers of Lord Krishna in the temple like service of Vedic priest and membership for whole life. In addition to this, the cow protection program is also promoted by the center.
Address: Sri Sri Radha Madhav Mandir, Mainavati Marg, Bithoor Road Post Kheora, Nawabganj, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
11. ISKCON Jaipur (Giridhari Dauji Temple)
Giridhari Dauji Temple at Jaipur is ranked at number 11 in the list of top 20 ISKCON temples in India due to its popularity. Swami Srila Prabhupada showed his desire to build a magnificent temple in Jaipur as a center of Krishna Consciousness through his letter in 1975.
Various facilities are provided to the devotees like Daily Prasadam, guest house facility, Ashram for male followers, etc. Apart from that free food service is also provided to the hungry.
Address: Sri Sri Giridhari Dauji Temple, Village Dholai, New Sanganer Road, Opp. Vijay Path, Mansarovar, Jaipur
12. ISKCON Ujjain (Sri Sri Radha Madan Mohan Mandir)
Sri Sri Radha Madan Mohan Mandir in Ujjain is opened in Ujjain. The temple is famous for its charismatic architecture. It is a center for spreading Krishna Consciousness in society.
Multiple projects are run by the center like a mid day meal for numerous students, food for life program for hunger, De-Addiction or Rehabilitation program, etc.
Address: Hare Krishna Land, 33-37 Bharatpuri Administrative Zone, Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh
13. ISKCON Kharghar (Sri Sri Radha Madan Mohanji Temple)
Sri Sri Radha Madan Mohanji Temple in Mumbai is established in 2009. It is a center for spiritual and cultural learning. The temple is constructed on a land of more than 8 acres.
An auditorium, library, and guest house facility are provided to the visitor a. Apart from various other services that are offered to the people.
Address: Hare Krishna Land, Sec.23, Central Park, Opposite Golf Course, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra
14. ISKCON Nashik (Shri Shri Radha Madan Gopal Mandir)
Shri Shri Radha Madan Gopal Mandir in Nashik is the destination for millions of visitors throughout the year. The center’s main objective is on preaching to the youths about Krishna Consciousness.
Numerous programs are run by the center like cow protection, distribution of books, food for life to the hungry and children.
Address: Vrindavan colony, Gen. Vaidya Nagar, Poornima Stop, Dwarka, Nashik, Maharashtra
15. ISKCON Pandharpur (Sri Sri Radha Pandharinath Mandir)
Sri Sri Radha Pandharinath Mandir at Pandharpur is established in 1984. Lord Vithala (an incarnation of Lord Krishna) is revered here. The temple is the headquarters for the followers of Lord Krishna in the state.
Various services are provided to the people like a guest house for visitors, Ashram for men, etc. Several programs are also run by the center in the city like cow protection, distribution of books, preaching youngster’s, etc.
Address: Sri Sri Radha Pandharinath Mandir, Hare Krishna Dharma, Prabhupada Ghat East Bank of Chandrabhaga River, Pandharpur, Dist. Solapur, Maharashtra.
16. ISKCON Haridwar (Sri Sri Gour Radha Krishna Mandir)
Sri Sri Gour Radha Krishna Mandir is ranked at number 16 in the list of top 20 ISKCON temples in India. Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakur (the spiritual master of Srila Prabhupada) himself visited the holy city and preached Krishna Consciousness. Thereafter, the center of ISKCON started in Haridwar.
A plethora of programs is run by the center like free education to thousands of students, medical camps for patients, personality development training, etc.
Address: Sri Sri Gour Radha Krishna Mandir, Gouranga House, Nai Basti, Mahadev Nagar, Bhimgoda, Haridwar, Uttarakhand.
17. ISKCON Baroda (Sri Sri Radha Shyamsundar Mandir )
Sri Sri Radha Shyamsundar Mandir at Baroda is established in 1981. The temple complex has intricate architecture. Thousands of religious pilgrims came here to worship the Lord.
The temple premises have a restaurant, bookstall, gift shop, etc. The Garden also adds to the beauty of the temple. A Guesthouse facility is available to the visitors.
Address: Sri Sri Radha Shyamsundar Mandir, Hare Krishna Land, Gotri Rd., Baroda, Gujarat.
18. ISKCON Nigdi, Pune (Sri Govind Dham)
Sri Govind Dham at Nigdi is established in 2011. The primary purpose of the center is to propagate Namhatta program and to start Baal Sanskaar Kendra (for encouraging value education in the society).
The main facilities offered by the center are a guest house for guests, Home Program services. Besides this the temple complex has a gift shop.
Address: Sri Govind Dham, Survey No. 189/3B, Ravet, Haveli Taluka Off Bhaktivedanta Swami Road, Nigdi, Pune, Maharashtra.
19. ISKCON Siliguri (Sri Sri Radha Madhava Sundar Mandir)
Sri Sri Radha Madhava Sundar Mandir in Siliguri is established in 2002. The temple is known for its architectural brilliance. In the temple complex a museum, a book shop, restaurant, and gift shop are there which also seeks attraction of people.
Bhaktivedanta International Vedic Cultural Academy is started by the center to provide quality education to the children which will benefit future generations.
Address: Sri Sri Radha Madhava Sundar Mandir, ISKCON Road, ISKCON Mandir, Siliguri, West Bengal
20. ISKCON Visakhapatnam
ISKCON temple in Visakhapatnam is established in 1999. The temple complex has been destroyed by the Hudhud cyclone and therefore the reconstruction is in process.
Various programs are being promoted by the center like book distribution, midday meals to children, cow protection, etc.
Address: ISKCON TEMPLE, Hare Krishna Land, Sagar Nagar, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.