ISKCON Temple is located in the Rajaji Nagar area of Bengaluru and was inaugurated in 1997. The temple is a religious shrine dedicated to Lord Krishna as well as a cultural complex. ISKCON temples have a presence worldwide and are known to enroll the devotees of Lord Krishna for life and arrange various programs involving Lord’s consciousness and public awareness through songs and recitals.
Bangalore's ISKCON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness) temple is the most opulent of all ISKCON temples. Iskcon temple Bangalore provides a variety of spiritual and educational activities for devotees and the general public. Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma, the then-President of India, dedicated the temple and its cultural complex.
How to Reach ISKCON Temple Bangalore
The Iskcon Temple Bangalore is situated just 33 km away from Bengaluru airport. From the airport, however, one can find luxury buses that ply straight to ‘Hare Krishna Hill’.
7 km from Kempegowda Bus Station and Bengaluru city railway station.
Buses run on all routes and though timing-wise they aren’t the most reliable, it is definitely the cheapest mode of transport.
Things to do in ISKCON Temple Bangalore
1. Krishna Jayanthi Park
This park is surrounded by rich vegetation, including ponds, waterfalls, gardens, and other features. This is an excellent location for unwinding and enjoying the tranquility of the surroundings.
2. Visit Vedic Museum
At ISKON you can visit Vedic Museum This is a cultural museum located inside the temple complex. This museum provides education and information about Ramayan and other epics.
3. Enjoy Vegetarian Restaurant
Located inside the complex, this restaurant is open for all tourists. The restaurant provides a variety of mouth-watering dishes to its customers.
4. Explore the Vedic Library
Here you get books of various saints and authors of varying periods. The library possesses numerous spiritual books for students and collage going staff. As a tourist, you can also watch videos and documentaries.