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ISKCON Bangalore, Sri Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Temple

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The ISKCON Temple is situated in Rajaji Nagar. Belonging to the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, the ISKCON temple is one of the most popular temples in Bangalore.
One of the largest ISKCON temples in the world, the ISKCON Temple at Bangalore has deities of Krishna, Radha, Balarama, Chaithanya, Narasimha and Hanuman. All the deities are kept in the main sanctorum on a marble pedestal.
The temple is open from 4.15 am to 5 am, 7.15 am to 12.50 pm and 4 pm to 8.20 pm every day.
For the regular stream of pilgrims visiting, various amenities like drinking water, washrooms, parking and food courts are available.
Inaugurated in 1997, the other attractions at ISKCON temple are the gold plated flag post and the gold plated kalash shikara.
Sri Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Temple is a popular temple located at Malleswaram. Built in 1982, this temple is open from 7.30 am to 12 pm and from 6 pm to 9 pm.
Other than the main idol of Lakshmi Narasimha in the Sanctum Sanctorum, the temple has a shrine dedicated to Lord Anjaneya.
Preferred by the whole family, both the temples are easily accessible and can be visited throughout the year.

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  • Best Time:  During Sunset
  • Length of visit:  1-2hrs
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Sonu Narayan

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  • Posted May 7, 2017
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Rajendra Hegde

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  • Rajendra Hegde
  • Lives in Bangalore
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  • 31 Reviews
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"A must visit Hindu temple" new review

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
The Iskon temple is a very famous Hindu temple in Bengy. This is also a tourist attraction. Do not forget to visit and seek blessings of Lord Sri Krishna when your in the city. The temple is very well maintained as well.
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Apurva Chikani

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  • Lives in Thane
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"Very peaceful and religious place"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted 3 months ago
ISKCON temple is one of the must visit place in Bengaluru. Very peaceful and calm place. The location is very easy to locate and open up to 9:30 in evening.
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Bhanu Prakash

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  • Lives in Vijayawada
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"Good"

  • 5.5/7
  • Posted 3 months ago
Its very nice place to visit. Many food items are available. The items related to Lord Krishna and other items are also available for sale. We can donate for charity here.
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Rizwanuddin Rafiq

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  • Rizwanuddin Rafiq
  • Lives in Bhopal
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"Religious place to visit"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Jul 22, 2016
ISKCON Temple is situated at Hare Krishna hill, on west Chord Road, in North Bangalore Near Yashwantpur. This architectural marvel is the best and largest temple built by ISKCON. This temple is mainly dedicated to Sri Radha Krishna. And this architectural marvel is dedicated to the founder of ISKCON movement. It is easily accessible from all part of Bangalore.

Foundation stone was laid on 1st September 1997 on the birthday of Acharya Bhaktivedhanta Swamy Prabhupada, who was a great scholar and was perfectly believing in spiritualism. Who worked for peace and vedic life and culture. He adopted traditional Keertan and focused on Krishna Bhakti. His dedications and hardships had given new and remarkable heights to Iskcon working for peace and betterment of human life. His name was Abhaya Charan the and was born on 1st September 1896 in Calcutta. He joined the civil disobedience movement of Mahatma Gandhi and later he was inspired by Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati. With a great vision and mission he moved to USA and many young men and women were attracted towards his message of peace and his goodwill made many followers of Krishna Bhakti Tradition. He founded ISKCON in 1966 and said " checking the imbalances of values in the world and working for real unity and peace ". His message of peace was accepted by many people and contributed to Here Krishna Food for life a largest vegetarian food relief program. International Society for Krishna Consciousness is moving ahead with the mandates of Srila Prabhupada as all devotees have to strictly follow the mandates delivered by Srila Prabhupada.

This unique temple was designed by Jagat Chandra Dasa a neo classical architectural design with Dravidian style fusion. This temple was inaugurated by the President of India late Dr. Shankar Dayan Sharma. It has main sanctum dedicated to Sri Radha Krishna and four other sanctums dedicated to Sri Krishna BalRama, Sri Prahlad Narsimha, Sri Nitai Gauranga and Sri Srinivasa Govinda. A hall having an area about 10, 000 sq ft whose ceilings are decorated and painted by Russian artists, gold plated column of honour or flag pillar and kalashas are also gold plated on top of the pyramidal domes. A Namajapa hall constructed with an intention of world peace and harmony where holy names of Lord Rama and Krishna are recited by the devotees. Two sets of 108 granite steps are leading to Narsimha temple and devotees keep chanting the mantra Hare Rama Hare Krishna, which creates a quite divine and spiritual environment.

Temple is so magnificent and ornamental works just a great specimen of workmanship. It has two sections, it has a multi vision cinema, lecture hall, preaching shop, accommodation for members and non members, a vast kitchen, Vedic museum, etc and an open amphibiantheatre where various concerts and programs are held especially on the birthday celebration of Lord Krishna. Its architecture is just unique and landscaping is the added beauty with gardens and fountains.

This temple is quite popular among all the devotees and all are gathering at Janmashtmi festival from abroad too. Activities are started before Sun rise and doors are open for all as no discrimination or restrictions. After insight all are served special Prasad which is khichdi. Many events are held to promote the Vedic life and culture as FOLK friends of Lord Krishna is a part to bring awareness among the youth.

Dakshinakriti, Srila Prabhupada Museum, Bhaktivedhanta Book Trust, Goloka Seva Trust etc are of great attractions in this marvellous temple complex.

The High Taste Restaurant famous for la caret and Yogic Sattvic food, Persian Terrace famous for Middle Eastern Cuisines, Hong famous for Chinese dining, Food Camp, Ultra Lounge etc are the very famous restaurants for visitors to enjoy the various tasty foods.

Nearby there are many attractions like Guruayyappan temple, The King Church, Gayathri Devi temple, Prasanna Veeranjaneya temple, temple, Mookambika temple etc are of great interests for visitors. Photography nowadays strictly prohibited as security is ensuring.
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Vijay Potluri

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  • Vijay Potluri
  • Lives in Vijayawada
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"ISCON Temple"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Jul 11, 2016
ISCON Temple is little different compared with other Temples. Here no shortcuts to go into the Temple. Everyone should need to chant
"Hare Krishna Hare Krishna
Krishna Hare Hare"
108 times by passing each step.
It's nice Experience and very spacious temple inside, very peaceful environment below the temple very delicious dining hall.
And books and products.
Akshya Patra also run here to distribute food for mid day meals for schoolchildren.
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Sonu Narayan

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"Very nice place to visit"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Jun 17, 2016
Very good temple. Walking on the steps while chatting is good. Nice temple and beautiful idol of God. People will be always singing or chanting inside the temple is really good. You will find devotional books shop which has books and CDs. Once you pray God and come down you can find many collections for shopping. Then comes food zone, you can find different types of yummy food. On special days people offers hundred different types of food to god. Prasad there is pongs and curd rice, succha yummy pongs you should not miss.
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Ayush Mishra

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  • 5 Reviews
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"A Peaceful place to visit"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Apr 19, 2016
It was a memorable journey and also we enjoyed a lot. It was a short trip of few hours I. E. Less than 4 hours but I has definitely gives us mental peace and happiness. It seems that our soul has been enlighten again. I must recommend others to visit this place and feel the inner peace.
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Venkata Rama

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  • Venkata Rama
  • Lives in Hyderabad
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  •  7 helpful votes
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"Best temple to be"

  • 6.5/7
  • Posted Mar 30, 2016
This temple is worth visiting and it is located in the Bangalore city very near to the museum and zoo. I visited this temple during this month and this is best temple to visit in summer as it is cool above hill through inside the temple as the finishing is made of marble in the temple. This temple is maintained very neatly by the society, the place is very peaceful and we can join yoga that happens on Saturday with 300 fee. The temple has own canteen with international standards of veg varieties, after darshan book stall will also be available in the temple itself which offers books, cd's of lord Krishna. So definitely visit this temple when visited to Bangalore and prasadam here served is so tasty.
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Kumar

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"Good place to visit in the evening time"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Feb 10, 2016
A good visit. Nice temple of Lord Krishna. Good books and few good interesting stuffs are sold within. The temple looks really good in the evening time. There is aarti at the evening which is not to be missed if you plan to visit this temple.
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Pratik Borude

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  • Pratik Borude
  • Lives in Ahmednagar
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"Best temple"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Jan 31, 2016
It is the best temple I have ever seen in my life. This place has given me a lot of peace. This is very silent place and also a great big infrastructure. This temple looks ever better from inside the Metro.
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