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ISKCON Temple Delhi

Also popularly known as the Hare Rama Hare Krishna Temple, The ISKCON Temple, is a shrine dedicated to Lord Krishna. Located in the east Kailash area of New Delhi, the temple was established in the year 1998 by Achyut Kanvinde. Along with being one of the famous tourist attractions in Delhi, the temple is also a centre for learning Vedic sciences and have a massive number of followers not just in India but from across the globe to obtain peace.

Visiting the temple, the tourists witness the beauty of the temple which comprises the fountains, gift shops and libraries of CDs and books making it an amazing place to visit in Delhi. ISKCON Temple is a perfect place if one is looking for spiritual retreat in Delhi. The chants of ‘Hare-Krishna’ along with the beats of drum coming from the temple premises fills one with sanctity.


The world-famous temple got its name from The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON). ISKCON Temple- a spiritual foundation, was founded in the year 1966 in New York by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. All the ISKCON Temple were formed to spread the practice of Bhakti Yoga in which the devotees surrender themselves towards Lord Krishna. Prabhupada, the founder of ISKCON wanted to construct the temples in all the major cities of India and so Sri Sri Radha Parthasarathi Temple which is the ISKCON Temple of Delhi was formed in the year 1995 to spread the knowledge of Vedic culture and develop a close relation between the people and Lord Krishna.


Adorned with classical stonework on the outside and pristine artwork on the inside, the ISKCON Temple is one of the largest temple complexes in the region. Entering the main sanctum, one could witness the idols adorned with rich clothes and jewellery decked with great delicacy and care. The space of the ISKCON Temple even holds devotional lectures and addresses are arranged for the spiritual nerve of the devotees. Coming to the outer complex of the temple,it is embellished with intricate carvings and designs. Not just this, but there are shops and fountains in the temple campus which adds to the spirituality of the shrine. Last but not the least, the ISKCON temple also houses a museum which organises multimedia shows exhibiting great epics such as Ramayana and Mahabharata.

Opening/Closing Time/Arti Time

Other Days- 4:30 AM to 1:00 PM and 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM (All days of the week)
Mangala Aarti- 4:30 AM
Darshan Aarti- 7:15 AM
Guru Puja- 7:30 AM
Bhagavatam Class- 08:00 AM
Raj Bhoga Aarti- 12:30 PM
Darshan Closes- 01:00 PM
Darshan Reopens- 04:15 PM
Tulsi Aarti- 06:30 PM
Sandhya Aarti- 07:00 PM
Bhagavad Gita Class- 08:00 PM
Shayana Aart- 08:30 PM


Hare Krishna Hills, East of Kailash area of New Delhi.

Best Time to Visit

The ISKCON Temple can be visited all throughout the year. Although planning to visit Iskcon Temple during Sri Krishna Janmashtami and Rama Navami would be an ideal time.

How to Reach?

One needs to get down at Nehru Place Metro Station which is on the Violet Line.  The other alternative option would be Kailash Colony Metro Station.

Nearby Attractions

Apart from seeking blessings at ISKCON Temple, tourists can visit other attractions which are visited by a number of travellers all throughout the year.

  • Bhairon Mandir
  • Ambarka Gallery
  • Humayun’s Tomb
  • Nizamuddin Dargah
  • Dilli Haat
  • INA Market
  • Aastha Kunj Park

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