ISKCON Chandigarh Temple, Sri Sri Radha Madhav Temple
Punjab and Haryana, Chandigarh
Dedicated to the beautiful couple Sri Sri Radha Madhava, ISKCON Chandigarh Temple, Sri Sri Radha Madhav Temple is one of the famous temple situated in Chandigarh. Built in 1978, the temple complex includes a spacious marble temple, and Brahmcari Ashram, Guest house where members can stay and participate in the daily spiritual programs of the temple.
Srila Prabhupada was born Abhay Charan De on September 1, 1896 to a pious Hindu family in Calcutta. As a youth growing up in British-controlled India, Abhay became involved with Mahatma Gandhi’s civil disobedience movement to secure independence for his nation. It was, however, a 1922 meeting with a prominent scholar and religious leader, Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati, which proved most influential on Abhay’s future calling. Srila Bhaktisiddhan...View more
a was a leader in the Gaudiya Vaishnava denomination, a monotheistic tradition within the broad Hindu culture, and asked Abhay to bring the teachings of Lord Krishna to the English-speaking world. Abhay became a disciple of Srila Bhaktisiddhanta in 1933, and resolved to carry out his mentor’s request. Abhay, later known by the honorific A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, spent the next 32 years preparing for his journey west.
Sri Sri Radha Madhav temple is a stunning architecture with legions of rooms for the temple priests and a garden and guest house towards the backyard. The temple has a large hall for the devotees to pray which is presumed to be the largest in any North Indian temple and it is here that the Krishna Devotees dance to the hymns of Krishna.
Timings : Darshan Timings:
04:30 AM to 05:00 AM
07:15 AM to 12:45 PM
04:15 PM to 08:30 PM
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Chandigarh was designed as well as built by a French architect Le Corbusier during the 1950’s. After independence, it is the first city which was designed in a modern style on a single grid. The architecture of Chandigarh is an example of art and culture. When it comes to creativity, Le Corbusier has tried his best to introduce new ideas that have really added a new charm to its design. If you want to explore the real architecture, you can have a look at some of the old monuments and you will surely be surprised with the kind of art that is done on them. People from different countries come to explore this modern city which is known for its temples, mosques, shrines, historical places, gardens and lots more.
Dakshin Marg, Hare Krishna Dham, Sector-36B, Chandigarh 160036
ISKCON Chandigarh is approx. 11 kms from International Airport Chandigarh - Mohali. Prepaid taxis are available from International and Domestic Airport to ISKCON Chandigarh (or popularly known as Hare Krishna Temple).
The Train Stations for outbound and incoming trains (within India are Chandigarh Railway Station. The distance from ISKCON Chandigarh to the above mentioned station is 10 kms. Auto rickshaws are available from this station to reach ISKCON Chandigarh.
Public Bus Service (Chandigarh Bus station) from there you can get local buses 36 Mkt. Bus Station , 36/37 Bus Station , 35/36 Bus Station , 36/35 Bus Station , 23/36 Bus Station are the nearby by Local Bus Stops to Sector 36 . runs Number of buses from Sector 36 to different Places.
Radha asthami, Krishna asthami and Dussehra