Iskcon Rajahmundry - Sri Sri Radha Gopinath Dasavatar Mandir
Andhra Pradesh, East Godavari
Situated in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, Gowthami Ghat is a famous temple constructed by ISKCON to Lord Sri Krishna. Gowthami Ghat is a landmark destination of Rajahmundry, which is a major attraction and a recreational center for local residents.International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) world wide organization, which is a non profit, social welfare & spiritual organization engaged in propagating the teachings & values of the great ancient literature of our Vedic heritage.
Shri Krishna Chaitanya Maha Prabhu was revered as the incarnation of Lord Shri Krishna. He is also considered as the first saint to have initiated the Hare Rama Hare Krishna sankeerthana or movement. It is believed that many rishis have performed penance in this temple. The temple is also known as Ramananda Raya Gaudiya Math as Lord Sri Chaitanya and Ramananda Raya exchanged words at this site.
ISKCON Rajahmundry is the third largest temple after Bangalore and Tirupathi in south India among ISKCON Temples. The temple has 10 mantaps of Lord's ten incarnations. There is vedic exhibition in cellar of the temple complex depicting Lord Krishna, Lord Rama and Chaitanya lilas. There is Govinda Gift stall adjoining the temple hall and on upstairs.
Timings : 04:30 AM To 09:30 PM
Every Friday, the Lord Govinda Srinivas Abhishekam is performed at 6:30 AM. Every Saturday and Sunday Sannai Vayidyam is performed with musical instruments glorifying the Lord. Apart from this, the deity of mother Godavari is offered pooja twice daily, once at 01:00 PM and then at 06:00 PM.
Devotees are requested to attire themselves in traditional /conventional dresses while visiting the temple.
Rajahmundry is one of the major cities in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is located on the banks of the Godavari River, in East Godavari district of the state. The city is the divisional headquarters of both Rajahmundry (rural) and Rajahmundry (urban) mandals.
Sri Sri Radha Gopinath Dashavatara Mandir, Harekrishna Land, Gowthami Ghat, Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh 533101
Rajahmundry is well connected to other major cities of the country via regular flights.
Airport(s): Rajahmundry airport (RJA)
You can easily get regular trains to Rajahmundry from other major cities of the country.
Railway Station(s): Godavari (GVN), Rajahmundry (RJY)
There are regular buses from other major cities of the country to Rajahmundry.
Bus Station(s): Rajahamundry
Morning pooja and arati starts from 04:30 AM onwards.
Krishna astami, Ugadi, Jagannath Swami Ratha Yatra