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ISKCON Visakhapatnam (Vizag) Temple

Andhra Pradesh, Visakhapatnam

The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) was established in 1966 by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada (Srila Prabhupada). Situated at Visakapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, ISKCON temple is dedicated to Sri Radha Krishna. The temple construction was started on the day of Akshaya Tritiya in 2005.

Legend

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 Bhaktisidd...View more

Architecture

The temple has a big spacious hall where the idols are installed. There is a small kitchen, prasadam hall, offices and rooms for devotees alongside. There is a complex behind the temple that houses Seminar Hall and guestrooms for ISKCON Life-Member. There is a 450 seater multimedia theater as well. The temple also has a big goshala.

Darsan Info

Timings : Timings : 4:30 AM - 08:30 PM

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Darsan Dresscode

Wear modest clothes or traditional attire while visiting the temple

Culture

Visakhapatnam, also known as the “City of Destiny” is one of the largest cities in Coastal Andhra and the second largest in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Legend is that the King of Andhra being mesmerized by the beauty of God Visakha and her ethereal form, face and skin that he named the city echoing hers. The city of Visakhapatnam thereafter has certainly stood its ground and hosts various Cultures and Rituals within the city. Visakhapatnam, also known as the “City of Destiny” is one of the largest cities in Coastal Andhra and the second largest in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Legend is that the King of Andhra being mesmerized by the beauty of God Visakha and her ethereal form, face and skin that he named the city echoing hers. The city of Visakhapatnam thereafter has certainly stood its ground and hosts various Cultures and Rituals within the city.

Location and Contact

ISKCON Vishakapatnam (Vizag) Temple,Beach Road, Hare Krishna Land, Sagar Nagar, Rushikonda, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh-530045

0891-2528376,6537625, 6451248 Mobile: 9440878272,9848198614,9441901228

Visakhapatnam is a major part of the south-eastern coast of India. Located in Andhra Pradesh, this city is easily accessible from all major cities of the country. It is well-connected with cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai and Kolkata by air, road and rail.
BY AIR:
Visakhapatnam has a major airport located 12 km from the city center. It is well connected to most major cities of the country like Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Patna, Bhubaneswar and Tirupati. Flights from Dubai also operate from Visakhapatnam. Taxis are easily available from the airport. Hyderabad, 550 km from Visakhapatnam is the nearest major international airport.
BY TRAIN:
Visakhapatnam is well connected to Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Amritsar, Alappuzha, Bhubaneshwar, Ernakulum, Guwahati, Mysore, Okha, Patna, Puri, Tirupati, Thiruvananthapuram, etc. Taxis are easily available from the station to reach any part of the city.
BY ROAD:
Visakhapatnam is well connected by road. Public buses (APSRTC) connect Visakhapatnam to most neighboring regions and important places in the state. Private buses from Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, etc. are connected to the city.

Additional Info

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Temple Rituals

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Regular Offerings

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Special Rituals

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Famous Festival

Radha asthami, Krishna asthami and dussehra

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