ISKCON, Mumbai is a part of the series of temples built
across the world to propagate the message of Bhagwat Gita nad raise
the consciousness about Lord Krishna. ISKCON temples are not mere
places of worship or places of aesthetic and architectural beauty.
These are symbol of intellectual development and mediums of movement
on higher plane-spiritual plane.
The International Society for Krishna Consciousness(ISKCON)
was initially raised as a spiritual society in New York to propagate
the message of the Bhagwad Gita. It was founded by Swami Prabhupada.
In India there are about 40 ISKCON temples. Contemplating the
traditions of the ancient Vaishnava tradition, its philosophy and
practice, these spiritual temples have left a mark on all mankind.
ISKCON temples are dedicated to Lord Krishna. Populary known as
Hare Rama Hare Krishna Temple, ISKCON, Mumbai is situated at Juhu.
At a stones throw away distance from Prithvi theatre, the
temple is a connoisseurs delight. There are beautiful paintings
inside and outside is just spell-binding. The architectural grandeur
is just unmatched elsewhere. Jet-setting, orange- robed sadhus
inside the premise add to the visual richness.
One can drop in for lunch at the ISKCON restaurant to taste the
ancient curries and also take part in evening prayer and recital of
Bhajans( devotional songs).