ISKCON temple Delhi
ISKCON Delhi temple is also called as Sri Sri Radha Parthasarathi Mandir famous Vaishnav temple of Lord Krishna and Radharani in the form of Radha Parthasarathi, Opened in 1998, it is located at Hare Krishna Hills, in the East Kailash area , New Delhi, India. In Vaishnavism Lord Krishna is considered the ‘most merciful’ incarnation of the Supreme Personality of Godhead.
ISKCON Temple, designed and built by Achyut Kanvinde who in 1993 agreed to accept a pro-bono commission to build this temple complex for the followers of Srila Prabhupada . is one of the largest temple complexes in India. It comprises numerous rooms for priests and for service renders. It contains many halls that are used for its administration purposes. It is divided into four broad sections.
Interesting legends of mythology and their scientific relevance fascinates you, then remember to visit the ISKCON museum, ensconced on two floors of the temple building. Pinned to a common goal to present Indian history in an interactive manner, the temple authority has taken initiatives to organise a light and sight show garnished with life-like figures of Hindu mythology, that makes a huge impact on the audience. Portraying the the best of science and religion, the exhibition is a must see for every visitor. Stroll in the ground floor and you can see beautiful motifs that brings the forlorn preaching of Bhagwat Gita, back to life. As you will climb higher, the whole backdrop changes to that of Ramayana and Mahabharata stories.
Worship of Lord
As Vaishnavism, ISKCON has very high standard of worship, daily routine of temple is:-
Twenty four brahmanically trained pujaris worship the Deities according to strict spiritual regulations, it also includes complete purity and auspiciousness of pujaris, mentioned by Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Prabhupada
Six aratis are offered to the Deities everyday, which are as :
Six bhoga offerings, corresponding to these six aratis, are made to the Deities.
The outfits of the Deities are changed twice every day, morning and evening.