ISKCON Temple Delhi
|ISKCON New Delhi|
Outer View of Temple
|Proper name:||Sri Sri Radha Parthasarathi Mandir|
|Devanagari:||श्री श्री राधा पर्थसरथि मन्दिर|
|Location:||Hare Krishna Hills, East of Kailash|
|Architecture and culture|
|Primary deity:||Radha Parthasarathi (Krishna and Radha)|
|Architectural styles:||Hindu temple architecture|
Sri Sri Radha Parthasarathi Mandir (Hindi: श्री श्री राधा पर्थसरथि मन्दिर ), generally known as the ISKCON Delhi temple, is a well known 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 of Kailash area of New Delhi, India.
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 has many halls that are used for its administration purposes. It is divided into four broad sections.
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:-
- Mangala Aarti
- Tulsi Aarti
- Dhoop Aarti
- Raj-Bhoga Aarti
- Pushpa Aarti
- Sandhya Aarti
- 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.
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- Gaudiya Vaishnavism
- Svayam Bhagavan
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