ISKCON Temple, Ahmedabad, Gujarat

The ISKCON temple located at Ahmedabad is one of the worth visiting holy shrine. ISKCON is the abbreviation for International Society for Krishna Consciousness. The temple depicts Lord Krishna with his beloved lover Radha, who is regarded as the epitome of true love.  Temple is affectionately enjoyed and inflicted by all pilgrims and holidaymakers throughout the year. Fervent “Hare Krishna” followers will never miss to make their trip to this temple, while they make holiday to Ahmedabad. 

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The paradise like beauty and the tranquil atmosphere of the ISKCON Temple in Ahmedabad attracts a large number of people everyday to offer their prayers to Lord Krishna. The temple with its calm and peaceful atmosphere offers the perfect spot to spend some quiet time with oneself. You can attend the morning and the evening prayers sessions held over here.

Temple is extremely clean and one is expected to maintain silence while inside the premises of this holy shrine. The huge halls are illuminated with grand looking chandeliers. The interiors of the temple are pretty spacious. The temple also boasts of a huge campus, which is filled with a large number of flowering trees and plants. Every moment spent here is indeed a heavenly experience.

The temple hosts two main festivals, which are attended by a large number of people from across the state. One is Janmastami, the birthday of Lord Krishna. On this day a large number of people come to attend the Mangal Aarti, held in the evening, as well as the discourses from the Bhagvad Gita, the holy book of the Hindus. Another major festival held over here is the Nand Mahotsav. This is celebrated on the day following Krishna's birthday. On this day people from all corners of the city come to take a look at the idol of lord Krishna and his consort and give their offerings. The temple also arranges for lunch for the devotees on this auspicious occasion.

Temple has much spacious interiors compared to its exterior portions. Huge halls decorated with beautiful chandeliers attributes the devoutness of the shrine. Prayer sessions in the temple provide a soothing feeling to the devotees as the entire ambiance would be filled with the chanting of hymns and Keertans. ISKCON Temple is definitely a place to visit if you are planning to go for sightseeing in Ahmedabad.




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