Iskcon TempleIskcon Temple is situated at Hari Krishna Hill, near East of Kailash. Built by the Hare-Rama Hare-Krishna cult, the temple dates back to the year 1998. New Delhi Iskon Temple is one of the 40 temples in India built by the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (Iskcon). Dedicated to Lord Krishna, the temple is one of the biggest temple complexes in India. The Hare Rama Hare Krishna Temple of New Delhi is beautifully built and is adorned with exquisite paintings on the life phases of Radha-Krishan, Sita-Ram, Laxman, Hanuman and Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, made by Russian artists. The shikhars, at a height of 90-feet above the ground level, also add to the grandeur of the temple.
One of the high points of the Iskcon Temple is the central prayer hall housing some magnificent idols of Radha-Krishna, along with the idols of other deities and enlightening spiritual lines and shibboleths. Another attraction is the temple museum that exhibits multimedia shows of the great epics Ramayana and Mahabharata. Every Sunday, certain special programs like kirtan, aarti, pravachan and prasadam are held at the Delhi Iskon Temple. The Hare Rama Hare Krishna Temple of Delhi gains special significance at the time of the Janmashtmi festival, the birthday of Lord Krishna. Huge celebrations are organized at that time and hundreds of devotees throng the temple to get a glimpse of the deity.