History Of Iskcon Temple


Krishna is the only male & all others being energies of Krishna, they’re prakrti, or female.

What is the story behind ISKCON temple?

ISKCON was founded by Abhaya Caranaravinda Bhaktivedanta Swami (born Abhay Charan De) in New York City, USA, in the year 1966. He is considered as the spiritual guru of the organization. ISKCON was founded with the objective of encouraging the practice of Bhakti Yoga or Krishna Consciousness.

Who started ISKCON temple?

A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
International Society for Krishna Consciousness / Founder

Abhay Charanaravinda Bhaktivedanta Swami was an Indian Gaudiya Vaishnava guru who founded ISKCON, commonly known as the Hare Krishna movement. Members of ISKCON view Bhaktivedanta Swami as a representative and messenger of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. Wikipedia

Where was the first ISKCON temple built?

ISKCON Temple,Vrindavan

Known as the Sri Krishna Balaram Temple in Vrindavan, this is the first ISKCON temple in India. This was built in the year 1975.

Which God is in ISKCON temple?

The main deities enshrines in the ISKCON Temple are Krishna and Balarama, at the central altar. On the other hand, the right altar has the idols of Radha-Krishna with the gopis Lalita and Vishakha. On the left altar is worshipped the idol of Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu with Nityananda and the founder-saints of ISKCON.

What are the 4 rules of ISKCON?

Along with chanting Hare Krishna, following these principles form the basis of Krishna conscious practice.
No eating meat, fish, or eggs. Killing animals destroys the quality of mercy.
No gambling. Truthfulness is destroyed by gambling.
No use of intoxicants.
No illicit sex.

Do ISKCON monks get salary?

Average annual salary in ISKCON is INR 3.6 lakhs

Are Muslims allowed in ISKCON?

Yes, all are welcome here.

Is ISKCON anti Hindu?

ISKCON accepts fundamental Hindu beliefs such as karma and reincarnation. Others would argue that whilst being a legitimate form of Hinduism, its impact has been minimal. It is a minor movement, a cult, which has had little effect on Hinduism in India or on mainstream Hinduism.

How many wives did Krishna have ISKCON?

Besides eight principal queens (Ashtabharya), the Hindu god Krishna, an avatar of the god Vishnu and the king of Dvaraka, wedded a number of captured women, whose number is mentioned as 16,000 or 16,100 in different scriptures.


The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) in Pakistan has three temples, including in Karachi, Larkana, Sindh, and in Hyderabad, Sindh as well as and five centers: in Bahawalpur, Punjab, Thari Mirwah, and the Harimandir in Hyderabad, Sindh, as well as in Khuzdar and Quetta, Balochistan and growing.


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