ISKCON temple or Hare Rama Hare Krishna temple at Juhu in Mumbai is among the most visited sacred temples dedicated to Lord Krishna or Lord Radha Rasabihari. Managed by ISKCON, the temple is built on the prime land of Hare Krishna Land sprawling over 4 acres. Hare Rama Hare Krishna temple has been a moving tribute to Srila Parabhupada's genius and perseverance that has spread Krishna consciousness. Also known as Radha Rasabihariji temple, thousands of devotees flock the temple from across the globe.
Opened in 1978 as a spiritual oasis, ISKCON temple has been a haven for
those who feel burdened with the crass materialism and artificiality
that engulfs the humanity. When here you could do mediations and
participate in hypnotic chanting of mantras that is sure to detoxify
your spiritual health and help in enlightenment for the serious seekers.
ISKCON temple has all the facilities for a pleasant spiritual stay. The
temple complex has a spacious marble temple, a top-end auditorium, a
book-publishing house, a restaurant and a twin towered six storied guest
house where visitors can stay and be a part of daily spiritual programs
of the temple.
You will enjoy the sheer presence of devotees congregating the ISKCON
temple. Every day about 5 thousand pilgrims visit the temple and on
Sundays the number swells to over 10 thousand. Janmasthami is the
grandest occasion celebrated in August and September each year. It is
the time when ISKCON temple at Juhu becomes a host to millions of
How to Reach ISKCON Temple, Mumbai
All major airlines fly to Mumbai. Bombay is India's International
gateway with the busiest domestic network in India. The Sahar
International Airport is 30km north of the city's center. The domestic
terminal at Santa Cruz is at the distance of 25km from downtown Mumbai.
These terminals are well connected with taxis and shuttle services. Go
for pre-paid taxi services and avoid paying any money to the driver, not
even in the form of tip or bakshish.
Reaching Mumbai by train is quite easy. Mumbai is well connected with
railways. Dadar is the best stop to disembark to reach the ISKCON
temple. In case you missed that stop, you could get down at Chatrapati
Shivaji Terminus (CST or VT). You can get a taxi to the ISKCON temple
and ask for government approved taxi fare card before you pay the
You can avail of any mode of road transportation to reach ISKCON
temple, and depending on your selection it could be anything from Taxi,
Bus, Bullock cart, cycle, running, walking or hitch-hiking.