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ISKCON Temple Mumbai

Location Juhu, Mumbai
How to reach Board a local that will take you here, or hire an auto or taxi
Presiding Deity Radha Rasabihariji
Special Attraction Radha Rasabihariji
Best time to visit August/September and anytime of the year

ISKCON Temple MumbaiISKCON 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 devotees.

How to Reach ISKCON Temple, Mumbai

By Air
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.

By Rail/Train
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 driver.

By Road
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.