Sri Krishna Balaram Mandir – Sunnyvale, USA

Sri Sri Krishna Balaram and Sri Sri Nitai Gauranga are the Deities worshipped in this temple located in the city of Sunnyvale, California.

Darshan Timings

Morning – 7:15 am – 1:00 pm
Evening – 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Saturday and Sunday – Darshan open throughout the day

Sunday special program

Beside the regular worship and other activities conducted in the temple, following special program is held every Sunday.

11:30 am – Blissful bhajans
12:00 pm – Bhagavad-gita discourse
12:15 pm – Sunday Gurukul for kids (Children will be taught various modules such as Vedic Heritage, Yoga, Culture, Language and Crafts to ensure that they get a well-rounded experience of our rich Vedic culture.)
12:45 pm – Mantra meditation
1:00 pm – Blissful arati
1:30 pm – Sumptuous feast prasadam

Special activities round the year

Krishna Ashraya – A home-based satsang program to encourage people to get together and learn the instructions of Lord Krishna through the teachings of Srila Prabhupada (the Founder-Acharya of ISKCON). It consists of discussion on various spiritual topics from Bhagavad-gita and Srimad Bhagavatam, Krishna bhajans, arati, and delicious dinner prasadam.

Krishna Kataksha – It is a one-time satsang program which anybody can host at one’s home. Devotees go to this home and conduct many devotional activities like those in Krishna Ashraya.

FOLK (Friends Of Lord Krishna) Preaching: –This is a Youth Consortium aimed at improving internal consciousness through breakthrough techniques that combine both ancient wisdom and state-of-the-art technology.  Devotees present the Vedic knowledge in an easily understandable manner, explaining how it can be adopted in today’s lifestyle. Art of Mind Control, Focus, Happiness – The Vedic Way, Managing Emotions, Self-awareness, Stress Management, Time Management and Secrets of Success are the modules covered under this program.

Religious Services

The temple offers the following samskaras.

  • Seemanta
  • Annaprashana
  • Namakarana
  • Grihapravesha
  • Vidyarambha

One can also have the following pujas performed in the temple:

  • Ashtottara Puja
  • Narasimha Homa

Catering Service: Sattvik Catering Services offers professional catering services to serve at events like wedding reception, birthday party, corporate event, puja or any other special occasion. A variety of sattvik foods (no garlic, no onion) with affordable pricing can be selected for such occasions.

Ongoing projects:

A beautiful hillside property spanning 80 acres in the heart of Silicon Valley of California, USA, was purchased in December 2013 for constructing a new temple for Sri Sri Krishna Balaram, Sri Gaura Nitai, Sri Srinivasa Govinda, Sri Prahlada Narasimha and Srila Prabhupada.

The property located at 2425 Old Calaveras Road, Milpitas, CA is at a convenient and comfortable distance from various corners of the bay area. Construction work is in progress for a magnificent temple along with a cultural complex, a huge goshala, and residences for devotees.

Key features:

  • Scenic hillside 80 acre lot overlooking bay area
  • Panoramic views; equal to 70 floor skyscraper
  • 27K sq. ft. temple and cultural centre with a big auditorium and many multi-purpose halls
  • Goshala with potential for 50-75 cows
  • Japa walk and trekking trails
  • Spiritual retreat camps
  • Central location from major Indian communities

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