ISKCON Nava Brindavan Dham – Mysore

 

The holy shrine of Sri Sri Krishna Balaram of ISKCON Mysore is located at Jayanagar, Mysuru.  The temple is easily accessible from the rest of the city through various modes of transport.

Darshan Timings

Morning – 7:15 am – 1:00 pm
Evening – 4:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Besides the regular temple festivals observed round the year, devotees also celebrate the traditional Dasara festival for which Mysuru is well-known in India.

Special activities:

Culture Camp: A refreshing summer camp is conducted during the months of April and May for 21 days, wherein children are trained in various performing arts and life skills.

Gita Fest: The fest is held exclusively for school children from Kindergarten to class 10. They get an opportunity to participate in events based on Bhagavad-gita. A host of events like Gita shloka chanting, singing, essay, elocution, coloring, Gita memory, Gita painting and Gita quiz are conducted.

Sri Krishna Contest: A state-level written test conducted for government and private school students from class 5 to class 10 based on their study of existing books on Krishna conscious subject matter.
Goloka Shades, a colouring competition is conducted for children below class 5.

Heritage Fest: Heritage Fest is a convergence of cultural contests celebrating India’s vibrant culture and tradition. It is intended to provide a unique opportunity to the students to participate in different cultural events and contests like classical dance, colouring, drama, dance drama, reciting the Gita, Vedic quiz and vocal music to name a few.

FOLK (Friends of Lord Krishna): This is a program conducted to educate the youth based on the teachings of Srila Prabhupada (Founder-Acharya of ISKCON) in accordance with the Vedic scriptures. The classes are highly interactive and handled by well-qualified faculties.

A typical program on Sunday consists of teaching how to apply Vedic wisdom to current world realities in order to solve difficult problems that youth encounter in their daily lives. The youngsters are also taken through different personality enrichment courses like ‘Art of Mind Control’ and ‘Secrets of Success’ to explore their deeper selves and encourage them to become more reflective and introspective. The final module attempts to systematically introduce the participant to spirituality in an authorized and scientific way.

Upcoming projects:

A grand religious and cultural complex will be built on nine acres to depict Indian culture and tradition. The complex will be in the Hoysala style of architecture with a beautiful landscape.

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