Worship the Lord with mystic mangal arati, blissful kirtans, delicious prasadam and so much more.

Read on to know the complete details on timings, itinerary and COVID safety measures to follow during the joyous occasion. Hare Krishna!

Celebration at ISKCON Bangalore

Sri Krishna Janmashtami in ISKCON Bangalore is celebrated with planning and enthusiasm.

The preparations begin many months before the festival. The temple is decorated with colourful flowers and festoons to give a vibrant festive appearance.

Sevas offered to the Lord:

There will be many sevas offered to their Lordships on  August 18 and 19. There will also be a special offering of 108 delicacies to their Lordships. There are many opportunities available on this most auspicious day to take part in the grand celebration throughout the day.

You can experience spiritual bliss through cultural programs, divine darshan, special sevas, melodious kirtans and delicious prasadam.

Abhishekam of their Lordships:

The utsavar Deities of Sri Radha Krishnachandra are anointed with fragrant oils and are given ceremonial abhishekam with auspicious items like milk, yoghurt, ghee, honey, sweet water and fresh juices. They are then smeared with turmeric paste and bathed in Ganges water. Varieties of flowers are showered until the Deities are submerged in a soft bed of flowers.

The abhishekam is scheduled at midnight on 19th August 2022. We invite you to visit the temple to witness this ethereal view on this most auspicious day and be blessed.

Receive the blessings of the Lord by visiting ISKCON Bangalore

Witness the marvellous celebration of Sri Krishna Janmashtami and experience the boundless blessing and divine energy at ISKCON Bangalore.

Four Divine experiences that you can enjoy on Sri Krishna Janmashtami:

  1. Divine darshan of Their Lordships
  2. Witness grand aratis
  3. Participate in wonderful kirtan
  4. Relish the delicious prasadam

Details of Sri Krishna Janmashtami celebration at three locations:

1. Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple at Hare Krishna Hill. 

(Hare Krishna Hill, West of Chord Road, Rajaji Nagar Bengaluru – 560010, Karnataka)

Darshan: Thursday, 18-August-2022 from 9 AM to 10 PM

Friday, 19-August-2022 from 9 AM to 12 midnight

  • Volunteers will be available to assist the senior citizens from the main entry gate. An ambulance will be present for any emergency.
  • A medical facility and basic aid are arranged on the premises.
  • Senior citizens can avail of the shuttle services at nominal charges. Wheel chair facility is available throughout the day.

How to reach: iskconbangalore.org/how-to-reach

2.ISKCON Bangalore, Sri Rajadhiraj Govinda Temple at Vaikuntha Hill.

(Kanakapura Rd, Vaikunta Hill, Vasanthapura, Subramanyapura, Bengaluru – 560061, Karnataka)

Darshan: Thursday, 18-August-2022 from 9 AM to 10 PM

Friday, 19-August-2022 from 9 AM to 12 midnight

  • ISKCON Sri Rajadhiraja Govinda Temple was inaugurated by Sri Ram Nath Kovind, the then Hon’ble President of India, in commemoration of the 125th birth anniversary of Srila Prabhupada. It is now open for public visits.
  • The design and aesthetics, including the seven doors to the sanctum, are inspired by the famous Sri Venkateshwara Swamy temple in Tirumala.
  • The deity of Lord Srinivasa is nearly the same height and has been named Sri Rajadhiraja Govinda, which means He is the King of kings.

How to reach: iskconbangalore.org/how-to-reach-vkhill

3.ISKCON Bangalore, Whitefield celebrating at KTPO

(Karnataka Trade Promotion organisation(KTPO), Export Promotion Industrial Park, Plot No.121, Road No.5, EPIP 2nd Phase, Whitefield Industrial Area, Bengaluru – 560066, Karnataka)

Darshan: Friday, 19-August-2022 from 9 AM to 12 midnight.

  • Cultural programs for children and adults
  • Fun-related activities like Dahi Handi, Butter Churning, etc.
  • Abhishekam for lordships at 6:30 PM and 10 PM (Midnight Abhishek)
  • Introductory courses on Gita

Watch the celebrations Live on our Youtube channel.

Click below to download the Janmashtami Vrata Manual in various languages:

English  |  Hindi  |  Kannada   |  Telugu

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