ISKCON Temple is located in the Injambakkam region of Chennai city.
The temple structure lies in the Thyagaray Nagar and off the, Burkir
Road.The temple is one of the many populsr worshipping places
established by the ISKCON society in the region of India.
The ISKCON preaching in Chennai was started by H.H. Giriraj, a
disciple of the founder of ISKCON. It was not un till 1983 that the
ISKCON Chennai established a temple and ashram at Kilapuak Garden
Road. The deities to this temple were donated by a patron and the
worship started from late 1983. In the year 1988 ISKCON Headquarters
moved to T Nagar.
The ISKCON Temple at Chennai like other ISKCON centres is the axis
point from where the teachings of Lord Sri Krishna Chaitanya are
spread. The temple is the most frequently visited one in the capital
city of Tamil Nadu. The deities worshipped in the temple include
those of Rukmini and Krishna. The image of deity Satyabhama, one of
the eight wives of Krishna, is also housed in the temple premises.
Other deities worshipped in the temple include Jagannath, Baladeva,
Subhadra and Gaura-Nitai. The ISKCON Temple of Chennai is built over
a small area and has few provisions. But the rush of the pious
devotees is quite the same as at other centres and temples.
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Phone numbers: 5549 9502