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ISKCON Temple

ISKCON Temple
Location
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.

History
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.

Overview
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.

Postal Address
ISKCON,
Hare Krishna Land,
Injambakkam,
Chennai-41.
Phone numbers: 5549 9502
3091 1472


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