ISKCON Temple - History, Timings & Entry Fee


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Distance (From Ujjain Junction): 5 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 30 Mins - 1 Hr

Place Location: Near Vikram Kirti Mandir

Transportation Options: Cab / Auto

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 5 km from Ujjain Junction, ISKCON Temple is a beautiful temple located in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh. Situated near Nandkheda Bus Stand, it is one of the prominent ISKCON temples in India, and among the famous temples in Ujjain.

Also known as Radha Madhana Mohan Temple, ISCKON Temple is a magnificent marble temple opened in 2006. This temple has special significance for Krishna's followers since Krishna, Balaram, and Sudama are believed to have received their education from Maharishi Sandipani in this city. It is the only fully solar-powered temple in Ujjain and the ISKCON organization.

There are three sanctum sanctorum in the temple housing the idols of Radha Madhana Mohan, Lord Krishna and Radha with Gopis, and Sri Gauri Nitai. The temple also has a charming collection of sculptures of Hindu deities, abundant flower beds, and Tulsi gardens. One can witness the continuous music with chanting of Hare Krishna Hare Rama Dhun throughout the day. Besides, the temple complex comprises Goshala, resident housing, office, and Brahma Chari Ashram.

The priests conduct six aartis every day to the deities. Janmashtami is one of the main festivals celebrated here with great fervor that includes food offerings, prayers, and hymns. The other festivals include Guru Purnima, Rathyatra, Radhastami, and Gopastami.

Timings: 4.30 AM - 1 PM & 4 PM - 9.15 PM

Entry: Free