Here is the list of 20 Krishna Temples in India
This temple was opened back in 1998 and is located at Hare Krishna Hills, in the East of Kailash area of New Delhi, India. A very well-known Lord Krishna temple for inner peace, its followers believe in Srila Prabhupada. As one of the biggest temple complexes in India, it has numerous rooms for priests and service renders. Many halls are used for its administration purposes. It is divided into four broad units.
A Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Krishna; Shri Banke Bihari Mandir is situated in the sacred city of Vrindavan of the Mathura District. Among the seven temples of Thakur in Vrindavan including, Sri Radhavallabh ji, Shri Govind Dev ji and four others, Shri Banke Bihari Mandir is one of them.
The Shrinathji temple of Nathdwara is a holy palace temple dedicated to one of the avatars of Lord Krishna, Shrinathji. It is located on the banks of the river Banas and is located at a distance of 48 km from Udaipur in Rajasthan. The temple is a famous pilgrimage point of Rajasthan and a must see if you are on tour of Religious places in Rajasthan.The temple has its story which traces to back to time of Meera bai and is important to Hindu religion history.
The temple was constructed in the year 1814 by the treasurer of the Estate of Gwalior, Seth Gokul Das Parikh. The temple lies nearby Vishram Ghat. The temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna. Since Lord Krishna is also referred to as 'King of Dwarka', hence the temple got its name. Lord Krishna and Radha are the primary deities in the main shrine of the temple. The temple has paintings and carvings inside which give an ethereal look to the temple. Visitors from all over visit the place especially during the festival of Janmashtmi.
Also known as Sri Krishna-Balaram Mandir, this temple was built in 1975 on the instructions of Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, who is the founder-acharya of ISKCON. The core objective of this temple was to increase awareness about the Vedic scriptures and the Bhagavad Gita. Even today, it is regarded as one of the most popular temples in Vrindavan.
Dedicated to the Lord of serpents Kartikeya, the Subramanya Swamy Temple is a shrine located in the state of Karnataka. The temple is carved out of sparkling white stone with intricate stonework embellishing the facade. The temple also houses a silver covered Garuda pillar which holds great religious significance for the devotees. A revered pilgrimage site, this temple is and architectural marvel as well.
ISKCON, International Society for the Krishna consciousness is a Hindu religious society which was founded in the New York City in the year 1966 by Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. Its core belief is based on the holy Hindu books of Bhagavad Gita and Srimad Bhagavatam. The society has international recognition, and various temples of ISKCON are located in various parts of the world. ISKCON Guwahati is one of the temples under the parent organization which is dedicated to Lord Krishna.
True to its name, the Gita Mandir features inscriptions of the holy book in and around the surroundings of the temple. A magnificent idol of Lord Krishna is housed in this temple along with Lakshmi Narayana, Ram and Sita. Intricate carvings and paintings are seen within the temple premises.
Situated in one of the most famous pilgrimage sites of South India, the Krishna Temple or the Udupi Sri Krishna Matha is quite a huge name associated with the worship of Lord Krishna. The fascinating idol of the Lord is adorned with jewels and a golden chariot. The unique thing about the temple is that the worshipping is done only through a window with nine holes called the Navagraha Kitiki.
Astounding in elegance, this temple was shaped by Jagadguru shri Kripaluji Maharaj in 2001. Every day, during prayer time, a huge crowd gathers to worship their god. Prem Mandir is a newly constructed temple and is the most beautiful in the Brij area. Made out of white marble and adorned with very intricate carvings, this temple is famous for its architectural beauty.
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