Established : 1972
Address : 1320 W 34th St, Houston, TX 77018, United States
Deities : Sri Sri Radha Nilamadhava, Sri Sri Gaura Nitai, Sri Giriraj and Sri Sri Radha Giridhari
Activities : Sunday Love Feast, Book Distribution, Sunday School, Vedic Education, Food for Life, Mangala Arti, Motel Gita Program etc.
Facilities : Govinda’s Vegetarian Cuisine, Goswami Academy, Guaranga Hall, Hare Krishna Sunday School
Events : Rama Ekadasi, Damodar month, Parama Ekadasi, Pasunkasa Ekadasi, Diwali; Festival of Lights etc.
Hare Krishna Temple and Cultural Center, also known as ISKON of Houston, is a Hindu temple dedicated primarily to Lord Krishna. It was established in 1972 and has, since its inception, added more and more deities to its shrines including Sri Sri Nitai Chandra, Sri Sri Chaitanya Chandra, Sri Sri Radha Nila-Madhava, and Sri Sri Giriraj Govardhan.
There are lush green gardens on the property, along with the old and new temple buildings. Worship services, offerings and religious ceremonies take place on a regular basis, and there are timings for darshan. Guaranga Hall at the temple is known for hosting cultural events and gatherings, and is often the site of dance and music performances. Govinda’s is a vegetarian restaurant which is open throughout the week, and also serves vegan food. The gift shop on site sells chanting beads, incense, scriptures and more, while Goswami Academy strives to educate school children on spiritual matters.