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ISKCON, A Temple of  Lord Krishna

The International Society for Krishna Consciousness or ISKCON, known colloquially as the Hare Krishna movement or Hare Krishnas, is a Gaudiya Vaishnava Hindu religious organization. ISKCON at Budhanilkantha, Kathmandu is a must-visit for anyone seeking a spiritual experience. It is recommended for a spiritual experience or moment of peace which gives a feeling of love and devotion.

 ISKCON Budhanilkantha lies in the beautiful and peaceful area of Kathmandu Valley below Shiva Puri Hill and the holy River Bishnumati.  The ISKCON Temple is located about a ten-minute walk from the Budhanilkantha Temple, in a beautiful rural setting. This temple is suitable for all aged groups either youth or old aged people who have an interest in religion, especially Hinduism but it treats all religions equally. This temple has a high prospect for tourism due to the growth and popularity of peaceful and positive vibes. Many schools and college students including other domestic and international travelers are attracted to this temple for their pleasure and happiness in their own world. The concept of this ISKON temple is being popular in various developed countries including the USA and many more.

Iskcon temple

Location: Q9M4+GF4, Budhanilkantha School Main Rd, Budhanilkantha 44600

Major attraction at ISKCON temple

5 pillars of Iskon: Love, Dedication, Patience, Justice, and Knowledge are the major 5 pillars of lord Krishna. People can keep their commitment and increase their level of confidence along with a better understanding of the importance of patience and equality for the human world.

2. Spiritual importance: To systematically propagate spiritual knowledge to society at large and to educate all peoples in the techniques of spiritual life in order to check the imbalance of values in life and to achieve real unity and peace in the world.

3. Positive vibes: Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare is the slogan of lord Krishna at ISKON.This sublime chanting puts us directly in touch with the Supreme Lord through the sound vibration of His holy names and gradually awakens us to our original relationship with God.

4. Yoga: ISKCON was formed to spread the practice of Bhakti yoga, the practice of the love of God in which those involved (bhaktas) dedicate their thoughts and actions towards pleasing Krishna, whom they consider the Supreme Lord.

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How to get there

Public Bus: You can catch the public bus of Budanilkantha from the new bus park as well as from Samakhusi and Chakrapath. Then you can arrive at the last station of buddanilkantha and within 10 minute walk, you can find Iskon temple near fusion academy.

Private vehicles: You can also use private vehicles including bikes, scooters, and cars, or hire a taxi too to reach Budanilkantha.



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