Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir
|Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir
|India Uttar Pradesh
|Location in Uttar Pradesh
|Krishna & Radha
|Nagara architecture and Modern architecture
|ISKCON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness)
Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir is a temple under early stages of construction at Vrindavan, Mathura, India. As planned, it will be the tallest religious monument in the world. At its potential cost of inr 7000000000 it is likely to be one of the most expensive temples in world. The temple has been planned by ISKCON Bangalore. The planned effort includes the temple rising to a height of about 700 ft or 70 floors) and a built-up area of 540,000 sq. ft. (~50,000 sq. m.). The project is set in 62 acres of land and includes 12 acres for parking and a helipad.
!SP in a lecture in front of Rupa Goswami samadhi|||Srila Prabhupada in a lecture in front of Rupa Goswami Samadhi In 1972, Srila Prabhupada, the founder and Acharya of ISKCON spoke about the principle of Yukta Vairāgya right in front of the Bhajan Kutir (a simple and austere dwelling of an ascetic primarily intended to perform his spiritual activities like chanting Krishna’s names, writing and teaching) of Sri Rupa Goswami (see picture) to his dozen or more western disciples who were accompanying him on a visit to Vrindavan, India. He said:
Inspired by this vision and statement of Srila Prabhupada, the devotees of ISKCON Bangalore, who are strictly adhering to prabhupadas instructions conceived the Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir project to build a skyscraper temple for Lord Sri Krishna.
The foundation stone laying ceremony of Chandrodaya temple in Mathura district was done on 16 March 2014, on the eve of the auspicious occasion of Holi.
Madhu Pandit Dasa had a meeting with President Pranab Mukherjee where he briefed him about the idea of creating the temple. In March 2014, the Uttar Pradesh Chief minister Akhilesh Yadav inaugurated the project. and on 16 November 2014, the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee laid the foundation stone of the temple. The temple building is under construction. The original architectural design has been changed twice (2019 and 2022 ).
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