Juhu's iconic ISKCON Temple to welcome devotees from 4:30 AM, on September 7
Janmashtami is just around the corner! And we all know what that means, right?! It's time to head to Juhu's iconic ISKCON Temple, only a few steps from the famous beach, to witness the celebrations of Lord Krishna's birth. For Mumbaikars, this is that one place that takes the cake when it comes to Janmashtami celebrations! Read on to know more.
Iconic Janmashtami Celebrations in Mumbai
Spread across an area of 4 acres, the 45-yo ISCKON temple in Juhu boasts majestic idols of Hindu deities. As for the amenities, the temple consists of a main shrine, one massive restaurant, halls in the Heaven of Earth complex, and a library.
Every morning at 4:30 AM, the gates of this gorgeous temple are thrown open for devotees. Upon stepping into this spiritual haven, one is instantly drawn to the intricate architecture and amazing Mahabharata paintings, gracing its walls. This space s surely a treat for history and art connoisseurs.
The temple is visited by thousands of devotees from across the globe throughout the year. But it is on Janmashtami that this place truly comes alive, with countless devotees celebrating Lord Krishna's birth with unparalleled fervour. This is where the most iconic Janmashtami celebrations take place, in all of Mumbai.
Celebrations begin in the wee hours of September 7
This Janmashtami, the celebrations at Juhu's ISKCON temple will begin at sharp 4:30 AM on September 7, with the Mangala Aarti. The spiritual programmes will then go on till the next day, featuring Sringar Darshan, a class on the birth of Lord Krishna, Raja Bhoga Aarti, Kalash Abhishek, Sandhya Aarti, midnight Maha Abhishek, and the midnight Maha Aarti.
So, Mumbaikars! At least once, you should be attending the Janmashtami festival at this ISKCON temple, to be a part of vibrant festivities. See you on September 7, then.