SRI SRI RADHA GOVINDA CHANDRA MANDIRAM


ISKCON NARASARAOPET
Founder-Acharya:HIs Divine Grace
AC Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada


ISKCON NARASAROPET :

His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Sri Chaitanya Maha Prabhu, the bhakthavathara of Lord Sri Krishna travelled all over India as a part of spreading his Hare Krishna sankeerthana movement. He started the propagation of Hare Krishna mantra from Bengal and continued to Puri in Orissa. As part of travel to South India he entered Andhra Pradesh at KurmaKshetra in Srikakulam district. There he liberated VasudevaDatta, a brahmin by removing his leprosy and guided him to lead his gruhastha life in Krishna Consciousness. And then he continued his travel to have a darshan at Srisailam. During his journey to Srisailam Lord Chaitanya passed through Narasaraopet village. Getting inspired of his visit and the touch of his feet on this land HarinamaSankeerthana has been continuously chanted in the temples of Narasaraopet since then. The place of this temple is very famous for the last forty years and well known as “Radha Krishna VaasukiKshetram”. In the year 2000 ISKCON started a project to construct a beautiful temple in this place. His Holiness Sri SriTridandi Jaya pathakaSwamy Guru Maharaj installed the daities on 25-03-2012 and inaugurated the temple. This place is equal to Goloka because Lord Krishna is here along with Radha Rani. Sri Yoga NarasimhaSwamy in the form of salagrama has been showering mercy on the bonded souls. The name of Lord here is Sri SriRadhaGovinda Chandra. Bala Rama, the parama guru, Anantha Dev is also here as Vasuki. Gosala is here in the form of GovardhanaGiri. Brundavana a nice garden for the satisfaction of Sri RadhaGovind is here. A beautiful pushkarini consisting of 1008 auspicious theerdhas is present to serve the Lord by boat festivals (Teppotsavam). Here the daities are in kishoraBhava, so they appear young and cute and attract youth especially children. Accommodation is also available for the visitors to stay and participate in the temple progammes.