Srila Prabhupada Pushpa Samadhi Mandir – Mayapur
Srila Prabhupada Pushpa Samadhi Mandir in Mayapur is dedicated to Srila Prabhpada, the founder of The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON). The Mandir is situated in the ISKCON campus in Mayapur, which is one of most visited religious destinations in the world.
- Srila Prabhupada
About Srila Prabhupada Pushpa Samadhi Mandir – Mayapur
07:30 AM to 01:00 PM || 03:30 PM to 08:30 PM
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Srila Prabhupada Pushpa Samadhi Mandir – Mayapur Puja and Darshan Timings
|Aarti And Darshan Name||Timings|
|Srila Prabhupada Aarti||04:00 AM|
|Srila Prabhupada Guru Puja||07:30 AM|
History and the story of Srila Prabhupada Pushpa Samadhi Mandir
Srila Prabhupada Pushpa Samadhi Mandir in Mayapur is a tribute to an iconic servant of God. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, also known as Srila Prabhupada was one of the foremost Gurus of the Bhakti Movement founded by Chaitanya Mahaprabhu in the 16th century CE. Mahaprabhu of the Gaudiya Vaishnav sect is believed to be an Avatar of Lord Krishna. All the teachings of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu are based on the Bhagavad Gita. ISKCON traces its lineage to the Brahma Gaudiya Madhava Sampradaya founded by the great saint Madhavacharya who lived from 1239 to 1319 CE.
Srila Prabhupada was born in 1896 as Abhay Charan De.. In 1922 he met Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati, a prominent religious leader and was influenced by him. Srila Bhaktisiddhanta asked Abhay Charan to spread the message of Lord Krishna to the English speaking world. In 1933 Abhay Charan became his disciple and committed his life to the service of God. He spent 32 years preparing for his journey to the US and Europe. Abhay Charan was now known as His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami or simply – Srila Prabhupada. In 1965 he went to the United States. He was 69 years old. In 1966 he founded ISKCON and officially registered it in the state of New York. His spiritual message found acceptance with thousands of young men and women. Within a short time he had thousands of followers from all walks of life in the U.S. He spent the next ten years travelling all over the globe and returned to India several times during his travels. ISKCON was now an international organisation with centers and communities all over the world. During this period Srila Prabhupada also established numerous temples in India including Mayapur. He also wrote over 70 books, which are his legacy to the world.
Srila Prabhupada Pushpa Samadhi in Mayapur is a magnificent tribute to the great spiritual leader. The garland that was on Srila Prabhupada when he was laid to Samadhi has been kept here. A large brass statue of Srila Prabhupada has been enshrined here. A three dimensional display depicts Srila’s life and struggle. The walls outside display scenes from the Bhagavad Gita and Lord Krishna’s life. The Mayapur complex also houses the Chandrodaya temple and Sri Radha Madhab temple. Bhajan Kutir is the place where Srila Prabhupada first lived on the Mayapur campus. 24 hours Harinam Kirtan has been going on in this Kutir non stop since 1990. Several festivals are celebrated here including Janmashtami, Guru Purnima, Diwali and Radhashtami.
Importance of Srila Prabhupada Pushpa Samadhi Mandir, Mayapur
Srila Prabhupada Pushpa Samadhi in Mayapur is among the top 5 most visited religious spots in the world. The temple is near the birthplace of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Avatar of Lord Krishna and founder of the Bhakti Movement. Mayapur is the home of Brahma Gaudiya Madhva Sampradaya. From here the message of Lord Krishna is spread to the world.
Best time to visit Srila Prabhupada Pushpa Samadhi Mandir, Mayapur
Mayapur can be visited all through the year.
How to reach Mayapur
The nearest railway station is Nabadwip Dham railway station which is about 11 km from the temple. Krishnanagar railway station is about 14 km from the temple.
The nearest airport is Kolkata Airport and is about 112 km from the temple.
Puja in Srila Prabhupada Pushpa Samadhi Mandir – Mayapur
Pandit Ji in Srila Prabhupada Pushpa Samadhi Mandir – Mayapur
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