Temples in Mayapur
ISKCON Mayapur Chandrodaya Mandir
ISKCON Mayapur Chandrodaya Mandir or the temple of the Vedic Planetarium also called ISKCON Mayapur, is a Hindu mandir and the headquarters of ISKCON, located in Mayapur, West Bengal. The temple is dedicated to the Hindu deity Radha Madhava. Construction of the temple was started in 2010 and when completed it will be the world's largest Hindu temple and one of the tallest temples located nearly 130 km from Kolkata.
Mayapur is a holy and significant pilgrimage site in West Bengal, India. At a distance of 130 km from Kolkata by road and is the holiest of all places in India, Mayapur Chandrodaya Temple of ISKCON is the major reason why devotees all over the world come to this holy land and is considered the birthplace of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, a great saint and the founder of the Gaudiya Vaishnavism tradition. Visiting Mayapur is a unique spiritual experience for devotees and those interested in Indian culture and philosophy.