ISKCON Temple Ahmedabad Ahmedabad
About ISKCON Temple Ahmedabad
Located close to the Gujarat Samachar Press, The ISKCON Temple in Ahmedabad is the best place to experience spirituality and mental bliss. Also referred to as the 'Hare Krishna Temple', this temple with its calm and peaceful atmosphere, offers the perfect spot for meditation.
Inside the Hare Krishna Mandir, one can always hear the chantings of Hare Rama Hare Krishna. Many devotional lectures and addresses are arranged for the benefit of devotees, especially those with a spiritual bent of mind. The followers hold sessions in institutes, corporates, etc., to teach the techniques of spiritualizing the daily life. The constant chanting of the holy names is a special feature at the centre.
How to Reach Ahmedabad by Flight
The Ahmedabad Airport (Sardar Vallabbhai Patel International Airport) is well linked to major cities - Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Goa, Pune and Hyderabad through regular Air India, GoAir, SpiceJet and Indigo flights. Though there are regular flights, direct flights are very few in number. Autos, taxis, and cabs are easily available from the airport.
How to Reach Ahmedabad by Road
The Ahmedabad Municipal Transport Service connect the city to nearby cities like Bhavnagar, Surat, Mumbai, Pune and Shirdi via NH 8.
How to Reach Ahmedabad by Train
The city is connected to all other cities via the Western Railways through the Ahmedabad Station, also called Kalupur Station. A number of express and super fast trains connect Ahmedabad to other major cities. Local transport like buses, autos and taxis are easily available from the station.
Situated on the banks of the river Sabarmati, the city of Ahmedabad or Amdavad is a living symbol of the rich cultural heritage of Gujarat. The journey from the ancient sites of Ashaval and Karnavati to the present day Ahmedabad is influenced by several dynasties, traditions and religions-the symbols of which are prevalent even today. From the Jama Masjid to the Sabarmati Ashram, every nook and corner of the city holds a story and takes a tourist down the history lane.
Known for its industrial approach, the business mindset infused and growth specifically in the textile industry, it has been named as the Manchester of the East. Its a great place for tourists looking for a cultural, historical and natural sites. Plus the food here is a delight for tourists. An exciting combination of traditions and modernism, Ahmedabad captures all visitors with its diversity of places, religious and ethnic communities. It is interesting to see how Indian atmosphere mix with the colonial British influence, how Hinduism, the world's oldest existing religion develops in the globalizing world. Ahmedabad enjoys a thriving cultural tradition, being the centre of Gujarati cultural activities and diverse traditions of different ethnic and religious communities.