Abids ISKCON Temple | Things to do & Timings

ISKCON temples are the most beautiful spiritual and religious centres in India. The Abids ISKCON temple in Hyderabad proves the same. Abids ISKCON Temple timings are from 4.30 am to 12.30 pm and 4.30 pm to 8.30 pm.

Overview of ISKCON Temple

The Abids ISKCON Hyderabad Temple, also known as Sri Radha-Madana-Mohana Temple, is located in the Abyss area. It had dedicated to Lord Krishna, but it also houses other idols such as Sri Gaura-Nitai, Sri Jagannatha Baladeva-Subhadra and Sri Radha Madana-Mohana.

Daily aartis had performed in the temple, and you could have the darshan of the lord every day. Devotees from surrounding areas regularly come to the temple. And it is one of the famous tourist spots in the city.

The ISKCON temple also conducts special devotional lectures and spiritual sessions besides the daily religious rituals. The temple also undertakes many social and educational activities, and disciples teach methods of everyday spirituality in various organizations and corporates.

The architecture of ISKCON Hyderabad

The temple combines modern architecture with the traditional style of South Indian temples. Lush green gardens surround the temple building, and the complex has several water fountains. These make the temple more beautiful.

History of Abids ISKCON Temple

This temple in Hyderabad is part of the international religious organization ISKCON. Also known as the Hare Krishna movement, the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISCON) was founded in 1966 by AC—Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada in New York City.

History of Abids ISKCON Temple

Today, more than 800 ISKCON centres spread the teachings of Swami Prabhupada’s instructions, the Bhagavad Gita, the Bhagavata Purana and other Vedic texts, and the practice of loving Lord Krishna throughout the world.

Things to do in Abids ISKCON Temple

People come here to pray peacefully and seek the blessings of Lord Krishna. You can pray in the temple or spend time in the garden and lose yourself in the radiance. Another major attraction of this temple is the holy plant centre. Here, devotees had taught various bhakti yogas to gain self-realization. You will also see ISKCON devotees chanting Divya Hare Rama Hare Krishna around the temple and on the city streets.

Things to do at Abids ISKCON Temple

This activity is called Harinam Sankirtana, and you can also participate. Hyderabad ISKCON Temple also celebrates various festivals with enthusiasm. And during these festivals, you must visit the temple and take blessings. Janmashtami, Jagannath Rath Yatra and Rama Navami are famous ones celebrated here. Balaram Jayanthi and Radhashtami are other festivals where many people visit the temple.

In Abids ISKCON Temple, there are other places to visit. You can get various Vedic books and other literature related to ISKCON from the shop on the premises. And souvenirs and other items for gifting are also available for purchase. ISKCON Hyderabad also has a restaurant where you can have light snacks and sumptuous vegetarian meals. The temple also has a guest house where devotees can stay.

Abids ISKCON Temple Timings

ISKCON Temple Hyderabad’s opening hours are 4.30 am to 12.30 pm and 4.30 pm to 8.30 pm. There is no entry fee for darshan. Then darshan will be stopped from 12.30 pm to 4:30 pm.

DaysMorning TimingsEvening Timings
Monday4.30 am to 12.30 pm4.30 pm to 8.30 pm
Tuesday4.30 am to 12.30 pm4.30 pm to 8.30 pm
Wednesday4.30 am to 12.30 pm4.30 pm to 8.30 pm
Thursday4.30 am to 12.30 pm4.30 pm to 8.30 pm
Friday4.30 am to 12.30 pm4.30 pm to 8.30 pm
Saturday4.30 am to 12.30 pm4.30 pm to 8.30 pm
Sunday4.30 am to 12.30 pm4.30 pm to 8.30 pm

The temple is closed on the following day. The temple also organizes various Sunday social functions besides daily rituals. These include Sunday Children’s School, Youth Program and a special ISKCON Hyderabad Sunday dinner (2.30 pm to 3.30 pm).

Darshan Timings


  • 4:30 am to 5:00 am
  • 7:30 am to 12:00 pm


  • 12:30 pm to 1:00 pm
  • 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
  • 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • 8:30 pm to 8:45 pm
Arati Timings
  • 04:30 am Mangala-Arati
  • 04:55 am Narasiṃha-Arati
  • 05:05 am Tulasi Arati
  • 05.20 am Japa Meditation
  • 07:30 am Sringar Darsan
  • 07:45 am Gooru-Puja
  • 08:10 am Srimad-Bhagavatam Class
  • 12:30 pm Bhoga Arati
  • 04:30 pm Vaikalika Bhoga Arati
  • 06.50 pm TulasI Arati
  • 07:00 pm Gaura Arati
  • 08:30 pm Sayana Arati

Best Time to Visit Abids ISKCON Temple

Although the temple is open throughout the year, it is best to visit it in winter. Winter starts in November and lasts till February. And this winter, the weather is mild and calm. So, your visit will be comfortable.

Time to explore ISKCON Mandir Hyderabad

It will take you about an hour to explore ISKCON in Hyderabad. But you can stay longer if you want to be a part of unique rituals and rituals.

Nearby Places to Visit

  1. Charminar
  2. Birla Mandir
  3. Salar Jung Museum
  4. Mecca Masjid
  5. Chowmahalla Palace
  6. B.M. Birla Science Museum
  7. NTR Gardens
  8. Botanical Gardens Hyderabad
  9. Chilkur Balaji Temple
  10. Mount Opera

Where to Stay Nearby?

  • The Manohar Hyderabad
  • Royalton Hotel
  • Treebo Trip Arastu Inn
  • The City Park
  • Best Western Ashoka
  • Hotel Quality Inn Residency

ISKCON Temple Hyderabad Contact Details

  • Address: Sri Sri Radha Madanmohan Mandi, Hare Krishna Land, Nampally Station Rd, Abids, Hyderabad, Telangana 500001
  • Phone Number: 063005 68905
  • ISKCON Temple: Website

How to reach ISKCON Temple Hyderabad Abids?

ISKCON Temple in Abids Hyderabad is located in the city centre and can reach all parts of Hyderabad. It is just one km from Nampally railway station and 26 km from the airport. And here are the different ways to reach ISKCON Hyderabad –

By Metro:

Gandhi Bhavan and Nampally Metro Station (both on the Hyderabad Metro Red Line) are close to the ISKCON Temple. They are only a few hundred meters apart. And from there, you can walk or hire a taxi/auto to reach the temple.

By Bus:

You can also reach the ISKCON temple by public bus. Abids GPO bus stop is nearby, just a few hundred meters away. From there, we can either walk or get a taxi/auto.

By Taxi/Cab:

Taxis and cabs are the most convenient way to reach the temple. You can hire a taxi from leading car rental companies in Hyderabad for ISKCON. Getting here from most parts of the city will take 30 minutes to an hour. And you can also comfortably visit other places of tourist interest in the town.


Which metro station is near Abids Iskcon Temple?

The Gandhi Bhavan station is nearest to ISKON (Abids) in Hyderabad. What is the entry fee for Iskcon Temple Hyderabad?

Can I stay in ISKCON for a lifetime?

The Life Patron program is an opportunity to become part of ISKCON’s international family. This program was introduced by the founder-Acharya of ISKCON, His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupad, in the early ’70s. 

Which ISKCON temple is famous?

ISKCON Temple, Mayapur. Sri Mayapura Chandrodaya Temple is one of India’s most prominent ISKCON temples. It is the main headquarter of ISKCON.

Which is the oldest Iskcon temple?

The first Hare Krishna commune, New Vrindavan (West Virginia), was established by Prabhupada in 1968. Since then, ISKCON has launched over 800 centres worldwide and has millions of followers.