A theme park on Krishna Lila, a capsule elevator to take the visitors at 700 feet from where one can possibly get a glimpse of Taj Mahal, a look alike of the verdant forests of Vrindavan and a food court having cuisines of ancient temples of Krishna – these are some of the things that have been planned for the 70-storey-skyscraper temple which will put Vrindavan on the world spiritual map.
The foundation stone laying ceremony of the 213 meters Vrindavan Chandrodaya temple in Mathura district will be done on 16 March, 2014. At present Hassan II Mosque in Morocco, which stands at 689 feet (210 meters), is the world's tallest religious structure.
About us : Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir
A skyscraper temple with a height of 210 meters and footprint of about 5 acres, surrounded by recreated forests of Braj.
Mathura and Vrindavan are important places for Hindus all over the world. Vrindavan is especially a very revered and sacred place for the devotees of Lord Sri Krishna. In fact, the Holy Land of Vrindavan can be considered to be the spiritual capital of India.
The skyscraper temple project, conceived of by the devotees of ISKCON-Bangalore, will consist of a grand temple of Lord Sri Krishna at its centre. The grand temple shall be of monumental proportions and its iconic architecture shall harmoniously combine elements of both Indian temple architecture and modern architecture. This temple is poised to become the tallest, grandest and largest religious structure in India. The temple has a footprint of about 5 acres and rises to a height of about 700 feet (210 metres or 70 floors). The temple is planned to be vibrant with festivals and religious activities throughout the year.
A look-alike of the verdant forests of Vrindavan will be recreated around this magnificent temple. Designed by the world's best landscape designers, spread over a sprawling 26 acres, it will consist of the twelve forests (dvadashakanana) of Braj, with varieties of lush vegetation, green pastures, elegant vistas of fruit bearing trees, flower laden creepers serenaded by bird songs, clear water lakes with lotuses and lilies and water falls that tumble from small artificial hillocks - all recreated from descriptions in the SrimadBhagavatam and other source books of Lord Sri Krishna - to transport the visitors to Krishna's times in Vrindavan.
While the Yamuna creek provides a boating opportunity for the visitors and the Krishna Lila attractions in the forest provide an entertaining experience for all the family members, the Bhagavad Gita Expo will ignite the minds and invigorate the intellect with the stupendous wisdom given by Lord Sri Krishna that forms the bedrock of the culture and the philosophy of life in India. The Krishna Heritage Museum will showcase the rich heritage and artistic celebration of Lord Sri Krishna in diverse cultures of India, practiced and perfected over thousands of years.
From the ground level, a capsule elevator will rise up through the temple core, taking visitors through different planetary systems in the universe as described in the Vedic literatures, through an immersive sound, light and diorama show. The capsule elevator will finally reach the visitors to the Viewing Gallery at 700 feet for a breathtaking panoramic view of BrajMandal.
It was the desire of SrilaPrabhupada, Founder Acharya of ISKCON, that the glories of Sri Krishna and Sri VrindavanaDham be spread all over the world so that the peoples of the world irrespective of caste, creed, color, nationality or gender, are freed from the sufferings of material existence and find everlasting happiness through Krishna consciousness.