International Society for Krishna Consciousness aka. ISKCON is an international organization founded in New York City in 1966 by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada to spread the practise of Bhakti Yoga. Traditionally following the Hindu scriptures like Bhagavad-Gita and the Srimad Bhagavatam, the followers of ISKCON devoted their life to follow the teaching pf Lord Krishna. Even though it was a convention in New York, it spread through the world. ISKCON today is a worldwide organization with about 500 and more centres including 50 farm communities, 50 schools and 90 restaurants.
In 1977, Madhu Pandit Dasa opened a temple of ISKCON in Bangalore as a part of expansion initiatives of ISKCON in Southern India. ISKCON Bangalore was built on Hare Krishna Hill in Rajaji Nagar. It's one of the largest ISKCON temples in the world. It's known for it's celebration of festivals like Rama Navami, Janmashtami, Ratha Yatra, Jhulan, Gaura Purnima and few others festivals related to avatar of Lord Vishnu or with Vedic Culture. ISKCON Bangalore, apart from a being a spiritual place for devotees to gather and exchange spiritual ideas, also has social service initiatives. The Akshaya Patra Foundation, the facilitator of implementing Mid-Day Meal Programme of Government of India, is one such initiative of the temple.
The ambiance of the temple building is conducive to spiritual gathering and meditation. The clean surroundings, provisions for drinking water, hygienic washrooms, differently abled and senior citizen friendly facilities are some of the things that makes the experience of the devotees and people visiting the temple very fulfilling. There is also an open air theatre and a multi vision theatre in campus, along with two convention halls. Various spiritual activities like Kirtans, Lectures on Lord Krishna and his teachings takes place on a regular basis.