Divine Mayapur: Temples & Teachings Day Trip From Kolkata
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"Divine Mayapur: Temples & Teachings Day Trip From Kolkata" invites you on a spiritual odyssey from Kolkata to Mayapur. Explore the iconic ISKCON temple complex and the breathtaking Sri Mayapur Chandrodaya Mandir, delving into Vedic wisdom. Enjoy a delightful Bengali vegetarian lunch before visiting sacred spots like Sri Chaitanya Math, the birthplace of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu at Sri Yoga Pith, and Srila Prabhupada's Pushpa Samadhi Mandir. This enlightening journey offers profound insights into Gaudiya Vaishnavism and the teachings of spiritual luminaries, concluding with your return to Kolkata.
7:00 AM: Your spiritual odyssey commences as you're picked up from your Kolkata hotel by a private vehicle. The road to Mayapur winds through the picturesque countryside of West Bengal, offering a serene backdrop of rural life, lush landscapes, and charming vistas.
10:00 AM: Arriving in Mayapur, a spiritual sanctuary and the global headquarters of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), your first stop is the iconic ISKCON temple complex. This architectural masterpiece is not only a visual delight but also an opportunity to delve into the profound wisdom of the Vedas. The Sri Mayapur Chandrodaya Mandir, known as the "Temple of the Vedic Planetarium," is a highlight of the complex, featuring fascinating exhibits on Vedic cosmology that provide insights into the ancient Vedic teachings.
12:00 PM: It's time for a gastronomic adventure. You'll enjoy a delectable lunch at a local restaurant in Mayapur, savoring the flavors of traditional Bengali vegetarian cuisine. The rich and aromatic dishes, prepared with local spices and ingredients, are a true delight for food enthusiasts.
1:00 PM: After a satisfying meal, your journey through Mayapur continues. You'll visit other significant temples and ashrams, each contributing to the spiritual ambiance of the area. Sri Chaitanya Math, a revered monastery dedicated to the teachings of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, is a significant pilgrimage site for followers of Gaudiya Vaishnavism. Sri Yoga Pith, the birthplace of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, is a spot imbued with profound spiritual energy. Srila Prabhupada's Pushpa Samadhi Mandir, a memorial dedicated to the founder of ISKCON, offers an opportunity to gain deeper insights into the life and teachings of Srila Prabhupada.
4:00 PM: With a sense of spiritual fulfillment, bid farewell to Mayapur and begin your journey back to Kolkata. The return drive takes you through the same picturesque countryside, allowing you to reflect on the enriching experiences of the day.
7:00 PM: You'll arrive back at your hotel in Kolkata, where your day tour to Mayapur, a spiritual journey filled with cultural richness and profound insights, comes to a close.
Private AC car/van for pick up and drop off from/to your hotel.
English speaking local guide, if option selected.
Entrance fees to monuments, if option selected.
Lunch, if option selected.
Bottled water in the car.
Camera charges at monuments.
Gratuities and optional activities.
Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.