The construction work of the iconic Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir began on the auspicious occasion of Janmashtami, 18th August 2014. Strategically located on the Bhaktivedanta Swami Marg (formerly called Chatikara Road), which is the main access to Vrindavan on the Delhi-Agra Highway is certain to attract pilgrims and tourists due to its accessibility and visibility. The piling work, a vital aspect of construction was inaugurated in the presence of distinguished personalities Shree Guru Sharanandaji Maharaj and Smt. Hema Malini, Member of Parliament, Mathura.
Speaking on the occasion, Chanchalapathi Dasa said, “This is an important milestone in the development of Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir project. On this auspicious Janmashtami day we are commencing the pile foundation work. This project is not only an architectural landmark; it is aimed to become a centre for spiritual learning and human transformation.” In pursuance of the great desire of Srila Prabhupada, Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir is a project conceived by devotees of ISKCON Bangalore. It will be a centre for disseminating the profound message of the Bhagavad Gita and Srimad Bhagavatam, delivered in a modern context so that the people of the world irrespective of caste, creed, colour, nationality or gender, are freed from the sufferings of material existence and find everlasting happiness through Krishna consciousness.