NVCC – One of the largest temple of Maharashtra inaugrated by President Mukherjee
President Pranab Mukherjee inaugrated the New Vedic Cultural Centre (NVCC) of ISKCON on 24th February, 2013 which is considered to be the largest temple in the city spreads across two lakh square feet.
Mukherjee said ,"Swami Prabhupada galvanized the whole world in short spam of time and established over 600 temples across the world. Everyday it provides food to 10 million children daily in India".
ISKCON has grown in a short span of time as a movement of high velocity, he said, adding "the movement promoting Krishna bhakti was a representative of the saying that nothing can prevent an idea whose time has come."
The vedic centre built in the six acre campus of ISKCON aims to be educational, cultural landmark of the city and offers daily classes 'Shrimad Bhagwatam' and 'Bhagwad Gita' for everyone.
The building houses a replica of Balaji Temple of Tirupati, meditation hall for about 2000 people, an upcoming fine dining restaurants offering vegetarian cuisines and a multi-media theatre.
The vedic centre will provide value-based training and education for children, courses in behavioural sciences for youth, activity-based learning for girls and stress-management courses for corporates and managers.