ISKCON Khargone is located in Khargone, Madhya Pradesh (“The Central State”) in India.
ISKCON KhaRGONE LOCATION HIGHLIGHTS
ISKCON Khargone is located in the heart of India. Being in the center of India makes Khargone easy and convenient to travel to from major hubs such as Mumbai and Delhi and also holy places such as Vrindavan and Mathura.
Khargone District has a population of about 215,000.
Khargone was named among the cleanest and fastest moving cities in India.
ISKCON Khargone is 20 kilometers from the Naramada River, which is among the 7 holiest rivers in including together with Ganga, Yamuna, Govadavari etc.
Nearest major city is Indore which is 2.5 hours drive from Khargone. Indore has an ISKCON temple of it’s own and a convenient airport. Indore is one of the cleanest cities in India and also known as “Mini Bombay” with it’s numerous markets and districts.
Nearby holy places include in Naramada River, Ujjain (Avanti), Omkareshwar.
Ujjain, the city where Lord Krishna went to gurukula and ISKCON Ujjain are a 4 hour drive.
Omkareshwar, less than 2 hours from Khargone, is a temple of Lord Shiva and one of the 12 revered Jyotirlinga shrines of Lord Shiva. It is on an island called Mandhata or Shivapuri in the Narmada river; the shape of the island is said to be like the Vedic ॐ symbol.
Maheshwar, is just over an hour drive from Khargone. Maheshwar, often referred to as the Varanasi of central India, is a small holy town dedicated to Lord Shiva. Mentioned in both the Mahabharata and Ramayana under its old name, Mahishmati, Maheshwar is recognized for its great spiritual significance.
Touring and residing in Madhya Pradesh has been an attraction of India because of its location in the center of the country. It has been home to the cultural heritage of Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism etc. Innumerable monuments, but exquisitely carved temples, stupas, forts & palaces are dotted all over the state. Madhya Pradesh has won Best Tourism State National award for 3 consecutive years from 2015-2017. Visit the official website of Madhya Pradesh Tourism to learn more.
Pictured below are few of the beautiful destinations in Madhya Pradesh, not far from ISKCON Khargone.