ISKCON inaugurated a new temple at the birthplace of Lord Nityananda, Ekachakra Dham. The temple is built in traditional Bengali style, painted saffron – a lovely sight in the midst of a rural area. ISKCON GBC Jayapataka Swami remarked that this was a humble offering to Srila Prabhupada and Lord Nityananda for the occasion of the auspicious year of ISKCON 50th.
Ekachakra Dham is Lord Nityananda's birthplace. ISKCON's new temple innauguration on the 14th of February, 2016 is an offering to Srila Prabhupada on ISKCON's 50th Anniversary.
A devotional bhakti art slideshow featuring artwork depicting the transcendental pastimes of Lord Nityananda. Lord Nityananda appeared as Lord Caitanya's principal associate for spreading the congregational chanting of the holy names of the Lord. He especially spread the holy name of the Lord throughout Bengal. He was born in Ekacakra in 1473 in the month of Magha (January-February).