Malminkylän kartano, Krishna temppeli
Malminkylän kartano, Krishna temppeli

Malminkylä Manor is the home for Krishna, Krishna devotees, and all who are interested in bettering the quality of their life.

Malminkylä Manor is the home for Krishna, Krishna devotees, and all who are interested in bettering the quality of their life.

Welcome to visit the temple!

Whatever your worldview or life situation is, you are warmly welcome to visit the Manor. In the first floor of the Manor you'll find the Krishna temple and can attend temple ceremonies in the mornings and evenings. Come see the deities of Sri Sri Gaura-Nitai and enjoy the peaceful spiritual atmosphere.

Every Sunday at 4pm we have the Sunday Feast with kirtan music, Bhagavad-gita class, and a vegetarian meal. On Fridays you're welcome to an evening of kirtan at 6 - 7.30 pm. Free entrance to the events.

Krishna temppeli Malminkylän kartanossa
Hare Krishna temppeli Malminkylän kartanossa, Malmilla, Helsinki

ISKCON is especially known for Vedic literature, the Hare Krishna mantra, and sanctified food, prasadam.

Krishna-liike ISKCON Finland is a part of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, founded by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada in New York City in 1966. ISKCON is known as the Hare Krishna movement and descends from the Vedic tradition. It belongs to the Brahma Madhva Gaudiya Vaishnava Sampradaya and imparts knowledge about the eternal nature of the living entity. ISKCON has operated in Finland around 40 years.

Everyone can participate in the activities at the Krishna temple.

In addition to its daily programs and classes, the temple provides a diverse opportunity for devotional service and chanting the Hare Krishna mantra with like/minded people. Everyone is welcome to participate according to their propensities and needs. Various responsibilities - deity worship, education, administration, economy, kitchen, event coordination, maintenance, garden etc. - lean on volunteer work.


Hare Krishna temppeli Malminkylän kartanossa, Malmilla, Helsinki

Jokainen voi osallistua Krishna -temppelin toimintaan.

Temppeli järjestää päivittäin ohjelmia ja luentoja. Niiden lisäksi se tarjoaa olosuhteet monipuoliseen antaumukselliseen palveluun ja Hare Krishna - mantran toistamiseen yhdessä samanmielisten henkilöilden kanssa. Jokainen voi ominaisuuksiensa ja edellytystensä mukaisesti osallistua temppelin toimintaan. Eri vastuualueita - alttaripalvelusta, koulutusta, hallintoa, taloutta, keittiötä, yleisötapahtumia, rakennusten ylläpitoa, puutarhaa jne - kehitetään jatkuvasti vaapaaehtoistyön voimin.

Hare Krishna temppeli Malminkylän kartanossa, Malmilla, Helsinki

Wonderful celebrations year round

Around the calendar year several festivals - like Sri Krishna Janmastami, Gaura Purnima, Rama Navami, Govardhana Puja and Diwali - draw crowds to the temple. Alone Sri Krishna Janmastami gathers over 1000 people to celebrate.

Temple priests conduct Vedic ceremonies and auspicious rites, like namakarana or name-giving; annaprashana or an infant's first intake of grains; and griha-pravesa or entering a new home.

Education and School Programs

The temple organizes regularly seminars and conferences based on the holy scriptures. The themes reflect the genius of Vedic philosophy from its worldview to leadership and culture. Besides advanced courses, devotees provide lessons on basic knowledge, skills and attitude that prepare one to adapt and practice spiritual lifestyle both at home and in the temple.

Year after year, vegetarian cooking classes remain one of the most attended events in the temple.

Annually, hundreds of high school and university students from all around Finland visit the temple for an introductory class. ISKCON devotees teach the Krishna (Hindu) studies in public schools in Helsinki, Espoo and Vantaa.

Krishna temppeli Malminkylän kartanossa
Krishna kirjoja temppelillä

Distributing the Holy Scriptures

"Veda" means knowledge. ISKCON Finland distributes Vedic literature in order to expose society at large to spiritual knowledge.


Krishna kirjoja temppelillä

Chanting the Holy Name

Vedas recommend chanting the Hare Krishna mantra as the process of self-realization for the current age, Kali-Yuga. It reconnects the living entity instantly o his source, Sri Krishna. Being independent from any external condition and ritual, anyone can chant it in any circumstance. Whoever utters or hears Hare Krishna, will benefit.


Krishna kirjoja temppelillä

Sanctified Food

When pure vegetarian cooking is done with devotion to Sri Krishna, and He blesses the food, it transforms into mercy, prasadam. ISKCON Finland serves prasadam on Sunday Feasts, Hare Krishna Food for Life charity events, and various fairs and festivals. The temple kitchen also opts fro catering.


हरे कृष्ण हरे कृष्ण | कृष्ण कृष्ण हरे हरे | हरे राम हरे राम | राम राम हरे हरे


Hare Krishna Hare Krishna
Krishna Krishna Hare Hare
Hare Rama Hare Rama
Rama Rama Hare Hare

Chant & be happy!


हरे कृष्ण हरे कृष्ण | कृष्ण कृष्ण हरे हरे | हरे राम हरे राम | राम राम हरे हरे


Hare Krishna
Hare Krishna
Krishna Krishna
Hare Hare
Hare Rama
Hare Rama
Rama Rama
Hare Hare

Chant & be happy!