If you want to see discrimination between white(foreigner) and normal Indians(not a devotee), visit Mayapur ISKCON. If you are a white, foreigner, in devotee dressing you can even enter from exit door, allowed to take mobile inside the temple and you can take a picture of the idols etc. If you are an Indian, not a devotee, then you have to keep mobiles outside in a counter by paying Rs 5, forget about entering from the exit door.
The only thing I liked in Mayapur is 'Bhajan kutir' where kirtan is live 24 hours since many years. Very small place near chandrodaya building, near entry gate. You can sit there, listen and enjoy. In evening, it's a perfect time.
In the name of prasadam, they sell a lot of things. But basic lunch (prasadam) is available for Rs 30. They serve a lot. Worth more than money. You can also visit go shala (cow shed)(free entry), museum (Rs 10 entry), small children's park(free) which is behind temple etc all are inside the temple complex.
I met and stayed with "devote" who are staying there since a decade and I have seen they are in "maya". I found people who do not pray to god can give you real smile and after enjoying lots of kirtan and chanting, I found most of these ISKCON devotees are still misarable! If you really like to see the temple, visit Amritsar golden temple. Do not forget: If you found this review helpful, please click THANK below.
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