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Book Your Deity Darshana at the Temple 


We are now inviting everyone to attend selected arati ceremonies in a regulated manner. The selected aratis are 12.30 pm, 4 pm (4.30 pm on weekends), 6 pm, 7 pm and 9 pm. Each arati runs for around 20 minutes. The maximum number of people permitted per arati is 20.


To comply with state government regulations, we must track all our guests, so you must book online. Everyone must register online to be allowed entry (including children). Strictly NO BOOKING, NO ENTRY.


We request individuals from the following postcodes - which are under Stage 3 restrictions from 11:59 pm on July 1 - to refrain from booking.


3012: Brooklyn, Kingsville, Maidstone, Tottenham, West Footscray

3021: Albanvale, Kealba, Kings Park, St Albans

3032: Ascot Vale, Highpoint City, Maribyrnong, Travancore

3038: Keilor Downs, Keilor Lodge, Taylors Lakes, Watergardens

3042: Airport West, Keilor Park, Niddrie

3046: Glenroy, Hadfield, Oak Park

3047: Broadmeadows, Dallas, Jacana

3055: Brunswick South, Brunswick West, Moonee Vale, Moreland West

3060: Fawkner

3064: Craigieburn, Donnybrook, Mickleham, Roxburgh Park and Kalkallo


Bookings from the above postcodes will be cancelled.


You must adhere to the following guidelines:

  • Book using your legal name. We must provide this information to the state authorities upon request.
  • You may book a maximum of ONE darshana per day and 3 every 7 days. We want to give the opportunity to receive the Lords’ darshana to as many people as possible. If you do not observe this rule, all your bookings will be cancelled.
  • Bring your Photo ID (photo or soft copy) to verify the identity you used to book.
  • Please arrive 10 minutes prior to your darshana time.
  • All visitors must wear face masks. Please bring your face mask with you.
  • Please maintain social distancing at all times, and take responsibility for your personal hygiene.
  • No meals will be served at this point in time.
  • Those who are offering rostered services must also book online to attend at public arati/darshana times so that we do not breach the maximum of 20 people allowed. You must also wear a mask: no mask, no entry.

Register for darshana at Bookings are normally available up to 2 weeks in advance. However, depending on the changing COVID-19 situation, you may only be able to book 3 days in advance.


We hope to see you soon.


Here are the government guideline for religious institutes.

Online Darshana During Temple Closure to Prevent Spread of Coronavirus



Join our  live stream worship 3 times a day:
  • Mangala Arati - 4:30am - 5.00am
  • Sringara Arati - 7:00am - 7.30am (daily darshana and Guru Puja kirtana)
  • Sandhya Arati - 7:00pm - 7.30pm
(Melbourne’s LIVE channel will be visible/available only at the above times.)
At 7:30am you can stream Srimad Bhagavatam class (and follow the text). Or you can stream the audio using apps like VLC Media Player, or listen on SoundCloud.




Access to Melbourne Temple restricted until further notice



For the safety and well-being of our friends and supporters, and to prevent the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 in the ISKCON community, the ISKCON Melbourne Temple will be closed from Monday, 16 March 2020 to everyone except those performing rostered services.

  1. Temple entry is only open to rostered staff and volunteers, and to resident ashram devotees from Monday, 16 March. 
  1. Saturday and Sunday Feasts, Kirtana nights and the Urban Yoga program will be suspended until further notice. 
  1. Prasadam meals will not be distributed to the public beginning from Monday, 16 March. 
  1. Deity darshana and Bhagavatam classes are available online. 
  1. Sastra Courses and Children's Programs will be delivered online. Students should contact their teachers for details. 
  1. Bhakti Vriksha groups are encouraged to co-ordinate programs online. 
  1. Radhey’s Chai Bar is open for dine-in and takeaways. Gopal's re-opens on June 22. Crossways is temporarily closed while we move to another CBD location.

Thank you for your co-operation.


Your servant, Aniruddha Dasa - Temple President




Normal Temple Timings


4.30am Mangala-arati
5.00am Tulasi-arati
5.10am Japa Meditation
7.00am Sringar-arati
7.10am Srila Prabhupada Guru-puja
7.30am Srimad-Bhagavatam Class
9.00am Breakfast Prasadam 
12.30pm Bhoga-arati
1.00pm Lunch Prasadam
4.00pm Dhupa-arati (4:30pm Sat-Sun)
5.30pm Evening Prasadam (6pm Sat-Sun) 
6.45pm Tulasi-arati
7.00pm Sandhya-arati
9.00pm Sayana-arati



Darshana Times


4.30am - 5.00am
7.00am - 11.30am
12.30pm - 12.50pm
4.00pm - 6.30pm (4:30pm - 6:30pm Sat-Sun)
7.00pm - 7.30pm
9.00pm - 9.20pm



Please note: all our meals may contain dairy, nuts and gluten.

If you have allergies or special requirements, please check with our cooks regarding which items are suitable for you.



Our regular programs like Sunday feasts and Harinamas have been suspended during the COVID-19 emergency. We'll let you know when they start again.