Located in the centre of town at Thycaud, this temple had a humble beginning as a small office for ISKCON in Kerala 26 years back. Being close to the railway station and airport and also just a stone’s throw from Padmanabha Swami Temple, this temple has catered to the passing visitors from all over the world who eagerly come to have a glimpse of Padmanabha Swami. The temple even gives practicing Hindu certificates to foreigners who want to enter the temple. Lord Chaitanya Mahaprabhu visited Padmanabha Swami Temple 500 years back and in memory of that visit, his lotus feet has been installed inside the Padmanabha Swami temple near the eastern door. Opposite to the temple pond there is also a banyan tree where Lord Chaitanya took rest and that is now guarded by Nagas as the Yoga pith. His preaching of the Hare Krishna Mahamantra still resonates in the Abhedananda Ashram there.
Though the beginnings were small the temple gradually grew with the congregation and a beautiful temple hall was built for the deities of Lord Gauranga and Lord Nityananda. Bigger wooden deities were brought from Bengal to stay with the devotees here permanently. Gradually Lord Narasimha Dev with his consort Lakshmi Devi started accepting our worship as well.
Recently Goverdan Shila and Shaligrams also have made their appearance here. Now all the Vaishnava festivals are conducted gorgeously other than the daily schedule of arathis as in all ISKCON temples.
With the blessings of H.H.Jayapataka Swami Maharaj, we have bought nearly an acre of land at Pravachambalam, Trivandrum to build the permanent residence of the deities.