Vrindavan's ISKCON temple sealed ahead of Janamashtami, priest and 22 people test positive
New Delhi : Ahead of Janmashtami celebrations, the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) temple in Uttar Pradesh's Vrindavan has been sealed after 22 people, including the priests have tested positive for the coronavirus.
"Movement of people has been restricted and the temple has been sealed," officials said.
On the occasion of lord Krishna's birthday, a virtual tour has been planned for the devotees since the restrictions are in place due to ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The main temples included in the virtual tour of the Vrindavan Dham are Vaishno Devi Temple, Vrindavan Chandroday Temple, Prem Mandir, ISKCON temple, The Krishna-Balaram Tree, Kaliya Dah ghat, Madan Mohan Temple, Banke Bihari Temple, Radha Damodar Dev Ji Temple, Nidhivan Temple, Radha Gopinath Temple, Chir Ghat and Yamuna river following in the city.
Devotees can undertake the virtual journey through Zoom app or via the YouTube channel.