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Digital Photograph - Figures of Krsna and Radharani, The Krsna Temple, St Kilda, circa 1973 Image Reg. No: MM 110962

Description Of Content:
Figures of Krsna and Radharani, in a temple. Boy figures are wearing yellow and white. Krsna is playing a flute and Radharani is holding up her left hand.

This photograph shows the Krsna Temple, St Kilda, Victoria, circa 1973. Joy Matthews (spiritual name Gourangi) was a devotee and founding member of the Sydney branch of International Society of Krsna Consciousness (ISKCON). She designed and made the garments depicted on the deities, Krsna and Radharani. This is believed to be one of the first Krsna temples in Melbourne, which was in St Kilda Terrace House.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Miss Donna Matthews, 2006
Contributed by Miss Donna Matthews
Discipline: History

More information

Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: RELIGIONS
Secondary Classification: Hare Krishna
Tertiary Classification: devotional objects
Organisations Depicted: Hare Krsna
Format: Digital Still Image: Colour; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: St Kilda, Victoria, Australia, circa 1973

Place Depicted Notes: Possibly Albert Park.
Source of Date Depicted: Contributor's information.
Photographer: Mr Stan Matthews

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