The Client

The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), also known as the Hare Krishna movement, is one of the world's largest and most influential Hindu religious organizations. Founded in 1966 by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, ISKCON aims to spread the teachings of Lord Krishna as outlined in the Bhagavad-gita and other ancient scriptures of India. The ISKCON temple in Mumbai is a central hub for devotees and visitors from around the globe, offering a serene space for worship, meditation, and spiritual education. The temple runs various programs such as Bhagavad-gita courses, yoga sessions, cultural events, and food distribution initiatives, touching thousands of lives daily.

The Challenge

ISKCON Mumbai faced the significant challenge of effectively communicating its extensive range of offerings and activities to the thousands of devotees and visitors who walk through its doors daily. The temple sought a dynamic and engaging way to showcase information about its history, mission, spiritual programs, community services, and numerous donation opportunities.

The temple wanted a system that could seamlessly integrate and display real-time updates, event schedules, and important announcements to keep their community well-informed and connected. The solution needed to be user-friendly and accessible to everyone. The goal was to create an immersive digital experience that would not only inform but also inspire and enhance the overall spiritual journey of each visitor.

The Solution

To address these needs, ISKCON Mumbai partnered with Pickcel, a leading provider of cloud-based digital signage solutions. Pickcel designed a comprehensive digital signage system tailored to meet the specific requirements of the temple. The solution included the installation of high-definition digital screens at strategic locations throughout the temple premises. These screens were powered by Pickcel's advanced cloud-based software, ensuring that content could be easily managed and updated in real-time.

Key Benefits

  • Centralized management: Pickcel's cloud-based solution enabled ISKCON, Mumbai, to manage the display of its offerings and activities across all screens that were strategically located in the temple premises.
  • Customization: The solution was custom-made to meet the temple's specific requirements.
  • Extensive coverage: The temple had its screen kiosks set up at strategic locations across the temple that had maximum footfalls of the devotees. This helped in effective outreach of the announcements and updates for the devotees.

The Result

The collaboration between ISKCON Mumbai and Pickcel resulted in a transformative digital experience that significantly uplifted the temple’s communication and engagement with its visitors.

Enhanced visitor engagement: Visitors appreciated the visually engaging and informative content displayed on the digital screens, which enriched their overall experience at the temple.

Effective real-time updates: The ability to provide instant updates ensured that all visitors were well-informed about current and upcoming events, schedules, and important announcements.

Improved participation in programs: Clear and detailed information about the temple’s various spiritual, community, and donation programs encouraged greater participation from visitors.

Strengthened community connection: Real-time communication and updates fostered a stronger sense of community and connection among devotees and visitors.


The collaboration between ISKCON Mumbai and Pickcel stands as a remarkable example of how modern technology can be seamlessly integrated into traditional spiritual environments to address contemporary communication and engagement challenges. This partnership has transformed the way ISKCON Mumbai interacts with its visitors, making their spiritual journey more immersive and informative.

The implementation of Pickcel’s cloud-based digital signage solution provided ISKCON Mumbai with a powerful tool to enhance visitor engagement and streamline the dissemination of information. The dynamic content displayed on high-definition screens captured the attention of the temple’s diverse audience, from tech-savvy young visitors to elderly devotees, creating a more inclusive and enriching experience for everyone.