Welcome to Shantiniketan.
Directions to the the temple are as follows:
Directions to Shantiniketan (Temple) 7221 Branico Drive, Roanoke (Phone: 540 - 989-7760):
From I-81 take exit 143 to I-581 South. After about 10 miles, take exit for Route 419 North. At the ramp turn right on Route 419 North (or Electric Road).
At the fourth traffic light (Block Buster Video on right) turn left on Starkey Road.
At T intersection, turn right, continue on Starkey Road. Cross R X R, at stop sign, turn left on Merriman Road.
After about ¼ mile take first right and continue on Merriman Road.
After about ¾ mile turn right on Cotton Hill Road.
Turn left on Branico Drive after about ½ mile (Dog Kennel sign at the T intersection).
You will see the sign for "Shantiniketan" Temple on right after about ¼ mile. Drive up the Paved driveway to parking lots on the right.
Fore your convenience, special directional signs will be placed at various points during special festival celebrations or Katha gathering. Volunteers may ask you to park at a remote parking lot during such special events. A shuttle to the temple from the remote parking lot will be provided during special events.
If Merriman Road is closed for any reason
ALTERNATE DIRECTIONS,DRIVE SOUTH ON BRAMBLETON AVE (RT221)TURN LEFT ON COTTON HILL RD,DRIVE 2 MILES ,TURN RIGHT ON BRANICO DR.TEMPLE IS ON YOUR RIGHT.