Darsait in Islamic Sultanate of Oman is the site of a famous Sri Krishna temple supported by the family headed presently by Shri Kanaksi Khimji of the Khimji Ramdas Group. The Khimjis are citizens of Oman and remain staunch vegetarians and devotees of Shrinathji with roots in Gujarat.
Shri Khimji's grandfather came to Oman in 1870 and the family had a close and mutually respectful relationship with the ruling family which paved the way for constructing this temple.
Regular worship is offered along with chappan bhog for Lord Krishna at the temple and all major festivals are celebrated at the temple which is frequented in thousands by expat Indians working in Muscat.
Shri Krishna Temple is situated in Darsait near Church and is about 28-30kms from Seeb Airport. This temple was constructed by Merchant Community from Gujarat settled in Muscat, in the year 1987.
Subsequently extensively renovated in the year 2013 having all the facilities for devotees to worship along with a Multi Purpose Hall having capacity of 500-700 worshipers to take part in the function organised by the Management.
Darsait have following temples in the premises:
Shri Krishna Temple
Shri Ganeshji Temple
Shri Mataji Temple
Morning 5:30am to 11:30am
Evening 5:00pm to 9:30pm.
All Indian Festivals including Holi,onam,Chaitra Navratri,Ramnavami, Hanuman Jayanti,Guru Poornima,Raksha Bandhan ,Janmashtami were celebrated here.