Flood has been on everyone’s mind for awhile now, as we experienced record amount of rain throughout July. But most of us thought it’s too early, previous times it was at the end of September back in 2007 and 2000. It is a grand Mayapur ‘tradition’ that every 7-8 years Ganga Devi is coming to
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This past week Vilasini, Head Architect for ToVP, and Parvata Muni visited the fabrication plant of McCoy Industries. A mock-up of a section of the Kalash, constructed full size, was to be shown. This mock-up is made from polished stainless steel, coated with titanium nitride and would give an idea of which fabrication methods would
Teak wood is a naturally grown wood from Myanmar (previously Burma). This wood is known for its superb stability, good strength, easy workability, resistance to bugs – and most of all, its outstanding resistance to decay. It basically will last forever. Burmese teak wood is exported all over the world for its quality. Sadbhuja Prabhu
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By definition, a “coffer” is a sunken panel in a ceiling. The inside of the inner domes, main dome and Lord Nrsimhadeva’s, will have a coffered ceiling. Below we can see a full size prototype of the ceiling segment. The segments will be made of ALLOY, which is a very light mixture of metals. This
The Temple of the Vedic Planetarium is named as such because within its main dome it will house a 3-dimensional, moving model of the universe according to the Vedic scriptures. This explanation describes the planetary systems and all the universal contents to be in the shape of an incredible chandelier.
A new phase in the temple construction has begun and some very important events have taken place. Production of GRC (glass-fiber reinforced concrete) After a lot of work and research, the production of the GRC has finally started in our temporary workshop. As the new workshop is almost ready, we will be able to make
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On Sunday, July 5th, at the last TOVP presentation of the North American Tour, the CHAD (Chapter a Day) kids group of the Seattle, Washington temple dove into the ecstasy of the fundraising frenzy and pledged $11,000 (Silver Gratitude Coin) for the TOVP. This is a wonderful example of young Vaishnavas learning how to sacrifice
On Sunday, March 15th, 2015, the TOVP North American Tour rolled into Dallas, Texas for its second presentation. Bhakta Jason Starkey was amongst the devotees in the audience and was so inspired that he pledged a Silver Gratitude Coin for $11,000. In this video he explains why, and encourages everyone else to help also.
- Flood has been on everyone’s mind for awh...
- This past week Vilasini, Head Architect for ToV...
- Teak wood is a naturally grown wood from Myanma...
- By definition, a “coffer” is a sunk...
- The Temple of the Vedic Planetarium is named as...