In preparation for the installation of the Chakra on Lord Nrsimhadeva’s dome, we are now installing the outer arches and columns on the middle tier of the dome. Beautifully designed and made in-house, the arches and columns will be placed alongside the cornices (top and bottom), and timber wooden windows will be installed into the
Many devotees are asking about the comparative size of the Radha Madhava (Main) Dome Chakra to the smaller Nrsimhadeva and Planetarium Dome Chakras. Here is a scale image comparing them. The smaller dome Chakras are 3.5m (11.5 feet) and the main dome Chakra is 7m (23 feet). As already clear from the one installed Chakra,
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Recently we have begun the process of painting sections of the GRC (Glass Reinforced Concrete) ribs on all three domes and on the decorative elements under the three Kalashes in a special gold-colored paint formulation from Germany. This highly resistant façade mineral paint from Germany is manufactured to withstand sunlight, moisture and other environmental onslaughts,
A few days ago the clay form of the next murti for the Guru Parampara altar was completed. This is the murti of His Divine Grace Srila Gaura Kishore Das Babaji, the spiritual master of Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati. He will sit on the front line of the altar between the murtis of Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur
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Sadbhuja prabhu answers important questions about the metals being used for the TOVP, such as Gold, Titanium Nitrate, Stainless Steel, Bronze, etc.
After viewing the installed Kalashes and Chakras, Sadbhuja and Rangavati prabhus have decided that the Dome brackets which hold the Kalashes in place need a color adjustment to match the gold color of the titanium nitrate Kalashes and Chakras. They have created a new design which includes painting sections of the Dome brackets gold. To
Marble cladding work on the temple exterior and the installation of Rajasthani style sandstone window frames on the higher levels of the structure continues throughout various areas of the TOVP and will soon cover all sections of the temple, floor by floor.