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.
Recently completed is the design for the cast iron fence that will adorn the Srila Prabhupada bridge that connects the TOVP and the Samadhi. The 3D design will be ready soon to be made into several molds and then cast into iron. They look very nice and the company that does the casting thinks they
Provided here is a look at one of the completed archways on the front wall before the entrance to the TOVP. The white marble is fully clad and sandstone arch in place, both ready for polishing. Above the archway is a completed window with its sandstone adornings.
Right now as we speak, the Main Dome Kalash manufacturing in Moscow, Russia is underway. This will be one of the three ‘Crown Jewels’ of the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium, matched only by the gold-plated Sudarshana Chakras that will go on top of each. The photo illustrates the current development and immense size of
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