Stories of preaching the glories of the TOVP usually conjure images of sannyasis speaking to crowds of devotees, or Ambarisha prabhu addressing rooms full of eager donors. How often does the audience think of Bengali laborers?
Interestingly, it is this section of the Mayapur community who are often overlooked. Beyond the glories of artistic creations, architectural marvels and engineering feats beat the hearts of a population of Indian workers who put together the pieces of this amazing puzzle.
To honor their contribution and to motivate continued success, Premavatar Gauranga Das organized a lecture for them. Brahma Samhita das gave a wonderful talk on the importance of this project. The meaning of fulfilling Srila Prabhupada’s vision was underscored by the impact this temple will have.
All participants relished in the kathaa….and the April heat went unnoticed!