Happy Krishna Janmastami and Prabhupada Vyasa Puja 2022 from the TOVP Team
The TOVP Team would like to take this opportunity on the most auspicious occasions of Krishna Janmastami and Srila Prabhupada’s Vyasa Puja 2022 to wish all devotees a most transcendental and blissful celebration this year. As the world continues to progress towards the darkness of ignorance under the influence of Kali and his agents, we
Pavitropana Ekadasi and the TOVP
Also known as Shravana Putrada or Pavitra Ekadasi, Pavitropana Ekadashi falls on the 11th lunar day of the fortnight of the waxing moon in the Vedic month of Shravana which in the Gregorian calendar falls in July or August. It’s recommended to chant extra rounds and stay up all night chanting and hearing the Lord’s
TOVP Terraces, Balusters and Chatris
We would like to show you a short video review of the current state of several outdoor areas of TOVP. These are the upper open terraces, which are located at the base of the Domes, stone balusters (handrails) and spacious halls at the top of the Chatri Towers. The terraces, located outside the domes, are
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TOVP Peacock and Cornice Embellishments
I would like to show you a short video about some of the exterior elements of the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium: Peacock and Cornice Embellishments. A lot of work has already been completed, and this includes many, many architectural pieces made from GRC (Glass Reinforcement Concrete). In this video I will tell you a
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Kamika Ekadasi and the TOVP
Kamika ekadasi is celebrated as Krishna Paksha ekadasi in the month of Shravan. Observing this ekadasi is considered as auspicious as performing an Ashwamedha Yajna. As Gaudiya Vaishnavas, our main aim during ekadasi is to decrease bodily demands so we can spend more time in seva, especially hearing and chanting about the Lord’s pastimes and
The TOVP Announces a Unique Sponsorship Opportunity: The 31 Dresses Campaign
Unique Sponsorship Opportunity: The 31 Dresses Campaign – sponsor an entire set of 31 Deity dresses for one day during the 3-month long TOVP Grand Opening Festival, scheduled for the Fall of 2024. This includes Sri Sri Radha Madhava, Sri Pancha Tattva, Sri Nrsimhadeva and the fifteen new sampradaya acharya murtis. A new set of
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We have just installed the two remaining bas relief panels on the walls of the ventilation shafts of the Temple Room. These are large 16ft./5m. panels made of fiberglass and reinforced with metal inserts. The weight of each panel is more than 550lb./250kg. One panel shows the Rasa Lila dance of Lord Sri Krishna and
TOVP Architecture Dept. Report: July, 2022
TOVP Architecture Dept. Report From the Head Architect The TOVP is a project that perpetually works on multiple paradigms at once: design, working drawings, and material research whilst simultaneously casting elements all across the country and building them coherently in Mayapur. The design team makes sure to put thought into the minutest detail to ensure
The TOVP Giving To Nrsimha Fundraising Campaign Extended
The Lord says in Bhagavad-gita, 4.11: ye yatha mam prapadyante tams tathaiva bhajamy aham mama vartmanuvartante manusyah partha sarvasah As all surrender unto Me, I reward them accordingly. Everyone follows My path in all respects, O son of Pritha. For the bhakta, the reward for his surrender and service is love of God, not anything