Parama Ekadasi
The Parama Ekadasi is one of the Adhik Mass or Mala Maas Ekadasi, which comes once in 3 years. This Adhik Maas Krishna Paksha Ekadasi is dear to Lord Vishnu, to whom all Ekadasi Vrat observance is dedicated. Observing Parama Shuddha Ekadasi Vrat alleviates poverty, brings prosperity and wealth. It dissolves past sins of the
Padmini Ekadasi and the TOVP, 2023
The Padmini Ekadasi holds a special significance among the Vedic festivals due to its rarity and spiritual importance. Occurring once every 32 months, according to the Vedic calendar, this sacred day falls on the Ekadasi (11th day) of the Shukla Paksha (waxing phase of the moon) during the Adhik or Purushottama Maas (month). This year,
Kamika Ekadasi and the TOVP, 2023
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
Sri Sugunendra Tirtha Svami, the Mathadhipati of the Puthige Math — one of the 8 Mathas established by Srila Madhvacarya in Udupi — visited Sridham Mayapur along with his entourage on his Tirtha Yatra. Under Sugunendra Svami’s leadership, the Sri Puthige Matha has flourished and expanded its influence across the world. He has played a
A video by Alfred Ford (Ambarisa Das) – great grandson of Henry Ford From February 29 – March 2, 2024, during the ISKCON Mayapur Gaura Purnima Festival, the TOVP will achieve another historic milestone of progress: the opening of the completed Nrsimhadeva Wing, the largest Nrsimhadeva Temple in the world. Beautifully designed and ornamented, the
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The Glories of Purushottama Month (Adhik Maas)
The wonderful and enchanting history of the month of Purushottama is a long one that takes the personified Adhik Maas to the highest spiritual realm of Goloka Vrindaban, where she is blessed by Lord Krishna to have 1000 times more benefits to the observer of devotional vows than the month of Damodar. Purushottama Maas comes
Sayana Ekadasi
Sayana Ekadasi (Shayani Ekadasi) (lit. “sleeping eleventh”) or Maha-ekadasi (lit. “The great eleventh”) or Prathama-ekadasi (lit. “The first eleventh”) or Padma Ekadasi, Devshayani Ekadasi or Devpodhi Ekadasi is the eleventh lunar day (Ekadasi) of the bright fortnight (Shukla paksha) of the Vedic month of Ashadha (June – July). Thus, it is also known as Ashadhi
The TOVP Prayer

The TOVP Prayer

We are pleased to present the TOVP Prayer, written by H.G. Sriman Kalakantha prabhu, to all devotees. It is an appeal to the Lord to help us all do our part to complete this great and magnificent temple, Srila Prabhupada’s dearmost project, and the new home of our beloved deities at ISKCON World Headquarters in
TOVP Give To Nrsimha 2023 Campaign Appeal from Ambarisa Das
Dear Devotees, This is a personal appeal from myself (Ambarisa das) and Braja Vilasa prabhu. We are quickly approaching the historic completion and opening of the Nrsimhadeva Wing in the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium this Fall. The dome interior, altar, pillars, walls, floors, doors and more will be finished and ready for Sri Sri