TOVP Australasia Tour Report

On November 5th, under the guidance and mercy of Lord Nityananda’s Padukas and Lord Nrsimhadeva’s Sitari, Their Graces Jananivas (Mayapur Head Pujari) and Vraja Vilas (TOVP Global Fundraising Director) prabhus set off for a month long TOVP fundraising tour to Australasia (Australia, New Zealand and Fiji). Their Graces Ambarisa and Svaha prabhus joined them in
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Sri Sri Radha Damodar at ISKCON Sigatoka
Reaching Fiji on November 24th, we were greeted with great care and attention as preparations were in order for our visit to five temples and communities in Fiji. Immediately upon our arrival we held our first program in Nadi where twelve families combined together to pledge $30,000. The same evening we were whisked away to
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The Grand Installation Ceremony of the two remaining Chakras onto the domes of Sri Sri Radha Madhava and Lord Nrsimhadeva is only a few months away! This historic event will mark another milestone in the progress of the construction leading up to the Grand Opening in 2022. In this recent interview His Grace Jananivas prabhu
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Chakra Installation Update

This is a brief update on the progress of the preparation work for the historic Grand Installation Ceremony of the Chakras onto Sri Radha Madhava’s and Lord Nrsimhadeva’s domes on February 7th, 2017, and the sponsorship of Their abhishekas. 1. Current abhisheka sponsorships: Lord Nrsimhadeva Chakra – 402 sponsors Radha Madhava Chakra – 312 sponsors
After a day off we flew from Australia to New Zealand for a one day program at the Auckland temple of Sri Sri Radha Giridhari on November 23rd. We were welcomed enthusiastically by all the devotees and prepared for the TOVP program at the temple. 300 devotees attended and participated in the Lord’s arati and
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On the 21st of November we arrived in Brisbane, Australia from New Govardhana and immediately began preparing for the evening TOVP event. Lord Nityananda’s Padukas and Lord Nrsimhadeva’s Sitari were nicely displayed in the temple and, as usual, we had an arati and abhisheka for Them accompanied by ecstatic kirtan. Over 250 devotees attended the
From Sydney we made our way to the wonderful devotee farm community of New Govardhana. We were welcomed by the small community with open arms and bright spirits. We were told by several devotees not to expect any big fundraising results as this is a small farm community, so we were happy to just come
Leaving Melbourne, Australia after a few days of no travel, the TOVP Tour made its way to Sydney, also one of the largest cities in Australia. The management there, under the outstanding direction and leadership of Temple President Vijay Gopikesh and Varanayaka prabhus, and inspired by His Holiness Ramai Swami, rented a separate hall for
On November 11th the TOVP Tour Team brought Lord Nityananda’s Padukas and Lord Nrsimhadeva’s Sitari to the original Capital City of Australia, Melbourne. Although Canberra is now the Capital, Melbourne is one of the largest cities in Australia and this showed by the incredible response of the devotees who pledged over $500,000 U.S. to the
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