2017 Mid-Year TOVP Update Video

The following is a mid-year video report for 2017 by Sadbhuja das on the progress of the external finishing work at the TOVP.
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Today we placed the Planetarium Dome Chakra onto the Kalash for a second test run to insure proper mounting, along with the a special flag pole and test flag. Both items are now aligned and ready for the future permanent installation. The flag is 5 meters (16 feet) in length. Sadbhuja initially thought this might
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We have just lifted and temporarily installed the Chakra for the Planetarium Dome for a test run. The purpose is to confirm the exact measurements of drilling spots and other essential points of contact for a perfect fit. The Chakra has now been taken down and our next report will focus on the permanent installation.

New TOVP Aerial Video Inspires Awe

For ISKCON devotees, nothing is more inspiring than the idea of completing Srila Prabhupada’s most dear temple project, the TOVP. This inspiring short video by Thakur Saranga prabhu will bring you up to speed on the current progress of the temple construction as of July, 2017. To donate to this historic project go to: https://tovp.org/donate/seva-opportunities/
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On the auspicious Sayana Ekadasi day of July 4th, over two thousand of His Holiness Lokanath Maharaja’s disciples and well-wishers celebrated his Vyasa Puja in Pandharpur, India, home of Sri Vithalnath Who on that same day observed His Darshan Day. Most significantly was the presence of Lord Nityananda’s Padukas and Lord Nrsimhadeva’s Sitari from Mayapur
The Russian Kalash installation team has now completed three Kalashes on the Chatris and is currently working on the Main Dome/Planetarium Kalash. Alongside the installation of the Kalashes onto the Domes and Chatris, laying of the blue tiles also continues simultaneously. In the photos you can also view the GRC (Glass Reinforced Concrete) ‘ribs’ being
The first Chatri Kalash is now officially in place!!! Last week was the trial placement of the Chatri Kalashes to determine if any adjustments need to be made. After making all the necessary adjustments, the first Kalash has now been permanently fixed to the Chatri and the remaining Kalashes will be similarly installed one after
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Chakra Work Progress

Work on the Chakras is progressing alongside of the placement of the Kalashes on the domes. The Nava Yogendras, embellishments around the Chakra, are being attached and Sadbhuja, Avatar Gauranga and Ajita Chaitanya prabhus can be seen in the photos doing the final inspection of the work.

Kalash Installation Begins

After several weeks of assembling the titanium nitrate Kalashes, we have finally reached the final stage of commencing their installation on top of the TOVP Domes and Chatris. This is a major achievement in the progress of the TOVP, and if the Lord allows us we are on schedule to complete the installation of both
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