Within the last few days we have begun the preparation work for installing the remaining two Kalashes and Chakras onto both the Main and Nrsimhadeva domes. This consists of mounting the power frames which will hold the Kalashes and Chakras in place. Nrsimhadeva’s dome is now ready for the Russian engineers to begin working.The stainless

Guru Parampara Murtis Update

A few days ago the clay form of the next murti for the Guru Parampara altar was completed. This is the murti of His Divine Grace Srila Gaura Kishore Das Babaji, the spiritual master of Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati. He will sit on the front line of the altar between the murtis of Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur
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In Part 2 of “Sadbhuja Explains TOVP Metals” we witness the actual process of gold-coating the Chakras that Sadbhuja explained in Part 1.
Sadbhuja prabhu answers important questions about the metals being used for the TOVP, such as Gold, Titanium Nitrate, Stainless Steel, Bronze, etc.

Kalash/Chakra Photos

After removing the scaffolding from the West Wing Planetarium Dome these photos reveal the amazing golden beauty of the titanium nitrate Kalash and the solid stainless steel, gold-plated Chakra recently installed. One can only imagine what will be the effect of seeing the huge Kalash and Chakra when mounted upon the Main Dome of the
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After more than ten years of planning, fundraising and execution, a major milestone has now been achieved for the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium. The first Chakra has been installed on the West wing Planetarium dome!!! On August 10th, 2017, in the presence of Lord Nityananda’s Padukas, Lord Nrsimha’s Sitari and Srila Prabhupada, the first
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We are now in the final phase of the Chakra installation process. We have already done two test-runs to make sure all the fittings and hardware are in place for the Chakras to be permanently mounted. The final addition is the installation of the Lightning Arresters onto each Kalash and Chakra. These are very important

Painting the Dome Brackets

After viewing the installed Kalashes and Chakras, Sadbhuja and Rangavati prabhus have decided that the Dome brackets which hold the Kalashes in place need a color adjustment to match the gold color of the titanium nitrate Kalashes and Chakras. They have created a new design which includes painting sections of the Dome brackets gold. To
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15 days, 11 temples and $1 million U.S. in pledges! This was the amazing result of the first tour to the small temples of the Maharashtra region of Western India. Inspired by the amazing success of his recent Vyasa Puja TOVP fundraising event which also raised $1 million U.S., His Holiness Lokanath Maharaja, Chairman of