Parsva or Vamana Ekadasi and the TOVP 2023
The Ekadasi Tithi in the month of Bhadrapada, Shukla Paksha (bright phase of the Lunar cycle) is known as Parivartini Ekadasi or Parsva or Vamana Ekadasi. On this day, Lord Vishnu, who is in a state of yogic sleep (Yoga Nidra), changes his posture. Hence, it is referred to as Parivartini Ekadasi (which literally means
Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur and the TOVP, 2023
This article is being presented in honor of the divine appearance day of the original pioneer of the Krishna consciousness movement, His Divine Grace Sri Srimad Bhaktivinoda Thakur, Sept. 27 (U.S.)/ Sept. 28 (India), 2023. namo bhaktivinodaya sac-cid-ananda-namine gaura-shakti-svarupaya rupanuga-varaya te I offer my respectful obeisances unto Saccidananda Bhaktivinoda, who is transcendental energy of Caitanya
The BBT 2023 Bhadra Purnima Marathon and the TOVP
We are approaching the end of this year’s BBT Bhadra Purnima Marathon to distribute 55,000 sets of Srimad Bhagavatams by September 29. Book distribution rages worldwide to reach the goal and surpass last year’s accomplishment of distributing 45,000 Bhagavatam sets. The final goal is the ‘SURGE’ to 100,000 Bhagavatam sets in 2026. Another special feature
Radhastami and the TOVP

Radhastami and the TOVP, 2023

The glories of Sridhama Mayapur are unlimited and inconceivable, as it is the abode of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu and His associates wherein “the concluding portions of the pastimes of Gokula exist eternally as the pastimes of Navadvipa.” (Brahma-samhita 5.5). In this divine realm the Lord tastes love of Godhead Himself in the mood of Srimati
TOVP Nrsimhadeva Wing Update by HG Braja Vilasa - September, 2023
In this inspiring update video about the Nrsimhadeva Wing construction, Braja Vilasa also announces that the dates of the Grand Opening of the Wing have been moved forward to Gaura Purnima time from February 29 – March 2, 2024. This 3-day celebration begins on the 150th Appearance Anniversary of Sri Srimad Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Prabhupada and
Annada Ekadasi 2023

Annada Ekadasi and the TOVP, 2023

Annada Ekadasi, also known as Aja Ekadasi, is observed during the waning phase of moon (Krishna Paksha) in August/September. The importance of this Ekadasi was mentioned by Lord Krishna to Yudhisthira and is found in the Brahma Vaivarta Purana. It is believed that a person who observes this Ekadasi becomes free from the reactions of
TOVP Nrsimhadeva Wing Opening Dates Moved Forward
The TOVP Management Team announces a change to the completion and opening dates of the Nrsimhadeva Wing in the TOVP. Originally scheduled for this October, the dates have been moved forward to February 29 – March 2 during the 2024 Gaura Purnima Festival. “In order to give more needed time for construction and allow for
Pavitropana Ekadasi and the TOVP, 2023
Also known as Shravana Putrada or Pavitra Ekadasi, Pavitropana Ekadasi 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
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