Parsva or Vamana Ekadasi
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
The TOVP Foundation Now Accepts Cryptocurrency Donations
The TOVP Fundraising Department is pleased to announce our newest innovation to accept cryptocurrency donations towards our numerous Seva Opportunity campaigns through our U.S.A. based office, TOVP Foundation, Inc. Crypto donations will be managed by our partner nonprofit,, an organization that facilitates donations for thousands of nonprofits in the US. All U.S. and International
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This urgent and exciting message from His Grace Braja Vilasa das, Co-Chairman and Director of Development of the TOVP, expresses the importance of opening the temple on time in 2024 for the pleasure of Srila Prabhupada and our acharyas. Please watch and take advantage of this historic opportunity by sponsoring one of the new TOVP
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Annada Ekadasi
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 Prabhupada Murti Nitya Seva Campaign Launched
A few months ago, we launched the TOVP Srila Prabhupada Murti Nitya Seva Campaign wherein devotees can sponsor Prabhupada’s daily offerings of bhoga and puja, or an outfit to wear. On the auspicious occasion of his 126th Vyasa Puja, we encourage devotees to take advantage of this unique seva opportunity to serve his Mayapur murti.
The TOVP Communications Dept. Releases Two New Flipbooks: The TOVP Story, 1971-2022 & Srila Prabhupada in Mayapur
On the auspicious occasions of Janmastami and Srila Prabhupada’s Vyasa Puja 2022, the TOVP Communications Department is pleased to announce the release of two new online flipbooks on the TOVP website for the pleasure and inspiration of all devotees. These books are viewable, downloadable and shareable, and we sincerely hope the reader will enjoy the
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Happy Krishna Janmastami and Prabhupada Vyasa Puja 2022 from the TOVP Team
The TOVP Team would like to take this opportunity on the most auspicious occasions of Krishna Janmastami and Srila Prabhupada’s Vyasa Puja 2022 to wish all devotees a most transcendental and blissful celebration this year. As the world continues to progress towards the darkness of ignorance under the influence of Kali and his agents, we
Pavitropana Ekadasi and the TOVP
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
TOVP Terraces, Balusters and Chatris
We would like to show you a short video review of the current state of several outdoor areas of TOVP. These are the upper open terraces, which are located at the base of the Domes, stone balusters (handrails) and spacious halls at the top of the Chatri Towers. The terraces, located outside the domes, are
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