The chatri work continues to progress at the TOVP and across international borders as well. We have received images from Russia on the advancement of the work on the chatri kalash coverings. Four of the large chatri kalash coverings are being manufactured in Russia. Each kalash is 3.5 meters high and has a diameter of
Saturday, 25 June 2016 by Ratna Devi Dasi
Chatris are elevated dome-shaped pavilions used as an element in Indian architecture. They are commonly used to depict the elements of dignity and honor in architecture. The word chatri means “canopy” or “umbrella.” The word chatri is also used to refer to the small pavilions that mark the corners and roof of an entrance of
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Another ‘historical event’ for the TOVP, gold ribbons in Titanium nitride are going up on the Chatris. These will catch the sunlight and create a beautiful golden glow, as seen in the pictures.
We’re pleased to inform you of the latest happenings at the TOVP: 3 of the 8 chatris have been completed with blue tiles and kalashes. More segments have been put onto the 3 domes, in preparation for the kalashes. The 4th stage (out of 6) of the decorative sandstone features has been completed. Also 2