Rudyard Kipling wrote, “If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten.” Perhaps he was exposed to the rich tradition of story-telling in Gaudiya Vaishnavism during his time in India. Indeed, stories are an honored means to understand the pastimes and philosophy of this spiritual practice. What of ISKCON’s history?
The sun is shining. It’s been a long winter, but warmth is on the horizon. As the season tips toward Spring, so the progress of the main dome is assuming a fresh direction. The second ring of the main dome has begun. This supporting structure is an epic coil of over 200 pieces of steel
Excitement pulsed through the hearts of the TOVP devotees as they watched the first piece of the main dome structure being hoisted into the air. The 6.3m x 3.9m stainless steel portion of the dome shell traveled approximately 52m from the ground by two cranes before reaching its destination. Laborers then began the arduous process
ToVP, View on the main dome Construction of the main dome has reached a pivotal point, the third and final ring is being cast. Once completed, the actual dome shape will take form from this last layer of foundation. The dome will be made of stainless steel and will reach a height of 35 M,
Over the years, the crew at the ToVP has been working diligently to build the super structure. Artists, architects and engineers have poured over designs while others have been charged with important decision-making to ensure the progress of this project. It is indeed a labor of love. The latest photo of the front view of
Since the ToVP is a progressive and dynamic project, there is always something happening to capture awe and strike wonder. Recently, it has been a milestone reached in the construction of the super structure. The big dome, central to the temple’s design, is on the cusp of being built. As the first photograph shows, the