Manu Murti Now Completed for the Nrsimha Wing
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As everyone knows, the Nrsimhadeva Deity will be installed on a separate altar in the East Wing of the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium. The temple room of Nrsimhadeva will be smaller than the central hall, but nevertheless it will be beautifully decorated and very majestic. The Grand Opening of this wing is scheduled for

Temple of the Vedic Planetarium Outreach Program
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Godhead is Light. Nescience is darkness. Where there is Godhead there is no nescience. These words were immortally etched on Srila Prabhupada’s original Back to Godhead magazines in the mid-1940s. They are forever true, and the Hare Krishna movement was founded with this underlying principle in mind. The Temple of the Vedic Planetarium, as envisioned

Utpanna Ekadasi, the TOVP and Giving Tuesday, 2021
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The 11th day of the waning phase of the Moon (Krishna Paksha) in the month of Margashirsha (November–December) is observed as Utpanna Ekadasi. It is believed that fasting on this Ekadasi relieves one from the reactions to sins of past and present lives. This day is also known as Uttpatti Ekadasi. The narration below of

TOVP Book of the Week #23
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Stephen Hawking on Trial: Confronting the Big Bang By Pierre St. Claire (Vaiyasaki Dasa) The wee Doctor behind the electronic voice on trial? Stephen Hawking’s influence was significant. Nonetheless, renowned cosmologists have detected serious errors in his Grand Design theory of the universe. Stephen Hawking On Trial documents the flaws in the final theory of

Srila Prabhupada’s New Home in the TOVP
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This short video by Mayapur TV and the TOVP presents Srila Prabhupada sitting on his Vyasasana in his quarters at the TOVP located on the Pujari Floor. He receives daily Guru Puja and offerings of foodstuffs, while he views the construction work on his personal CATV video screen. Srila Prabhupada’s presence in the TOVP cannot

What Defines a Person’s Importance, Birthplace or Activities?
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Below is a narration of a conversation between His Divine Grace Srila Prabhupada and Bhavananda prabhu in Mayapur, 1977: In 1977 I was on the roof of the Lotus Building with Srila Prabhupada. He was walking the perimeter and chanting japa. At one point he stopped on the North side and was looking across the

Srila Prabhupada’s Disappearance Day and the TOVP
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Forty-four years ago this year, His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada left this world for the divine abode of Sri Krishna and His pastimes. During his empowered life as a preacher of Krishna consciousness from 1965-1977 he accomplished more than practically any acharya in history, bringing the opportunity for the highest attainment of Goloka

Vedic Science Essay: A Three-Body Interaction Among Science, Hinduism, and Christianity
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By Michael A. Cremo (Drutakarma Das): The Forbidden Archeologist I presented this paper at The Sanskrit Tradition in the Modern World conference at the University of Newcastle, England, on May 19, 2000. The interactions among science, Hinduism, and Christianity are as complex as those in the three-body problem of astrophysics. In practice, astrophysicists select a

PRABHUPADA IS HERE! The Grand Prabhupada Welcome Ceremony a Grand Success
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On October 14 and 15, ISKCON worldwide celebrated the Grand Welcome Ceremony of His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada to the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium (TOVP). Through Mayapur TV, the two-day event was broadcast live on YouTube and multiple ISKCON related Facebook Pages, and viewed by hundreds of thousands of devotees, and attended

TOVP Srila Prabhupada e-Abhishekam Seva Opportunity
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On October 14, during the Grand Welcome Ceremony of Srila Prabhupada to the TOVP, the TOVP Team will launch the first-ever e-Abhishekam online virtual murti bathing ceremony. Every devotee will have an opportunity to virtually ‘bathe’ Srila Prabhupada from a choice of several different auspicious substances. There is no cost for this unique seva opportunity.

HG Hari-Sauri Prabhu Speaks Out About the Grand Prabhupada Welcome Ceremony on October 14 and 15
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This video of HG Hari-Sauri Prabhu was made in 2020 in preparation for the planned installation of the new Prabhupada murti in the TOVP in February of this year. Due the pandemic, the installation was rescheduled for October this year, but again has been postponed to 2022. Instead, we are observing a Grand Welcome Ceremony

PRABHUPADA IS COMING TO THE TOVP! Watch Live on Mayapur TV, October 14 and 15
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The Grand Welcome Ceremony of Srila Prabhupada’s new murti to the TOVP, Srila Prabhupada Vaibhava Darshana Utsava, will be celebrated in a few days on October 14 and 15. With the help of modern broadcasting technology, devotees all over the world can participate by watching this historic occasion from their own homes in over eight

HG Jananivas Prabhu Speaks Out About the Grand Prabhupada Welcome Ceremony on October 14 and 15
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This video of HG Jananivas Prabhu was made in 2020 in preparation for the planned installation of the new Prabhupada murti in the TOVP in February of this year. Due the pandemic, the installation was rescheduled for October this year, but again has been postponed to 2022. Instead, we are observing a Grand Welcome Ceremony

HG Pankajanghri Prabhu Speaks Out About the Grand Prabhupada Welcome Ceremony on October 14 and 15
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This video of HG Pankajanghri Prabhu was made in 2020 in preparation for the planned installation of the new Prabhupada murti in the TOVP in February of this year. Due the pandemic, the installation was rescheduled for October this year, but again has been postponed to 2022. Instead, we are observing a Grand Welcome Ceremony

Sampradaya Acharyas Glorify Srila Prabhupada – Shri Shri Vishwaprasanna Tirtha Sri Padru, Madhva Sampradaya
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This is the third Sampradaya Acharya video, by Pujya Shri Shri Vishwaprasanna Tirtha Sri Padru of the Madhva Sampradaya. Vishwaprasanna Teertha was born on March 3, 1964 at Pakshikere, Haleyangady. He is the successor of Vishwesha Teertha and is 34th in the lineage of the Pejavara Mutt, starting from Sri Adhokshaja Tirtharu, who was one

HH Bhakti Purushottama Swami Speaks Out About the Grand Prabhupada Welcome Ceremony on October 14 and 15
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This video of HH Bhakti Purushottama Swami was made in 2020 in preparation for the planned installation of the new Prabhupada murti in the TOVP in February of this year. Due the pandemic, the installation was rescheduled for October this year, but again has been postponed to 2022. Instead, we are observing a Grand Welcome

HH Indradyumna Swami Speaks Out About the Grand Prabhupada Welcome Ceremony on October 14 and 15
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This video of HH Indradyumna Swami was made in 2020 in preparation for the planned installation of the new Prabhupada murti in the TOVP in February of this year. Due the pandemic, the installation was rescheduled for October this year, but again has been postponed to 2022. Instead, we are observing a Grand Welcome Ceremony

Sampradaya Acharyas Glorify Srila Prabhupada – Sri Dwarkesh Lal Ji Maharaj, Rudra Sampradaya
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In the first Sampradaya Acharya video by Shri Cheena Jeeyer Swami, head of the Sri Sampradaya of Ramanujacharya, he stated that, “in recent history I could not think of anyone except A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada as the acharya of the modern times.” This second video by Sri Dwarkesh Lal Ji Maharaj, Head of Shatha Peethadheesh

HH Lokanath Swami Speaks Out About the Grand Prabhupada Welcome Ceremony on October 14 and 15
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This video of HH Lokanath Swami was made in 2020 in preparation for the planned installation of the new Prabhupada murti in the TOVP in February of this year. Due the pandemic, the installation was rescheduled for October this year, but again has been postponed to 2022. Instead, we are observing a Grand Welcome Ceremony

PRABHUPADA IS COMING TO THE TOVP – Srila Prabhupada Vaibhava Darshan Utsava Schedule
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On October 14 and 15 ISKCON devotees worldwide will celebrate and participate in the most auspicious and historic occasion of the Grand Welcome Ceremony of the new Prabhupada murti to the TOVP: Srila Prabhupada Vaibhava Darshan Utsava. To commemorate Srila Prabhupada’s 125th Appearance Anniversary Year, we have invited His Divine Grace to reside in the

First-Ever ISKCON Organized Vaishnava Acharyas Sampradaya Samelan (Summit) – October 14, 2021
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For the first time in ISKCON history, and to honor the 125th Appearance Anniversary Year of Srila Prabhupada, the TOVP management is organizing an online Sampradaya Samelan (summit) that includes the head acharyas of the four Vaishnava sampradayas. On October 14, during the first day of the Welcome Ceremony of Srila Prabhupada’s new murti to

The Four Sampradaya Acharyas Glorify Srila Prabhupada
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Vaishnavism is not a new religion or recently invented philosophy. It is actually the oldest religion and philosophy of all, and even more so, it is the eternal function of the jiva in relation to the Supreme Lord, sanatana dharma. That function is loving devotional service in one of five primary relationships, neutrality, servitorship, friendship,

HH Jayapataka Swami Speaks Out About the Grand Prabhupada Welcome Ceremony on October 14 and 15
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This video of HH Jayapataka Swami was made in 2020 in preparation for the planned installation of the new Prabhupada murti in the TOVP in February of this year. Due the pandemic, the installation was rescheduled for October this year, but again has been postponed to 2022. Instead, we are observing a Grand Welcome Ceremony

PRABHUPADA IS COMING TO THE TOVP – Sponsor an Abhisheka Coin!
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On October 14 and 15 ISKCON will combinedly celebrate the Grand Welcome Ceremony of Srila Prabhupada’s new murti to the TOVP – Prabhupada Vaibhava Darshan Utsava. Prabhupada will now be personally present in the TOVP to inspire and direct us for its completion. This is Gaudiya Vaishnava history manifesting right before all our eyes, as

Braja Vilasa Displays the Prabhupada 125th Anniversary Commemorative Coin
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On September 1st, 2021 a specially designed and minted coin commemorating the 125th Appearance Anniversary of Srila Prabhupada this year was released by Indian Prime Minister, Sri Narendra Modi. This historic honoring of Srila Prabhupada, Founder-Acharya of ISKCON is most important for the future of ISKCON and humanity. The Temple of the Vedic Planetarium has

TOVP Book of the Week #21
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Life Comes from Life: Morning Walks with A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada Morning Walks with A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada In these morning walk conversations along Venice Beach, Los Angeles in the mid-1970’s, His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada reveals the Vedic understanding of life, consciousness and evolution. In fact, both matter and spirit

PRABHUPADA IS COMING TO THE TOVP! – Sponsor a Sacred Water Abhisheka!
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On October 14 and 15 ISKCON will combinedly celebrate the Grand Welcome Ceremony of Srila Prabhupada’s new murti to the TOVP – Prabhupada Vaibhava Darshan Utsava. Prabhupada will now be personally present in the TOVP to inspire and direct us for its completion. Five abhisheka options are available to sponsor, of which the most popular

TOVP Samstapak Acharya Seva Opportunity
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It is with great pleasure that we announce the Samstapak Acharya Seva opportunity as one of our service options for Srila Prabhupada’s new murti Welcome Ceremony on October 14 and 15. It is titled as such because it recognizes ISKCON’s Founder-Acharya as the prominent acharya of Caitanya Gaudiya Vaishnavism for the next 10,000 (samstapak) years.

Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur and the TOVP
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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, September 18, 2021. 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 Mahaprabhu. He is a