Sayana Ekadasi and the TOVP
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Sayana Ekadasi (Shayani Ekadasi) (lit. “sleeping eleventh”) or Maha-ekadasi (lit. “The great eleventh”) or Prathama-ekadasi (lit. “The first eleventh”) or Padma Ekadasi, Devshayani Ekadasi or Devpodhi Ekadasi is the eleventh lunar day (Ekadasi) of the bright fortnight (Shukla paksha) of the Vedic month of Ashadha (June – July). Thus, it is also known as Ashadhi

TOVP Book of the Week #16
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Mystic Universe: An Introduction to Vedic Cosmology By Ashish Dalela (Rishiraja Dasa) Unlike previous works on Vedic cosmology, which discuss the model of the universe without describing its connection to a theory of nature, this book discusses the theory before it describes the model. The book discusses the reasons in science for adopting a different

PRABHUPADA IS COMING! TOVP Prabhupada Welcome Ceremony, October 14 – 15
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SRILA PRABHUPADA VAIBHAVA DARSHAN UTSAVA (Prabhupada Welcome Ceremony) – The time is soon approaching to welcome Srila Prabhupada’s new ‘worship-pose’ murti to the TOVP. October 14 & 15 (the auspicious days of Rama Vijayotsava and the appearance of Sri Madhvacharya) are now the scheduled dates for this historic, landmark occasion. Crafted by ISKCON’s most well-known

TOVP Book of Devotion Production Update
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The TOVP Book of Devotion is now officially going into production in preparation for offering to Srila Prabhupada. With over 9,000 names of TOVP donors, this will be the most magnificent, one-of-a-kind book presented to His Divine Grace in the history of ISKCON. Since the deadline of Gaura Purnima, March 28, the TOVP Book Team

Investigations into the Antiquity of the Ranganatha Temple in South India
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This article was originally published in Atlantis Rising magazine in 2003 in my column, Notes from the Forbidden Archeologist. In February of 2002, I was on a lecture tour of South India. At universities and other educational and cultural institutions in several cities, I was giving talks about the archeological evidence for extreme human antiquity

Pankajanghri Prabhu Memoir from the TOVP Architecture Department
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The appropriate time to glorify a special soul is ‘always’. It has been more than a month that our beloved Pankajanghri prabhu has left this planet. His memories and contributions towards the TOVP are eternally etched in our hearts and in the walls of this iconic building. The TOVP Team members in the Design and

TOVP Book of the Week #13
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Mysteries of the Ancient Vedic Empire: Recognizing Vedic Contributions to Other Cultures Around the World By Stephen Knapp (Sri Nandanandana) The Vedic culture is accepted by numerous scholars as one of the most sophisticated civilizations to appear after the last glacial period of 12,000 years ago. It developed in ancient India, and as the people

Creation as Conscious Creativity
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Beginning with my first book, “Six Causes”, I have been describing a paradigm of creation that stems from conscious creativity. In this paradigm, the self goes missing in the self, and when this “absence” is created, then creativity occurs to overcome this absence by expanding the self into works of creativity. E.g. in human creativity,

TOVP Book of the Week #12
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Human Devolution: A Vedic Alternative to Darwin’s Theory By Michael A. Cremo (Drutakarma das) In their controversial bestseller Forbidden Archeology, Michael A. Cremo and Richard L. Thompson documented evidence showing that humans have existed on earth for hundreds of millions of years and catalyzed a global inquiry. Such anomalous evidence, contradicting Darwinian evolution, catalyzed a

TOVP Chatri Floor Progress
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In this short video Sadbhuja Das, TOVP Managing Director shows the current progress of the Chatri floors with their beautiful and ornate marble inlays.   TOVP NEWS AND UPDATES – STAY IN TOUCH Visit: www.tovp.org Support: https://tovp.org/donate/ Email: tovpinfo@gmail.com Follow: www.facebook.com/tovp.mayapur Watch: www.youtube.com/c/TOVPinfoTube View at 360°: www.tovp360.org Twitter: https://twitter.com/TOVP2022 Telegram: https://t.me/TOVP_GRAM WhatsApp: https://m.tovp.org/whatsapp Instagram: https://m.tovp.org/tovpinstagram

Thank You For Another Successful TOVP 11 Day Matching Fundraiser
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Ambarisa and Braja Vilasa prabhus and the entire TOVP Team wish to extend a heartfelt THANK YOU to the hundreds of devotees who participated in the recent #GivingToPrabhupada 11 Day Matching Fundraiser from May 14 – 25. Despite the horrific external world circumstances and challenges, we met with great success and a highly enthusiastic response

TOVP Book of the Week #11
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Puranic Cosmology, Volume 1 By H.H. Danavir Goswami (Dr. Dane Holtzman) Includes the cosmological sections from Visnu Purana, Vayu Purana, Makandeya Purana and Linga Purana. Compiled by Srila Krsna-Dvaipayana Vyasa. A virtual storehouse of scientific wisdom waiting to be discovered by modern thinkers. Questions which have baffled the world s best brains for centuries are

Pandava Nirjala Ekadasi – Launch of the Pankajanghri Das Seva Campaign
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The most auspicious and powerful Pandava Nirjala ekadasi is approaching on June 20 (US)/June 21 (India and parts of US). Observing a full fast, including water, on this one ekadasi is equal to observing all others. And additionally, giving charity on this ekadasi leads to “imperishable” results. Srila Vyasadeva said to Bhima, “Oh Bhima, Lord

Register for the TOVP Daily Nrsimha Yajna
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Unknown to many devotees, the TOVP Care Nrsimha Yajna for the protection of devotees worldwide has been continuing daily for one year as initiated by Ambarisa prabhu. Each day our pujari, Krishna Caitanya das, a graduate of the Mayapur gurukula, begins at 10am and for 45 minutes worships Lord Nrsimha as a service to humanity

Prabhupada Is Coming! Prabhupada Is Calling the Lord to Come!
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In October of this year, the 125th Appearance Anniversary year of His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, a new and one-of-a-kind ‘worship-pose’ murti of His Divine Grace will be installed in the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium. And Srila Prabhupada will now personally invite the Deities into Their new home. In Vaishnava spiritual life

TOVP Book of the Week #10
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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

Apara Ekadasi and the TOVP June 6 (India)/June 5 (US)
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While fasting and increasing one’s japa and hearing and chanting about the Lord are foundational principles of ekadasi, giving in charity for the service of Lord Vishnu and His devotees is equally as beneficial for grhasthas. The TOVP Fundraising Department would therefore like to encourage devotees to use this auspicious day of Apara Ekadasi as

Sriman Pankajanghri Prabhu Speaks Out – TOVP #GivingToPrabhupada 11 Day Matching Fundraiser
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PRABHUPADA IS COMING! Let’s Do It! His Grace Sriman Pankajanghri prabhu, our beloved Nrsimhadeva pujari who recently passed away, speaks in this video about his ardent desire to bring Srila Prabhupada to the TOVP and complete the new home of Sri Sri Radha Madhava, Pancha Tattva and Sri Nrsimhadeva. To inspire a grand welcome for

Mohini Ekadasi – Sponsor a Prabhupada Murti Abhisheka
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Please take advantage of this auspicious Mohini ekadasi day to sponsor an abhisheka for the installation of the new Prabhupada murti in the TOVP during the #GivingToPrabhupada 11 Day Matching Fundraiser. Go to WWW.TOVP.ORG for more information. Vedic history says that on the day of Mohini Ekadasi, Lord Vishnu appeared as Mohini murti. When Nectar

TOVP #GivingToPrabhupada 11 Day Matching Fundraiser
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May 14 (Akshaya Tritiya) – May 25 (Nrsimha Caturdasi) Sponsor a $25 Sacred Water Abhisheka (125 sacred rivers) for Srila Prabhupada’s new murti installation this October. Use the payment links below. For more abhisheka options go to www.tovp.org.  NOTE: The TOVP CARE COVID RELIEF program is donating $25,000 for ISKCON Mayapur and Bangladesh temples under

His Grace Ambarisa Prabhu Speaks Out – TOVP #GivingToPrabhupada 11 Day Matching Fundraiser
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PRABHUPADA IS COMING! to the TOVP this October at the historic installation of his new murti commemorating his 125th Appearance Anniversary Year. His divine presence there will inspire and guide us to complete the TOVP. His Grace Ambarisa prabhu, TOVP Chairman, encourages all devotees to sponsor an abhisheka for this historic occasion. To encourage a

H.H. Sacinandana Swami Speaks Out – TOVP #GivingToPrabhupada 11 Day Matching Fundraiser
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PRABHUPADA IS COMING! to the TOVP this October at the historic installation of his new murti commemorating his 125th Appearance Anniversary Year. His divine presence there will inspire and guide us to complete the TOVP. Sacinandana Swami encourages all devotees to sponsor an abhisheka for this historic occasion. To encourage a grand welcome for His

The Departure of His Grace Pankajanghri Prabhu – May 4, 2021
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The following is a letter from the GBC Executive Committee. The accompanying memorial video is from HareKrsna TV with a special message added at the end from Pankajanghri prabhu. Below the GBC letter is a link to the video of his departure observance, and a letter from Ambarisa and Braja Vilasa prabhus. Dear Devotees, Please

H.H. Bhaktimarga Swami Speaks Out – TOVP #GivingToPrabhupada 11 Day Matching Fundraiser
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PRABHUPADA IS COMING! to the TOVP this October at the historic installation of his new murti commemorating his 125th Appearance Anniversary Year. His divine presence there will inspire and guide us to complete the TOVP. His Holiness Bhaktimarga Swami encourages all devotees to sponsor an abhisheka for this historic occasion. To encourage a grand welcome

H.H. Giriraja Maharaja Speaks Out – TOVP #GivingToPrabhupada 11 Day Matching Fundraiser
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PRABHUPADA IS COMING! to the TOVP this October at the historic installation of his new murti commemorating his 125th Appearance Anniversary Year. His divine presence there will inspire and guide us to complete the TOVP. Giriraja Maharaja encourages all devotees to sponsor an abhisheka for this historic occasion. To encourage a grand welcome for His

In Honor of His Grace Pankajanghri Prabhu
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A Message from Ambarisa and Braja Vilasa Prabhus To All Devotees Around the World, With heavy hearts we observed the peaceful passing of His Grace Pankajanghri prabhu yesterday. As one of the most critical personalities in the development of the Pujari floor of the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium, his absence is now deeply felt.

H.H. Lokanath Maharaja Speaks Out – TOVP #GivingToPrabhupada 11 Day Matching Fundraiser
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His Holiness Lokanath Maharaja reminds us that PRABHUPADA IS COMING! to the TOVP this October at the historic installation of his new murti commemorating his 125th Appearance Anniversary Year. His divine presence there will inspire and guide us to complete the TOVP. To encourage a grand welcome for His Divine Grace that all devotees, man