TOVP 2024 Message – Help Build India’s Largest Modern Vedic Temple – Save Dharma Today!
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The Temple of the Vedic Planetarium (TOVP) in Mayapur, West Bengal, India’s Largest Modern Vedic Temple is poised to open in 2025. This flagship project of ISKCON will be the largest Vedic Mandir in modern history and is tagged to be a Future Wonder of the World and Temple of the Millennium, with the mission

TOVP Releases Visions of the TOVP Online 2024 Calendar Flipbooks for North America and India
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The TOVP Communications Department is pleased to release our 2024 Visions of the TOVP Vaishnava calendar flipbooks for North America and India. These calendars are viewable online, downloadable and shareable, and highlight the best photographic images of the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium by our official photographer, Thakur Saranga das and others. Click the links

The TOVP Requests – Give To Nrsimha and Go To Vaikuntha
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The TOVP Team is extremely pleased to announce that all devotees who help build the Nrsimha Wing in the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium will go to Vaikuntha!!! “O devoted one, one who builds a beautiful temple for Lord Nrsimhadeva will be freed from all sinful reactions and he will enter the Vaikuntha planets.” Nrsimha

The TOVP, Bhaktivedanta Institute and Intelligent Design
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One of Srila Prabhupada’s most important steps in developing ISKCON was the creation of the Bhaktivedanta Institute, the scientific arm of his preaching strategy, which would present Vedic wisdom in the light of modern science, and defeat the prominence of mechanistic and atheistic concepts. At around the same time, the Intelligent Design movement, comprised of

Temple of the Vedic Planetarium Website Vedic Science Information Page
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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, and remain there today. They are forever true, and the Hare Krishna movement was founded with this underlying principle in mind. The Temple of the

TOVP Presents – Miracle in the Making: A Video by Ambarisa Das (Alfred Ford), Great-grandson of Henry Ford
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Miracle in the Making is an awe-inspiring video shot by His Grace Prananatha Das depicting the rise of the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium (TOVP) in Mayapur, West Bengal, India – Future Wonder of the World – and the opening of its Nrsimhadeva Hall, the largest Nrsimhadeva Temple in the world, from February 29 –

Pasankusa Ekadasi and the TOVP 2023
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Pasankusa or Papankusa Ekadasi is one of the most significant Vedic fasting days, and is observed in the Ashwin month on the eleventh day (Ekadasi) of Shukla Paksha. Therefore, the festival is also popular as ‘Ashwina-Shukla Ekadasi’. According to the Gregorian calendar, this festival is celebrated either in the month of October or September. Pasankusa

TOVP PRESENTS: When Business Becomes Bhakti – Introducing A-3 Ahimsa Milk and HARI:BOL Food for the Soul
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Introducing, HARI:BOL Food for the Soul. Originally founded by two ISKCON brahmacaries from Chowpatty temple, the business was handed over to Yachneet Pushkarna (CSO – Chief Seva Officer), a seasoned businessman with an extensive F&B background. It has been further expanded by the family of the well-known (now deceased) Indian businessman and initiated disciple of

TOVP Releases New Flipbook – Lord Nrsimhadeva Arrives in Mayapur
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In July 1986, the Deities of Prahlad-Nrsimhadeava were completed in Chennai, India and installed in Sridham Mayapur during a three-day celebration from July 28-30. This year commemorates the 37th Anniversary of that historic occasion, upon which the TOVP has released the narration of that unique story in a free flipbook. The history leading to that

Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur and the TOVP, 2023
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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, Sept. 27 (U.S.)/ Sept. 28 (India), 2023. 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

The BBT 2023 Bhadra Purnima Marathon and the TOVP
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We are approaching the end of this year’s BBT Bhadra Purnima Marathon to distribute 55,000 sets of Srimad Bhagavatams by September 29. Book distribution rages worldwide to reach the goal and surpass last year’s accomplishment of distributing 45,000 Bhagavatam sets. The final goal is the ‘SURGE’ to 100,000 Bhagavatam sets in 2026. Another special feature

Radhastami and the TOVP, 2023
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The glories of Sridhama Mayapur are unlimited and inconceivable, as it is the abode of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu and His associates wherein “the concluding portions of the pastimes of Gokula exist eternally as the pastimes of Navadvipa.” (Brahma-samhita 5.5). In this divine realm the Lord tastes love of Godhead Himself in the mood of Srimati

TOVP Nrsimhadeva Wing Update by HG Braja Vilasa – September, 2023
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In this inspiring update about the Nrsimhadeva Wing construction, Braja Vilasa also announces that the dates of the Grand Opening of the Wing have been moved forward to Gaura Purnima time from February 29 – March 2, 2024. This 3-day celebration begins on the 150th Appearance Anniversary of Sri Srimad Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Prabhupada and includes

Annada Ekadasi and the TOVP, 2023
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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 Nrsimhadeva Wing Opening Dates Moved Forward
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The TOVP Management Team announces a change to the completion and opening dates of the Nrsimhadeva Wing in the TOVP. Originally scheduled for this October, the dates have been moved forward to February 29 – March 3 during the 2024 Gaura Purnima Festival. “In order to give more needed time for construction and allow for

Padmini Ekadasi and the TOVP, 2023
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The Padmini Ekadasi holds a special significance among the Vedic festivals due to its rarity and spiritual importance. Occurring once every 32 months, according to the Vedic calendar, this sacred day falls on the Ekadasi (11th day) of the Shukla Paksha (waxing phase of the moon) during the Adhik or Purushottama Maas (month). This year,

Kamika Ekadasi and the TOVP, 2023
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Kamika ekadasi is celebrated as Krishna Paksha ekadasi in the month of Shravan. Observing this ekadasi is considered as auspicious as performing an Ashwamedha Yajna. As Gaudiya Vaishnavas, our main aim during ekadasi is to decrease bodily demands so we can spend more time in seva, especially hearing and chanting about the Lord’s pastimes and

Madhva Mathadhipa, Sri Sugunendra Tirtha Svami Visits Mayapur/TOVP, July 2023
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Sri Sugunendra Tirtha Svami, the Mathadhipati of the Puthige Math — one of the 8 Mathas established by Srila Madhvacarya in Udupi — visited Sridham Mayapur along with his entourage on his Tirtha Yatra. Under Sugunendra Svami’s leadership, the Sri Puthige Matha has flourished and expanded its influence across the world. He has played a

TOVP PRESENTS: Opening the World’s Largest Nrsimhadeva Temple
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A video by Alfred Ford (Ambarisa Das) – great grandson of Henry Ford In October of this year the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium (TOVP) will achieve another historic milestone of progress: the opening of the completed Nrsimhadeva Wing, the largest Nrsimhadeva Temple in the world. Beautifully designed and ornamented, the opening of this grand

The Glories of Purushottama Month (Adhik Maas) – Starts July 18
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The wonderful and enchanting history of the month of Purushottama is a long one that takes the personified Adhik Maas to the highest spiritual realm of Goloka Vrindaban, where she is blessed by Lord Krishna to have 1000 times more benefits to the observer of devotional vows than the month of Damodar. Purushottama Maas comes

Sayana Ekadasi and the TOVP, 2023
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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 Give To Nrsimha 2023 Campaign Appeal from Ambarisa Das
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Dear Devotees, This is a personal appeal from myself (Ambarisa das) and Braja Vilasa prabhu. We are quickly approaching the historic completion and opening of the Nrsimhadeva Wing in the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium this Fall. The dome interior, altar, pillars, walls, floors, doors and more will be finished and ready for Sri Sri

TOVP Celebrates the 37th Anniversary of Lord Nrsimhadeva’s Arrival in Sridham Mayapur
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In July 1986, the Deities of Prahlad-Nrsimhadeava were completed in Chennai, India and installed in Sridham Mayapur during a three-day celebration from July 28-30. This year commemorates the 37th Anniversary of that historic occasion. The history leading to that event is extraordinary and full of miracles, as is the history leading to the completion of