TOVP Bas Relief Panels Update: Rasa Lila and Ratha Yatra Panels
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We have just installed the two remaining bas relief panels on the walls of the ventilation shafts of the Temple Room. These are large 16ft./5m. panels made of fiberglass and reinforced with metal inserts. The weight of each panel is more than 550lb./250kg. One panel shows the Rasa Lila dance of Lord Sri Krishna and

TOVP Architecture Dept. Report: July, 2022
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TOVP Architecture Dept. Report From the Head Architect The TOVP is a project that perpetually works on multiple paradigms at once: design, working drawings, and material research whilst simultaneously casting elements all across the country and building them coherently in Mayapur. The design team makes sure to put thought into the minutest detail to ensure

TOVP: Give To Nrsimha – Get Love of God
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The Lord says in Bhagavad-gita, 4.11: ye yatha mam prapadyante tams tathaiva bhajamy aham mama vartmanuvartante manusyah partha sarvasah As all surrender unto Me, I reward them accordingly. Everyone follows My path in all respects, O son of Pritha. For the bhakta, the reward for his surrender and service is love of God, not anything

TOVP Gorgeous Temple Grounds
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The beauty of the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium exterior and interior will be a hallmark of this future wonder of the world. But the frontage temple grounds will also present a gorgeous display of attractive features. The temple 45-acre frontage will be adorned with luscious gardens and attractive walkways, interwoven with calming water displays

Sayana Ekadasi and the TOVP, 2022
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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

Beautiful Marble Railings Being Installed in the TOVP
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Please take a look at these elegant marble railings that will be placed on all three levels of the museum floors of the main temple room. These wonderful railings, with exquisite peacock reliefs, are made of the highest quality marble and brought to us here directly from Makrana (Rajasthan), the only place in India where

The Grand ISKCON Mayapur Ratha Yatra 2022
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On a recent Press Conference with Nadia News, Braja Vilasa and other ISKCON Mayapur leaders announced the schedule for the Grand ISKCON Mayapur Ratha Yatra 2022. Starting on July 1st, from 2-9pm, the Rajpur Jagannatha, Baladeva and Subhadra deities will be taken on Their 5km (3 mile) Rathayatra journey to the ISKCON Mayapur campus for

TOVP Architecture Department Report, June 2022: Traveling Through the TOVP
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From the Head Architect Every space matters. Every line drawn on the AutoCAD defines that space. With great deliberation and calibration the drawings are released on the site one after another after another after another… With a total amounting to over 8,000 detail drawings, we gear up towards the upcoming milestones. Refining, reforming, evolving …and

Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur and the TOVP, 2022
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This article is being presented in honor of the divine disappearance day of the original pioneer of the Krishna consciousness movement, His Divine Grace Sri Srimad Bhaktivinoda Thakur, June 28 (US) / June 29 (India). 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

TOVP Construction Photo Update – June, 2022
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This month’s Construction Photo Update includes photos of work being done in the Nrsimha Wing on the corridor doors, domes and ceilings, production in the GRC (glass reinforced concrete) and GRG (glass reinforced gypsum) workshop, the entranceway elephants and the bas relief panels. Go to the Construction Gallery link to view over fifty photos on

Srila Prabhupada, the Original TOVP Vedic Cosmology Model Designer
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On November 7, 1974, an article about the Puranic Theory of Evolution appeared in the Times of India by a Mr. S.L. Dhani, a Vedic astronomer who was also organizing a conference. Being very keen on developing the proper conception for the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium, Srila Prabhupada wrote him a letter requesting his

Pandava Nirjala Ekadasi and the TOVP, 2022
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The most auspicious and powerful Pandava Nirjala ekadasi is approaching on June 10 (US) / June 11 (India). 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 Sri Krishna

TOVP Update on the Nrsimhadeva Wing Progress
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In this video Braja Vilasa prabhu, TOVP Director of Development and Co-Chairman, gives us a detailed update on the Nrsimhadeva Wing progress, and shows us various aspects of the construction, now going on full-swing for the Grand Opening of the Wing in the Fall of 2023. This scheduled opening of the completed Nrsimhadeva Wing will

Apara Ekadasi and the TOVP, 2022 – May 25 (U.S.)/ May 26 (India)
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Apara Ekadasi is observed on the 11th day of the Krishna Paksha (dark fortnight of the moon) in the Vedic month of Jyeshtha. It corresponds to the months of May-June in the Gregorian calendar. It is understood that by observing Apara Ekadasi vrata all the sins of the person will be washed away. This Ekadasi

The TOVP Giving To Nrsimha Fundraising Campaign Extended
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With the success of the TOVP Giving To Nrsimha 12 Day Matching Fundraiser from May 3 – 15, the fundraising department has decided to continue the campaign through Nrsimha Caturdasi, 2023 under the name Give To Nrsimha 2023 Fundraiser. The entire Nrsimha Wing including the altar and interior is scheduled to open in the Fall

Mayapur Nrsimhadeva’s Most Beloved Servant Sriman Pankajanghri Prabhu: In Memoriam
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On the most auspicious occasion of Nrsimha Caturdasi, May 15 2022, we wish to honor and remember Mayapur Prahlad Nrsimhadeva’s most dearmost servant, His Grace Sriman Pankajanghri prabhu, who left this material world for the Lord’s eternal abode one year ago, through this video presentation of the future TOVP Nrsimhadeva hall and altar, and the

Secrets of the Mayapur Nrsimha Caturdasi Maha Abhisheka Ingredients
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ISKCON Mayapur Management and the TOVP Team would like to invite all ISKCON devotees to watch the live Mayapur Nrsimha Caturdasi Maha Abhisheka celebration, May 15 on Mayapur TV from 4:30-9:00pm IST. The celebration will include an ecstatic abhisheka, a special movie premier, drama, guest speakers and more. The annual Maha Sudarshana Yajna will also

Prayers by Shani (Saturn) to Lord Nrsimhadeva
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On the occasion of Lord Nrsimhadeva’s Appearance the TOVP Communications Department is please to release the Prayers by Shani (Saturn) to Lord Nrsimhadeva flipbook. The flipbook is not only readable online but downloadable and shareable, and can be bookmarked as well on your reading device. Below is a short explanation of these wonderful prayers. This

Braja Vilasa Announcement: Mayapur Nrsimha Caturdasi Festival and Maha Abhisheka May 15
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ISKCON Mayapur Management and the TOVP Team would like to invite all ISKCON devotees to watch the live Mayapur Nrsimha Caturdasi Maha Abhisheka celebration, May 15 on Mayapur TV from 4:30-9:00pm IST. The celebration will include an ecstatic abhisheka, a special movie premier, drama, guest speakers and more. The annual Maha Sudarshana Yajna will also

Mayapur Nrsimhadeva’s TOVP Temple: Opening in 2023
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Mayapur Nrsimhadeva’s TOVP Temple is scheduled for completion and opening in 2023. While Lord Nrsimha will not be relocated into His new home at this time, this milestone event will herald the Grand Opening of the TOVP in 2024. The video displays computer generated images of the completed altar as well as the finished Nrsimha

TOVP Presents “Give To Nrsimha”: A Song for Lord Nrsimhadeva
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On the occasion of Nrsimha Caturdasi, 2022, the song “Give To Nrsimha” by His Grace Nirantara Prabhu (ACBSP) is being offered to Mayapur Nrsimhadeva. The theme is focused on giving to Lord Nrsimha for the purpose of completing and opening His TOVP hall and altar in 2023 through the #GivingToNrsimha 12 Day Matching Fundraiser from

Braja Vilasa Speaks About the Completion of the TOVP Nrsimha Wing in 2023
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In this video Braja Vilasa speaks about the completion of the TOVP Nrsimha Wing in 2023. This includes the entire interior of the hall as well as the Lord’s altar. This milestone will be of utmost importance to achieve as we move quickly towards the Grand Opening of the TOVP in 2024. To help facilitate

Nrsimha Lila Pastimes of Mayapur Nrsimhadeva: Sriman Pankajanghri Prabhu
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This video is from a visit to ISKCON Bhaktivedanta Manor, England by His Grace Pankajanghri prabhu in June, 2019. He speaks of various pastimes of Mayapur Nrsimhadeva which will enliven your heart and deepen your faith. ANNOUNCEMENT: On the occasion of Nrsimha Caturdasi, 2022, the TOVP Communications Department is pleased to release the Lord Nrsimhadeva

TOVP #GivingToNrsimha 12 Day Matching Fundraiser – Sponsor a Nrsimha Brick
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The TOVP #GivingToNrsimha 12 Day Matching Fundraiser began on the auspicious day of Akshaya Tritiya (May 3) and continues until Nrsimha Caturdasi (May 15 – India time). Ambarisa prabhu has doubled his personal total donation to this fundraiser to $250,000 to match every dollar for dollar. Why not double your commitment to the TOVP also?

Akshaya Tritiya, May 3: The TOVP #GivingToNrsimha 12 Day Matching Fundraiser Begins
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May 3 is Akshaya Tritiya, one of the most important days in the Vedic calendar. Akshaya Tritiya is the appearance day of Lord Parasurama, and it is also the day that the Ganges descended to the earth. Most devotees know it as the beginning of Candana-yatra, but actually many of Lord Krishna’s other pastimes also

TOVP Releases the Lord Nrsimhadeva ISKCON Mayapur Flipbook for Nrsimha Caturdasi, 2022
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On the occasion of Nrsimha Caturdasi, 2022, the TOVP Communications Department is pleased to release the Lord Nrsimhadeva ISKCON Mayapur flipbook on our website. This is an online readable, shareable and downloadable flipbook made from the original publication by Sriman Advaita Acharya das containing the history of the making and arrival of Mayapur Nrsimhadeva, and

Srila Prabhupada Teaches His First Disciples the Nrsimha Prayers
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In this audio/slide show below you will hear Srila Prabhupada teaching some of his first disciples how to chant the Nrsimha prayers. In this way, everything in the Hare Krishna movement began from Srila Prabhupada himself teaching by his own example, and showing how to follow in the footsteps of our previous acharyas. In Sridham

Braja Vilasa Speaks About the TOVP 2024 Marathon and #GivingToNrsimha 12 Day Matching Fundraiser: May 3 (Akshaya Tritiya) – May 15 (Nrsimha Caturdasi)
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In this video Braja Vilasa prabhu speaks about the importance of the TOVP 2024 Marathon in order to open the TOVP in 2024 and relocate our beloved Mayapur Deities into Their new home. This is the final lap of the race to open the TOVP and we want every devotee to help win this race.

Varuthini Ekadasi and the TOVP, 2022
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Varuthini Ekadasi falls in the dark fortnight (Krishna paksha) of the month of Vaisakha. On the day of Varuthini Ekadasi, devotees worship and offer prayers to Lord Vamana the incarnation of Lord Vishnu. In the literal sense, Varuthini means ‘protected’ and thus the devotees get protected from various negativities and evils by observing Varuthini Ekadashi.

H.H. Jayapataka Swami Lights the TOVP Victory Torch to Launch the 2024 Marathon
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We are very pleased to announce that on April 12, 2022, on the occasion of his 73rd Vyasa Puja, His Holiness Jayapataka Swami lit the TOVP Victory Torch and officially launched the TOVP 2024 Marathon to open the TOVP in 2024 and relocate our beloved Mayapur Deities into Their new home. Having dedicated his entire

#GivingToNrsimha 12 Day Matching Fundraiser, May 3 -15: Give to Pankajanghri
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The #GivingToNrsimha 12 Day Matching Fundraiser is scheduled for May 3 (Akshaya Tritiya) – May 15 (Nrsimha Caturdasi – India time). This is an opportunity to help complete Lord Nrsimhadeva’s TOVP wing so we can open it in 2023 as part of the TOVP 2024 Marathon. Ambarisa prabhu is generously matching a total of $250,000,

Kamada Ekadasi and the TOVP, 2022
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Ekadasi is the 11th day of the Moon’s lunar phase, and Kamada Ekadasi falls on the Shukla Paksha (waxing phase) in the month of the Chaitra (March-April). This day is also called ‘Chaitra Shukla Ekadasi.’ This Ekadasi is especially auspicious for disciples of His Holiness Jayapataka Swami whose 73rd Vyasa Puja will be celebrated on

#GivingToNrsimha 12 Day Matching Fundraiser: May 3 (Akshaya Tritiya) – May 15 (Nrsimha Caturdasi)
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The TOVP Team is pleased to announce our annual matching fundraiser, the #GivingToNrsimha 12 Day Matching Fundraiser from May 3 (Akshaya Tritiya) till May 15 (Nrsimha Caturdasi). This year Ambarisa prabhu has doubled his matching commitment to a total of $250,000! Every donation will be matched, every pledge payment matched, dollar for dollar. There are

H.H. Jayapataka Swami Flags Off the Official Launch of the TOVP 2024 Marathon on his 73rd Vyasa Puja Celebration
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On April 12, 2022, the auspicious Kamada Ekadasi, disciples and well-wishers of His Holiness Jayapataka Swami around the world will celebrate his 73rd Vyasa Puja anniversary. To illustrate his desire to complete the TOVP for Srila Prabhupada’s pleasure, Maharaja will flag off the official launch of the TOVP 2024 Marathon to open the temple in