The TOVP Presents: Prabhupada Mayapur Quotes
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The TOVP Communications Department has collected a large number of Srila Prabhupada’s known quotes relating to the Mayapur project and the TOVP taken from lectures, conversations, morning walks, his books and other books. It covers a wide range of topics and illustrates how important and dear ISKCON Mayapur, the World Headquarters of the Hare Krishna

TOVP Prabhupada Murti Nitya Seva Campaign Launched
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The presence of Srila Prabhupada in the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium in his murti form offers another wonderful opportunity to serve His Divine Grace and simultaneously help finance TOVP construction. The TOVP Fundraising Team is very pleased to announce the new Prabhupada Murti Nitya Seva campaign to our ever-growing list of Seva Opportunities. Through

TOVP Architecture Department Report – March, 2022
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We are in that phase of the project where the architectural drawings, although complete, are entering their next re-construction phase. This phase (often referred to as the ‘Invisible Phase’) is to ensure that the minutest inch increase in the brick and plaster is re-constructed in the drawing, because it has a domino impact on the

Radha Madhava Golden Jubilee Festival, March 2-5, 2022 – The Full Documentary
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This inspiring and powerful video documentary of the Radha Madhava Golden Jubilee Festival highlights the four days of the festival from March 2-5, 2022. Please take advantage of this historic time to support the TOVP Marathon to open Their Lordships’ new home by 2024. Visit the Seva Opportunities Page and make a contribution today!  

The TOVP Releases the “Eighteen Days – Sri Panca Tattva’s Mayapur Lila” Flipbook
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For Gaura Purnima 2022 the TOVP Communications Department is very pleased to release the flipbook version of the 2004 publication, ‘Eighteen Days – Sri Panca Tattva’s Mayapur Lila’, by Braja Sevaki Dasi and Rasarani Priya Dasi. This book continues where ‘The Advent of Panca Tattva’ by Bhagavatamrta Das and Ganga Das leaves off, describing in

The TOVP Presents: 2004 Pancha-Tattva Installation Video
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For Gaura Purnima, 2022 the TOVP Communications Department is pleased to present to the worldwide ISKCON community the original documentary video of the installation of the Pancha Tattva in 2004. Produced by the Veda Foundation under the direction of His Holiness Bhakti Charu Maharaja, this video documents the arrival and installation of Pancha Tattva in

Amalaki-vrata Ekadasi and the TOVP, 2022
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Amalaki-vrata Ekadasi is celebrated in Krishna Paksha (Waxing Phase) in the Phalgun month (February–March). ‘Amalaki’ or ‘Amla’ is the Indian gooseberry, and the tree is celebrated on this day. It is believed that Lord Vishnu resides in this tree, and this occasion also marks the beginning of Holi — Indian festival of colors. This is

Radha Madhava Golden Jubilee Festival Day 4: Vaisnava Mahima Gana Utsav – Honoring the Vaisnavas
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This final video of Day 4 (March 5) of the Radha Madhava Golden Jubilee Festival (March 2-5) documents the appreciation of Vaisnavas who have served in Mayapur for many years, the Maha Yajna, as well as the Grand Finale procession of Radha Madhava through the ISKCON Mayapur complex with a million lamps lighted.   TOVP

TOVP Construction Update, March 2022: Staircase Sandstone Jali Panels (Stone Ornamental Screen)
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Please take a look at the wonderful Jali panel on the Nrisimhadev Staircase Tower! Carved from famous Jaipur sandstone, with its natural pink color and graceful design, it wonderfully complements the architectural beauty of the Temple. The same Jali will be installed on the rest of the TOVP staircase towers. Each panel is about 14

New TOVP Archival Videos Page Launched
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We are pleased to announce the launch of the new TOVP Archival Videos page on the TOVP website, featuring videos of Srila Prabhupada in Sridham Mayapur and other important footage and documentaries. In an effort to maintain the historical perspective of the development of ISKCON Mayapur and the TOVP for future generations of devotees, our

Radha Madhava Golden Jubilee Festival Day 3: Paschatya Desha Tarine Centennial Celebration
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This video documents Day 3 of the Radha Madhava Golden Jubilee Festival, March 4, 2022 celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Srila Prabhupada receiving the order to preach from Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati (1922-2022). On this day Sri Sri Radha Madhava also received 10 kinds of unique abhishekas.   TOVP NEWS AND UPDATES – STAY IN TOUCH Visit:

Radha Madhava Golden Jubilee Festival Day 2, March 3, 2022 – Vartamana Pithasthanam Utsav: Worshiping the Original Deities
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This video documents Day 2 (March 3, 2022) of the Radha Madhava Golden Jubilee Festival, dedicated to the worship and glorification of the original Mayapur chota Radha Madhava Deities on Their 50th Anniversary year in Sridham Mayapur (1972-2022).   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

Radha Madhava Golden Jubilee Festival Day 1 – Adipithasthanam Utsav: Honoring the Original Temple
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This short video documents Day 1 of the Radha Madhava Golden Jubilee Festival on March 2, 2022. The celebration was dedicated to the Bhajan Kutir, the original ‘temple’ of ISKCON Mayapur for chota Radha Madhava in 1972, as well as Srila Prabhupada’s first residential facility. Also commemorated was the 50th Anniversary of the iconic perfect

Braja Vilasa Invites Us All to the Radha Madhava Golden Jubilee Festival, March 2-5
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Braja Vilasa invites us all to participate in the grand and historic, 4-day Radha Madhava Golden Jubilee Festival from March 2-5. If you can’t be personally present you can watch live on MayapurTV.com.     SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT The TOVP Announces – Radha Madhava Golden Jubilee Festival, March 2 – 5, 2022 Celebrating 5 Anniversaries in

Srila Prabhupada in Mayapur Archival Photo Collection
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Now available on the TOVP website is a collection of archival photos of Srila Prabhupada in Sridham Mayapur from 1972 – 1978, along with a number of undated photos. This is part of our effort to maintain the history of the development of ISKCON Mayapur for present and future generations of devotees to recollect. The

The First ISKCON Mayapur Gaura Purnima, February 29, 1972: 50th Anniversary Celebration
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The first Gaura Purnima Festival at ISKCON Mayapur was celebrated on Srila Prabhupada’s order in 1972. Though not widely attended by International devotees, it set the standard for an annual festival that has since become the backbone of annual Vaishnava sanga and celebrations in Mayapur and Vrindaban attracting hundreds of thousands of devotees. This year

Braja Vilasa Prabhu Unveils the Prabhupada Paschatya Desha Tarine Centennial Medallions
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The Radha Madhava Golden Jubilee Festival in Mayapur from March 2 – 5 will also be the launch of the Paschatya Desha Tarine Centennial celebration commemorating the 100th Anniversary of Srila Prabhupada receiving the order to preach from Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati in 1922. Srila Prabhupada brought to the entire world, not just the West, the three

“Bhaktivedanta Swami Maharaja Has Actually Done It!” From the Book, Our Srila Prabhupada – A Friend to All, by Her Grace Mulaprakriti devi dasi
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The following is a remembrance of Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada during his years prior to coming to the US, from the book ‘Our Srila Prabhupada – A Friend to All’, by Her Grace Mulaprakriti devi dasi, published in 2004 just after her demise in Vrindavan. This emotionally saturated recollection by an old pujari from the

Radha Madhava Golden Jubilee Festival, March 2-5: Sponsor a Radha Madhava Abhisheka
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In a few weeks we will be celebrating the Radha Madhava Golden Jubilee Festival in Sridham Mayapur from March 2-5. One of the celebrations being commemorated this year is the 50th anniversary of the arrival of Sri Sri Radha Madhava in 1972, and Their subsequently staying here at Srila Prabhupada’s divine request. There are several

Radha Madhava Golden Jubilee Festival, March 2-5: Sponsor a Radha Madhava Brick
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In a few weeks we will be celebrating the Radha Madhava Golden Jubilee Festival in Sridham Mayapur from March 2-5. One of the celebrations being commemorated this year is the 50th anniversary of the arrival of Sri Sri Radha Madhava in 1972, and Their subsequently staying here at Srila Prabhupada’s divine request. There are several

Srila Prabhupada’s Mayapur Bhajan Kutir – A Brief History
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What is known as the ‘bhajan kutir’ in ISKCON Mayapur is the first structure built on the property. It was also the original ‘temple’, functioning as chota Radha Madhava’s first place of worship when They arrived in Mayapur in 1972. An entire day is dedicated to this ‘temple’ during the Radha Madhava Golden Jubilee Festival

The 100th Anniversary of Srila Prabhupada Receiving the Order to Preach, 1922-2022
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Now that we have reached the 100th Anniversary of Srila Prabhupada’s first meeting with his spiritual master, Srila Bhaktisiddhanta, it’s worth taking a few moments to reflect on just how profoundly important this event and their relationship was. The order he received, to preach in English to the Western world, planted the seed for all

TOVP Nityananda Trayodasi 2022 Flipbook Release: The Advent of Panca Tattva
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vande ‘nantadbhutaisvaryam sri-nityanandam isvaram yasyecchaya tat-svarupam ajnenapi nirupyate Let me offer my obeisances to Lord Sri Nityananda, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, whose opulence is wonderful and unlimited. By His will, even a fool can understand His identity. (CC Adi 5.1) To celebrate the most auspicious and important occasion of Nityananda Trayodasi this year, 2022,

We Must Complete Radha Madhava’s New Home, the TOVP
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Once again, we are announcing this year’s celebration of the 50th Anniversary of chota Radha Madhava’s arrival in Sridhama Mayapur, and remaining there at Srila Prabhupada’s divine request. To commemorate this and four other important anniversaries this year we have organized the Radha Madhava Golden Jubilee Festival from March 2-5. In our previous articles we

Sriman Jananivas Prabhu: Serving Sri Sri Radha Madhava for 50 Years
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No one can speak with more authority and inspiration about Sri Sri Radha Madhava than their first full-time pujari, Sriman Jananivas prabhu. Along with his twin brother Pankajanghri prabhu, they served the Deities of ISKCON Mayapur without any break, thus setting the high standard for worship of Their Lordships. Jananivas even vowed never to leave

Bhaimi Ekadasi and the TOVP, 2022
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Vaishnava Jaya Ekadashi is an important fasting ritual observed on the Ekadasi (11th day) during the Shukla Paksha (the bright fortnight of moon) in the month of Maadhva in the Vaishnava calendar. This observance falls somewhere between the months of January to February in the Gregorian calendar. Jaya Ekadashi is also popularly called as Bhaimi

TOVP Construction Report: Full Steam Ahead 2022
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A Construction Report from Ambarisa and Braja Vilasa Prabhus Despite the pandemic during the course of 2021, TOVP construction work continued on a limited basis and much progress was made. Now, as we enter 2022, we are happy to announce that the pace of construction has been upgraded, and we are moving full steam ahead

TOVP Art Dept. Update, January, 2022: Indradeva Murti Completed
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In the Nrsimhadeva Wing/Temple under the East dome of the TOVP there will be eight 3-meter (10′) high figures of the great demigods and eternal associates of the Lord offering Him prayers. Following the descriptions in Srimad Bhagavatam, these murtis have been crafted by local sculptors using fiberglass, and painted by Russian artist, Ambhoda devi

TOVP Art Dept. Update, January, 2022: Indradeva Murti Completed
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In the Nrsimhadeva Wing/Temple under the East dome of the TOVP there will be eight 3-meter (10′) high figures of the great demigods and eternal associates of the Lord offering Him prayers. Following the descriptions in Srimad Bhagavatam, these murtis have been crafted by local sculptors using fiberglass, and painted by Russian artist, Ambhoda devi

TOVP Construction Update, January, 2022: Tower Embellishments
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We hope you enjoy viewing this video showing the progress of the external embellishments on the eight TOVP towers. You will also see images of the domes, sandstone windows and other magnificent features of the temple. Gradually, the exquisite beauty of the temple will become more and more manifested.   SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT The TOVP Announces

Prabhupada Placing Ananta Sesha in the TOVP Foundation Pit, 1972
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1972 was a year in Sridhama Mayapur filled with many beginnings. The Radha Madhava Golden Jubilee Festival from March 2 – 5 commemorates four of them. These include: 50th Anniversary of Chota Radha Madhava’s Installation/Arrival 50th Anniversary of the ISKCON Mayapur Gaur Purnima Festival 50th Anniversary of Prabhupada Placing the Ananta Sesha Murti 50th Anniversary

Mayapur, A Spiritual City – A New TOVP Flipbook
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Since the 1990’s there have been a number of attempts to plan and build the TOVP, and also promote the spiritual city of ISKCON Mayapur. These efforts involved many different devotees’ expertise in specific areas. Around 2002 a book was produced by Braja Sevaki devi dasi and her husband Jahnudvipa das called, Mayapur, A Spiritual

Sat-tila Ekadasi and the TOVP, 2022
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Sat-Tila Ekadashi is also known as Trisprisha Ekadashi. This Ekadashi occurs in the dark fortnight of the month of Magha(January/February). The glories of Sat-tila Ekadashi are narrated in the Bhavisyottara Purana in a conversation between the sage Dalbhya and Pulastya muni. This being the second Ekadasi of the year 2022, we encourage devotees to take

Chota Radha Madhava Come to Mayapur
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In a previous article, The Many Meanings and Forms of Radha Madhava, we presented various historical and theological perspectives of the names of Sri Sri Radha Madhava, as well as the history of the large Radha Madhava/Ashta Sakhi murtis. Below is a short explanation by Bhavananda prabhu of the arrival of the original chota Radha

The TOVP Celebrates the Prabhupada Paschatya Desha Tarine Centennial, 1922-2022: Receiving the Order to Preach
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Many devotees may not be aware that this year commemorates the 100th anniversary of Srila Prabhupada receiving the order to preach in the West from Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati (see the story below). This highly important and significant event and its eventual fulfilment should be the subject of our deepest contemplations. The words paschatya desha tarine

Was Lothal A Vedic City? The Evidence from Vastu
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Published in: Michael Cremo (2010) The Forbidden Archeologist, Bhaktivedanta Book Publishing, Los Angeles, pp. 215—219. Originally published in Atlantis Rising magazine in 2008. My main interest is archeological evidence for extreme human antiquity. But I am also interested in other questions. One of them is the history of the Vedic culture in India. By Vedic