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Thousands are in Sri Mayapur Dham to celebrate the opening of the TOVP Nrsimhadeva Wing following the 150th Vyasa-puja of Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati. A schedule of the 150th Appearance Day of Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati and Nrsimhadeva Mohotsava can be found below. Click here for the entire schedule of the three days from February 29 – March 2 in an online flipbook that is downloadable and shareable. The entire program will also be broadcast live on Mayapur TV here.

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By Sunanda Das

This month, on February 29, all Gaudiya Vaishnavas worldwide will celebrate the most auspicious 150th Appearance Anniversary of the Founder-Acharya of the Gaudiya Math, and spiritual master of ISKCON Founder-Acharya, His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada: His Divine Grace Ashtotarashata Sri Srimad Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Prabhupada.

We cannot imagine our eternal good fortune for having come in touch with the movement created by Srila Saraswati Thakur over one cen

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12293879859?profile=RESIZE_584xBy Sunanda Das  

Miracle in the Making is an awe-inspiring video shot by HG 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 – March 2, 2024.

At a time when turmoil, strife, and all the symptoms of Kali-yuga are at an all-time high within the world, we need to pray to Lord Nrsimhadeva for His interventi

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Dear Devotees,

Please accept my obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada.

I am writing this message to you during a solemn yet joyful time when we recall the disappearance of His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, the Founder-Acharya of ISKCON. It is solemn because of the very heart-wrenching reality that Srila Prabhupada left our presence forty-five years ago this year, yet joyful because we know he departed back to the lotus feet of Sri Krishna and Caitanya Mahaprabhu after

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This year, in anticipation of the opening of the completed Nrsimhadeva Wing in October, we are happy to celebrate the 37th Anniversary of Lord Nrsimhadeva’s arrival in Sridham Mayapur from July 28-30, 2023.  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

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By HG Sunanda Das

The TOVP 36-Day Matching Fundraiser is about to begin, offering devotees another opportunity to serve the historic Temple of the Vedic Planetarium, ISKCON’s flagship world project. This year is especially important and crucial to our overall success because we will be completing and opening the Nrsimhadeva Temple in the TOVP, the largest of its kind in the world, in October.

We are especially excited to inform devotees that HG Ambarisa prabhu, TOVP Chairman, is pleased to anno

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By Sunanda Das

The TOVP 3D Department has recently finished a 360° panorama view of the completed Nrsimhadeva Wing. Srisha das and Pavan Gopa das have rendered their collection of cgi images into an all-encompassing and awe-inspiring picture of the entire hall and altar, viewable from left to right, up and down, and zoomable in or out.

In October, 2023 all ISKCON members will be joyfully celebrating the much- anticipated opening of the completed Nrsimhadeva Wing of the Temple of the Vedic Plane

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By Khusboo Basan

Haribol Foods With Their Stall at the ILS 2023 With HH Niranjana Swami Maharaj and HG Gauranga Das

At the ISKCON Leadership Sanga this year, HARIBOL Foods was showcased at the plenary session focused on conscious giving back. HARIBOL Foods in perpetuity pledged 100% profits to Sri Mayapur Chandrodaya Mandir (TOVP), “His Divine Grace AC Srila Prabhupada dream project”.

Yachneet Pushkarna, CEO of HARIBOL Foods said in 2023 – 24 we would be in most temples in The United States, th

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The TOVP management is pleased to announce that from February 12-16, 2023 the ISKCON Leadership Sanga (ILS) will have their annual seminars in the TOVP.

Braja Vilasa, TOVP Co-Chairman and ILS Committee Member stresses the importance of these meetings for ISKCON leaders, and invites all devotees with leadership positions to attend this important sanga and share ideas and experiences and garner new information to enhance their service to Srila Prabhupada and ISKCON.

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A visit to TOVP by Sadbhuja Das

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Hare Krishna!
We have been blessed with a personal visit to TOVP H.H. Niranjana Sami and H.H. Prahladanandana Swami. We took them around the construction site, showed them the current directions of activity, introduced them to samples of artwork and even took them to the upper terrace under the dome of the Temple.
The Maharajas showed keen interest, asked many questions and were impressed by the scope and volume of the work already done.
We hope for their blessings and the blessings of other de

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By Sadbhuja Das

Hare Krishna!
The Gaura Purnima festival is approaching and everyone is preparing for it. Washing and cleaning of the exterior decorative elements of TOVP continues at full speed. In this short video, we want to show you how the snow-white columns and cornices of the Temple shine in the bright rays of the spring Mayapur sun. Despite the fact that the exterior wall cladding of the building has not yet been completed, even now the Temple looks very elegant and majestic, doesn’t it

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TOVP December New Year’s Message

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Dear Devotees and Friends of the TOVP,

Hare Krishna! All glories to Srila Prabhupada!

The year 2022 comes to a close, opening the door to the beginnings of another year of service and surrender, and opportunities to bring Krishna into the lives of the conditioned souls. Underlying all our intense efforts to finance and build the TOVP is this focused intention to bring Krishna consciousness to the world at large. And at the foundation of this motivation is the desire and order of His Divine Grac

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By Sunanda Das

The TOVP Communications Department is pleased to announce the release of the new online publication, ‘The TOVP Story, 1971-2022’. This new virtual flipbook covers the history of the TOVP from its earliest dates of inception by Srila Prabhupada to its current status in beautiful photos, videos, and detailed descriptions that will educate and inspire the reader.

Like all the flipbooks in the TOVP Flipbook Collection, the book is available to read, share and download for free. This

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By Sunanda Das

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 there is a deposit of such marble. The famous Taj Mahal in Agra was made from the same Makrana marble. The peculiarity of this marble is that it does not turn ye

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10260792492?profile=RESIZE_584xThe 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 this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, you can sponsor either a monthly or one-time puja, garland, and prasadam offering to Srila Prabhupada fo

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9975444294?profile=RESIZE_584xBy Sunanda Das

Celebrating 5 Anniversaries in 1 Festival

The TOVP Team is pleased to announce the upcoming, all-auspicious Radha Madhava Golden Jubilee Festival from March 2 – 5, 2022. This will be a festival to beat all festivals, commemorating the anniversary of five important years in the history of ISKCON.

  • 50th Anniversary of Chota Radha Madhava’s Installation
  • 50th Anniversary of the ISKCON Mayapur Gaur Purnima Festival
  • 50th Anniversary of Prabhupada Laying the TOVP Cornerstone
  • 50th Anniver
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Manu Murti Now Completed at TOVP

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By Sadbhuja Das

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 2023.

One of the features of the Nrsimhadeva temple room, in addition to a huge chandelier, will be eight, two-meter (7’) figures of demigods, who, standing on

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9775793857?profile=RESIZE_584xBy Sunanda Das

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 Vrindaban to millions of souls throughout the world. We are brought to tears no longer having his association in our midst.

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Hare Krishna Dear Devotees,

 All glories to Srila Prabhupada!!

It’s a moment of great joy for the entire ISKCON community to welcome our beloved Srila Prabhupada in the ToVP.

With a deep sense of gratitude, we should all come together to welcome the Senapati Bhakta of Sriman Mahaprabhu in this Adbhutt Mandir.

No worries if you are not physically present in Sridham Mayapur.

Since all of us have been long waiting for this moment, ToVP is providing an unique opportunity to all the devotees to perf

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