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  • Ambarisa Das Releases 2020 Temple of the Vedic Planetarium Report

    We had to reschedule the Grand Opening to 2023 and postpone the installation of the new Prabhupada murti to October, 2021. We pray there will be no further delays, and leave everything in the hands of Lord Sri Krishna.

  • TOVP Construction Resumes

    After over six months of halted construction on account of the India lockdown, work on the TOVP has successfully resumed.

  • TOVP Opens 100,000-Square-Foot Pujari Seva Facility

    The Temple of the Vedic Planetarium has just reached a major milestone with the grand opening on February 13th of its massive 100,000 square-foot pujari seva facility to serve Sri Sri Radha Madhava.

  • TOVP Hires Cushman & Wakefield to Manage Completion of the Project

    This is a standard practice in the construction industry for projects of this extraordinary size and complexity, and essential for the timely and budgeted work ahead now that the temple superstructure is finished. 

  • Our Other Family Business: TOVP

    We feel blessed to be engaged in serving the TOVP along with all of our ISKCON family. I’m especially grateful that our daughters have imbibed this mood of service to Srila Prabhupada as well and have understood the true value of the blessings Krishna has bestowed upon them. 

  • 3,000 Pound Golden Chakra Installed on TOVP Planetarium Dome

    On Thursday August 10th, a golden Sudarshan Chakra, weighing 1,400 kilograms (3,086 lbs), was installed on the Planetarium Wing dome of ISKCON’s under-construction Temple of the Vedic Planetarium in Mayapur, West Bengal.

  • New North American TOVP Office Opens

    A new office for the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium – ISKCON’s upcoming flagship center in Mayapur -- has opened in Alachua, Florida, USA. The office will locally process North American donations, maintain good relationships with donors, and make sure that their contributions are properly managed.

  • Temple of the Vedic Planetarium United Kingdom Tour

    ISKCON's flagship project the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium's International team will be touring the UK ‪from the 18th to the 30th‬ of November 2015. Jananivasa Das, Ambarisa Das and other senior devotees are touring the world sharing the opportunity to support this signature building of ISKCON. 


  • Temple of The Vedic Planetarium

    A short deocumentary about the ToVP featuring Indian actress and parliament member Hema Malini.

  • New Developments at The Temple of the Vedic Planetarium
    The construction of Mayapur's Temple of the Vedic Planetarium has steadily progressed over the last couple of years. This is in large part due to the support of many devotees and donors from temples around the world. The art and the fundraising departments have especially been actively expanding over the recent months.
  • The Old Fisher Mansion Is Detroit's Hare Krishna Temple
    In the mid-1920s, Lawrence Fisher of the Fisher Brothers Body firm, which supplied parts for General Motors, decided to build a magnificent mansion on the outskirts of Detroit to show off his wealth and good fortune.
  • Business Executive Event in London with Radhanath Swami and Ambarisa Das
    Organized to mark the festival of Diwali, over 120 high net worth businessmen from diverse industries, along with UK Parliament members gathered to hear discourses on ‘the culture of wealth’ and explore financial lessons from the festival epic Ramayana at the ornate Grand Room in St James’s, London.
  • Showing the Way
    Alfred Ford (Ambarish Das), an American heir to Ford fortune and the great grandson of legendary businessman Henry Ford, visited the Institute of Leadership Entrepreneurship and Development (iLead) Kolkata campus to interact with the students and teachers.